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 follow-up about Sweaters of Consequence, scrutinize #booksareessential, lament the through-line of the most challenged books of 2019, but end on a good thing.
This week, Jeff and Rebecca mark the official cancellation of BEA for 2020, puzzle over surprisingly good print sales numbers last week, give props to a creative New England bookseller, and more.
Jeff presents Rebecca with 16 recently announced book deals and then....well that's it. That's the schtick.
Jeff and Rebecca follow the escalating pandemic problem for Barnes & Noble, walk through the definition of "upmarket," consider a big 5 publishers layoffs and salary cuts, and more.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about five candidates for the next installment of Book Nerd Movie Club and ask readers to vote for a winner.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about Barnes & Noble closing hundreds of stores, James Patterson riding for indies once again (though also being wrong about some important stuff), heroes of the week, and much more.
Jeff and Rebecca run-down some of their favorite books about being...not where you are.
Jeff and Rebecca chronicle the continuing effects of Covid-19 on the world of books.
Jeff and Rebecca rate their confidence in this spring and summer's slate of movie adaptations.
Jeff and Rebecca try to wrap their heads around how Covid-19 is affecting the world of books and reading.
Jeff and Rebecca go deep on Jenny Offill's masterful new novel, Weather.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about how coronavirus is affecting the works of books, Hachette dropping Woody Allen's memoir, Macmillan floating new library licensing terms, and more.
Jeff talks with Guy LeCharles Gonzalez of The Panorama Project about what we do (and mostly don't) know about the role of libraries in the wider publishing world, Macmillan's embargo strategy, questions that could use answering, data we don't have, and much more.
Rebecca and Jeff talk about Oprah's forthcoming American Dirt special, Simon & Schuster on the auction block, B&N getting back to basics, and much more.
We offer you a special episode of Book Riot's new literary fiction podcast Novel Gazing. This episode is all about adaptations and features an interview with Autumn de Wilde, director of the new adaptation of Emma.