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  • The Zagat Guide Is Back in Print
    After a three-year absence, the New York City survey will return on Tuesday with the same cover and pocket-size dimensions. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-11
  • Faith and Reasons: Two Authors Explore the Persistence of Religious Feeling
    Jack Miles, in “Religion as We Know It,” and Melvin Konner, in “Believers,” both turn to history to understand the nature of belief. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-11
  • What Is the Meaning of Sacred Texts?
    Karen Armstrong’s new book argues that Scripture is meant to be interpreted by the spirit of the words, not by the letter of the law. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-11
  • Meryl Streep Wants to Tell You a Bedtime Story
    Contemporary actors revivify E.B. White’s “Charlotte’s Web” and an unpublished work by Dr. Seuss. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-11
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for November 11th, 2019

    Sponsored by Dark Pattern by Andrew Mayne. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-11By S. Zainab Williams
  • 5 Works of Graphic Nonfiction About Artists and Activists For Your TBR

    There is no denying that graphic novels are pieces of art that one can carry, interact with, and own. They are one of my favorite genres of books, and I can never wait to get my hands into a new, beautifully designed and written one. Every time I hold a …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-11By Giovanna Centeno
  • A Nile Journey Into the Past
    In the 19th century, women explorers sailed the Nile, sending back vivid accounts of Egypt’s riches. A 21st-century writer travels in their wake. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-11
  • Quiz: Which Pokémon Are You?
    I don’t know about you, but I am still playing PokémonGo with an unexpected fervor, as I eagerly anticipate Pokémon Sword and Shield. From watching the animated show when I was young to first beating the Elite Four in Sapphire, my world has been immersed in the world of this …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-11By Leah Rachel von Essen
  • 10 Books to Add to Your TBR for #NonfictionNovember

    I know, I know, it feels like every week there’s a new Bookstagram challenge. But if you participate in any this month, let it be #NonfictionNovember. I am the first to put up my hand and admit that I’m a fiction junkie. When it comes to books, novels are my …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-11By Enobong Essien
  • 4 Genderbent Sherlock Holmes Novels for the 21st Century

    Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary consulting detective, is 132 years old this year. The Sherlock canon, as penned by Doyle, consists of four novels and 56 short stories. Sherlock’s non-canon adventures, penned by just about anybody and everybody, are too many to count. Holmes has been seen on …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-11By Nicole Hill

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