Episode 54

Everyone's Anxieties About Everything

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about books that make readers feel dumb, trigger warnings on syllabi, the intensifying dispute between Amazon and Hachette, Simon & Schuster getting onboard with ebook subscription, new books, and much more. This week’s episode is sponsored by I Read YA and The Girl in the Road by Monica Byrne.

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Links discussed in the show:

Chipotle chastised for “missing Mexicans” in literary promo

Amazon escalating against Hachette

Simon & Schuster joins Scribd & Oyster 

Trigger warnings at UCSB

Books that make you feel dumb

New books discussed in the show:

The Last Kind Words Saloon by Larry McMurtry

Paperback: The Engagements by J. Courtney Sullivan, We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

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