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Book Riot - The Podcast is a weekly news and talk show about what's new, cool, and worth talking about in the world of books and reading, brought to you by the editors of BookRiot.com
September 20, 2021
E463: Book Nerd Movie Club: THE MARTIAN
Jeff and Rebecca talk about the book and movie, The Martian.
September 13, 2021
E462: Spat Into the World
Jeff and Jenn talk interesting science fiction and fantasy releases, some of the best books of 2021, upcoming science-fiction and fantasy adaptations, and more. Then Jeff and Rebecca are joined by Cree Myles to talk about her project, All Ways Black.
September 3, 2021
E461: Special Episode: 2021 Fall Preview Draft
As announced, we are trying something different for bonus content: a special, ad-free, pay-what-you-will 2021 Fall Preview Draft.
August 30, 2021
E460: The Hamster Will Be Our Guinea Pig
Jeff and Rebecca talk about their plans and strategy for the Fall Preview Draft, a bookstore getting an imprint, PRH jacking up the price of Amanda Gorman’s book, what a wonderful era of Black literature it is, and much more.
August 23, 2021
E459: Indiscriminate Scamming
Jenn Northington joins Rebecca to talk about the Hachette/Workman acquisition, the state of book tours, a truly mistifying publishing scam, and more.
August 16, 2021
E458: G-Level Property
Sharifah Williams joins Jeff to talk SF/F adaptations, how the adaptation boom may (or may not?) be affecting what is getting written, wild problems with GoodReads, and more.
August 9, 2021
E457: The Donkey Parade
Jeff and Rebecca talk about the coming end of big-time adaptations, the future of food memoirs, the dearth of popular on-going book series, and more.
August 2, 2021
E456: Spicy Fun Spice
Jeff and Rebecca talk about pandemic reading habits, book sales, what it means to be a relevant author, and much more.
July 26, 2021
E455: The Canonical Dorito
Jeff and Rebecca build off listener feedback to spend more time talking about TikTok and books, how local libraries can be eaten away from the inside, have their minds boggled about a 300-year overdue library book, and more.
July 19, 2021
E454: Infinite Monkeys
Jeff and Rebecca parse listener feedback on what makes historical fiction, explicate the bestselling books of the year so far, and more.
July 12, 2021
E453: Convince Me I’m Right
Jeff and Rebecca talk about recent reading, proceed to debate what constitutes historical fiction, wish for the failure of the efforts of some politicians, anticipate Janelle Monae’s short story collection, and much more.
June 28, 2021
E451: Ding the Basket
Jeff and Rebecca check in on summer book sales, relay another effort they hope fails, and talk about Michelle Zauner’s excellent debut memoir, Crying in H Mart.
June 21, 2021
Jeff and Rebecca talk about the Pulitzer Prize announcements, things happening in conservative publishing, a sweeping Amazon investigative report, and more.
June 17, 2021
E449: Our Favorite(?) Books of 2021 So Far.
Jeff and Rebecca pick their most memorable, favorite, and otherwise noteworthy reads of 2021 so far.
June 14, 2021
E448: Three Corners of an "It" Book
Jeff and Rebecca talk about Amazon buying MGM, Roxane Gay’s new imprint, what makes an “it” book, and more.
June 7, 2021
E447: Summer Draft Results and SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER by Ashley Ford
Jeff and Rebecca discuss the results of their Summer Draft showdown and try a little something new with Somebody’s Daughter by Ashley Ford.
June 2, 2021
E446: FIELD OF DREAMS
Jeff and Rebecca talk about Field of Dreams and the book its based on, W.P. Kinsella’s Shoeless Joe.
May 24, 2021
E445: The Austen-Industrial Complex
Jeff and Rebecca talk about the listener survey, a new giant ereader, Amazon sort of coming to libraries, and much more.
May 19, 2021
E444: 2021 Summer Preview Draft
Jeff and Rebecca compete to draft the best list of Summer 2021 new releases.
May 17, 2021
E443: Odyssey of Ache
Jeff and Rebecca set a BR reader poll, talk more about the publication of the Mike Pence book, get into how much authors make, and wonder if a techno-fad has a place in the world of books.