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February 27, 2013  

Bookrageous Episode 50; E-Books Revisited

Intro Music; 21st Century Digital Boy by Bad Religion

What We’re Reading

Josh

[1:20] Gulp, Mary Roach, April 2 2013

[2:55] An Armenian Sketchbook, Vassily Grossman

[4:00] Rise of the Videogame Zinesters, Anna Anthropy

Rebecca

[7:05] Ivyland, Miles Klee

[8:05] I Can Barely Take Care of Myself, Jen Kirkman, April 16 2013

[9:05] When Women Were Birds, Terry Tempest Williams (courtesy of Gabrielle)

Jenn

[11:55] Refuge, Terry Tempest Williams

[13:35] American Childhood, Annie Dillard

[15:10] What Are You Doing Here?, Laina Dawes, Bazillion Points (rec’d by Toby Carroll); Dawes interviewed on NPR

[18:20] Vampires in the Lemon Grove, Karen Russell

[20:35] His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman

Intermission; Hotline by Jasper Byrne

E-Books Revisited

Prior conversation: Episode 17: e-reading, April 2011

[27:10] Update: Kobo app does not work on Nook tablet, sorry Rebecca!

[27:35] Note on shopping Kobo via indies: Make sure you’re creating your account through either a dedicated link from the bookstore or through their website!

[34:30] The Largely Irrational Reasons I’m Not Ready to Go All-Digital, Amanda Nelson (Book Riot)

[41:35] Dave Eggers on ebooks

[46:05] Perdido Street Station, China Mieville

[48:50] Waltzing the Cat, Pam Houston

[51:15] TURRIBLE digital formatting (OR Books)

[55:50] Down with DRM!

[59:55] The Selected Works of TS Spivet, Reif Larsen (app)

[1:00:30] How to Cook Everything, Mark Bittman (app)

[1:01:10] The Elements, Theodore Gray (app)

[1:02:30] Inkling; Tasting Beer, Randy Mosher (app)

[1:03:55] Literary reviews publishing ebooks: Electric Literature; The Millions; Book Riot

[1:09:20] Further proof that e-books do, in fact, cost money to produce, MobyLives (Melville House)

Outro; 21st Century Digital Boy by Bad Religion

Find Us!

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Find Us Online: Josh, Jenn, Rebecca

Bookrageous Book Club Pick: She, by H. Rider Haggard (available at used bookstores and from Project Gutenberg)

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February 5, 2013  

Bookrageous Episode 49; How a Book is Made, Pt 2

Intro Music; I Could Write a Book by Harry Connick Jr

What We’re Reading

Jenn

[1:25] The Vanishers, Heidi Julavits

[3:25] Daring Greatly, Brené Brown; TED talk on vulnerability

[4:15] Nana Vol. 1, Ai Yazawa

[5:30] One Good Earl Deserves a Lover, Sarah MacLean

Michelle

[6:45] The Kreutzer Sonata, Leo Tolstoy

[7:10] The Dog Stars, Peter Heller

[8:25] Magnificence, Lydia Millett

[8:45] The Buddha in the Attic, Julie Otsuka

Sarah

[12:15] Hell or High Water, Joy Castro

[13:40] Where’d You Go, Bernadette, Maria Semple

Rebecca

[16:15] Gulp, Mary Roach, April 1 2013

[18:10] Dear Life, Alice Munro

[19:35] Elders, Ryan Mcilvain, March 5 2013

Intermission; The Editor by Mobley

How a Book is Made, Pt 2 (Agents and Editors)

Michelle Brower, Folio Lit
Sarah Knight, Simon and Schuster

[28:45] The Handbook for Lightning Strike Survivors, Michele Young-Stone

[40:45] Nightshifted, Cassie Alexander

[41:05] The House Girl, Tara Conklin, February 1 2013

[43:30] David Maraniss, Chris Matthews

[44:40] The House Girl, Tara Conklin (on the Indie Next list!)

[45:40] Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn

[46:21] Sharp Objects, Dark Places

Outro; I Could Write a Book by Harry Connick Jr

Find Us!

Bookrageous on Tumblr, Podbean, Twitter, Facebook, Spotify, and leave us voicemail at 347-855-7323

Find Us Online: Jenn, Rebecca, Michelle, Sarah

Bookrageous Book Club Pick: She, by H. Rider Haggard (available at used bookstores and from Project Gutenberg)

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Note: Our show book links direct you to WORD, an independent bookstore in Brooklyn. If you click through and buy the book, we will get a small affiliate payment. We won't be making any money off any book sales -- any payments go into hosting fees for the Bookrageous podcast, or other Bookrageous projects. We promise.

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