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  • R.N.C. Spent Nearly $100,000 on Copies of Donald Trump Jr.’s Book
    “Triggered,” published Nov. 5, topped the best-seller list thanks in part to a big order from the Republican National Committee. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-21
  • 12 New Books We Recommend This Week
    Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-21
  • William Loren Katz, Historian of African-Americans, Dies at 92
    He documented the often overlooked contributions of black people in books for young adults, helping to refashion social studies curriculums across the country. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-21
  • We’re Still Talking About Gauguin
    Three new art books revisit the complicated life and work of the French post-Impressionist. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-11-21
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for November 21st, 2019

    Sponsored by Read Harder Journal, a reading log for tracking your books and reading outside your comfort zone! These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou for $1.99. Get
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-21By S. Zainab Williams
  • 2019 National Book Award Winners Announced
    The winners of the 2019 National Book Awards have been announced! In his rousing speech to open the 70th National Book Awards, acclaimed literary advocate and host LeVar Burton stated, “It is storytelling that holds our civilization together.” And in a year where none of the 25 finalists had previously won …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-21By Pierce Alquist
  • POW! A Brief Introduction to Marvel Comics and the Marvel Universe

    Marvel Comics is one of the most recognizable names in comics. Thanks to them, superheroes like Spider-Man, Black Panther, and Captain Marvel exist, in addition to groups like the X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy, and The Avengers. The comics characters are beloved by fans of all ages. Who hasn’t seen …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-21By Mariela Santos Muñiz
  • Star Wars Episode IX Reading Challenge

    I’m a sucker for a good reading challenge, and I love anything Star Wars. With Episode IX being released on December 20, what better way to prepare for it than a concentrated reading challenge? Not just to prepare for the new movie, but also to celebrate what the Skywalker saga …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-21By Jaime Herndon
  • 15 Eco-Friendly Gifts for Readers

    Sustainability is on everyone’s mind this year (for good reason!) so you may be looking for a more eco-friendly gift to give the bookish person on your list. We can help with that! This bookish eco-friendly gift guide contains a wide variety of sustainable goodies from totes to mugs to …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-21By Emily Stochl
  • THE HATE U GIVE Book Club Questions and Reading Guide

    The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas has been on the New York Times bestseller list since it came out. It’s no surprise that teens and adults alike are drawn to this book: Thomas creates realistic characters dealing with realistic issues, even when those issues are uncomfortable. This is a …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-11-21By Nikki DeMarco

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