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Greg Zimmerman

Greg Zimmerman blogs about contemporary literary fiction at The New Dork Review of Books and holds down a full-time gig as a trade magazine editor. Follow him on Twitter: @NewDorkReview.

What’s Next For the Novel?

Marisha Pessl’s new novel Night Film, out Aug. 20th, includes Easter Eggs! For those of you non-gamers or DVD watchers, ...

The Quirky World of E-Reading Apps

When the news broke a few weeks ago that Barnes and Noble will no longer manufacture Nook Tablets on its ...

The Confidence Index: GONE GIRL

Last summer, 20th Century Fox and Reese Witherspoon’s production company Pacific Standard paid a whopping $1.5 million for the movie ...

Does E-Reading Change the Way You Read?

Over at the Huffington Post, writer Mark Rubinstein lays out a case for why some people are still resistant to ...

The 10 Best Top 100 Book Lists

A few weeks ago, Rioter-in-Chief Jeff O’Neal’s From Zero To Well-Read in 100 Books book list post nearly brought the ...

10 Best Books I’ve Never Read (The Best of Book Riot)

Much of the good ship Book Riot is off at Book Expo America this week, so we’re running some of ...

Five Reasons Dudes Should Read PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice has now been in the world for 200 years, and about four months. So I ...

TASTE DEBATERS: Rockin’ Out to THE LOVE SONG OF JONNY VALENTINE

Taste Debaters is a new feature in which Rioters Wallace Yovetich and Greg Zimmerman, two avid readers with vastly different ...

Your Guide to Summer Movies Based on Books

Hey, did you hear? The Great Gatsby is going to be a movie! I kid — I’m sure you’ve heard, ...

5 Terrific Modern Chicago Novels

It’s only natural to be drawn to novels set in the city in which you live. Thankfully for me, Chicago ...

SUPERCUT: Meg Wolitzer

SUPERCUT is a feature where we collect interesting snippets from the best author interviews and combine them into a single ...

5 Celebrities Who Love Books

James Franco — he of the published volume of short stories and the candidacy for a PhD in comparative lit ...

Would You Want This Bookish Chair?

Last week, a piece in The Atlantic Cities profiled 10 of the all-time best chairs for people who love books. Most ...

Is ALL THAT IS All That? : Two Rioters Discuss the New James Salter

Today marks the under-the-radar publishing event of the year: a new James Salter novel! All That Is is the 87-year-old ...

Time Reading Is Time Well Spent

I love reading, and therefore, I spend a disproportionate amount of my free time doing it. I am reader — ...

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