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  • Fear and Fumbling: Brexit, Trump and the Nationalist Surge
    Fintan O’Toole’s “The Politics of Pain” and Rich Lowry’s “The Case for Nationalism” take very different views of the forces fueling Brexit and Donald Trump’s presidency. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-18
  • The Best Book Covers of 2019
    “So many covers tossed aside fail-safe choices this year and pursued directions that allowed for the possibility of art,” the Book Review’s art director writes. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-18
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 18th, 2019

    Sponsored by Amazon Publishing and Nine Elms. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Secret, Book & Scone Society by Ellery Adams for $1.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. Patternmaster
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-18By Community
  • 3 Comics About Antihero ‘Ships

    What is it about bad guys in love that captivates fans’ hearts? Is it watching two flawed people learn to care for each other? Or maybe we like seeing how complicated lives can get even more complex when feelings are involved. (It’s relatable!) Or maybe it’s just the thrill of …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-18By A.J. O’Connell
  • 14 Romance Books Matched With Hogwarts Houses

    Harry Potter is a phenomenon in the pop culture world. It has stayed with us for a very long time and continues to be there for the new generations. It has its ups and downs as we know, but we cannot deny that it’s part of our society. When it …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-18By Silvana Reyes Lopez
  • The Best Pablo Neruda Poems: 5 of His Classic Works

    If you want to read one of the world’s best poets, Pablo Neruda is the perfect place to start. Start with five of the best Pablo Neruda poems to get a taste of his work and style. Who Was Pablo Neruda? Pablo Neruda (July 12, 1904–September 23, 1973) is recognized …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-18By Nancy Snyder
  • To Outsiders, YA Is Eating Itself; To Insiders, It’s Bettering Itself.
    For many, the 2010s have been a tremendous decade of change. It was ushered in under the presidency of Barack Obama, where hope and change wove through the fabric of those who believed the U.S. government could do better by us. But things changed tremendously in 2016, following the election …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-18By Kelly Jensen
  • Octavia Butler Books: A Guide To Her Life, Work, and Legacy

    Octavia Butler was the author of more than 15 books. If you’ve ever wanted to read more of her work, this is our guide to the best Octavia Butler books and a look at her life and legacy. Who is Octavia Butler? A native of Pasadena, California, Butler was an …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-18By Alex Luppens-Dale
  • 7 of the Best Books About Mental Illness Books From 2019

    One of the most practical ways to combat stigma around mental illness is to raise awareness in society about it, and what better way to do that than through books. This year saw headlines about a string of suicides of young K-pop artists and frequent news of celebrities’ deaths due …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-18By Rabeea Saleem
  • 17 Snazzy CALVIN AND HOBBES Tattoos
    Ever wanted to cover yourself in Calvin and Hobbes tattoos? Well, they might have something to say about that. “Van Gogh would’ve sold more than one painting if he’d put tigers in them.” —Hobbes And while a basic piece of flash might be fun, something tells me Hobbes would’ve felt …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-18By Nina Grauer

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