Episode 189

2016 Year in Review

Rebecca and Jeff look back at the year in books and reading.

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Links discussed in this episode:

Best use of book stats: Stats about all the Girl books

Happiest-making new book deal: NEW! DAN! BROWN! 

Most predictable bad idea: Monroeville, AL plans Harper Lee tourist attraction 

Most do-not-want marketing idea: fly with Arianna Huffington? 

Hero of the Year: Marley Dias launches #1000blackgirlbooks, joins Elle.com 

Dept of overdue admissions: Penguin UK boss admits they went in too hard for ebooks 

Best gov’t initiative: Italian gov’t gives teens $500 to spend on books on their 18th birthday 

Celebrity book hero: Andrew Luck launches book club

Baddest job, old dudes: UNH to spend $1million of librarian’s donation to buy football scoreboard 

Because publishing: No one actually knows why books come out on Tuesdays

 

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