This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about Amazon’s acquisition of Comixology, a Hogwarts MOOC, girls seeing themselves in what they read, VIDA for children’s books, new books, the passing of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and much more. This week’s episode is sponsored by Oyster and Audible.
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Links discussed in the show:
Amazon to acquire ComiXology
Entitle adds support for ereaders
63% of UK men rarely read
VIDA Count for Children’s Books
Teacher surveys female students: do they see themselves in what they read?
Harry Potter fans create MOOC for Hogwarts
New books discussed in the show:
Fictitious Dishes: An Album of Literature’s Most Memorable Meals by Dinah Fried
A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip: A Memoir of Seventh Grade by Kevin Brockmeier (missed it on Apr 1)
Sex Criminals, vol 1 by Matt Fraction & Chip Zdarsky
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