Ep 345 – The State of the Readers – Reading One Percenters

Episode 345

8th February 2024

How many books do people in America read per year? Are you in the top percentage of readers?

Episode notes

Brea and Mallory discuss the state of reading today, plus give advice on talking about spicy reads and recommend translated books. Email us at readingglassespodcast at gmail dot com!

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Book Club:

March 1, 5pm PT
Starling House by Alix E. Harrow

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Books Mentioned –

Mary by Nat Cassidy

The Book of Love by Kelly Link

Mouthful of Birds by Samanta Schweblin, translated by Megan McDowell

Amatka by Karin Tidbeck

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About the show

Do you love books? Want to learn how to make the most of your reading life? Join hosts Brea Grant and Mallory O’Meara every week as they discuss tips and tricks for reading better on Reading Glasses, a podcast designed to help you get more out of your literary experiences.

As professional creatives and mega-readers, Mallory and Brea are experts on integrating a love of reading into a busy lifestyle. Listeners will get help for bookish problems, like how to vanquish that To-Be-Read pile and organize those bookshelves. Brea and Mallory also offer advice on reader dilemmas. How do you climb out of a reading slump? How do you support authors while still getting books on the cheap? Where do you hide the bodies of the people who won’t stop talking while you’re trying to read? No matter what you read or how you read it, Reading Glasses will help you do it better.

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