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The Book Riot Podcast #123: Gateway Underthings

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The Book Riot Podcast, Episode #123: Gateway Underthings

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about an honest-to-goodness book ban, identify theft in the world of high profile poetry, reading in the bathroom, new books, and much more. This week’s episode is sponsored by Scribd, Audible, and Lizard Radio by Pat Schmatz.


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Links discussed in the show:


Teen novel banned (actually banned) in New Zealand

Knoxville woman wants to ban Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, calls it pornographic

Sales of longlisted Man Booker titles

White poet submits to Best Am Poetry w/ Chinese “pen name,” Sherman Alexie leaves it in

Poopfiction picks the perfect story for your bathroom break

New books discussed in the show:

This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance by Jonathan Evison

Negroland by Margo Jefferson

Welcome to Braggsville (paperback) by T. Geronimo Johnson



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