The Book Riot Podcast, #47: Huge Turkeys at the Top

 

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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