This week, Rebecca and Amanda talk about authors petitioning to defend Amazon, banned books, the end of World Book Night, the future of reading, new books, and more. This episode is sponsored by BookSliced and 99designs, the #1 marketplace for graphic design. Visit 99designs.com/bookriot and enjoy the $99 savings!
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Links discussed in the show:
Final Reading Rainbow Kickstarter tally
Chicago Public Library also awarded grant for WiFi lending
Authors petition to thank readers, defend Amazon
Due to Colbert bump in Amazon/Hachette whatever, CALIFORNIA is now one of the most pre-ordered books in Hachette’s history
What the future of reading looks like
Oyster studies iOS vs. Android reading habits
World Book Night US suspending operations
Food banks in London add children’s books to food parcels
School board un-bans Alexie’s book after they, ya know, read it
Banned Books Week will focus on comics & graphic novels
New books discussed in the show:
How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky by Lydia Netzer
The Skeleton Crew by Deborah Halber
Paperback: Night Film by Marisha Pessl
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