The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #121: Engage Your Core
This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the book lord of Bogota, book on bikes (stationary or otherwise), banned manga in Japan, the startling permissiveness of Scandanavian children’s books, new books, and much more. This week’s episode is sponsored by Casper Mattresses, Scribd, and Audible.
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Links discussed in the show:
Judgey: judge a book by its cover, then compare to its Goodreads ratings
Heroes of the week: librarians on bikes delivering books & wifi to kids in “book deserts”
Read & Ride program puts kids on exercise bikes with books
Colombian garbage collector rescues books for kids
New $10K book prize for immigrant writing
Japanese school board bans acclaimed anti-war manga
No taboos in Scandinavian kids books
Japanese book chain corners market on Murakami
New books discussed in the show:
Ally Hughes Has Sex Sometimes by Jules Moulin
Rising Strong by Brene Brown
George by Alex Gino
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