This week, Rebecca and Jeff talk about the best books of 2013, post-Nobel Alice Munro sales, the national library of Norway’s 30-year project, the lack of diversity among New York Times Bestselling authors, how important libraries are to Americans, and more. This week’s episode is sponsored by TryAudiobooks.com and Call of the Herald by Ben Rathbone.
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Links discussed in the show:
Our Best Books of the Year list
Riot Readers’ Best Books of the Year
Norway continues to be awesome, decides to require all books to be digitized by mid-2020s
Will 2014 be the year of the ebook subscription service?
Americans think libraries matter
Diversity Gap in NYT Bestsellers
Listener Jason Stephenson (@teacherman82) played the First Lines game w/ his students
Impact of winning Goodreads Choice Award
How the Nobel Prize affected Alice Munro’s book sales
Shout out to Books on the Nightstand holiday gift guides
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