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The Podcast

  • Episode 175

    Fast-Paced Human Closeness

    This week, Jeff is joined by Jenn Northington to talk about an AirBnb bookstore, literary award-season in full swing, an algorithm that can predict best-sellers, and much more.

  • 174.5

    BR Podcast Interviews: Icema Gibbs from JetBlue about Soar with Reading

    In this special episode, Rebecca and Jeff talk to Icema Gibbs, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility and JetBlue, about the Soar with Reading program that puts book vending machines in book "deserts."

  • Episode 174

    I’ve Got a Rant in Me

    This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk American reading habits, the new Oprah book club pick, the hero of the week, ...

  • Episode 173

    Birds and Nerd Stuff

    This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about suing authors to get advances back, books "timed" to your commute, sales down at PRH, and much more.

  • Episode 172

    Progressively More Progressive

    This week, Rebecca and Amanda discuss victories for women and people of color at the Hugo Awards, Harry Potter's effect on Americans' attitudes toward Donald Trump, what to do with Truman Capote's ashes, and more.

  • Episode 171

    J.K. Ledecky

    Jeff and Rebecca discuss the best cities in the world for book lovers, WattPad's new business model for writers, and more.

  • The BR Podcast Interviews:

    HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Discussion with Jackson Bird

    Jackson Bird from The Harry Potter Alliance joins Jeff for an in-depth, spoiler-filled discussion of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and the current state of the Harry Potter Universe.

  • Episode 170

    A/B Universe

    This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about our visit to Powell's, rumors of another Oprah pick, librarian Olympics, and much more.

  • Episode 169


    This week, it's all about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Underground Railroad.

  • Episode 168

    The Biggest Book of the Year

    This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the impending release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the Man Booker longlist, and more.

  • Competitive Spreadsheeting

    This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the last Divergent movie going straight to TV, one-hour book delivery, audiobook listening by state, how romance gets sold, and much more.

  • Episode 166

    Crossing the Streams

    This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about beauty products in Barnes & Noble, the best debut novels of 2016, James Patterson hanging some serious paper, and much more.

  • Episode 165

    Speaking of Dander

    This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about online pricing, Gay Talese's untrue non-fiction, the first romance-only bookstore in the U.S., and book vending machines in "book deserts."

  • The Book Riot Podcast Interviews: 2016 Halftime Show with Lisa Lucas and Kevin Nguyen

    Rebecca talks with two special guests about the best books of 2016 so far.

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