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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for February 21st, 2018 The Deals of the Day are sponsored today by A Horse Walks into a Bar by David Grossman, new in paperback from Vintage Books:   Today’s Featured Deals The Map that Changed the World by Simon Winchester for $2.99. Get it here, or just click the cover image … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-02-21By Jeff O’Neal No Borders for America Chavez: An Interview with Gabby Rivera Gabby Rivera, the … Read More

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  No Borders for America Chavez: An Interview with Gabby Rivera Gabby Rivera, the writer of Juliet Takes a Breath and the ongoing America series for Marvel, visited my university last week to give an incredible talk on radical creativity. While she was in town I had a chance to sit down with her and discuss America, one of the most powerful and … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-02-21By Asher Guthertz I Finally Read Harry Potter When you’re a person who loves … Read More

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  ‘Frankenstein’ Manuscript Comes to Life in New Publication A facsimile of the “Frankenstein” manuscript will be published in March by SP Books to mark the bicentennial of the novel’s publication. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-02-20 Marilynne Robinson’s Essays Reflect an Eccentric, Exasperating, Profound and Generous Mind The essays in “What Are We Doing Here?” take aim at orthodoxies on all sides of civic and theological debates. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished … Read More

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  The Dora Milaje: True Defenders of Wakanda For many MCU fans, the following scene was their first introduction to the Dora Milaje, though they may not have known it at the time: In Captain America: Civil War, Florence Kasumba is credited only as “Security Chief” but even in this brief glimpse of her character we know … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-02-20By S.W. Sondheimer 5 Books Written by AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL Alumni There are some things in my life … Read More

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  A Pulpy New Novel and Juiceless Old Essays From Mario Vargas Llosa “The Neighborhood” finds an influential Peruvian industrialist caught in a tabloid scandal, and “Sabers and Utopias” is a collection of political essays from the past five decades. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-02-19 8 Fascinating Books About Americans Who Really, Really Wanted To Be President Today is Presidents Day in the United States—and you know us. We love any excuse (even Groundhog Day) … Read More

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