This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the National Book Awards, Italian literary TV competitions, ebook sales statistics, DRM-free audiobooks, new books, non-fiction backsliding, and more. This week’s episode is sponsored by Swoon Reads and TryAudiobooks.com.
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Links discussed in the show:
National Book Award winners
“Masterpiece” Italian reality show for writers
Guillermo del Toro’s THE STRAIN coming to FX series
Family Fang headed to film w/ Nicole Kidman & Jason Bateman
100 best novels…from 1898
People who go vegetarian after reading a “life changing” book go back to meat after a year
Hardcover sales growth outpacing ebook growth in 2013
DRM-free audiobooks at downpour.com, including Cory Doctorow titles
New books discussed in the show:
Let Me Off at the Top by Ron Burgundy
Next Week: No Good Duke Goes Unpunished by Sarah MacLean
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