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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 19th, 2019 Sponsored by our Unusual Suspects giveaway of $100 to the bookstore of your choice! Today’s Featured Deals First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers by Loung Ung for $2.99. Get it here, or just click on the cover image below. The Collapsing Empire (The Interdependency Book 1) … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-01-19By S. Zainab Williams Find Your Bookish Board Game Pairing Have you ever spent your day … Read More

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  An Adjunct Instructor’s Final Syllabus You can talk to me for five minutes while I’m walking to my car. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-01-18 A New Novel Conjures Liv Ullmann and Ingmar Bergman A. O. Scott talks about Linn Ullmann’s new novel, and Judith Newman discusses new books about anxiety, mental illness and grief. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-01-18 A Novelist Who’s Made a Career Writing About ‘The Only … Read More

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  5 Small-Press Books You Won’t Want to Miss It’s easy to get caught up in the big, flashy new books of the season, the ones put out by the major publishing houses that have large advertising budgets and get reviewed widely by the usual review outlets. But reading only those books is so limiting! I’ve recently made a … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-01-18By Rebecca Hussey ‘Tis the Season: A Year-Round Viewing Guide for the Holidays It’s always time … Read More

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  A Book Lover’s Haven Turns 100 The Grolier Club, the nation’s oldest society of bibliophiles, just celebrated the centennial of its grand Manhattan home. Yes, there’s a secret staircase hidden in a bookshelf. No, do not use gloves in its library. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-01-17 A Madcap New Novel Bursts With Fake Gurus, Yoga and a Bit of Bone-Marrow Smuggling “Hark” — Sam Lipsyte’s first novel since 2010’s “The Ask” — is a … Read More

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  8 World-Expanding Books About Parallel Universes 2016–2018 made a lot of us feel like we were in the wrong timeline, but parallel universe books have been popular for many years. Whether the differences are huge (the dinosaurs never died out!) or tiny (one subtle change in one historical event), tales of parallel universes have entranced readers, … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-01-17By Alice Nuttall Meet These 6 Anti-Heroines In YA Fiction Who needs heroes? These past couple of years … Read More

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