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 138The Year in Review

This week, Jeff and Rebecca look back at the year the coolest, most frustrating, most interesting, and most notable stories from 2015.

Episode 137Lexical Acrobatics

In this episode, Jeff and Rebecca follow up on James Patterson's grants to indie booksellers, the possibilities and pitfalls of subscription services for romance titles, students at a high school deciding they are uncomfortable with Huck Finn, a bookstore that stocks only books recommended by celebrities, and much more.

Episode 136The Hole in Your Flaw

This week, Rebecca and Jeff talk about the NYT 100 Notable Books of 2015, a Muppets book banning, signed copies of GO SET A WATCHMAN, Oprah's imprint, and much more.

Episode 1352015 Holiday Recommendation Show

This week, Jeff and Rebecca respond to listener requests for book recommendations, from self-help to sci-fi.

Episode 134The Pod is Modular

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about Clare Vaye Watkins' essay in TIN HOUSE, a modular reading station, most valuable 20th century books, erotica audiobooks are booming, and much more.

Episode 133There’s Only One Pie

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the National Book Award winners, self-publishing keeps growing, Anne Frank gets a co-author, and call for recommendations for our holiday book recommendation show. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace, Penguin Random House Audio, and Audible.

Episode 132I’m Funny, You’re Sad

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about declining ebook sales, the Goodreads Choice awards, Amazon's list of the 100 best books of 2015, our hero of the week, Book Riot Live follow-up, and much more.

Episode 131Working SUPER Blue

In this episode taped at Book Riot Live, Jeff and Rebecca talk the Amazon bookstore, quarterbacks recommending books, Tiny Beautiful Things going to TV, the history of Book Riot, and much more. This episode is sponsored by The Murdstone Trilogy by Mal Peet.

Episode 130Hunkering

This week, Jeff and Rebecca go long on restricting access to books in schools, talk about the prospect of an American Writers Museum, geek out over the second part of President Obama's conversation with Marilynne Robinson, get excited for Book Riot Live, talk new books, and much more.

Episode 128Where Do You Even Get Papyrus?

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about President Obama interviewing Marilynne Robinson, Marlon James winning the Booker Prize, more Salander books coming, new books, and much more. This episode is sponsored by Scribd, Squarespace, and We'll Never Be Apart by Emiko Jean.