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August 10, 2012  

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

[5:45] Sarah Weinman’s list of thrillers for people who love Gone Girl

[6:05] In a Lonely Place, Dorothy B. Hughes

[8:45] Jenn recommends Out, Natsuo Kirino [10:45] The End of Men, Hanna Rosin


[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

[19:10] Jay Chandrasekhar on This is Spinal Tap, NPR

[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

[25:45] Goodnight Keith Moon, Go the Fuck to Sleep, The Emily Dickinson Reader

[27:45] @kimkierkegaard

[28:20] How I Became a Famous Novelist, Steve Hely

[29:00] The NSFW Show’s fake iBook bestseller

[30:30] The Harvard Lampoon’s Twilight and Hunger Games parodies

[32:20] TechCrunch’s piece on Text from Dog

[33:30] Feminist Ryan Gosling: The Book, Danielle Henderson (from the blog)

[37:15] Hark! A Vagrant, Kate Beaton (originally a webcomic)

[39:10] Girl Genius (the steampunk webcomic Jenn couldn’t remember the name of)

[40:45] Achewood by Chris Onstad (started online)

[41:40] Emitown by Emi Lenox (journal comic)

[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

[56:30] Rebecca hasn’t read Moby-Dick or Infinite Jest

[57:00] Jenn hasn’t read Their Eyes Were Watching God

[58:00] AJ Jacobs on blurbing

[58:50] Moar high fantasy!

[59:50] NK Jemisin: The Killing Moon & The Shadowed Sun

[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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