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The Book Riot Podcast, #29: Back on the Meat

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The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #29: Back on the Meat

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the National Book Awards, Italian literary TV competitions, ebook sales statistics, DRM-free audiobooks, new books, non-fiction backsliding, and more. This week’s episode is sponsored by Swoon Reads and

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Links discussed in the show:

National Book Award winners

“Masterpiece” Italian reality show for writers

Guillermo del Toro’s THE STRAIN coming to FX series

Family Fang headed to film w/ Nicole Kidman & Jason Bateman

100 best novels…from 1898 

People who go vegetarian after reading a “life changing” book go back to meat after a year 

Hardcover sales growth outpacing ebook growth in 2013

DRM-free audiobooks at, including Cory Doctorow titles 

 New books discussed in the show:

Let Me Off at the Top by Ron Burgundy

Next Week: No Good Duke Goes Unpunished by Sarah MacLean


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