EPISODE FIFTY-THREE: Mile High
We're coming to you live from Rocky Mountain High on this episode. WE visited a few of the local Denver bookstores and discuss our thoughts about them. This week we’re also tackling the complicated feelings that come along with wanting to support indie booksellers, but ultimately succumbing to the low low prices of The Man (aka Amazon) along with our usual assessment of lit news and other minutiae.
Articles discussed in news section below:
Stop telling black people not to self publish: http://justinaireland.com/dammit-this-is-a-blog/2016/8/17/stop-telling-black-people-to-self-publish
Publisher delays YA novel amid row over invented black 'street dialect': https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/aug/16/delays-ya-row-over-invented-black-vernacular-when-we-was-fierce
What Pres. Obama is reading this summer: http://time.com/4450367/president-obama-summer-reading-list-2016/?xid=tcoshare