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Book Riot - The Podcast is a weekly news and talk show about what's new, cool, and worth talking about in the world of books and reading, brought to you by the editors of BookRiot.com

Book Riot - The Podcast is a weekly news and talk show about what's new, cool, and worth talking about in the world of books and reading, brought to you by the editors of BookRiot.com
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Book Riot - The Podcast is a weekly news and talk show about what's new, cool, and worth talking about in the world of books and reading, brought to you by the editors of BookRiot.com

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Episodes

#286: A Tinfoil Hat Built For Two

11/11/2018
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This week, Jeff and Rebecca take a second look and Indigo's financial results, the news the WHSmith was the "book retailer" interested in buying Barnes & Noble, look over Amazon's 20 Best Books of the Year list, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: Book Riot Insiders Inkshares Horror Contest Bombas The Great Courses Plus Links discussed in this episode: Follow-up: but is Indigo doing well? Barnes & Noble’s mysterious would-be buyer was WH Smith Update: Pennsylvania walks...

Duration:00:56:24

#285: Exaggeration for Effect

11/4/2018
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This week, Jeff and Rebecca continue to follow the increasingly nasty Barnes & Noble lawsuit, look over the Goodreads Choice Awards nominees, give an up date on Moira Donegan's book deal, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: The Great Courses Plus Chooseco, publisher of the Weregirl trilogy, Weregirl: Typhon The Darkest Star by Jennifer R. Armentrout Penguin Random House Audio Links discussed in this episode: Follow-up: Moira Donegan gets a book deal about dealing w/ sexual...

Duration:00:54:01

#284: You Are Your Own Nanny

10/28/2018
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This week, Jeff and Rebecca spend most of the time on reader feedback, but then also finally get to the talk about the winner of the Great American Read. This episode is sponsored by: Midterm Elections HQ from Oxford University Press What Would Cleopatra Do? by Elizabeth Foley and Beth Coates The Great Courses Plus Bombas Links discussed in this episode: Jessica's Indigo Slideshow! TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD wins Great American Read b/c of course it does Stephen King lets teens option a...

Duration:00:55:58

#283: The Streisand Effect

10/22/2018
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This week, Jeff and Amanda follow-up about the suit against Moire Donegan, talk about the Man Booker 2018 winner, give first reactions to the Indigo opening in Short Hills, NJ, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: The Kingfisher Secret from McClelland & Stewart Penguin Random House Audio Links discussed in this episode: Man Booker winner announced: Time’s Up founder to represent Moira Donegan: Indigo NJ is open! New kindle paperwhite is finally waterproof BBC Sherlock’s...

Duration:00:59:48

#282: Big Mood

10/15/2018
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This week, Sharifah joins Jeff to talk the awarding of the New Academy Prize (aka, The Alternative Nobel), the meh-tastic finalists of The Great American Read, rage-inducing #metoo responses, Macarthur "Genius" winners, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: The Devil's Thief by Lisa Maxwell Curtain Call by Wilifred Lupano Bombas Links discussed in this episode: Alternative Nobel goes to Maryse Conde Nobel shenanigans: Swedish Academy elects new members Great American Read top...

Duration:00:53:36

#281: Door Number Three

10/7/2018
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In this episode, Barnes & Noble lurches towards a sale, Amazon raises wages, a notable new poetry podcast, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: TBR The Rule of One by Ashley and Leslie Saunders Blood Communion by Anne Rice Legendary by Stephanie Garbar Links discussed in this episode: Annotated Episode #16: The Patron Saint of Libraries Barnes & Noble still searching for a firm...to help search for a new CEO Aaaaaaand BN is considering a sale Amazon raises wages, takes away...

Duration:00:53:10

#280: The Quiver is a Forest

10/1/2018
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This week, Jeff and Rebecca discuss the Kirkus prize finalists, yet another Amazon store format, ebooks in prisons, listener follow-up, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: TBR Vampires Like It Hot by Lynsay Sands A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney The Great Courses Plus Links discussed in this episode: Murakami withdraws from "alternative Nobel" Ongoing: Nobel Prize for Literature could be suspended for more than a year Audible comes to the Apple Watch Kirkus Prize...

Duration:00:47:31

#279: Hierarchy of Eyebrows

9/24/2018
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This week, Jeff and Rebecca find a Barnes & Noble experiment they like, express almost total ignorance about the National Book Award longlists, are dumbfounded by Amazon's store expansion plans, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: TBR Rule by Ellen Goodlett This is a Whoopsie by Andrew Cangelose The Great Courses Plus Links discussed in this episode: Follow-up: FEAR is best-selling book in Simon & Schuster company history Barnes & Noble opens new concept store in...

Duration:00:59:59

#278: Finally, Gravitas

9/16/2018
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This week, Jeff and Rebecca mull Barnes & Noble's current "plan," show their ignorance of the bookselling landscape in the United Kingdom, marvel at the sales figures of Bob Woodward's Fear, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: The Great American Read Upgrade Soul by Ezra Clayton Daniels The Real Lolita by Sarah Weinman The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton Links discussed in this episode: Book Riot's TBR For some reason, Barnes & Noble sees better times...

Duration:01:03:52

#277: Pondering the Quibbles

9/9/2018
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This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk more about Barnes & Noble suitors, Barnes & Noble's eroding finances, a big new Book Riot project, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: The Great American Read The Good Neighbor by Maxwell King, narrated by LeVar Burton The Boy at the Keyhole by Stephen Giles Links discussed in this episode: TBR (Tailored Book Recommendations) Take our reader/listener survey! Follow-up: Publishers are also confused & frustrated by Parneros B&N Lawsuit And...

Duration:00:55:54

#276: Unexpectedly Juicy

9/3/2018
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Jeff and Rebecca talk about juicy drama at Barnes & Noble, The New Academy shortlist, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: Google Play Nobody Real by Steven Camden Read Harder Book Long Sadie by Courtney Summers Links discussed in this episode: Take our reader/listener survey Barnes & Noble drama! Former CEO sues for defamation and reveals a deal to sell the company fell through in June And B & N responds Finalists announced for the New Academy Prize in Literature...

Duration:00:54:57

#274: The Worm I Asked For

8/20/2018
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Due to extraordinary circumstances, Jeff flies solo on this episode and monologues on ebook pricing for libraries, what a Netflix for books would now mean, the future of print sales, and more. This episode is sponsored by: The Read Harder Journal Google Play Books Magination Press Book Riot Insiders Links discussed in this episode: Recommended Giveaway Books are the only form of physical media whose sales are growing Len Riggio taking heat as Barnes & Noble flounders CKBK, “Spotify...

Duration:00:47:02

#270: Wildly Gesticulating

7/23/2018
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This week, Rebecca and Sharifah discuss Barack Obama's latest summer reading list, the nominees for the Alternative Nobel, a feminist response to the New York Times's "By the Book" column, and more. This episode is sponsored by: Book Riot's Recommended podcast Google Play The Great Courses Plus Links discussed: Obama's Africa-themed summer reading list New Academy opens voting for Alternative Nobel Cooking & sci-fi are hot print segments so far this year UK survey shows massive lack...

Duration:00:47:45

#268: Original Recipe Jerkwad

7/8/2018
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This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the alternative Nobel, B&N fires its CEO, Bourdain bio in the works, South Caroline police challenge reading choices, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: Legendary by Stephanie Gerber Mack Weldon Links discussed in this episode: Follow-up: AWP conference director steps down after allegations of bullying, gender discrimination, retaliation Follow-up: Alternative Nobel Prize for literature planned in Sweden B&N CEO fired South Carolina...

Duration:00:51:33

#267: Antepentultimate Caboose

7/1/2018
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This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the 2017 VIDA count, Diaz keeping his MIT job, Jimmy Fallon's book club, ALA removes Laura Ingalls Wilder's name from its book award, a hero of the week, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: The Great Courses Plus Links discussed in this episode: MIT keeping Junot Diaz on faculty 2017 VIDA Count And the BR highlights ALA removes Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name from award in response to concerns about racism Jimmy Fallon Show launches book...

Duration:00:49:14