The Book Riot Podcast, #40: We Just Know Nothing

Jeff O'Neal

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Jeff O'Neal is the executive editor of Book Riot and Panels. He also co-hosts The Book Riot Podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @thejeffoneal.


The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #40: We Just Know Nothing

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk America’s most literate cities, self-published author earnings, recommendations from librarians, the last 9 years in bookstore sales, publishers releasing books faster, new books, and more. This episode is sponsored by Warby Parker.


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Links discussed in the show:

America’s Most Literate Cities

Author Earnings Report

Bookstore sales since 2005 

Author resorts to using Kindle Worlds to finish a series she began but has no rights to

Publishers releasing books faster forced the book business to upend its traditional timetable.

Librarians’ Top 10 Books Published This Month via LibraryReads

Stuff we love: Live from the NYPL podcast

New books discussed in the show:

The Martian by Andy Weir

Start Here, Volume 2 edited by Jeff O’Neal and Rebecca Joines Schinsky


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