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The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #22: Accountability Pants

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The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #22: Accountability Pants

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about literary fiction making readers more empathetic, masked competitive writing, and awesome 8 year-old reader, new books, and give Tom Clancy a fond farewall. This episode is sponsored by Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling andLungs Full of Noise by Tessa Mellas.

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Links discussed in the show:

Reading literary fiction increases empathy

Scribd launches subscription ebook service

8-year-old flags sexist children’s books, bookstore takes notice

David Gilmour “not interested in teaching books by women”

Lucha Libro

“Showrooming a myth”?

Users read more on iphone than ipads

Children’s sections key for indie bookstores?

New books discussed in the show:

Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Fundamentals for Delicious Living by Nick Offerman

The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higoshida, translated by David Mitchell


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