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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


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

[2:55] An Armenian Sketchbook, Vassily Grossman

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


[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)


[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

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