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.

Episode 4732022 Holiday Recommendations, Part 1

Jeff and Rebecca continue their annual tradition of responding to listener recommendation reque

The Boy, The Horse, The Whatever

Jeff and Rebecca talk about the 2021 National Book Award winners, Barnes & Noble's Book of the Year, Spotify buying an audiobook company, and The Sentence by Louise Erdrich.

Episode 471Emotional Prudery

Jeff and Rebecca think about replacing the term "dad book" with...anything, talk more PRH/S&S commentary, list book adaptations they will not be talking about, and much more.

Episode 470Franzen Erosion Curve

Jeff and Rebecca discuss some recent book sales numbers, the 2021 Booker Prize, banning Beloved, and much more.

Episode 469Transparency Gateway

In this episode, Jeff and Rebecca confirm that Dune is having a moment, talk about a new Book Riot podcast series, the beginning of "Books of the Year" season, and then talk about Crossroads by Jonathan Franzen and Matrix by Lauren Groff.

Episode 468Monetize That Dream

Jeff and Rebecca talk about a literary scam, a social network for authors, Goodreads members' most anticipated fall books, and more.

Episode 467Embrace the Mess

Jeff and Rebecca take the episode to talk about 10 years of Book Riot.

Episode 466A Potato Chip in the Mouth Forever

This week, Jeff is joined by Book Riot editor Danika Ellis to talk book challenges, book blob cover designs, TikTok, and much more.

Episode 465They’re All Bad Metrics

Jeff and Rebecca talk about MacArthur award winners, Netflix big adaptation winners, and Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead.

Episode 464Ascending Levels of Sauciness

Jeff and Amanda talk about Sally Rooney sales, author who want to be publishers who also want to be influencers, the National Book Award longlist, Amanda's favorite books of the year so far, and the going price for The Constitution.