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4 of the Best Free Holiday Short Stories Online About Season’s Drama

If you find the holidays more foreboding than cheerful, find someone to relate to in these 4 free holiday short stories available to read online.

Great Books About the Immigrant Experience

Excellent reads about a variety of immigrant experiences.

Speak or Swim: IN OTHER WORDS and the Trials of Learning a Language

"Children of immigrants, like Lahiri, experience shame for being other, their mother tongue ostracized rather than celebrated."

100 Must-Read Books Set in New England

Must-read fiction and nonfiction set in New England.

The Favorite Authors of My Favorite Authors

The favorite authors of Junot Diaz, Joan Didion, and more of one reader's favorite writers.

In Italiano: Italian Lit in the News

I love Italy for many reasons: it has given us opera, a beautiful spoken language, pasta, some kick-ass literature, and ...

Genre Kryptonite: Books about Immigrants

August 2015 marks 20 years that my parents and I have been living in the United States. We came to ...

No Time for Audiobooks? Try These Audio Short Stories

One of the most frequent concerns that I hear from people who haven’t given audiobooks a try is the time ...

How To Choose a Book As Your Traveling Companion

Here on Book Riot, James Crossley wrote a post about books as literary traveling companions and it made me think. ...

High School Reading, 2.0

It’s time to dust off the books! Classics are classic for a reason, but it doesn’t mean they have to ...

Our Favorite Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novels

Love it or hate it, The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt just won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. (Personally, I LOVE ...

Baby Got Backlist: The Best Books That Didn’t Come Out In 2013

There were certainly some amazing releases in 2013, but there are no rules that say you have to read new ...

Why So Serious?: Reimagining the Author Photo

Everyone loves a good Serious Author Photo. Capturing writers in their natural habitat of intense concentration, brows furrowed in pensive ...

SUPERCUT: Jhumpa Lahiri

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

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read in September

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, memoir, and ...