This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about unsubstantiated fears about the internet, new pricing models for books, a Goodreads for kids, an intriguing literary/video game Kickstarter project, the death of Peter Matthiesen, announcements about highly anticipated books, new book releases, and more. This week’s episode is sponsored by Oyster and Audible.
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Links discussed in the show:
“Serious Reading” Taking a Hit from Online Scanning & Skimming
Kickstarter for Storium, online storytelling game
BookTrack creates special soundtracks for books
Bailey’s Prize finalists
Peter Matthiessen, RIP
New Kazuo Ishiguro novel
Pillars of the Earth sequel
New books discussed in the show:
Living with a Wild God by Barbara Ehrenreich
The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon
Paperback: Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
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