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 talk about the National Book Award for Fiction longlist, a bunch of red states leaving the American Library Association, a teacher getting fired for teaching The Diary of Anne Frank, and Oprah's next surprising book club pick.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about a bunch of recent reading, Drew Barrymore getting booted from the National Book Awards, and I guess that pretty much covers it.
Jenn Northington joins Jeff to talk about book blurbs, book sales, and the fundamental tension of Goodreads.
Jeff and Rebecca talk early 2023 prize lists, Jeff's trip to the UK, recent reading, and more.
Jeff and Rebecca are out this week, wrapping up the last bits of summer vacation, so we are dropping Jeff's recent interview on First Edition with Josh Cook into the feed.
Kelly Jensen joins Rebecca to discuss a bummer-fest of book banning news, some truly absurd behavior in Texas, and Jay-Z's partnership with the Brooklyn Public Library.
Rebecca and Vanessa talk about a trio of AI-related publishing shenanigans, the private equity firm that bought Simon & Schuster, and a cringey moment for the hockey romance community.
Jeff and Rebecca end up spending most of this episode talking about a new publishing company that is cutting influencers in on the action.
Jeff and Rebecca spend a long time talking about how the sheer quantity of books published is the central issue in book publishing. Plus, they hit a couple of quick news items and talk about recent reading.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about the best-selling books of 2023, Obama's summer reading list, The Covenant of Water, and much more.