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

Episodios

  • E463: Book Nerd Movie Club: THE MARTIAN

    20/09/2021 Duración: 01h11min

    Jeff and Rebecca talk about the book and movie, The Martian. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. The show can also be found on Stitcher. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E462: Spat Into the World

    13/09/2021 Duración: 01h05min

    Jeff and Jenn talk interesting science fiction and fantasy releases, some of the best books of 2021, upcoming science-fiction and fantasy adaptations, and more. Then Jeff and Rebecca are joined by Cree Myles to talk about her project, All Ways Black. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. The show can also be found on Stitcher. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Discussed in this episode: Our 2021 Fall Preview Draft Special Book Riot is hiring! The Rib King by Ladee Hubbard She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan Two Kingdoms by Suleika Jaouad SFF Yeah! Fall New Release Episode The New Yorker discovers there’s big money in ​​ebooks The Supply Chaaaiiiiiinnnnnnnnn All Ways Black See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E461: Special Episode: 2021 Fall Preview Draft

    03/09/2021 Duración: 01min

    As announced, we are trying something different for bonus content: a special, ad-free, pay-what-you-will 2021 Fall Preview Draft. Go here to get it: bookriot.com/falldraft. That URL will redirect you to our Gumroad page where you can get the episode. You can either play it there or download the mp3 file to play wherever. The episode will be available through Thanksgiving. Thanks for listening, and we would especially like feedback on this model, so email us at podcast@bookriot.com. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. The show can also be found on Stitcher. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E460: The Hamster Will Be Our Guinea Pig

    30/08/2021 Duración: 56min

    Jeff and Rebecca talk about their plans and strategy for the Fall Preview Draft, a bookstore getting an imprint, PRH jacking up the price of Amanda Gorman’s book, what a wonderful era of Black literature it is, and much more. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. The show can also be found on Stitcher. Discussed in this episode: We’re hiring again! Web engineer & ad ops associate New Oprah pick The Love Songs of W.E.B. DuBois 50 UK bookstores will open early for Sally Rooney release See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E459: Indiscriminate Scamming

    23/08/2021 Duración: 53min

    Jenn Northington joins Rebecca to talk about the Hachette/Workman acquisition, the state of book tours, a truly mistifying publishing scam, and more. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. The show can also be found on Stitcher. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Discussed in this episode: Follow-up: Leander, TX school district pulls more books Hachette is buying Workman Did the pandemic kill the book tour? The strangest scam in publishing First look at Wheel of Time adaptation See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E458: G-Level Property

    16/08/2021 Duración: 01h01min

    Sharifah Williams joins Jeff to talk SF/F adaptations, how the adaptation boom may (or may not?) be affecting what is getting written, wild problems with GoodReads, and more. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. The show can also be found on Stitcher. Discussed in this episode: How adaptations are influencing contemporary fiction ​​ Review extortion on GoodReads Hello Sunshine to be sold for $900 million Surprises with Scholastic succession See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E457: The Donkey Parade

    09/08/2021 Duración: 46min

    Jeff and Rebecca talk about the coming end of big-time adaptations, the future of food memoirs, the dearth of popular on-going book series, and more. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. The show can also be found on Stitcher. Discussed in this episode: Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Series Gets Release Date See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E456: Spicy Fun Spice

    02/08/2021 Duración: 56min

    Jeff and Rebecca talk about pandemic reading habits, book sales, what it means to be a relevant author, and much more. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. The show can also be found on Stitcher. For more industry news, sign up for our Today in Books daily newsletter! Discussed in this episode: Pandemic Reading Habits Survey People Really Did Read More in 2020 Booker Longlist May your efforts succeed: little free diverse libraries See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E455: The Canonical Dorito

    26/07/2021 Duración: 59min

    Jeff and Rebecca build off listener feedback to spend more time talking about TikTok and books, how local libraries can be eaten away from the inside, have their minds boggled about a 300-year overdue library book, and more. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. The show can also be found on Stitcher. For more industry news, sign up for our Today in Books daily newsletter! Discussed in this episode: The Niles Public Library is a Warning Prince Harry memoir! More on the TikTok book trend Library Book overdue by 300 Years Returned See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E454: Infinite Monkeys

    19/07/2021 Duración: 54min

    Jeff and Rebecca parse listener feedback on what makes historical fiction, explicate the bestselling books of the year so far, and more. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. The show can also be found on Stitcher. For more industry news, sign up for our Today in Books daily newsletter! Discussed in this episode: Book Riot’s best of the year so far PW bestselling books of the year so far The Niles Public Library is a Warning A win! Portland Public Schools will no longer teach book containing historical inaccuracies See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E453: Convince Me I’m Right

    12/07/2021 Duración: 39min

    Jeff and Rebecca talk about recent reading, proceed to debate what constitutes historical fiction, wish for the failure of the efforts of some politicians, anticipate Janelle Monae’s short story collection, and much more. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. The show can also be found on Stitcher. For more industry news, sign up for our Today in Books daily newsletter! This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Discussed in this episode: Texas Governor Cancels Book Event Examining History Janelle Monae debut short fiction Andy Serkis is recording LOTR audiobooks See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E451: Ding the Basket

    28/06/2021 Duración: 01h07min

    Jeff and Rebecca check in on summer book sales, relay another effort they hope fails, and talk about Michelle Zauner’s excellent debut memoir, Crying in H Mart. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. The show can also be found on Stitcher. For more industry news, sign up for our Today in Books daily newsletter! Discussed in this episode: Parents sue over BLM lessons in Pennsylvania school district (Handy Vox piece explaining what critical race theory actually is) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E450: Form-Forward

    21/06/2021 Duración: 42min

    Jeff and Rebecca talk about the Pulitzer Prize announcements, things happening in conservative publishing, a sweeping Amazon investigative report, and more. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, and Spotify. The show can also be found on Stitcher. For more industry news, sign up for our Today in Books daily newsletter! Discussed in this episode: We’re hiring! Pulitzer winners Update: DoJ drops Bolton case Big publishers unlikely to take Trump book HarperCollins imprint signs deal for Jared Kushner’s “definitive” Trump book And former big-5 execs launch new conservative imprint Another Bourdain-adjacent book See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E449: Our Favorite(?) Books of 2021 So Far.

    17/06/2021 Duración: 01h06min

    Jeff and Rebecca pick their most memorable, favorite, and otherwise noteworthy reads of 2021 so far. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Rebecca’s Picks: Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro Girlhood by Melissa Febos Little Devil in America by Hanif Abdurraquib Miseducated by Brandon P Fleming Rebecca’s Honorable Mentions: Set Boundaries, Find Peace by Nedra Glover Tawwab Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir Cultish by Amanda Montell While Justice Sleeps by Stacey Abrams Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid Jeff’s Picks: Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir Whereabouts by Jhumpa Lahiri The Man Who Lived Underground by Richard Wright Somebody’s Daughter by Ashley Ford Jeff’s Honorable Mentions: Winning the Loser’s Game by Charles Ellis World Travel by Anthony Bourdain and Laurie Woolever See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E448: Three Corners of an "It" Book

    14/06/2021 Duración: 01h21s

    Jeff and Rebecca talk about Amazon buying MGM, Roxane Gay’s new imprint, what makes an “it” book, and more. Discussed in this episode: Fare thee well, Eric Carle Amazon buys MGM Roxane Gay imprint! WNDB no longer using “own voices” SHE SAID movie coming John Steinbeck’s unpublished…werewolf novel?? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E447: Summer Draft Results and SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER by Ashley Ford

    07/06/2021 Duración: 02h08min

    Jeff and Rebecca discuss the results of their Summer Draft showdown and try a little something new with Somebody’s Daughter by Ashley Ford. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E446: FIELD OF DREAMS

    02/06/2021 Duración: 01h15min

    Jeff and Rebecca talk about Field of Dreams and the book its based on, W.P. Kinsella’s Shoeless Joe. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E445: The Austen-Industrial Complex

    24/05/2021 Duración: 01h08min

    Jeff and Rebecca talk about the listener survey, a new giant ereader, Amazon sort of coming to libraries, and much more. Discussed in this episode: Constance Grady weighs in on Pence / S & S, and publishing’s existential crisis: DPLA signs deal w/ Amazon Publishing to make their ebooks available to libraries A piece worth reading on cancel culture & breaking up with your childhood faves GIANT EREADER Cynthia Ozick responds to negative review from Lionel Shriver in verse Book It returns! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • E444: 2021 Summer Preview Draft

    19/05/2021 Duración: 01h08min

    Jeff and Rebecca compete to draft the best list of Summer 2021 new releases. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Jeff’s Picks Somebody’s Daughter by Ashley Ford One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston The Ugly Cry by Danielle Henderson Filthy Animals by Brandon Taylor Intimacies by Katie Kitamura Nightbitch by Rachel Yoder Committed by Adam Stern This is Your Mind on Plants by Michael Pollan How the Word is Passed by Clint Smith The Appalachian Trail by Philip D’Anieri Rebecca’s Picks Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris After the Fall by Ben Rhodes The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America We Are What We Eat by Alice Waters Dear Senthuran by Akwaeke Emezi Miseducated by Brandon Fleming Thanks for Waiting by Doree Shafrir Razorblade Tears by S.A. Cosby The Startup Wife by Tahmima Anam The Turnout by Megan Abbott Afterparties by Anthony Veasna So See omnystudio.

  • E443: Odyssey of Ache

    17/05/2021 Duración: 01h13min

    Jeff and Rebecca set a BR reader poll, talk more about the publication of the Mike Pence book, get into how much authors make, and wonder if a techno-fad has a place in the world of books. Discussed in this episode: BR podcast poll: Which of these books have you read? Jonathan Karp digs in deeper on Pence book *and* there’s a recording of another town hall How Much Do Authors Make? NFTs for Books? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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