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Books on the Nightstand published our final episode in July 2016. This is a place for listeners to find old episodes. 

I'm sorry that we don't have show notes for all of the episodes, and that the episodes do not have consistent filenames. Still, we hope you find that the content is valuable enough to overlook those annoyances.

Thank you to all who have listened to BOTNS over the years and for those who are just discovering the podcast. 

Jul 27, 2011

The demise of Borders prompts a discussion on evolution of bookstores. Spotify's US launch leads to a discussion of music to listen to while reading. And we recommend The Pirates of Somalia by Jay Bahadur and Game of Secrets by Dawn Tripp.


399 Borders stores are closing, leaving some areas of the country...

Jul 20, 2011

Tumbling Books

We start this week inspired by a message on twitter: @jhaubs2 asked if we'd ever heard of Better Book Titles, which is a Tumblr site. We love this site, so we thought we'd talk about a few literary tumblr sites that we like. Thanks for the idea, Julianna!

First up is Better Book Titles, the brainchild of...

Jul 13, 2011

Consuming books across multiple media; the power of a good (or bad) book jacket; and two books we can't wait for you to read!

Reading Back and Forth

John, from Kuwait (!) emailed us with the book he's most looking forward to reading this Summer (yeah, John, we don't blame you for not calling!), which is Norman Mailer's 

Jul 6, 2011

It's your show this week, as we play your voicemails telling us which books you are looking forward to reading this summer.


We attend to some details


Thank you, thank you, thank you! We loved hearing your calls, and are thrilled to be able to play your voicemails on this show.

First, a few items of housekeeping: