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An audio documentary series about books, reading, and language.

Annotated Book Riot

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    • 4.9 • 480 Ratings

An audio documentary series about books, reading, and language.

    National Novel Writing Month

    National Novel Writing Month

    How a gimmick to write more became one of the biggest literary events online.

    This episode is sponsored by:

    Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky

    I’m Not Dying with You Tonight by Gilly Segal and Kimberly Jones




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    • 16 min
    The Baby-Sitters Club

    The Baby-Sitters Club

    The affirming, surprising, and most of all lasting legacy of The Baby-Sitters Club.




    This episode is sponsored by:

    The Ventriloquists by E.R. Ramzipoor

    Circe by Madeline Miller




    Links relevant to this episode:

    Someday by David Levithan

    Yumi Sakugawa

    RWBY After the Fall by E.C. Myers

    The Baby-Sitters Club Club Podcast

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    • 32 min
    The Dream of a Universal Language

    The Dream of a Universal Language

    What if the whole world spoke the same language? How would it work? Who would be interested in speaking it? In this episode, the dream, the reality, and the hope that is Esperanto.




    This episode is sponsored by:

    Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett




    Relevant links:

    Bridge of Words: Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language by Esther Schor

    Alex Miller's Esperanto YouTube Channel

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    • 21 min
    The Life-Changing Magic of Reading a Book

    The Life-Changing Magic of Reading a Book

    Sometimes people refer to a book they really liked as "life-changing." But what if you read a book, and it really did change your life in a big way? In this episode, stories of people reading books and making a big change.




    This episode is sponsored by:

    The Guest Book by Sarah Blake

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    • 20 min
    #26: You Are Not Alone

    #26: You Are Not Alone

    In this episode, the story of the interrupted literary career of Freido Lampe, and how his story reveals the underpinnings of the Nazi obsession with books and literature.




    This episode is sponsored by:

    We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal

    Have You Seen Luis Velez? by Catherine Ryan Hyde




    Relevant Links:

    At the Edge of the Night by Freido Lampe, translated by Simon Beattie

    The Book Thieves by Anders Rydell

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    • 19 min
    #25: Books Behind Bars, Part 2

    #25: Books Behind Bars, Part 2

    In a follow-up to our last episode, an extended conversation with Chris Wilson about what reading while in prison can do.

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    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
480 Ratings

480 Ratings

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This is a great podcast. I hope Book Riot will bring it back.

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I just need MOREEEE please release new episodes soon i have listened to all of these MULTIPLE times now😍

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All the Books review

The amiable commentators spend way too much time taking about themselves and not about books, I find the format too casual. I am going to try the other Book riot offerings.

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