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The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #56: Stealing Pitchforks from Villagers

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about Samsung and Barnes & Noble working together for new Nooks, a slew of new literary adaptations, YA shaming, new books, and more. This week’s episode is sponsored by I Read YA and One Man Guy by Michael Barakiva.


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Links discussed in the show:

Colbert calls out Amazon, directs pre-orders for Edan Lepucki’s CALIFORNIA to Powells

Indie booksellers join w/ “I didn’t buy it on Amazon” stickers

Samsung & Barnes & Noble announce co-branded tablets

Digital Library Wallpaper lets visitors borrow ebooks by scanning your walls…kind of

Bibliotherapy at the Center for Fiction

MaddAddam series headed to HBO

AMC adapting THE SON

Lupita Nyong’o options AMERICANAH for film

Bryan Cranston adapting DANGEROUS BOOK FOR BOYS to TV

For $20K, George R.R. Martin will write you into the next book and give you a grisly death

Audio from We Need Diverse Books panel


New books discussed in the show:

Euphoria by Lily King

Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton

The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez

Paperback: Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris, Cinnamon and Gunpowder by Eli Brown


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