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10 Ways to Honor Kurt Vonnegut on his Birthday

Honor Kurt Vonnegut on his birthday with these 10 things.

7 Great Author Visits to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

When Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart ended their runs on The Colbert Report and The Daily Show earlier this year, book lovers ...

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 ...

Book To Big Screen: Writers Adapt Their Own Fiction (A Top Five)

It’s a golden age if you’re novelist-slash-screenwriter! In the past, it’s been a relatively rare occurrence that a writer would ...

We Remember Robin Williams’ Most Bangarang Bookish Movie Roles

I was in the locker room of my gym last night, putting away my water bottle, when I looked up ...

Reading List for the Dog Days of Summer

Here we are, the dog days. Doesn’t August just seem interminable? If it were up to me, we’d all count ...

The Books That Helped Me Move On

This is a guest post by Caroline Leavitt. She is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Pictures ...

What Your Brain Sounds Like On Books

Everyone has synaesthesia. Thankfully, this is not some terrible equine-meat borne virus. It is when our synapses put their keys ...

4 Books That Would Be Better as Choose-Your-Own-Adventures

A few weeks ago, an enterprising Cambridge, Mass. native named Ryan North threw up a Kickstarter to fund a project ...

Top 10 Best Books Serial Book-Abandoners May Have Missed

“If a book doesn’t grab me in the first 50 (100? 150?) pages, I quit. I don’t have the time ...

How I Learned To Read

I learned to read when I opened my eyes. I learned to read when I learned I loved stories. I ...

10 MORE Bookish Facebook Feeds You Should Follow

Amanda crushed it last week with this post about book-related Facebook pages you should “like.” Let’s keep the party going! ...

In Defense of Skipping

Skipping is not just for prize boxers and pig-tailed girls, but for serious readers too. Over the festive break I ...

12 Literary Predictions for 2012

Here’s how I see this literary year going down. Tell me if you disagree. January — The first literary mystery ...

Reading Pathways: John Irving

Reading Pathways is a regular Book Riot feature in which we suggest a three-book reading sequence for becoming acquainted with certain ...