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  • Reimagining Old Friends at the National Theater in London
    New takes on beloved works by Elena Ferrante, Anton Chekhov and Neil Gaiman testify to the pleasures and perils of adaptation. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2020-01-06
  • A Plane Goes Down, Killing 191. Only a 12-Year-Old Survives.
    “Dear Edward,” Ann Napolitano’s powerful new novel, follows a boy struggling in the wake of a plane crash that has killed the rest of his family. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2020-01-06
  • India’s ‘Pickle Queen’ Preserves Everything, Including the Past
    Usha Prabakaran’s 20-year-old cookbook, crammed with recipes from home cooks, is simple and self-published. But it has become a cult classic in India. …
    Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2020-01-06
  • Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 6, 2020

    Sponsored by the Read Harder Journal, a reading log for tracking your books and reading outside your comfort zone! These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit for $1.99. …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-06By Community
  • 15 Of The Best LGBTQ Science Fiction Books

    If you were disappointed by the very brief kiss scene in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker despite promises of queer representation, you’re not alone. But luckily, the sci-fi genre has plenty of novels to choose from where queer characters play an integral role in the story. We’ve put together …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-06By Andy Winder
  • 15 Of The Best LGBTQ Science Fiction Books

    If you were disappointed by the very brief kiss scene in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker despite promises of queer representation, you’re not alone. But luckily, the sci-fi genre has plenty of novels to choose from where queer characters play an integral role in the story. We’ve put together …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-06By Andy Winder
  • 13 Must-Hear Librarian Podcasts

    The world of libraries is a world we love. Welcome to our new weekly feature all about libraries, librarians, and the people who love them, starting with a look at some must-listen librarian podcasts. You haven’t lived until you’ve listened to librarian podcasts. If you already think librarians are wild—and …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-06By Anna Gooding-Call
  • 13 Must-Hear Librarian Podcasts

    The world of libraries is a world we love. Welcome to our new weekly feature all about libraries, librarians, and the people who love them, starting with a look at some must-listen librarian podcasts. You haven’t lived until you’ve listened to librarian podcasts. If you already think librarians are wild—and …
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-06By Anna Gooding-Call
  • A History of Buying Books Onto the Bestseller List
    In November, Donald Trump Jr.’s Triggered hit number one on the New York Times bestsellers list—with an asterisk. Or more accurately, a dagger (†). This is the first time many people noticed this dagger and learned that it means the NYT believes the book has made it onto the list
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-06By Sarah Nicolas
  • A History of Buying Books Onto the Bestseller List
    In November, Donald Trump Jr.’s Triggered hit number one on the New York Times bestsellers list—with an asterisk. Or more accurately, a dagger (†). This is the first time many people noticed this dagger and learned that it means the NYT believes the book has made it onto the list
    Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-01-06By Sarah Nicolas

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