Folio Society Edition of Beloved by Toni Morrison

The Folio Society Is Publishing an Illustrated Edition of Beloved by Toni Morrison

Attention Toni Morrison fans! The Folio Society has just published the first illustrated edition of Beloved, the modern classic that has captivated so many readers since its original publication in 1987. This edition is illustrated by the Joe Morse, who is also known for his portraits of cultural, political, and sports icons such as Matt Damon and Vladimir Putin….

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Book Fetish: Volume 159

“Dinosaur Book Club” Art Print: Baby’s room is not complete without some bookish artwork! Continue reading at Book Riot…

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10 Adventure Novels to Die For

Is there anything better than a great adventure novel? Here are ten (plus a few extra recommendations) to add to your summer reading list. I’ve tried to include a broad range, from classics to recently published and encompassing a range of audiences, from middle grade to adult. 1. Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne…

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Mother's Day Gift

10 Bookish Mother’s Day Gifts Your Mom Will Love

Mother’s day is right around the corner. Surprise your mom with one of these novel gifts. 1. A Paper Bouquet Why give your mom ordinary flowers when you could give her paper flowers? They’re bookish, beautiful, and best of all they last forever. Continue Reading at Book Riot…

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Page to Screen: Parade’s End

Parade’s End is not an easy novel to adapt. It’s stream of consciousness narrative and sheer length make it ill-suited for the big screen, but there have been two attempts at small screen adaptation by the BBC. The first was a three part 1964 miniseries starring none other than Judi Dench as Valentine Wannop, alongside…

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The Bible

A Guide to Buying the Perfect Bible

Whether you ascribe to the Christian tradition or not, the Bible is, undoubtedly, one of the most influential texts of the Common Era and arguably the bestselling book of all time. As such, there are so many editions in print it can be overwhelming to select the best one for a particular purpose. Here is…

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10 Bookish iPhone Apps You May Not Have Heard Of

Looking for ways to digitize your reading life? Whether you’re into printed books and need a system to catalog your collection or you’re looking for a more inventive way to teach your kids how to read, there’s an app for you! Here are ten you may not have heard of. Continue reading at Book Riot.

Parade's End by Ford Madox Ford

Thoughts On Parade’s End by Ford Madox Ford

Parade’s End is a tetralogy of novels by the symmetrically named Ford Madox Ford. The series consists of Some Do Not… (1924), No More Parades (1925), A Man Could Stand Up– (1926), and The Last Post (1928), which were combined into one volume in 1950. Reading this nine hundred page tome was quite a journey….

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10 Rad Poetry Slam Videos You Must Watch

It’s National Poetry Month! Celebrate with these amazing poetry slam performances. “Black College” (Poets Unknown) On racial conformity and college: Continue watching at Book Riot…