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
In the inaugural Book Riot - The Podcast, Jeff and Rebecca talk about what the podcast will be, Gatsby hype, Harper Lee fights back against copyright grifters, gender-flipping book covers, finding books, Thomas Pynchon's middle name, and newly released books of note. This episode of Book Riot - The Podcast is sponsored by Nolet's Silver Dry Gin and Start Here: Volume 2. Show notes for this episode can be found at http://bookriot.com/category/podcast.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about The Great Gatsby movie reactions and box office, along with discussions on the new Dan Brown novel, ebook market share, a tool to randomly browse the Amazon bookstore, the trailer for James Franco's As I Lay Dying, and Judy Blume's disavowal of the label "YA writer." This week's episode is sponsored by Nolet's Silver Dry Gin and Start Here, Volume 2.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about finishing Dan Brown's Inferno, along with discussions Stephen King's new print-only novel, Amazon's foray into fan-fiction, turning unproduced movies into books, a hypothetical app to see what the people around you are reading, and the vagaries of airplane reading. This week's episode is sponsored by Nolet's Silver Dry Gin and Start Here, Volume 2.
Jeff and Rebecca talk highlights from Book Expo America, now-worthless Borders gift cards, Allen Ginsberg's rolodex, and which states have the most bookstores per capita. This week’s episode is sponsored by Nolet’s Silver Dry Gin.
This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about a slew of new bookish websites, the Baileys Women's Fiction Prize, how awesome Dolly Parton is, Nook Snaps, Suzanne Collins' new YA series, and more. This episode is sponsored by The Corpse Reader by Antonio Garrido and Audible.com.
This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the spike in sales of Orwell's 1984, werewolf erotica, really bad ideas for high school English assignments, vintage YA, being well-read, and the unquestionable awesomeness of Judy Blume. This week's show is sponsored by The Corpse Reader by Antontio Garrido and Audible.com.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about a fashion shoot depicting the suicides of some famous women writers, most hated books, new German DRM, new books, and George Orwell the prankster. This week's episode is sponsored by The Diabolist by Layton Green and Audible.com.
While Rebecca is off cavorting, this week Jeff is joined by author/blogger/rustabout Chuck Wending. They talk about Barnes & Noble's slow decline, hated/favorite books, the forever war between Amazon and independent bookstores, and more. This week's episode is sponsored by The Diabolist by Layton Green and Audible.com.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about which countries read the most, Jonathan Franzen's letter to The New York Times, lit snobs, film adaptations of The Grapes of Wrath and The Giver, E.B. White's candy getaway, and new books worth looking into. This episode is sponsored by Fire Knife Dancing by John Enright and Audible.com.
While Jeff enjoys a summer frolic, Rebecca and guest host Andrew Losowsky, Senior Books Editor at The Huffington Post, talk about Apple's ebook price fixing, what to do when you love an author but hate their politics, a giant Mr. Darcy emerging from a lake in England, and more. This episode is sponsored by Fire Knife Dancing by John Enright and Audible.com.