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Episode 232
Slightly Ridiculous

 

This week, Jeff and Rebecca sink their teeth into the new VIDA numbers, quickly mention the 2017 Man Booker Prize announcement, roll around in some book sales data, and much more.

 

This episode is sponsored by:

The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater

Libby

The Lost Causes by Etting & Schwartz

 

Links discussed in this episode:

Win 500 Bucks to spend at the bookstore of your choice!

George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

2016 VIDA count 

NYC libraries to forgive all children’s fines

Riz Ahmed as Hamlet for Netflix!? 

Mississippi school district pulls TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD from curriculum because it offends people

Florida school district bans all books with “profanity, cursing, or inappropriate subject matter” 

Kickstarter for a queer feminist bookstore in Mississippi 


Library of Congress begins Librarians in Residence pilot program 

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