The Book Riot Podcast Episode 126: Taking Off Their Smelly Socks
This week, Amanda and Swapna talk about the newly discovered lines of The Epic of Gilgamesh, Waterstones’ aid for Syria, Nobel predictions, and more. This episode is sponsored by The Bollywood Bride by Sonali Dev, The Chess Queen Enigma by Colleen Gleason, and Scribd.
New lines of the Epic of Gilgamesh discovered
Waterstones starts Books for Syria
Hachette signs up for diversity survey
Kobo’s new loyalty points plan
How the blurb sausage is made
The most banned books of the year are 80% by diverse authors and/or reflect cultural content
Harry Potter fans leaving their socks for Dobby
Nobel prize predictions?
Killing and Dying by Adrian Tomine
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
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