Locally Grown Prose

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This week, Jeff and Amanda talk James Patterson playing Jeff Bezos, outdoor reading rooms, JK Rowling being the best, the resilience of print books, interesting new books, and more. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and TryAudiobooks.com

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Links discussed in the show:

Google and B&N team up to fight Amazon

James Patterson Plays Jeff Bezos Make Believe

JK Rowling Sends Dumbledore Letter to shooting survivor

NYPL opening outdoor reading room

Number of printed books fell last year

The super-charged author tour

Chuck Palahniuk’s weird views on fiction for men

New books discussed in the show:

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot by David Shafer

The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman


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