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25 Totally Mind-Blowing Books Skyrocketing In Popularity

Books have a strange sort of power to completely transform parts of you, even if that transformation is only temporary. You're able to live different …

Which Haruki Murakami Book Should You Read First? Here's A Guide To His Most Famous Works

Ah, the age old literary question: "Which Murakami book should I start with?" I've been asked this question many, many times. Even if you haven't …

100 Books Amazon Thinks You Should Read Before You Die

If your New Year's resolution is to read more in 2018 but don't know where to start, Amazon editors have got you covered. They've put together a list …

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2017

In a year of fantastic novels and short fiction — many by debut writers — these are our favorites, in no particular order.

These Are The Winners Of The 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards

As voted by the readers.

How to Create an Anonymous Email Account

It's not easy to be anonymous on the internet. Here's how you can stay hidden even on email.<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Not long ago, the sharing economy seemed to take over. Privacy was dead, and no one cared. But that was a pre-Snowden era. Now, for some, the need to go truly anonymous …

Privacy

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Jeff Bezos

The Sexiest Books You'll Ever Have The Pleasure Of Reading

A few years ago, people around the world were completely incapacitated by a literary phenomenon. I saw rows of mothers reading the book in chaise …

25 of the highest-rated novels you can read in 5 hours or less

Books have been proven to make us more empathetic, equip us to deal with uncertainty and anxiety, and help to prevent cognitive decline through middle age into our advanced years.<p>With so many advantages — not to mention the fact that they give our eyes a much-needed rest from back-lit, digital …

Books

Read These 13 Books and You'll Be a Better Person

Leo Tolstoy wrote that, “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” Reading is an ethical pursuit, and a …

40 Books to Read Before You're 40: Critical Linking, July 28, 2017

Join your fellow book nerds at Book Riot Insiders and get a sweet store deal, exclusive content, the magical New Releases Index, and more!<p><b>Interesting</b> …

Books

How blockchain-based apps and sites resist DDoS attacks

Sometimes, truth is stranger than fiction! The recent Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks on Final Fantasy XIV’s gaming platform are quite surreal, yet a timely signpost of where things are heading. Using traditional cyber security technology, we are playing “whack a mole” against the …

Blockchain

Stephen King's Misery turns 30: Eight more books to read if you love the classic

In June 1987, the already prolific master of horror Stephen King took a break from the eerie supernatural worlds of <i>It</i> and <i>Pet Sematary</i> to build the …

Why is One Hundred Years of Solitude Eternally Beloved?

Earlier this year I made my first visit to Colombia. During my stay, I became familiar with many of the emblems around which this wonderful nation’s …

23 Books Mark Zuckerberg Thinks Everyone Should Read

The Facebook CEO's best picks and why he thinks everyone should read them.<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a single mission: to connect people around …

13 of the best Stephen King short stories you've never read

I haven't managed to read all of Stephen King's novels yet — I'm still working on that — but I <i>have</i> read all of his short stories. All of the …

50 books to read in a lifetime

Containing a wide range of books published over a 200-year span, this list of must-reads features works from Shel Silverstein to Stephen Hawking. After sourcing through Amazon's, "100 books to read in a lifetime", we've rounded up the top 50 from this epic book list. Scroll through the gallery …

Books

10 books everyone is reading right now

But that conversation will be a lot more interesting if you're reading the same thing.<p>We went through the top 50 Amazon bestsellers and grabbed 10 of the most popular, critically acclaimed books on the site across a variety of genres. We skipped children's books and super-niche reads.<p>Amazon's list …

Books

15 Dystopian Novels for People Who Don’t Read Dystopian Novels

In 2020 as the world is freezing over, Dylan sojourns north to return his mother’s and grandmother’s ashes to their native Scotland. There he meets …

The 10 Best Nonfiction Books Of All Time You Should Not Miss

Books are magical. They transport us to fabulous places and expose us to times–either past or future–that are unfamiliar and where possibilities are …

The Mind-Bending Mathematics Behind Quantum Computers

And if you've had your coffee, maybe you can even understand half of it.<p>Quantum computing is a lot to wrap your mind around. To put things very simply (as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did recently, with surprising eloquence) regular computers are made up of bits—ones and zeros—which are …

Quantum Computing

So You Want to Read… A Guide to Sci-Fi and Fantasy Subgenres

Science fiction and fantasy have never been straightforward genres. They encompass any number of weird, obscure, and wildly imaginative works of …

Science Fiction

8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

How much do you read?<p>For most of my adult life I read maybe five books a year — if I was lucky. I’d read a couple on vacation and I’d always have a few slow burners hanging around the bedside table for months.<p>And then last year I surprised myself by reading 50 books. This year I’m on pace for 100. …

So You Want to Read Dystopian Fiction: Here’s Where to Start

Consider this book your introduction to dystopiana. Believe it or not, <i>1984</i> is totally hot right now. There have been reports of retailers actually …

When should I upgrade my HDMI cables?

There's a new cable and connection standard called HDMI 2.1 and it includes new high-bandwidth cables called "48G." If you're buying a new TV or other gear, do you need to upgrade your current HDMI cables too?<p>For the vast majority of you readers, the answer is no.<p>Below is a list of potential …

How to install Kodi on an Amazon Fire TV Stick

Amazon's Fire TV Stick is really cheap, really easy to use and delivers a ton of content to any TV. That's why it's so popular. But it's also a small …

Here’s Your Chance To Understand 3-D Printing Once and For All

A full look at the societal impact—from medical to creative to economic—of 3D-printing technology.<p>With its amazing ability to replicate handmade crafts, collapse the development timeline of health initiatives, and, inexplicably bringing modern society closer to understanding its own humanity —3D …

How to install Kodi on a Raspberry Pi

Kodi is a great way to make your TV smart. It's the continuation of XBMC, a free and open-source application that is a great media player and …