Notoriously Grumpy

This week, Rebecca and Amanda discuss the town that fired its library cat, what happens when a work of journalism is marketed as memoir, restaurants inside Barnes & Noble stores, and more.

This episode is sponsored by Audible (click to start your free 30-day trial), Dream Jumper by Greg Grunberg and Lucas Turnbloom, and Bookwitty.

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Update: Barnes & Noble betting on bricks & mortar, plans 4 in-store restaurant locations

Virginia state senator calls for librarians’ dismissal 

Suki Kim on the erasure of calling her work of journalism a memoir

More independent publishers are opening bookstores

Town fires their library cat

9-year-old starts charity to put books in prisons

Badass librarians of Timbuktu