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  • Debts of Gratitude Paid in Paintings, Silkscreens and Collages
    The novelist Rachel Kushner also writes about art. Her collection is a reminder of those essays and features. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-04
  • Young Sheldon, Meet SpongeBob: CBS and Viacom Are Back Together
    Shari Redstone gets her wish, bringing about the merger of two media giants in a $25 billion deal. The plan is to become a content arms dealer in the streaming wars. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-04
  • ‘The Crying Book’ Follows the Many Tracks of Our Tears
    Heather Christle’s peculiar and indelible book bounces between observations about the causes and uses of the tears we shed. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-04
  • Once Upon a Time in Ireland
    Niall Williams’s novel “This Is Happiness” takes readers to a remote rural village, a “forgotten elsewhere” that’s on the brink of great change. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-04
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 4th, 2019

    Sponsored by Shadow Mountain Publishing. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum for $2.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. Don’t Call Us
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-04By Vanessa Diaz
  • Robert Pattinson and More Bat Casting for THE BATMAN Movie

    I know, I know. I didn’t care either. But every time there’s a new casting announcement, I find myself a little more intrigued. A little more willing to give it a shot. Because the talent in this thing is going to be phenomenal and maybe, just maybe, it will be the reboot …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-04By S.W. Sondheimer
  • The Romance Books That Restored My Hope in the Modern Dating World

    It’s a trope as old as time—two people who fall in love who have never really met, or who have hidden their true identities. Take the classic A Cinderella Story, or the more recent Netflix original Sierra Burgess is a Loser. In both cases, a high school girl hides her physical appearance because …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-04By Emily Rosman
  • CAIN’S JAWBONE, or How to Solve a Puzzle Novel

    I came across Cain’s Jawbone for the first time when I was a small child, in love with puzzles and books and trying to find ways to clash the two together to fulfill my own dreams of being a detective. At the time, puzzle books weren’t uncommon. I remember an …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-04By Aisling Twomey
  • 4 Graphic Novel Adaptations of Shakespeare

    On November 13th, The Hollywood Reporter posted a piece announcing  Spike Lee will be directing a film vision of Ronald Wimberly’s Prince of Cats, a “1980s-set hip-hop take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.” This isn’t the first time the story has been adapted to modern sensibilities: Baz Luhrmann’s 1996 film was …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-04By S.W. Sondheimer
  • The Best Gifts For Readers Under $20 In 2019

    Every year, I pull together a list of the best gifts for readers under $20. These gifts are ones that you can give to your best friend, pop into a stocking, or make for a great give for the person you kind of know and want to give something to …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-04By Kelly Jensen

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