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  • 18 New Books to Watch For in October
    Ronan Farrow’s exposé about power, stories by Zadie Smith, a former C.I.A. agent’s tell-all and more. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-09-26
  • 11 New Books We Recommend This Week
    Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-09-26
  • Maaza Mengiste Sings a Modern Song of War
    Namwali Serpell reviews “The Shadow King,” a historical novel set during the Second Italo-Ethiopian War. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-09-26
  • Solving the Mystery of a Mother’s Brief Disappearance, 90 Years Later
    In “Five Days Gone,” the art critic Laura Cumming writes about trying to discover what happened when her mother, at 3 years old, was kidnapped from a quiet beach. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-09-26
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for September 26th, 2019

    Sponsored by TBR, our subscription service for personalized reading recommendations! These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals American War by Omar El Akkad for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-26By S. Zainab Williams
  • Quiz: Which GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Character Are You?
    Here’s the thing about The Guardians of the Galaxy: Every character in the comic books/movies is interesting and compelling in some way (yes, even Howard the Duck). So if you’re wondering which character from Guardians of the Galaxy you are, don’t be afraid to take this quiz and find out the answer. All results …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-26By Emily Martin
  • 6 Degrees of Separation: From Gabriel García Márquez to Susan Sontag

    The publishing community is connected, and many authors know each other. Some connections are famous like Nobel Laureates Nelly Sachs and Selma Lagerlof, who were good friends. Lagerlof even helped Sachs escape from the Nazis and relocate to Sweden. Also, Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison was a long-time friend of James …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-26By Mariela Santos Muñiz
  • YA Authors You Should Be Following for Writing Advice

    Writing…is hard. I wanted to say something more profound about the exhausting and turbulent life of a writer and the never-ending worry of publishing and judgment, but when it comes down to it, writing is just hard. We do it anyway, though, because it’s some sort of natural instinct to …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-26By Abby Jamison
  • 5 Reads That Are the Same Book With Different Titles

    When books are published internationally, it’s not uncommon for the titles to be changed depending on the audience. This makes sense from the point of view from the publishing industry, but it can be confusing for readers. They often know and love a book by a specific title, or book …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-26By Mariela Santos Muñiz
  • On Inadvertently Creating the Purest Social Reading Experience

    Gather round bookish friends, come take a seat around this sci-fi/fantasy campfire, and prepare to get your warm-fuzzies on. This is the story of how a couple of nerd pals accidentally self-serialized the sci-fi/fantasy/time travel/romance mashup This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone. …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-09-26By Dana Lee

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