This week, Jeff and Rebecca take back at the best, worst, weirdest, most depressing, and most inspiring bookish stories in 2014. This episode is sponsored by Audible, Kobo, and The House That Jack Built by Jakob Melander.
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Links discussed in the show:
Avid reader leaves $6 million to NYPL in her will
Tiny hero of the year: kid who defended his Little Free Library in Leawood KS
Literary Chipotle cups
Affluent UK citizens read more and FEEL BETTER about their reading than less affluent citizens
Argument about poetry vs. prose leads to stabbing
Harper Lee says new biography was unauthorized
School board un-bans Alexie’s book after they, ya know, read it
We Need Diverse Books
Colbert calls out Amazon, directs pre-orders for Edan Lepucki’s CALIFORNIA to Powells
ReedPop’s statement about BookCon
Reading Rainbow Kickstarter
Americans read more books in 2013
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