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Sarah Knight

Sarah lives in Brooklyn (when it's warm in New York) and the Dominican Republic (when it's not). She is a native Mainer, Red Sox fan, Harvard graduate, and Cards Against Humanity enthusiast, as well as a freelance editor and writer. Her book, THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF NOT GIVING A F*CK, is a national and international bestseller. Learn more at www.SarahKnightBooks.com. Follow her on Twitter @MCSnugz.

The Real People (And Their Books) Behind “The People v. O.J. Simpson”

Can't stop watching The People v. O.J. Simpson"? Read these books from the real people involved in the trial.

On Reviewing Bad Books When You’re Part of the Literary Community

A former editor on reviewing (or more often, not) bad books when you probably know the author, or agent, or publicist, or...

5 Irreverent Self-Help Books

Having recently become a self-help author in my own right (and been dubbed an “anti-guru”), I thought it would be ...

The Power of Pleasure Reading

I recently re-discovered pleasure reading, by which I mean reading books that I didn’t have to read for my job. ...

16 Books I’d Like to Read in 2016

Here’s my reading wish list for the year. I’m sure some of these books exist; maybe some of them don’t. ...

A Happy Ending Isn’t Necessarily the Best Ending

When I was home for Christmas with my family, my husband was reading Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand and narrating parts ...

One Plus Two Plus Two Plus One – 6 Books for People Who Love Clue

While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of ...

What To Read While Your Favorite Edgy TV Show is on Hiatus

I love good thrillers on television and in books. Lately I’ve been swooning over Fargo, the brilliant TV adaptation of the ...

Survival Stories: Get Through the Holidays Edition

It’s that time of year again. Time to light eight nights of candles and latke the good times roll! Or, time ...

5 Books That Got Me Reading

I’ve read a lot of books. Thousands of books. I have loved a lot of them, hated some of them, ...

In Praise of the Literary Provocateur

I’m somewhat allergic to the concept of political correctness for its own sake. I am, however, wide open to the ...

Wait A Minute, Mr. Postman: Books About Letters

In his poem “To Sir Henry Wotton,” John Donne wrote: “More than kisses, letters mingle souls/For thus, friends absent speak.” ...

10 Signs You Might Be In A John Irving Novel

I’m just going to put this out there: John Irving is a total boss. Not every novel is a home ...

One Plus Two Plus Two Plus One – 6 Books for People Who Love Clue

It’s hard to believe that one of my all-time favorite movies, Clue, came out in 1985. NINETEEN-EIGHTY-FIVE. That’s thirty years ...

Teaching My Husband to Read

I married a guy who didn’t crack a book ’til he was 30.  Okay, that’s a bit of an exaggeration. ...

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