The Book Riot Podcast, #137: Lexical Acrobatics
In this episode, Jeff and Rebecca follow up on James Patterson’s grants to indie booksellers, the possibilities and pitfalls of subscription services for romance titles, students at a high school deciding they are uncomfortable with Huck Finn, a bookstore that stocks only books recommended by celebrities, and much more.
This episode is sponsored by Mad Men Unzipped and Penguin Random House Audio.
Links Discussed in This Episode:
James Patterson awards holiday bonuses to 87 booksellers
Claire Vaye Watkins & Marlon James discussed responses to her essay, “On Pandering.”
S & S romance app
Philadelphia school stops teaching Huck Finn after *student* complaint
Bookstore to stock titles recommended by celebrities/creatives
Books a Million returns to being privately held