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The Book Riot Podcast Episode 126: Taking Off Their Smelly Socks

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Amanda Nelson

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Amanda Nelson is an Executive Director of Book Riot. She lives in Richmond, VA.

The Book Riot Podcast Episode 126: Taking Off Their Smelly Socks

This week, Amanda and Swapna talk about the newly discovered lines of The Epic of Gilgamesh, Waterstones’ aid for Syria, Nobel predictions, and more. This episode is sponsored by The Bollywood Bride by Sonali Dev, The Chess Queen Enigma by Colleen Gleason, and Scribd.


Links Discussed:

New lines of the Epic of Gilgamesh discovered

Waterstones starts Books for Syria

Hachette signs up for diversity survey

Kobo’s new loyalty points plan

How the blurb sausage is made

The most banned books of the year are 80% by diverse authors and/or reflect cultural content

Harry Potter fans leaving their socks for Dobby

Nobel prize predictions?


New Books:

Killing and Dying by Adrian Tomine

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell