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  • Reflections of a Former Hollywood Power Broker
    In “Who Is Michael Ovitz?,” the ex-leader of the powerful talent agency C.A.A. recounts his time at the top. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-09-23
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for September 23rd, 2018

    Sponsored by Amazon Publishing. Today’s Featured Deals The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. DC: The New Frontier: Deluxe Edition by Darwyn Cooke for $5.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-09-23By María Cristina García Lynch
  • I’m Scared to Re-Read Harry Potter

    I’m scared to re-read Harry Potter. Okay, maybe “scared” is a little histrionic in this situation— after all, the series was easily one of my best literary childhood memories. I was so attached to the books and the characters in them (my heart still shrivels at the unequivocal truth that
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-09-23By Jess Carbert
  • 3 Books and Series that Deserve an RPG

    At my latest Dungeons and Dragons live game, when we paused our dragon-slaying action for some pizza and wine, we got talking about possible future roleplaying games we could try. Myself and another party member, who’s also an avid SFF fan (I know, in a D&D group? What a shock), …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-09-23By Alice Nuttall
  • 4 Books About Bisexuality that Made Me Feel Seen

    Today is Bi Visibility Day. Last year, I didn’t really know it was a thing. If I did, I didn’t really apply it to myself or consider its value. This year is  another beast entirely. Now I understand how important it is. See, the thing is, I recently came out
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-09-23By Beth O’Brien
  • The House with a Clock in Its Walls: Read it, Then Watch it
    There’s a new movie out—perfect for fall—perfect for the Halloween season—perfect to scare the socks off kids. The House with a Clock in Its Walls The House with a Clock in Its Walls has a great title. Clocks portend doom. When Trump got elected President, the Doomsday Clock got …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-09-23By Sarah Ullery
  • 17 Bisexual Women Books to Read on Bi Visibility Day (Or Any Day!)

    September 23rd marks Bi Visibility Day (or Celebrate Bisexuality Day), which originated in 1999 (the same year as the Trans Day of Remembrance). Queer women books make up the majority of my reading, so in honor of this day, I thought I’d share with you some of my favourite bisexual women …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-09-23By Danika Ellis
  • A Neuroscientist Explains What Tech Does to the Reading Brain: Critical Linking, September 23

    Sponsored by Libby, the one-tap reading app from your library and OverDrive Skimming has led, I believe, to a tendency to go to the sources that seem the simplest, most reduced, most familiar, and least cognitively challenging. I think that leads people to accept truly false news without examining …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-09-23By S. Zainab Williams
  • The Patriarchy Will Always Have Its Revenge
    I want to burn the frat house of America to the ground. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2018-09-22
  • I Got a Fever and the Only Prescription Is More Reading: Proven Reading Benefits

    If you have ever wondered whether you’re reading enough, you probably are not. You are reading this, sure, but what are you going to do after you finish? If you answered anything except “read,” you’re not reading enough. Don’t feel bad: most people surveyed also did not answer “read.” Which
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-09-22By Vivienne Woodward

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