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 a call for help and a weird stock purchase at The Strand, more encouraging hires in publishing, an ugly fight at B&N goes away, and how much we really don't like Audible-only things.
Jeff and Rebecca discuss JACK by Marilynne Robinson.
Jeff and Rebecca mostly respond to listener ideas for bonus episodes. Some of it is even about books.
Jeff and Rebecca discuss the recent adaptations of Little Fires Everywhere, High Fidelity, and Enola Holmes.
Jeff and Rebecca ask for ideas for post-election episode topics, go over what is going on with book sales, float the idea of making author "retirements" a bigger deal, and much more.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about the life and work of 2020 Nobel Laureate Louise Glück, plus an extended discussion of her 1993 poem, "Vespers."
Jeff and Rebecca tease their special 2020 Nobel Prize episode, look at the National Book Award longlist, consider an interesting new position at Simon & Schuster, and respond to listener feedback on their half-baked ideas, and more.
Jeff and Rebecca pitch ideas that are not quite ready for prime-time.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about Amazon's apparent discount decline, a new Executive Editor at Random House, another major James Patterson donation, and much more.
Liberty Hardy of All the Books! and Rincey Abrams of Read or Dead join Jeff to talk about Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi.