Episode 408
Word of Mouth for Robots

Jeff and Rebecca ask for ideas for post-election episode topics, go over what is going on with book sales, float the idea of making author “retirements” a bigger deal, and much more.

This episode is sponsored by:

This episode is sponsored by Sips by: Experience the joy of personalized tea discovery. , A Drop of Midnight by Jason Diakité, Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour, and Book Riot Insiders.

Discussed in this episode:

New York Times profile of Madeline McIntosh

Unit sales of print books up 6.4% in first 9 months of 2020

Indie bookstore sales down 40% on average

Bill Bryson says he’s retiring