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  • When Book Deals Get Politicians Into Hot Water
    The former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh, charged with fraud over her “Healthy Holly” children’s series, isn’t the first elected official who’s run into book trouble. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-20
  • Walter J. Minton, Publisher Who Defied Censors, Dies at 96
    As president of Putnam’s, he broke ground with sexually explicit works like “Lolita” and “Fannie Hill,” worked with top authors and scored many best sellers. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-20
  • A Rose Is a Rose Is … Your Experience of a Rose? A Writer Plumbs Consciousness
    In “Out of My Head,” Tim Parks turns to scientists, philosophers and psychologists to explore ideas about human perception. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-20
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for November 20th, 2019

    Sponsored by Hachette Audio. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah for $2.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Vanessa Diaz
  • 6 Novels Based on Iconic Comic Characters

    Superheroes and comic book characters have been having a moment for a while now, with  new movie and TV adaptions around every corner. Recently, more comics have been adapted into long-form novels and series by new and well-known authors. As a reader, I personally prefer novels over comics and graphic …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Courtney Rodgers
  • 9 Books for YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS Podcast Fans

    Clearly, none of us has a shortage of podcasts to listen to (including all of Book Riot’s podcasts, right?). But one of my must-listens is You Must Remember This, hosted by Karina Longworth.  You Must Remember This is a deep-dive into, as Longworth puts it, the “secret and/or forgotten histories
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Nicole Hill
  • 28 of the Greatest WHEEL OF TIME Quotes

    If you’re seeking the next epic sprawling TV show to fill that Game of Thrones–sized shape in your heart, never fear, Wheel of Time is on its way to Amazon Studios. We don’t have a release date yet, but we do have this sneak peek at the cast , including …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Emily Wenstrom
  • 18 Bookish Gifts for Animal Lovers (and Pets!)

    Ever since I was a kid, people have known me as both a book lover and an animal lover, and whenever I receive gifts, it’s often got something to do with one or the other. Combine the two and you’ve got a surefire success, as far as I’m concerned. I’ve …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Patricia Thang
  • 16 Authors Like Neil Gaiman

    Looking for authors like Neil Gaiman? I’ve got you covered. These authors all write in the same genre(s) and/or have specific works that compare well with his books, comics, and stories. 16 Authors Like Neil Gaiman Presented in alphabetical order, here are 16 authors like Neil Gaiman, either currently writing …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Annika Barranti Klein
  • Revisiting ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

    Revisiting Anne of Green Gables takes me back to the early ’90s, during a critical point in my life. I was 13, and I spent two weeks in the hospital due to a Type 1 Diabetes diagnosis. Shortly after I was discharged, my great aunt Virginia invited my mother and …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-20By Cathleen Perez Brenycz

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