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The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #56: Stealing Pitchforks from Villagers
This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about Samsung and Barnes & Noble working together for new Nooks, a slew of new literary adaptations, YA shaming, new books, and more. This week’s episode is sponsored by I Read YA and One Man Guy by Michael Barakiva.
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Links discussed in the show:
Colbert calls out Amazon, directs pre-orders for Edan Lepucki’s CALIFORNIA to Powells
Indie booksellers join w/ “I didn’t buy it on Amazon” stickers
Samsung & Barnes & Noble announce co-branded tablets
Digital Library Wallpaper lets visitors borrow ebooks by scanning your walls…kind of
Bibliotherapy at the Center for Fiction
MaddAddam series headed to HBO
AMC adapting THE SON
Lupita Nyong’o options AMERICANAH for film
Bryan Cranston adapting DANGEROUS BOOK FOR BOYS to TV
For $20K, George R.R. Martin will write you into the next book and give you a grisly death
Audio from We Need Diverse Books panel
New books discussed in the show:
Euphoria by Lily King
Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton
The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez
Paperback: Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris, Cinnamon and Gunpowder by Eli Brown
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