Episode 63

Lab Rats with Existential Problems

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the 50 Shades of Grey trailer, HarperCollins dips its toe into print/digital bundling, another Amazon overture to Hachette authors, the reading habits of extreme romance readers, new books, and more. This week’s episdoe is sponsored by Squarespace and TryAudioBooks.com.

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Links discussed in the show:

First 50 Shades Trailer

HarperCollins announces pilot program w/ BitLit

HarperCollins survey on preferences of romance super-readers

More on the decline of Harper Lee

Amazon’s new proposal to authors

Edan Lepucki appears on Colbert, pays it forward w/ recommendation

Kickstarter for Litographs temporary literary tattoos

Man Booker longlist

New books discussed in the show: Words and Comics by Brian Michael Bendis

Saga #21 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Col. Chris Hadfield ____________________________

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