This week, Jeff and Amanda talk about the woeful lack of diversity in the publishing industry, the prospects of American Idol-like contests for writers, the relatively high price of ebooks, Alison Bechdel winning a Macarthur genius award, new books, and more. This week’s episode is sponsored by TryAudiobooks.com, Squarespace, and Into the Grey by Celine Kiernan.
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New books discussed in the show:
Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld
Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix
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 latest episode features YA author Meg Medina, who in March was named one of CNN’s 10 Visionary Women in America. You can listen to it right here.