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Episode 365
The Floppy Market

Jeff and Rebecca chronicle the continuing effects of COVID-19 on the world of books.

This episode is sponsored by:


Spalding University

The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin

The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives in Your Home by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, and by Harper Perennial

Links discussed in this episode:

Sales of print books held steady last week

Unemployed NYC booksellers launch online bookstore

Libraries want to turn bookmobiles into free WiFi trucks during COVID-19

Strand lays off 188 booksellers after New York orders lockdown of non-essential businesses

Skyhorse Publishing lays off nearly ⅓ of staff

Scholastic begins temporary staff reductions

Harry Potter Alliance throwing a virtual con

JK Rowling allowing read-alouds of HP

Diamond Comics Distributors to stop receiving shipments of new comics amid COVID-19 concerns

HarperCollins to launch Native-Focused Imprint

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