Episode 24

Our Mutual Crush

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about recent literary prizes, book-loving Iceland, patron-driven library acquisition, self-published literary erotica, Meg Ryan as book editor, new books, and more. The show this week is sponsored by Squarespace and If I’d Known You Were Coming by Kate Milliken.

 

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Links discussed in the show:

Book Riot’s Quarterly box!

Oyster now available for iPad and open to everyone (no invite necessary)

Scribd Stats

Iceland has more writing, more books published, and more books read per capita than anywhere else in world 

Most Famous Books Set In Every State

National Book Awards shortlists out

Eleanor Catton wins Man Booker Prize for The Luminaries

Chicago Public Library test drives Patron-Driven Acquisition

Meg Ryan to star in TV show as an editor

Amazon, BN, WH Smith deleting self-published erotica from online bookstores

Bad job, TechCrunch: Death of the Library

Listener @teacherman82 (Jason Stephenson) did Lucha Libro w/ students

New books discussed in the show:

Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

The Two Hotel Francforts by David Leavitt

The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure

Paperback: The Man in the Empty Suit by Sean Ferrell

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