Episode 94

The Absurdity Hour

This week, Rebecca and Amanda talk about the latest selection in Mark Zuckerberg’s book club, new data about representation of diverse people in children’s books, a super weird John Green story, and more. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Scribd.

Links discussed on the show:

Recently discovered Dr. Seuss book coming in July 

Follow-up: Zuckerberg takes on vaccine deniers with his next book club pick

Shout-out to Malinda Lo’s “Diversity in Book Reviews” series

CCBS’s multicultural book stats for 2014 

NYPL’s Young Lions Fiction Award finalists are….all white

Weird news: John Green discovers that quote attributed to Paper Towns, on poster he sells, is not actually from his book

Hero of the Week: Princeton graduate leaves $300million in rare books

New Books!

Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson

Find Me by Laura van den Berg

 

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