The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #47: Huge Turkeys at the Top
This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the acclerating growth of the audiobook market, the changes in money spent on reading materials, our poll about TBR piles, new books, and much more. This week’s episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Oyster.
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Links discussed in the show:
Book Riot’s annual call for contributor applications
Audiobook revenues reach 1.6 billion
Spending on reading materials down 66% since 1984
Things kids say in bookstores
WattPad introduces award for digital storytelling
Bryan Cranston memoir in the works
Divergent-style summer camp
The Good Lord Bird wins The Tournament of Books
Five Thirty Eight analyzes box office performance of movies that pass the Bechdel test
Book Riot TBR poll results
Eleanor & Park movie deal
New books discussed in the show:
The Confidence Code by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman
The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison
Flash Boys by Michael Lewis
New in Paperback:
Lexicon by Max Barry
Gulp by Mary Roach
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