Book Riot: The Podcast

The Book Riot 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 Book Riot.

Episode 155Narnes & Bloble

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the resignation of Barnes & Noble's founder, the Andrew Luck Book Club, the reasons people buy books, and more.

Episode 154The Bermuda Triangle, In a Good Way

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about this year's Pulitzer Prize winners, Pew's 2015 survey of American reading habits, the most anticipated books of the rest of the year, and much more.

Episode 153Intentional Whimsy

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about stunt literary prizes, the most challenged books of 2015, the Man Booker International Shortlist, the graying of digital readers, and much more.

Episode 152Nazi Witch Book Threshold

Episode 151One Chart to Rule Them All

The week, Jeff and Rebecca talk this year's VIDA count, bookstore bookmobiles, James Patterson reups library giving, whispers of a new Marylinne Robinson novel, Nazi witch books, and much more.

Episode 150Creativity Hucksterism

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about five-star restaurants in a Barnes & Noble, Penguin Random House profits, adult coloring books flying off the shelves, representations of Native Americans in children's books, and much more.

Episode 149Assumptive Leap of Fear

This week, Amanda and Jeff talk about women who grew up reading Harry Potter, Ireland first book banning in 18 years, Ferrante for kids, and much more.

Episode 148I Just Assume Japan Beats Us

This week, Amanda and Jeff talk about JK Rowling's new wizarding story, Lionel Shriver's comments, the most literate countries in the world, and much more. This episode is sponsored by Audible, Harry's, and Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina.

Episode 146Magic Internet Dust

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the most assigned female writers on college courses, a new imprint for Muslim stories, B&N considering opening Amazon-style stores, and much more.

Episode 145Pot Committed

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about not talking about "rediscovered" literary works, Kobo in trouble, War & Peace on bestseller lists, the remarkable self-publishing Hausa women of Nigeria, and much more.

Episode 144Jed Bartlet’s Patronus

This week, Jeff and Amanda talk To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child coming in book form, Elena Ferrante's miniseries, the most assigned books in college, and more.

Episode 143Hop in the Delorean

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about best selling genre books of 2015, rumors of a huge rollout of Amazon bookstores, follow up on romance reviewing, new wizarding schools, and much more.

Episode 142Peter Flabbit

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about a newly discovered story by Beatrix Potter, LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE getting a new movie treatment, a comprehensive survey of the demographics of the publishing industry, title specific ebook giftcards, and much more.

Episode 141Pajama Hierarchy

This week, Jeff and Rebecca an early frontrunner for hero of the year, author getting paid for appearances, Pottermore downsizing, loosening job requirements in publishing, and much more. Plus, Amanda and Swapna drop by for a STAR WARS aftershow.

Episode 140Stay Woke, Holly Madison

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about slew of new literary adaptations, the first pick of Emma Watson's book club, the shuttering of Shelfari, borrowing habits at the United Nations, and much more.