Better Than The Movie

...because the book normally is!

Better Than The Movie is a podcast for people who love reading diversely, books, book news, and issues related to literacy and popular culture. Our goal is to review and discuss book themes with passion and an open mind. We want to encourage our readers to look beyond the best sellers lists and  discover new voices and stories. 

We are The Readers, the people who the publishing world should be catering to, but oftentimes  don't . We are smart. We are funny. We are sometimes a little snarky. And we always, ALWAYS, think that the book is better than the movie

 

EPISODE THIRTY-EIGHT: Year End Wrap Up

I think the title says it all. :) We begin the show with Lit News business as usual and continue on to talk about our favorite reads of the year.

Articles discussed in Lit News: 

New Marlon James Novel is African Game Of Thrones: http://www.vulture.com/2015/12/marlon-jamess-new-book-will-be-an-african-got.html#

15 Powerful Works of Fiction Pubbed by Black Authors in 2015: http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2015/12/_15_powerful_works_of_fiction_published_by_black_authors_in_2015.html

World’s First MA in Black literature offered: http://www.theleopard.co.uk/worlds-first-ma-in-black-literature-is-launched-by-goldsmiths/

U.S. School stops teaching Huck Finn Because the N word: http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/dec/14/school-stops-teaching-huckleberry-finn-community-costs-n-word  

More Books, Fewer Guns BookRiot piece:  http://bookriot.com/2015/12/14/more-books-fewer-guns/