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Jeff and Rebecca talk about the celebrity memoir boomlet, Levar Burton hosting the National Book Awards, renovating Barnes & Noble, Scholastic separating LBGTQ+ and other marginalized books, the Lessons in Chemistry adaptation, and more.

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First Edition!

The Book Riot Podcast Patreon

RIP Louise Glück

Update: Michelle Williams is the support narrator for Britney’s memoir

Update: LeVar Burton to host NBA ceremony

Scholastic confirms option to withhold LGBTQ+ titles from book fairs

Barnes & Noble’s new looks seem to be paying off

That American Fiction trailer tho

Family Meal by Bryan Washington

Blackouts by Justin Torres


Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus