Episode 22

Accountability Pants

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about literary fiction making readers more empathetic, masked competitive writing, and awesome 8 year-old reader, new books, and give Tom Clancy a fond farewall. This episode is sponsored by Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling andLungs Full of Noise by Tessa Mellas.

 

You can subscribe to the podcast in iTunes (click here) or via RSS (link here). You can also download a free dedicated app for iOS or for Android.

Take a short (7-question) survey to help us identify the most relevant sponsors for the show.

Links discussed in the show:

Reading literary fiction increases empathy

Scribd launches subscription ebook service

8-year-old flags sexist children’s books, bookstore takes notice

David Gilmour “not interested in teaching books by women”

Lucha Libro

“Showrooming a myth”?

Users read more on iphone than ipads

Children’s sections key for indie bookstores?

New books discussed in the show:

Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Fundamentals for Delicious Living by Nick Offerman

The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higoshida, translated by David Mitchell

____________________________

Browse previous episodes of The Book Riot Podcast.

To keep up with Book Riot on a daily basis, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to the Book Riot podcast in iTunes or via RSS. So much bookish goodness–all day, every day.

VIEW COMMENTS