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This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the highest-earning authors, what people say their favorites books are on Facebook, how young people are using libraries, new books, and much more. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Destined for Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon.

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Links discussed in the show:

Social workers in Edmonton libraries

Amazon drops Fire Phone price to 99 cents

New Creative Director of Amazon Publishing comes from world of comics

Margaret Atwood first contributor to The Future Library, writes story that won’t be read for 100 years

Pew Study about how Americans under 30 use libraries

Forbes’ Top Earning Authors

FB data analysts look at the 10 Books meme

Kyle Zimmer, co-founder of First Book, selected to receive National Book Foundation’s Literarian Award for Outstanding Service

New books discussed in the show:

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Dataclysm by Christian Rudder

Forgetting to Be Afraid by Wendy Davis

So We Read On by Maureen Corrigan


So We Read On by Andrew Solomon


If you like the Book Riot podcast, you might try our newest podcast, Reading Lives. Reading Lives is a bi-weekly interview podcast with interesting people about their lives in books. The first episode is up and available now, featuring Clive Thompson, author of Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better. You can listen to the first episode right here.