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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. 

Apr 29, 2015

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day! And, don’t forget about Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton, and The Rope Walk by Carrie Brown.   Summer is just around the corner, and that means the return of BOTNS Beach Blanket Book Bingo. Full deatils will be announced before Memorial Day, but in the meantime, we’d love...

Apr 22, 2015

Earlier this week, I was honored to be a guest on the Covered podcast, hosted by Harry Marks. Harry and I talked about The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. I had a great time, and I hope you give it a listen … and check out the other episodes of Covered, too! Audiobook […]

Apr 15, 2015

A National Poetry Month discussion with poet Jynne Martin, author of We Mammals in Hospitable Times.   Note: One of the poems Jynne reads has some four-letter words, so if you usually listen around children, you may want to wait until they’re out of earshot.   Celebrating National Poetry Month with Jynne Martin Some...

Apr 8, 2015

We answer many listener questions, and we recommend The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro, and The Room by Jonas Karlsson.   Ann and I are thrilled and honored to have been invited to speak at the Mark Twain House’s Fourth Annual Writers’ Weekend. Details and information on tickets can be found here. Tim Huggins, a...

Apr 1, 2015

Why are some of us drawn to dark, disturbing works of fiction? Don’t you forget about Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand and Arthur and George by Julian Barnes.   Ann discovered a wonderful time-suck of a website: What’s That Book? It’s a site where anyone can post details of a book that they remember but for which...