This week, Jeff and guest-host Amanda Nelson talk about a “human” library, the idea of Wal-Mart buying Barnes & Noble, the growth of the publishing industry over the last few years, the bad state of teenager leisure reading, new books, and more. This episode is sponsored by Audible and BookBub.
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Links discussed in the show:
Dear Book Nerd!
2014: The Year of Reading Women?
The Human Library
The Vast Majority of Authors Don’t Make Jack
Hero of the Week: Ann Cook
More Americans Read More Books in 2013 than in 2012
Should Wal-Mart buy Barnes and Noble?
Carthage by Joyce Carol Oates
The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness
What Makes This Book So Great by Jo Walton
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