The Book Riot Podcast Episode 126: Taking Off Their Smelly Socks

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.


Links Discussed:

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?


New Books:

Killing and Dying by Adrian Tomine

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Book Riot is sponsored by Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners by Gretchen Anthony. Full of humor, emotion and surprises at every turn, Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners brings to life a remarkable  story of a family falling to pieces—and the unexpected way they put it all back together. Go here to learn more, or just click the image below: