The Book Riot 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 Book Riot.
Jeff and Rebecca check-in on the rolling reckoning, talk about dedicated e-readers, Murakami's thsirt line, and more.
Jeff and Rebecca follow up about Simon & Schuster's relationship with Post Hill Press, a employee petition at Simon & Schuster (and the CEO's response), Norton pulling a major book, listener feedback, and more.
Jeff and Rebecca do listener feedback, interrogate what a podcast "read-a-long" does/could mean, stand in awe of Amanda Gorman's book sales, talk a little George R.R. Martin, and much more.
In this special, live-streamed episode, Jeff and Rebecca continue to argue about/refine a "Should I Read This?" segment/special episode series, are a little surprised at the Mike Pence book deal, perform their annual lament at the most challenged books of the year, and much more.
Jeff and Rebecca note the passing of Beverly Cleary and Larry McMurtry, talk more Amazon/Big 5 anti-trust litigation, a Tennessee law that breaks new ground in terribleness, and much more.
Jeff and Rebecca discuss Klara & the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro.
Jeff and Rebecca have their minds boggled at the sales of Seuss titles, pay fealty to the queen of book clubs, survey a few recent book challenges, and look forward to Klara and the Sun.
Jeff and Rebecca do some Seuss follow-up, evaluate upcoming adaptations that should be in their wheelhouse, talk about a particularly graphic effort to get some books out of a school classroom, and much more.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about the Seuss Enterprise's decision to stop publishing a half-dozen books, continue ruminating on a "is it good?" segment, admire Murakami's evasive accessibility, get into some labor talk, and finally discuss the current state of podcasting.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about another format they might want to try for talking about books, whether 2020 means we can finally stop confusing the fate of bookstores with the fate of publishing, catch up with some listener feedback, and much more.