2016 Year in Review
Rebecca and Jeff look back at the year in books and reading.
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Links discussed in this episode:
Best use of book stats: Stats about all the Girl books
Happiest-making new book deal: NEW! DAN! BROWN!
Most predictable bad idea: Monroeville, AL plans Harper Lee tourist attraction
Most do-not-want marketing idea: fly with Arianna Huffington?
Hero of the Year: Marley Dias launches #1000blackgirlbooks, joins Elle.com
Dept of overdue admissions: Penguin UK boss admits they went in too hard for ebooks
Best gov’t initiative: Italian gov’t gives teens $500 to spend on books on their 18th birthday
Celebrity book hero: Andrew Luck launches book club
Baddest job, old dudes: UNH to spend $1million of librarian’s donation to buy football scoreboard
Because publishing: No one actually knows why books come out on Tuesdays