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This will not be Percival Everett’s first trip to the silver screen. His 2001 novel Erasure was the source material for 2023’s American Fiction, which garnered writer/director Cord Jefferson an Oscar nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay. Star Jeffrey Wright was nominated for Best Actor in a Lead Role. With the likes of Spielberg and Waititi
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10 Nebula Award Winners You Should Put on Your TBR Early June marks the latest round of Nebula Award winners. I’m writing this post before the awards, so by the time this goes live, the winners will have been announced. Congratulations to them all! As both an admiring reader and aspiring writer in the science
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72 of the Best Horror Books, According to Horror Authors Who better to get your horror recommendations from than an expert in the field? Goodreads interviewed nine horror authors — Johanna van Veen, Paul Tremblay, Gretchen Felker-Martin, Ananda Lima, Monika Kim, Josh Malerman, Chuck Tingle, Stephen Graham Jones, and Gabino Iglesias — about their favorite
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Amazon Picks Its Best Books of the Year So Far Amazon released its list of the best books of the year so far, including their #1 pick of the year, James by Percival Everett. This is confirms for me that James is the Book of the Year (so far), and I think likely to be the book of the year
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Podcasts, best-selling books of the week, and more today on Book Riot: This list contains book podcasts to meet all your needs. Some will help you find new books, read more diversely, and navigate reading challenges. Some will help you recognise and challenge your biases. Some will give you insights into the lives of your
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Spicy books–aka, sizzling romance reads that are heavy on all things touch and temptation–have been all the rage on #BookTok for several years. Many credit finding a community of readers via TikTok vital to kickstarting their passion for all things books and reading, especially as it allows them to indulge in romantic fantasy. #BookTok has
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Erica Ezeifedi, Associate Editor, is a transplant from Nashville, TN that has settled in the North East. In addition to being a writer, she has worked as a victim advocate and in public libraries, where she has focused on creating safe spaces for queer teens, mentorship, and providing test prep instruction free to students. Outside
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Erica Ezeifedi, Associate Editor, is a transplant from Nashville, TN that has settled in the North East. In addition to being a writer, she has worked as a victim advocate and in public libraries, where she has focused on creating safe spaces for queer teens, mentorship, and providing test prep instruction free to students. Outside
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Kendra Winchester is a Contributing Editor for Book Riot where she writes about audiobooks and disability literature. She is also the Founder of Read Appalachia, which celebrates Appalachian literature and writing. Previously, Kendra co-founded and served as Executive Director for Reading Women, a podcast that gained an international following over its six-season run. In her
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Kendra Winchester is a Contributing Editor for Book Riot where she writes about audiobooks and disability literature. She is also the Founder of Read Appalachia, which celebrates Appalachian literature and writing. Previously, Kendra co-founded and served as Executive Director for Reading Women, a podcast that gained an international following over its six-season run. In her
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Welcome to Today in Books, where we report on literary headlines at the intersection of politics, culture, media, and more. New AI App Turns Authors Into Virtual Lit Professors Roxane Gay, Marlon James, Margaret Atwood, and John Banville are among the well-known authors who have lent their voices and expertise to Rebind, a new AI-powered
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🏆 Can you guess the most-read books on Goodreads this week? 🛀 These books will help you elevate your everyday routines into meaningful rituals. 🍿 60% of Netflix’s most popular shows are based on books and comics. The Best of Book Riot Newsletter Sign up to The Best of Book Riot to receive a round-up of
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Here are the stories from the last week in Today in Books that you all found the most interesting, at least measured by the number of times you clicked through to read the story. In ascending order: Denis Johnson Kept a Huge Commonplace Book. And You Can Download it. Twitter is still good sometimes. I
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