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The Book Riot Podcast, #86: 2014 Year in Review

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The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #86: 2014 Year in Review

This week, Jeff and Rebecca take back at the best, worst, weirdest, most depressing, and most inspiring bookish stories in 2014. This episode is sponsored by Audible, Kobo, and The House That Jack Built by Jakob Melander.


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Links discussed in the show:

Ann Cook

Avid reader leaves $6 million to NYPL in her will

Tiny hero of the year: kid who defended his Little Free Library in Leawood KS 

Poetry brothel 

Literary Chipotle cups

Affluent UK citizens read more and FEEL BETTER about their reading than less affluent citizens

Human Library 

Argument about poetry vs. prose leads to stabbing 

Harper Lee says new biography was unauthorized

School board un-bans Alexie’s book after they, ya know, read it

We Need Diverse Books

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

ReedPop’s statement about BookCon

Reading Rainbow Kickstarter

Americans read more books in 2013


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