Book Riot - The Podcast

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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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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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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-11-20 06:59
last episode published
2019-11-18 04:50
publication frequency
6.45 days
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Nerd Nuggets

Jeff and Rebecca talk BN getting on the award train, Amazon releases its best books of the year list, and a weird amount of action in Virginia.This episode is sponsored by:Imaginary Friend by Stephen CbhoskyEye for Eye by J.K. FrankoThe Read Harder Jou...
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BONUS: Adaptation Nation

Jeff and Rebecca discuss three big new TV adaptions: His Dark Materials (HBO), Watchmen (HBO), and Dickinson (Apple TV+).This episode is sponsored by:Mrs. Everything by Jennifer WeinerThis Tender Land by William Kent KruegerThe Family Upstairs by Lisa ...
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A Smaller But Messier Problem

This week, Jeff and Rebecca watch OverDrive jump into the Macmillan embargo fray, pass along a correction about The Little Free Library story, assess the nominees for the Goodreads choice awards, and ridicule some worse-than-clowns in Florida.This epis...
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BONUS: Baz Luhrmann's ROMEO + JULIET

Jeff and Rebecca talk about Baz Luhrmann's 1996 adaptation of ROMEO + JULIET.This episode is sponsored by:The Family Upstairs by Lisa JewellWhere to Begin by Cleo WadeMrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner
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Ice Cream Divergent

Jeff and Rebecca assess the updates to the Game of Thrones spin-offverse, close-read the CEO of Macmillan's letter about their ebook embargo, wade briefly into a battle over Little Free Libraries, and much more. This episode is sponsored by:Book Riot's...
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BONUS: THE WATER DANCER by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Jeff and Rebecca talk about The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates. This episode is sponsored by:The Doll Factory by Elizabeth MacnealThe Family Upstairs by Lisa JewellWhere to Begin by Cleo WadeRelevant Link:The Beautiful Power of Ta-Nehisi Coates
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Ducks! Geese! Sheep!

Jeff and Rebecca talk about the ALA's report on anti-competitive practices in the digital library market, exciting adaptation casting news, additional agita about the Booker prize, and much more.This episode is sponsored by:Win a Blind Date with a Book...
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BONUS: Half-Baked Ideas

Jeff throws half-baked ideas about things that should exist in the world of books and reading at Rebecca to see which, if any, aren't horrible. This episode is sponsored by:This Tender Land by William Kent KruegerThe Family Upstairs by Lisa JewellWhere...
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Flailing, Floundering, and Sinking

Jeff and Rebecca lament the double Booker prize and, to be honest, are just sort of bummed out by it and other stories this week.This episode is sponsored by:Win a Blind Date with a Book!Quantum by Patricia CornwellImaginary Friend by Stephen ChobskyBe...
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The Double Nobel

Jeff and Rebecca try to make sense of this year's double Nobel Prize in Literature.This episode is sponsored by:Tidelands by Philippa GregoryWhere to Begin by Cleo WadeThe Dolly Factory by Elizabeth MacnealLinks discussed in this episode:Two Nobel Priz...
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Agent of Chaos

Jeff and Rebecca briefly discuss the double Nobel, wonder about a strange The Testaments deployment, consider the National Book Award longlist, and more.This episode is sponsored by:Fabulous Monsters by Alberto ManguelDad's Maybe Book by Tim O'BrienThe...
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BONUS: Book Nerd Movie Club: THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION

Jeff and Rebecca read and watch The Shawshank Redemption.This episode is sponsored by:Where to Begin by Cleo WadeThe Family Upstairs by Lisa JewellMrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner
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Louder and with a Different Person

Jeff and Vanessa consider a list of the 100 Best Books of the 20th Century, do another round of Bookshop.org talk, get another perspective on throttling books at libraries, and much more. This episode is sponsored by:The Great Courses PlusNinth House b...
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BONUS: WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING

Jeff and Rebecca talk about Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. What is it about? Is it good? Why is selling faster than fresh-dug swamp mussels? Answers and more than a few questions in this episode.This episode is sponsored by:This Tender Land by...
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The Morality Tax

Jeff and Rebecca get to a bunch of listener follow-up, dive back into the Macmillan's new ebook policy for libraries, try to decide if Oprah's Book Club on Apple TV+ is a big deal, and are in vehement agreement about letting people know that most books...
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BONUS: The Handmaid's Tale Phenomenon

Jeff and Rebecca talk about how The Handmaid's Tale has become a cultural icon and also give their thoughts on the sequel, The Testaments. This episode is sponsored by:Mrs. Everything by Jennifer WeinerTidelands by Philippa GregoryThis Tender Land by W...
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Camp No Doy

Jeff and Rebecca talk a lot about audiobooks, VERY high expectations for The Testaments, a pestering move by the DOJ, and much more.This episode is sponsored by:This Tender Land by William Kent KruegerEquinox BooksWhat They Meant for Evil by Rebecca De...
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BONUS: Book Nerd Movie Club: THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER

Jeff and Amanda dive (!) into the book and let's face it, MOSTLY, the movie: THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER.This episode is sponsored by:This Tender Land by William Kent KruegerMrs. Everything by Jennifer WeinerTidelands by Philippa Gregory
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The Book-Buying Version of the Zombie Apocalypse

This week, Jeff and Jenn talk for a loonggg time about Bookshop.org, but also manage to squeeze in some consideration of audiobooks becoming more like podcasts, a big publisher dipping its toe into Spotify, and much more. This episode is sponsored by:T...
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BONUS: INTERPRETER OF MALADIES: 20 Years Later

Jeff and Rebecca have gone back and read a mutual favorite, Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of it's publication.This episode is sponsored by:Tidelands by Philippa GreggoryThe Doll Factory by Elizabeth Ma...
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Two Feet of Parchment About Moonstones

Jeff and Rebecca talk about Amazon breaking the Atwood embargo, listener feedback, their fall preview picks already looking bad, get mad about bad analysis of celebrity book clubs, and much more.This episode is sponsored by:Our mystery & thriller g...
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2019 Fall Book Preview

Jeff and Rebecca go through 14 of the fall's buzziest books and declare whether or not they would buy, hold, or sell them.This episode is sponsored by:This Tender Land by William Kent KruegerMrs. Everything by Jennifer WeinerTidelands by Philippa Grego...
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The Uncanny Valley of Human Communication

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk audiobooks and copyright, podcasts and reading, a head-scratching Emily Dickinson trailer, and more. Jeff also talks to Leah Price about her new book, What We Talk About When We Talk About Books.This episode is sponsore...
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Knocking Out the Crawdads

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about people buying Toni Morrison books, a publishing #metoo injustice, Amazon choosing interesting neighbors, and much more. This episode is sponsored by:Chase Darkness With Me by Billy JensenCirce by Madeline MillerBo...
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Average Burgle Duration

This week, Jeff and Rebecca follow up about The Da Vinci Code, consider the latest iteration of Obama's reading list, talk about increased pushback against Drag Queen Story Hour, and more.This episode is sponsored by:TBRBook Riot InsidersLinks discusse...
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Post-Botox Barnes & Noble

Rebecca and Sharifah pay tribute to Toni Morrison's life and work, discuss Barnes & Noble's post-acquisition future, speculate about Lisa-Marie Presley's forthcoming memoir, and more. This episode is sponsored by: Book Riot InsidersLibro FMTBR - Ta...
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The Da Vinci Code

Jeff and Rebecca discuss the book, the movie, the phenomenon: The Da Vinci Code.This episode is sponsored by:One Good Dead by David BaldacciTBRBook Riot Insiders
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Canary of Disruption

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the Booker Prize long-list, a best-selling author going to Amazon, a shady event cancellation at a library, and much more.This episode is sponsored by:Book Riot InsidersLibro.fmBoys Will Be Boys by Clementine Ford...
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Everything Is Going to Be OK

Jeff and Rebecca talk about a fancy Song of Ice and Fire edition, Apple getting into original podcasts, a cool new bookstore in Chicago, and more. Then, Jeff talk with Gretchen McCulloch about her new book Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules ...
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Troubling the Dan Brown Meridian

Jeff and Rebecca talk about the best-selling books of the year, follow up about THE STARLESS SEA, go over the ethics of ARCs, and much more.This episode is sponsored by:Libro.fmThe Great Courses PlusBook Riot InsidersLinks discussed in this episode:PW ...
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Value Over Replacement Barfing

This week's topics include the faintest rumblings of a Harry Potter television show, Book Riot's favorite books of 2019 so far, a ridiculously though plausibly effective pair of motion-sickness reducing glasses, and more.This week's episode is sponsore...
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Literary Activism: Book Riot Will Match Your Contribution to Bookstores Against Borders

Book Riot is joining the Bookstores Against Borders campaign created by Wisconsin independent bookstore A Room of One's Own to support RAICES, a Texas-based nonprofit that provides legal support to people who have been incarcerated in immigrant camps a...
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No Nuance Whatsoever

Jeff and Rebecca talk about divergent solutions to the same indie bookstore problem, Scribd's new digest feature, joining libraries to other social services, and much more.This episode is sponsored by:Some Like it Scandalous by Maya RodaleThe Share Tri...
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#318: The Will to Prequel

Jeff and Rebecca talk about the announced HUNGER GAMES prequel, Amazon's best books of the year so far list, and much more. This episode is sponsored by:Fix Her Up by Tessa BaileyFKA USA by Reed KingAmazon Publishing's Summer Reading InitiativeLinks di...
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#317: Chaotic Neutral

This week, Rebecca and Amanda discuss Barnes & Noble's buyout options, Goodreads's list of the hit books of 2019 so far, damning allegations against Nicholas Sparks, and more.This episode sponsored by:Fall or Dodge in Hell by Neal StephensonTurtles...
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#316: NCIS: Vatican

Barnes & Noble gets sold! The Obamas join the podcasting revolution! Robert Langdon is coming to TV!This episode is sponsored by:All the Books!Patsy by Nicole Dennis-BennBook of the Month ClubThis Time Will Be Different by Misa SugiuraLinks discuss...
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#15: Hold the Needle

Jeff and Rebecca talk about Book Expo America, Mindy Kaling doing an Amazon exclusive, breaking the Scripps Spelling Bee, and more.This episode is sponsored by:All the BooksRebel by Beverly JenkinsThe Summer We Lost Her by Tish CohenPatsy by Nicole Den...
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#314: Business Class Elite Diamond Platinum Plus

This week, Jeff and Rebecca follow-up about podcast platforms, worry about George RR Martin's new deadline, admire and critique Bill Gates' new book recommendation video, and much more.This episode is sponsored by:Birthday by Meredith RussoThe Guest Bo...
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#313: The Hierarchy of Socks is Real

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk music streaming services, the wider podcast landscape, and even some talk about books.This episode is sponsored by:PodXOnly Ever her by Marybeth Mayhew WhalenBombasWe Hunt the Flame by Hafsah FaizaLinks discussed in thi...
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#312: 2019 Moms, Dads, and Grads Recommendation Show, Part 2

The second part of our 2019 Moms, Dads, and Grads recommendation show. This episode is sponsored by:BookConAgain, but Better by Christine RiccioExhalation by Ted ChiangBooks recommended in this episode:Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste NgCrazy Rich As...
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#310: Filigreed Elvish

Jeff and Jenn talk about Baker & Taylor getting out of the retail distribution business (and why you might care), Audible's Alexa experiment, the Tolkien estate being utterly predictable, and more.This episode is sponsored by:The Great Courses Plus...
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#310: 2019 Moms, Dads, and Grads Recommendations, Part 1

Our annual Moms, Dads, and Grads recommendation show!This episode is sponsored by:Libro.fmWilliam Shakespeare's Much Ado About Mean Girls by Ian DoescherKindle UnlimitedTBRBooks Recommended in this episode:Trail Like Lightning by Rebecca RoanhorseBucks...
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#308: The Cargo Pants Pocket For Your Life

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about millennial audiobook habits, the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes, Penguin Random House's loyalty program, and much more.This episode is sponsored by:The Great Courses PlusKindle UnlimitedLibro.fmTBRLinks discussed in this ep...
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#307: Justice for Bob

This week, Jeff and Rebecca relay listener feedback about Scribd's original content move, the most banned books of 2018, a major audiobook publisher moving into print and ebooks, progress on a Washington ban on books from non-profits in prisons, and mu...
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#306: A Squirt of Something

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about more book bans in prisons, Scribd getting into original content, listener feedback, and more.This episode is sponsored by:Book Riot InsidersThe Great Courses PlusThe Girl He Used to Know by Tracey Garvis GravesBoo...
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#305: Selective Tree Hugging

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Quick Note: Shenanigans and Snafus

Due to a series of scheduling shenanigans and technical snafus, there is no new episode this week. Have no fear, we'll be back next Monday, April 1, with more of what's new, cool, and worth talking about in the world of books and reading.
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#304: Narrative Fissure

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk a major change to Amazon's pricing policy, an obvious but nonetheless interesting comment from George RR Martin, a library robot, the power and responsibility of tech platforms, and much more.This episode is sponsored b...
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#303: Durable Dirigibles

This week, Jeff and Rebecca follow-up about AI and copyright, Barnes & Noble's #bookhaul, Amazon goings-on, a genuinely interesting adaptation news story, and much more.This episode is sponsored by:If You're Out ThereBlinkistGirls Burn Brighter by ...
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#302: Scrolling is Fundamental