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September 4, 2012  

Bookrageous Episode 43; How a Book is Made

Intro Music; BELLS≥ -- Behold

What We’re Reading


[1:15] Every Day, David Levithan

[2:45] The Apothecary, Maile Meloy

[3:35] Safe as Houses, Marie-Helene Bertino, October 1 2012 (Recommended Reading)


[4:15] Mortality, Christopher Hitchens

[5:30] Penguin Civic Classics series


[7:45] I Married You For Happiness, Lily Tuck

[9:00] Dare Me, Megan Abbott

[10:35] Kushiel’s Dart, Jacqueline Carey

[11:10] This Is How You Lose Her, Junot Diaz

[11:45] More Baths Less Talking, Nick Hornby

[12:15] Why Have Kids, Jessica Valenti


[12:45] More Baths Less Talking, Nick Hornby

[13:10] Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie (The Child Thief, Brom)

[14:00] He Died With His Eyes Open, Derek Raymond

[15:15] A Breath of Life, Clarice Lispector


[16:20] Drift, Rachel Maddow

[17:40] Quicksilver, Neal Stephenson

Intermission; BELLS≥ -- On the Arc

How a Book is Made

[36:45] Steve has worked on: Glen Duncan; Chuck Palahniuk; The Night Circus

[39:45] Gabrielle has worked on: Jonathan Franzen; Jeffrey Eugenides; Siri Hustvedt’s Living, Thinking, Looking; BIG IDEAS//small books; Garret Keizer’s Privacy; The Paris Review’s Object Lessons (October 2 2012); Alain de Botton’s How to Think More About Sex (December 24 2012); Philippa Perry’s How to Stay Sane (December 24 2012)

[48:00] Leaving the Atocha Station, Ben Lerner

[48:20] Office Girl, Joe Meno

[49:15] First Second Books

[50:55] Angry Robot

[51:15] When She Woke, Hillary Jordan

[57:15] Publishing job listings: Mediabistro/Galleycat; Publishers Lunch; Publishers Weekly

Outro; BELLS≥ -- Behold

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