Bookrageous Episode 42; Stream of Consciousness
Apologies for Jenn’s occasionally wonky sound! There was a storm brewing in Brooklyn at the time of recording.
Intro Music; Nick Lowe - When I Write the Book
What We’re Reading
[1:02] Oral histories!
[1:50] Working, Studs Terkel
[2:10] Top of the Rock, Warren Littlefield, T.R. Pearson
[4:05] Robopocalypse, Daniel Wilson
[4:20] Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk Music, Legs McNeil, Gillian McCain
[4:30] Avengers Assemble: An Oral History of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Brian Michael Bendis
[5:20] Gillian Flynn binge
[6:05] In a Lonely Place, Dorothy B. Hughes
[11:38] Finished! Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace
[13:30] Spillover, David Quammen, October 1 2012
[15:15] Magic Strikes, Ilona Andrews
[16:25] Distrust That Particular Flavor, William Gibson
Intermission; Bill Elm & Woody Jackson - Triggernometry
Stream of Consciousness
[20:15] The Ascent of Rum Doodle, W.E. Bowman
[20:45] The Fifty Shames of Earl Grey, by Fanny Merkin a.k.a. Andrew Shaffer
[24:45] Bored of the Rings, The Harvard Lampoon
[28:20] How I Became a Famous Novelist, Steve Hely
[29:00] The NSFW Show’s fake iBook bestseller
[39:10] Girl Genius (the steampunk webcomic Jenn couldn’t remember the name of)
[43:30] Listener question: How do we decide what to read next?
[49:20] The Art of Fielding, Chad Harbach
[49:25] Lightning Rods, Helen DeWitt
[54:05] Any galleys we’re excited about?
[54:10] Rebecca doesn’t have Cronin’s The Twelve yet!
[55:44] Josh is excited for Karen Russell’s Vampires in the Lemon Grove
[56:05] Books we wish we’d read?
[56:20] Josh hasn’t read Stoner
[57:00] Jenn hasn’t read Their Eyes Were Watching God
[58:00] AJ Jacobs on blurbing
[58:50] Moar high fantasy!
[1:00:50] Jacqueline Carey’s Kushiel series (Kushiel’s Dart is the first one)
[1:02:15] Santa Olivia, Jacqueline Carey
[1:03:35] Read This!, contributors include Josh
Outro; Nick Lowe - When I Write the Book
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