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What to Read if You Want More Zombies

I just read a zombie novel called The New Hunger. I didn’t even know I wanted to read a book ...

5 Books That Push Their Genre’s Boundaries

You know how books are put into certain genres; thriller, fantasy, horror and so forth. It’s meant to help us ...

Why Do We Love the Apocalypse?

While pop culture has always been slightly enamored with the apocalypse genre, it’s now experiencing a popularity and variety that ...

3 Books That Will Ruin Your Summer Vacation (In a Good Way)

Summer is upon us yet again and so it’s time to pick the books we take with us on vacation. ...

They’re (Paper) Ba-ack: July 10, 2012

Tuesday is New Book Day. We celebrate each week by highlighting titles we’re excited to see arrive in paperback. [galleryview ...

Cover Face-Off: Colson Whitehead’s ZONE ONE

I would wager a substantial amount of money that the hardback of Colson Whitehead’s Zone One had the most subdued ...

Winner: ZONE ONE by Colson Whitehead

We ended 2011 by giving away some of our favorite books of the year. Now it’s time to announce the winners! ...

GIVEAWAY: ZONE ONE by Colson Whitehead

To end the year, we’re giving away some of our favorite books of 2011. Check back each day for a new ...

READING PATHWAYS: Colson Whitehead

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

The Don Draper Award for Book Publicity

I know I’m not the only person who now looks at every piece of advertising through Mad Men goggles. I ...

PUB DAY: Zone One, by Colson Whitehead

Though Colson Whitehead is an accomplished novelist and an insightful essayist (19,000 words on the World Series of Poker!), I’d ...

Spooky Reads: Zombie Fatigue

I used to like zombies, I really did. When I saw 28 Days Later (almost ten years ago now) I ...