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This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about unsubstantiated fears about the internet, new pricing models for books, a Goodreads for kids, an intriguing literary/video game Kickstarter project, the death of Peter Matthiesen, announcements about highly anticipated books, new book releases, and more. This week’s episode is sponsored by Oyster and Audible.

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Links discussed in the show:

“Serious Reading” Taking a Hit from Online Scanning & Skimming

Kickstarter for Storium, online storytelling game


BookTrack creates special soundtracks for books


Bailey’s Prize finalists

Peter Matthiessen, RIP

New Kazuo Ishiguro novel

Pillars of the Earth sequel

New books discussed in the show:

Living with a Wild God by Barbara Ehrenreich

The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon

Paperback: Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

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