Book Riot: The Podcast

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.

BRIDGERTON Season 3

Managing Editor Vanessa Diaz is joined by Jess Pryde to discuss BRIDGERTON Season 3.

The Surprising Origins of Publishing’s Seasons

This week on the Book Riot Podcast, Rebecca and Book Riot's managing editor, Vanessa Diaz, discuss the surprising, boring origins of publishing's seasons, Ken Follett's big move, and more recent news.

Gone Girl

This week on the Book Riot podcast, to mark the 10th anniversary of the Gone Girl movie, and the 12th anniversary of the book's original publication, we're rerunning our Adaptation Nation episode from 2022 in which Jeff O'Neal, Rebecca Schinsky, and Amanda Nelson dive into the book, the movie, and the legacy of this hugely influential work.

The Last of the Recommendation Responses, KNIFE by Salman Rushdie, and more

This week on the Book Riot Podcast, Jeff and Rebecca finish off the season's recommendation requests, talk about Salman Rushdie's Knife, answer a few mailbag questions, and more.

The 2024 Pulitzer Winners & Part 2 of Moms, Dads, and Grads Recommendations

Today on the Book Riot Podcast, Jeff and Rebecca spend a few minutes talking about yesterday's announcement of the 2024 Pulitzer prizes before getting into more book recommendations for moms, dads, grads and others.

2024 Moms, Dads, and Grads Recommendation Extravaganza, Part 1

This week on the Book Riot Podcast, it's Part 1 of our 2024 Moms, Dads, and Grads Recommendation Extravaganza, in which Jeff and Rebecca answer listener book recommendations requests.

“It Book” Knockout Round for May 2024

This week on the Book Riot Podcast, Jeff and Rebecca try to figure out what the "it book" of May 2024 will be.

Parenting Books, CRAZY RICH ASIANS as a Musical, and We Want to Know the Fate of the Mouse

Sharifah joins Jeff to talk about parenting books, recent reading, adaptation news, and a scheme involving QR codes that it just might work.

Looking at Bookish Social Media With Fresh Eyes

This week on the Book Riot Podcast, Jeff checks in with Rebecca about re-entering, to a degree, the world of bookish social media.

The Best-Selling Books of the Year So Far, UK Covers on Sale in the US, and More.

This week on the Book Riot Podcast, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the best-selling books of the year so far, a variety of bookstore related mysteries, recent reading, and more.