The Book Riot Podcast #139: The Internet Illuminati

The Book Riot Podcast #139: The Internet Illuminati

This week, Rebecca and Amanda discuss an author catfishing bloggers to get reviews, Emma Watson’s feminist book club, and more.

This episode is sponsored by This Is Where It Ends and Harry’s.

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Follow-up: Internet error code 451 approved

Author poses as Penguin Random House publicist to get blogger reviews

Anne Frank’s diary now public domain

Parents call the police on kids distributing copies of banned book

Emma Watson’s new feminist book club

Gene Luen Yang named Library of Congress’s Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Barnes & Noble adding booze?

German vending machine dispenses a book in exchange for an unwanted present

Coffee Sleeve Conversations

Professors attempt to quantify sentimental language in commercial vs. literary fiction