Episode 135: The News Roundup!
This week, the trio tackle some unusual stories circulating the news of the publishing world. First, are ebooks making it easier for Stephanie Meyer and Adolph Hitler to both earn a similar title? Are digital books really unseating print as the primary way that we consume the literary word, bite by delectable bite? Is there a magic formula that will tell you exactly what to do to produce a bestselling novel, and are conjunctions the path to dizzying wealth and book groupies? In addition, the trio discuss books by pioneering games journalists, disturbing mixes of science fiction and noir, and much more. Finally, they wrap up with a dizzying array of topics for off the bookshelf, finishing with a gleefully unanimous rave review of a board game set on the stock exchange floor. No, they weren't drunk. You can send questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Books We've Been Reading
- Joseph Campbell, Asian Journals Volume 2
- Helene Wecker, The Golem and the Jinni
- Leigh Alexander, Breathing Machine
- Philip K. Dick, The Penultimate Truth
- Ben H. Winters, Countdown City
- Adam Sternbergh, Shovel Ready
News In Publishing
- eBooks and Hitler
- Print > Digital?
- The formula for great books
Off The Bookshelf
- True Detective
- Headhunters/Memories of Murder
- Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Give the People What They Want
- Veronica Mars
- Broken Age
- Ghost Stories
- Panic on Wall Street
- Yume Nikki