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  • Larry Heinemann, Novelist of the Vietnam War, Dies at 75
    His “Paco’s Story” was the surprise winner of the National Book Award for fiction in 1987, beating books by Toni Morrison and Philip Roth. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-17
  • Enter to win a 6-month subscription to the Fresh Fiction box!

    We’ve got a 6-month subscription to the Fresh Fiction box to give away to one lucky reader, courtesy of Macmillan’s Reading Group Gold newsletter! Sign up for the Reading Group Gold newsletter to get fresh ideas for your book club each month, along with early copies of upcoming books and
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-17By Community
  • In ‘The Factory,’ a Mysterious Company Manufactures Fear
    Hiroko Oyamada’s novel, which follows three workers employed at a large corporation, has things to say about financial insecurity, alienation and climate change. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-17
  • The Wild Woman Awakens
    The 1992 feminist sensation “Women Who Run With the Wolves” has returned, as a new generation of artists embrace women’s bodies in all their hormonal, bloody glory. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-17
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 17th, 2019

    Sponsored by Waterhouse Press. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals All About Love by bell hooks for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street by Helene Hanff …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-17By Community
  • Kickstarter Spotlight: Be Gay, Do Comics

    Be Gay, Do Comics: A Queer Comics Anthology has been creating a lot of positive buzz in the Book Riot Comics Slack channel. Some projects will continue to add new stretch goals as planned ones are met, so who knows what wonderfulness has appeared from the time of writing this post. …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-17By S.W. Sondheimer
  • 20 Queer YA Books For Your 2020 TBR

    If you’re like me, you’re already checking which LGBTQ+ releases we can look forward to in 2020. And as it turns out, the publishing future is bright—and queer, too! From contemporary romance to high fantasy and a variety of genres in between, a ton of YA books in 2020 will …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-17By Andy Winder
  • 10 Captivating Debut Novels to Check Out In 2020

    A new year means a whole slew of new books to look forward to. There are plenty of compelling releases set to hit shelves in 2020, including several noteworthy novels from first-time authors. These fiction works cover a wide variety of genres and subjects and are sure to keep you …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-17By Michelle Regalado
  • It’s Business Time: A List of Warren Buffett Book Recommendations

    Warren Buffett isn’t just known for his business acumen – he’s also, famously, a voracious reader. In various interviews, Buffett has revealed that he often reads around 1000 pages a day (if I could read at even half that speed, I’d no longer be in danger of being crushed under …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-17By Alice Nuttall
  • Jane Austen Heroines Ranked by Badassery

    Folks who haven’t read Jane Austen might imagine her heroines and plots to be strictly domestic, mild, and, well, perhaps a bit weak. But the reality is, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Even without societal and historical context, the actions of the seven primary Jane Austen heroines are …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-17By Abby Hargreaves

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