The Book Riot Podcast, #45: Guns That Shoot Novellas

 

The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #45: Guns That Shoot Novellas

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about diversity (and lack thereof) in children’s books, a bunch of new book news, critical subjectivity, the future of ebooks, and much more. This episode is sponsored by Oyster and Audible.

 

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Links discussed in the show:

The Independent will no longer review gender-specific children’s books

Silent Reading parties come to Brooklyn

Study on representation of people of color in children’s books

Shout-out: Diversity in YA tumblr

Should Critics Publish a “Statement of Position?” 

Ebooks to grow “only slowly” after 2016

JRR Tolkien’s translation of Beowulf to be published

Why so few 20th Century ebooks are available

Meg Wolitzer on writing YA inspired by Sylvia Plath

Book deal news: Oprah to write collection of essays, “What I Know For Sure”

New Anne Rice Lestat book

Goldfinch movie adaptation

 

New books discussed in the show:

The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature by Ben Tarnoff

The Thing With Feathers by Noah Strycker

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