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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.


Jeff and Rebecca talk about Field of Dreams and the book its based on, W.P. Kinsella's Shoeless Joe.

Episode 445The Austen-Industrial Complex

Jeff and Rebecca talk about the listener survey, a new giant ereader, Amazon sort of coming to libraries, and much more.

Episode 4442021 Summer Preview Draft

Jeff and Rebecca compete to draft the best list of Summer 2021 new releases.

Episode 443Odyssey of Ache

Jeff and Rebecca set a BR reader poll, talk more about the publication of the Mike Pence book, get into how much authors make, and wonder if a techno-fad has a place in the world of books.

Episode 442Count Me Among the Uncool

Jeff and Rebecca talk about the uncoolness of ereading, how Jeff was right in a way that matters, a diversity in writing initiative from Reese's Book Club, and more.

2021 Moms, Dads, and Grads Recommendation Show

Jeff and Rebecca respond to listener requests for recommendations for moms, dads, grads (and themselves).

Episode 440The Train is People

Jeff and Rebecca check-in on the rolling reckoning, talk about dedicated e-readers, Murakami's thsirt line, and more.

Episode 439The Rolling Reckoning

Jeff and Rebecca follow up about Simon & Schuster's relationship with Post Hill Press, a employee petition at Simon & Schuster (and the CEO's response), Norton pulling a major book, listener feedback, and more.

Episode 438Several Trepidations

Jeff and Rebecca do listener feedback, interrogate what a podcast "read-a-long" does/could mean, stand in awe of Amanda Gorman's book sales, talk a little George R.R. Martin, and much more.

Episode 437Piñata of Lies

In this special, live-streamed episode, Jeff and Rebecca continue to argue about/refine a "Should I Read This?" segment/special episode series, are a little surprised at the Mike Pence book deal, perform their annual lament at the most challenged books of the year, and much more.