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  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 21st, 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 Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology edited by Ann VanderMeer and Jeff …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-21By Community
  • 7 Books Like THE FAREWELL

    Lulu Wang’s The Farewell might be my favorite film of 2019. The Farewell was nominated for two Golden Globes, Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language, and Best Actress in Musical or Comedy (Awkwafina.) The Farewell centers around a Chinese family whose matriarch, Nai Nai (Grandma) has been diagnosed with cancer. The …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-21By Courtney Rodgers
  • The Long Tail of ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’
    Delia Owens’s debut novel has sold more than four million copies — an astonishing trajectory for any new writer, much less for a 70-year-old wildlife scientist. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-21
  • Two Children’s Book Authors Speak on the Importance of Latinx Characters

    It’s extremely important for readers of all ages to see themselves in books. Children especially are starting to develop ideas about themselves, and books can play an important role in that development. Yet despite the effort of many readers and professionals in the publishing industry, books featuring characters of color …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-20By Mariela Santos Muñiz
  • Beholding Virginia Woolf Through the Women in Her Life
    Gillian Gill’s new biography, “Virginia Woolf: And the Women Who Shaped Her World,” traces the influences of her female family members and friends on the author’s career. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-20
  • Times Critics Talk About Their Year-End Lists
    Dwight Garner, Parul Sehgal and Jennifer Szalai on the top books of 2019. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-20
  • Ward Just, 84, Dies; Ex-Journalist Found Larger Truths in Fiction
    After covering the Vietnam War and Washington, Mr. Just turned to writing novels that probed American society. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-20
  • Friday Fund Days: 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 2019-12-20By Carina Pereira
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for December 20th, 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 They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, and Harmony Becker for …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-20By Community
  • The Best Poetry Books of 2019
    Our columnist chooses 10 collections that stuck with him this year. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-12-20

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