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
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!
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.
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: