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The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #54: Everyone’s Anxieties About Everything

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The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #54: Everyone’s Anxieties About Everything

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about books that make readers feel dumb, trigger warnings on syllabi, the intensifying dispute between Amazon and Hachette, Simon & Schuster getting onboard with ebook subscription, new books, and much more. This week’s episode is sponsored by I Read YA and The Girl in the Road by Monica Byrne.


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Links discussed in the show:

Chipotle chastised for “missing Mexicans” in literary promo

Amazon escalating against Hachette

Simon & Schuster joins Scribd & Oyster 

Trigger warnings at UCSB

Books that make you feel dumb

New books discussed in the show:

The Last Kind Words Saloon by Larry McMurtry

Paperback: The Engagements by J. Courtney Sullivan, We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo


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