This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about new reading statistics, 50 Shades of Grey wine, authors paying for reviews, the MacArthur genius awards, and more. This week’s episode is sponsored by Suvudu Universe and Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling.
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Links discussed in the show:
National Endowment for The Arts 2012 Statistics about Reading
Penguin & Overdrive reunite for library ebooks
Official FIFTY SHADES OF GREY wine
Walter White’s “I am the one who knocks” speech as written by other authors
Donald Antrim & Karen Russell win MacArthur genius grants
Apple developing technology for digital book signings
New books discussed in the show:
Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
Kansas City Lightning by Stanley Crouch
New in Paperback: The Round House by Louise Erdrich
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