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Episode 199
The Underbelly of American History

This week, Rebecca and Jeff talk about the Obamas’s record-setting book deals, a bill to ban the work of Howard Zinn, book recommendation algorithms, and much more.


This episode is sponsored by:

The Spaceman of Bohemia by Jaroslav Kalfar

Volumes from Penguin Random House Audio

Universal Harvester by John Darnielle


Links discussed in this episode:

Better Living Through Books

Obamas! Book! Deals! 

Bill to ban Howard Zinn books from Arkansas public schools 

Changes to NYT book coverage explained

Daily Action Launches Book Club

Lit Bar hits crowdfunding goal

Harper Collins book rec bot on Facebook

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