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Books on the Nightstand published our final episode in July 2016. This is a place for listeners to find old episodes. 

I'm sorry that we don't have show notes for all of the episodes, and that the episodes do not have consistent filenames. Still, we hope you find that the content is valuable enough to overlook those annoyances.

Thank you to all who have listened to BOTNS over the years and for those who are just discovering the podcast. 

Dec 29, 2010

Our special year-end episode is here! We announce the top 10 books of 2010, as voted by you, our listeners. Then Ann and I each pick 5 books we loved this year (plus one extra each for good measure!)

Your Top Ten

Thanks to everyone who took the time to vote in our Favorite Books of 2010 Listeners' Poll. Without further...

Dec 21, 2010

It's the last holiday-themed episode of the year! Before we head off to celebrate Christmas with our families, we share with you the books we're hoping to receive as gifts, two books that surprised us, and two books that we're wrapping up for family and friends.


Books we're hoping to find under our respective...

Dec 14, 2010

Thanks to McSweeney's, we now have a chart on how to pronounce those pesky author names. We recommend a selection of beautiful books fit for any coffee table. Two books we're gifting this holiday season.

It's Lee-thum, not Leth-um

The fine folks at McSweeney's put together a recent issue of their magazine and made it...

Dec 8, 2010

Everybody's reading classics these days; we've got your next one! We help five listeners find the perfect books to give this holiday season. Two books we're giving as gifts this year.

Twain. Dickens. Tolstoy?

A quick update to our recent eReader podcast. The long awaited Google eBooks launched on Monday, which means you...

Nov 30, 2010

In this episode, we talk about our experiences reading digitally, then Ann gives an overview of a few of the major e-reading devices. We end with two nonfiction books we can't wait for you to read

The Experience of E

Ann and I have both been reading work manuscripts electronically for several years now. We spend the...