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  • Win A Year of Free Books!

    We’re giving away a year of free books, courtesy of Macmillan’s eDeals Newsletter. Just fill out the form below and you could win a one-year subscription to the TBR Hardcover level, which includes three new books every three months! Here’s a little more about the Macmillan eDeals Newsletter: The Macmillan
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-13By Community
  • William McFeely, Pulitzer-Winning Historian, Dies as 89
    The author of acclaimed biographies of Ulysses S. Grant and Frederick Douglass, he also helped establish Yale’s black studies department. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-13
  • Don McDonagh, Dance Critic and Author, Dies at 87
    In his reviews in The New York Times, he championed experimental choreographers emerging in the 1960s and ’70s. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-13
  • Elisabeth Sifton, Editor and Tamer of Literary Lions, Dies at 80
    She was also a publisher and an author whose memoir affirmed that her father, the theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, had popularized the Serenity Prayer. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-13
  • Jimmy Kimmel Has a New Favorite Crowd: Kids
    The new author has so enjoyed the warm reception to his book, “sometimes I wish I had nothing but children in my audience at the show.” …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-13
  • Poems About the Challenges of Life After Prison
    Reginald Dwayne Betts talks about “Felon,” and Jung Chang discusses “Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister.” …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-13
  • The Most Popular Mysteries of the Second Half of the Year
    Want to read the latest and greatest in the mystery and thriller genre? We dug into our data to find readers’ top 20 mysteries published in the U.S. within the past six months. You’ll find some familiar names in the mix, with new books from Louise Penny, Lee Child, and …
    Source: GoodreadsPublished on 2019-12-13
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 13th, 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 The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep by H. G. Parry for $2.99. Get it here, or …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-13By Community
  • Even Hermit Crabs Have Wealth Inequality
    The distribution of shells in one population of hermit crabs matched how wealth is shared in some human societies. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-13
  • Friday Fund Day: Drop Some Dollars and Help Some Classrooms
    With the world being a difficult place for those of any marginalized background, one of the things those of us who are looking to do something can do is donate to those in need. Thousands of teachers each year ask for a little help with seeking supplies for their classrooms
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-13By Abigail Clarkin

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