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  • Literary Tourism: Long Island, NY
    Before I’d truly explored Long Island, a place I’ve called home for my entire life, I felt limited to Barnes & Noble and Borders (RIP), where I’d beg my mom to stop as we drove past on our way to the Smith Haven Mall. I’ve been a reader my entire …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-08By Emily Rosman
  • 5 Bookish Activities to Pair with Watching VITA AND VIRGINIA

    Vita and Virginia, Chanya Button’s drama about the romantic affair between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West, has recently become available on Hulu in time for the holidays. If you were paying attention earlier this year when it was released in the UK and the U.S., you might know that the …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-08By Elisabeth Cook
  • The 7 Best Books to Inspire Your Next Vacation

    It’s almost that time of the year when your bed is much warmer than the rest of your house, you have to get up early to scrape the snow off your car, and the sky is generally more grey than blue. There’s no better way to spend a cold winter …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-08By Emily Rosman
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 7th, 2019

    Sponsored by Read Harder Journal, a reading log brought to you by Book Riot. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Vita Nostra by Marina and Sergey Dyachenko, translated by Julia Meitov Hersey for $1.99. Get
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-07By Community
  • Four Contemporary Collections to Make You a Believer in the Short Story

    Many talk a lot of smack about the art form of the short story. We claim that the only reason they are not dead is because of the MFA program. We think they are too snooty, too artistic, and too old fashioned.  We assume that they are usually for old …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-07By Gretchen Lida
  • Giveaway: EYE FOR EYE by J.K. Franko

    This giveaway is sponsored by Talion Publishing LLC, publishers of the thrilling Talion Series by J.K. Franko. As a successful reporter, Susie Cruise was used to reporting the news not becoming it, but when a careless driver mows down her little girl that is exactly what happened. Grief-stricken, Susie and …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-07By Vanessa Diaz
  • The Life of Mike Nichols
    Ash Carter and Sam Kashner discuss their new oral history of the director, and Alexandra Jacobs talks about her biography of Elaine Stritch. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-06
  • ‘I’m a Business, Man’
    Michael Eric Dyson’s book, “Jay-Z: Made in America” is new on the nonfiction list this week. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-06
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan Remembered by Those Who Knew Him Best
    For “Texas Flood,” their oral history of the legendary blues guitarist, Alan Paul and Andy Aledort talked to his family, bandmates and crew. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-06
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 6th, 2019

    Sponsored by Read Harder Journal, a reading log brought to you by Book Riot. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Signal to Noise by Silvia Moreno-Garcia for $0.99. Get it here, or just click on the …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-06By Community

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