No News is Good News

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about no new Harper Lee novels, protesting 9/11 literature without reading it, PRH book sales, public libraries getting in on little free library action, new books, and much more. This episode is sponsored by Scribd, Harry’s, and Squarespace.

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Links discussed in the show:


Follow-up: No more new novels in Harper Lee’s safe deposit box

#BigFiveSignOn campaign for Lee & Low’s diversity data

UNC Chapel Hill student objects to books in a 9/11 Literature class on grounds that they are “sympathetic toward terrorism,” hasn’t read any of them

Sherman Alexie & others resign from Red Hen press board

PRH revenue for first half of 2015: 1.9 billion

Indianapolis’s art-installation libraries

New books discussed in the show:

Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho

The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz


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