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  • ‘The Survivors’ Unpacks a Family’s Trauma
    In his book, Adam Frankel, a former Obama speechwriter, reflects on his grandparents’ lives in World War II and explores new revelations. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-13
  • ‘Black Radical’ Remembers a Bold Life and Reclaims It for Our Current Moment
    Kerri K. Greenidge’s tells the story of William Monroe Trotter, born in 1872, an outspoken and indefatigable figure who both inspired and antagonized his contemporaries. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-13
  • Jamaica: A Small Nation With an Outsize Global Influence
    Orlando Patterson’s “The Confounding Island” is a sociologist’s analysis of his birthplace as well as a personal memoir of affection and failure. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-13
  • Donald Trump Jr. Airs Family Grievances (One Book at a Time)
    The president’s eldest son is using a newfound platform as an author to recast the story of the 2016 election — and every political battle that came after. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-13
  • How to Beat the Market
    Gregory Zuckerman’s “The Man Who Solved the Market” tells the extraordinary story of an investor (not named Warren Buffett) who made a fortune on Wall Street. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-13
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for November 13th, 2019

    Sponsored by Simon & Schuster. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Color Purple by Alice Walker for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan for $1.99. …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-13By Vanessa Diaz
  • Gaining a Newly Found Love for Comics Through Hilda
    Although I like to call myself an avid reader, I am still very underread when it comes to comics. I started reading on the regular when I was about 9, but my introduction to comics was pure luck. I must have been about 12 when a neighbour gave me a …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-13By Carina Pereira
  • Why Leia Has Always Been the Main Character of Star Wars to Me

    Like many other Star Wars fans, I watched the premiere of the trailer for Episode IX, my breath stuck in my throat, heart pounding, a smile slowly spreading across my face…only to then have my heart ripped out by C3PO taking one last look at his friends and seeing Leia …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-13By Jaime Herndon
  • Matching Book Quotes to Each Hogwarts House

    Pretty much everyone is familiar with the Hogwarts Houses in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. They are the four houses in Hogwarts that are each divided by their core values. In honor of these four infamous houses and their unique traits, I wanted to match a few book quotes to …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-13By Olivia Páez
  • Hot and Sweet: A Primer to Romance Terms and Tropes
    Have you ever been looking for a book to read and tried to determine based on the description or reviews whether there is sex on the page? It can be difficult, because everyone uses different language to describe what I will refer to here as “heat level.” And then there …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-13By Annika Barranti Klein

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