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Books on GIF is the animated alternative to boring book reviews.
We launched in 2016 to contrast the sameness of book criticism across legacy publications and social media.
BoG highlights the popular as well as the obscure across a diverse range of authors and genres, and emphasizes the joy of reading and connecting to books.
Newsletters hit your inbox every other Sunday, and they’re free.
We look forward to helping you find your next favorite book.
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'The Nineties: A Book' by Chuck Klosterman