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Episode 231
Your Choice of Quadraped


In this episode, Jeff and Rebecca follow-up about a long profile of the UNH librarian who gave the school $4MM, welcome waterproof Kindles, celebrate literary Macarthur winners, and much more.


This episode is sponsored by:

Quackery by Kang & Pederson

The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater

Forest of a Thousand Laterns by Julie C. Dao


Links discussed in this episode:

Follow-up on the librarian who left $4 million to UNH and now it’s funding football

The results of the Ripped Bodice study on diversity in romance are…very bad

Jesmyn Ward & Viet Thanh Nguyen win Macarthur Genius grants

Hachette Book Group terminates Weinstein imprint

Amazon finally introduces a waterproof Kindle

AmazonCrossing goes multilingual

Another shifted-perspective 50 Shades book is coming in November 

New York times awkwardly covers romance for the first time

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