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  • Revisiting Baldwin vs. Buckley
    Nicholas Buccola talks about “The Fire Is Upon Us,” and Saeed Jones discusses “How We Fight for Our Lives.” …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-15
  • The Trouble With Identity Politics
    Readers respond to recent issues of the Sunday Book Review. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-15
  • The Secrets of Erin Morgenstern’s Success: Say No to the Internet. Say Yes to Video Games.
    It took eight years, but the author of “The Night Circus” is back, and she has another bestseller. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-15
  • What Makes a Popular Song Great?
    Rob Kapilow’s “Listening for America” explains how to distinguish good from bad in the Great American Songbook. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-15
  • A Book Version of ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ Is Even Darker Than the Movie
    Guillermo del Toro and his co-writer, Cornelia Funke, stay faithful to the script, but ramp up the bleakness in this tale of a princess living through a brutal war. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-15
  • Meeting the Brother Who Can’t Remember Her
    In Thanhha Lai’s “Butterfly Yellow,” a Vietnamese refugee finds the brother taken from her family as a toddler. Much more than just time separates them. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-15
  • Why Movie Musicals Work
    Jeanine Basinger’s “The Movie Musical!” is an encyclopedic tribute to musicals past and present. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-15
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for November 15th, 2019

    Sponsored by Book Riot’s $50 gift card to the indie bookstore of your choice giveaway! Enter here. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco for $0.99. Get it here, or just …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-15By S. Zainab Williams
  • Indie Press Round-Up: November New Releases and More

    I’m excited about the great independent press books I’ve read in the last month. In the list below, you’ll find six books I’ve read and loved, plus six more I’m adding to my TBR list. My recommendations include several great conventionally-structured novels and one novel that’s basically someone’s thoughts (a …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-15By Rebecca Hussey
  • The 21 Best Poker Books for Beginners, Experts, and Enthusiasts

    The game of poker combines skill and strategy with a little luck. Since its introduction into U.S. culture, poker has continued to gain popularity. The game has gone from recreational activity at Wild West saloons to spawning professionals who compete in million-dollar tournaments. Whether you are looking to learn the …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-15By Katisha Smith

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