The Book Riot Podcast is a weekly news and talk show about what’s new, cool, and worth talking about in the world of books and reading, brought to you by the editors of Book Riot.
Jeff and Rebecca tackle the first batch of listener recommendation requests for the 2020 holiday season.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about the National Book Awards, more about the terrible Nobel year, some adaptation news, and more.
Jeff and Rebecca talk BN getting on the award train, Amazon releases its best books of the year list, and a weird amount of action in Virginia.
Jeff and Rebecca discuss three big new TV adaptions: His Dark Materials (HBO), Watchmen (HBO), and Dickinson (Apple TV+)
This week, Jeff and Rebecca watch OverDrive jump into the Macmillan embargo fray, pass along a correction about The Little Free Library story, assess the nominees for the Goodreads choice awards, and ridicule some worse-than-clowns in Florida.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about Baz Luhrmann's 1996 adaptation of ROMEO + JULIET.
Jeff and Rebecca assess the updates to the Game of Thrones spin-offverse, close-read the CEO of Macmillan's letter about their ebook embargo, wade briefly into a battle over Little Free Libraries, and much more.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about the ALA's report on anti-competitive practices in the digital library market and more.
Jeff throws half-baked ideas about things that should exist in the world of books and reading at Rebecca to see which, if any, aren't horrible.
Jeff and Rebecca lament the double Booker prize and, to be honest, are just sort of bummed out by it and other stories this week.
Jeff and Rebecca try to make sense of this year's double Nobel Prize in Literature.
Jeff and Rebecca briefly discuss the double Nobel, wonder about a strange The Testaments deployment, consider the National Book Award longlist, and more.
Jeff and Rebecca read and watch The Shawshank Redemption.
Jeff and Vanessa consider a list of the 100 Best Books of the 20th Century, do another round of Bookshop.org talk, get another perspective on throttling books at libraries, and much more.