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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. 

Mar 30, 2011

Two authors flip their publishing strategies, a snarky list of classics you needn't bother with and two books (from retreat authors) we can't wait for you to read.

The dates of our first two Retreat Author Reading Challenge online discussions have been announced. Get all the details on the challenge page.

The Big...

Mar 19, 2011

In this episode, I interview my favorite author of all time, Ian McEwan. As you can imagine, I'm just a little bit excited...

If you could interview your favorite author and ask them just one question, who would it be and what would you ask? Please call our voicemail line at 209/867-7323 and let us know.

The reason...

Mar 16, 2011

It's time for The Tournament of Books! Can computers choose your next great read? And 2 books we can't wait for you to read...

A Literary Competition

A reminder to anyone not attending the BOTNS Weekend Retreat: we will be more than happy to have our retreat authors autograph books for you, if you like. Simply purchase...

Mar 6, 2011

We hear about Ann's new favorite word and what it might mean to all of us. Ann gives us a quick review of her book purchases this week. And, two books we can't wait for you to read!

Ann's New Favorite Word

ead!A new scholarly journal called Bibliodiversity caught Ann's attention for its unique subject and format as well...

Mar 2, 2011

A discussion of books that are touchstones for adolescents, but might not measure up for adults. A brief overview of some of the recent breed of tough female characters in books. And two books, in paperback, that we can't wait for you to read.

Catching the Rye at the Right Time

A recent article on Flavorwire, entitled "