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A weekly podcast about the Kindle and eBooks with in-depth conversations with guests--authors, technology experts, book industry analysts, Amazon execs, educators, agents, readers, and more.

A weekly podcast about the Kindle and eBooks with in-depth conversations with guests--authors, technology experts, book industry analysts, Amazon execs, educators, agents, readers, and more.

Location:

Denver, CO

Description:

A weekly podcast about the Kindle and eBooks with in-depth conversations with guests--authors, technology experts, book industry analysts, Amazon execs, educators, agents, readers, and more.

Twitter:

@LenEdgerly

Language:

English


Episodes

TKC 616 Darlene

5/22/2020
My Wife and Sophie on the upper deck in Maine Interview starts at 13:26 and ends at 51:35 Links “The Amazon Kindle is doomed, unless it uses color e-paper” by Michael Kozlowski at Good E Reader - May 18, 2020 PhoneSoap UV-C sanitizing devices Flat Broke with Two Goats: A Memoir by Jennifer McGaha The Professional Book Nerds Podcast Next Week’s Guest David Pepper, author of The Voter File, available for pre-order with delivery June 2, 2020 Click here to enable my daily Morning...

Duration:00:51:35

TKC 615 James McQuivey

5/15/2020
Vice President and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research Interview starts at 16:22 and ends at 53:61 Links Amazon press release on new HD 8 tablets - May 13, 2020 “Amazon upgrades its Fire HD 8 Tablet” by David Carnoy at CNET - May 13, 2020 Readwise “The Future of Work Starts Now” by James McQuivey at Forrester Research - April 20, 2020 Click here to enable my daily Morning Journal flash briefing at the Alexa Skills store. You will then hear each day’s entry by saying, “Alexa,...

Duration:00:56:32

TKC 614 Josh Bookin

5/8/2020
Associate Director - instructional support and development Harvard Graduate School of Education Interview starts at 9:28 and ends at 50:27 Links DK Readers L2: Star Wars: The Adventures of BB-8 by David Fentiman Josh Bookin Harvard Graduate School of Education Harvard Graduate School of Education site on teaching remotely Harvard-wide site on teaching remotely A site from University of Michigan about online teaching Zoom Canvas Click here to enable my daily Morning Journal flash...

Duration:00:51:55

TKC 613 Szczepan Twardoch

5/1/2020
Author of The King of Warsaw Interview starts at 10:30 and ends at 42:02 Links Amazon First Quarter Earnings press release - April 30, 2020 “Amazon Says It Will Forgo Billions in Profits to Invest into Worker Safety Measures” by Lauren Debter at Forbes - April 30, 2020 The King of Warsaw by Szczepan Twardoch translated by Sean Gasper Bye Male Fantasies, Vol. 2: Male Bodies - Psychoanalyzing the White Terror by Klaus Theweleitf Click here to enable my daily Morning Journal flash...

Duration:00:44:50

TKC 612 A G Riddle

4/24/2020
Author of Pandemic and other science thrillers Interview starts at 18:39 and ends at 52:01 Links “Bezos Takes Back the Wheel at Amazon” by Karen Weise at The New York Times - April 22, 2020 Jay Carney interview with Brian Stelter - March 29, 2020 Jeff Bezos’s Letter to Shareholders - April 16, 2020 “Will you buy the Pocketbook Color?” by Michael Kozlowski at Good E Reader - April 23, 202 Books by A. G. Riddle Click here to enable my daily Morning Journal flash briefing at the Alexa...

Duration:00:53:37

TKC 611 David Burleigh

4/17/2020
Director of Brand Marketing and Communication at OverDrive Interview starts at 13:08 and ends at 55:48 Links “How Are Indie and SFF Bookstores Weathering the Coronavirus Outbreak?” By Andrew Liptak at Tor.com - April 15, 2020 “Survey of Independent Bookstores Shows Coronavirus Toll” by Alex Green at Publishers Weekly - April 8, 2020 The Tattered Cover Book Store in Denver “Audiobooks and literacy: a rapid review of the literature” at National Literacy Trust in London - February 17,...

Duration:00:59:21

TKC 610 Dean Koontz

4/10/2020
Author of Devoted, published March 31, 2020 by Thomas & Mercer Interview starts at 18:15 and ends at 49:40 Links Macmillan CEO John Sargent’s letter rescinding changes in eBook pricing to libraries - March 17, 2020 “Macmillan Abandons Library E-book Embargo” by Andrew Albanese at Publishers Weekly - March 17, 2020. “Macmillan lifts library ebook embargo; DBW ban ends” by Bradley Metrock at Digital Book World - March 17, 2020 Audible Captions demo (video) “Amazon extends its US and...

Duration:00:52:45

TKC 609 James McQuivey

4/2/2020
Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research Links “How Employees Feel About Coronavirus: Early Results from Forrester’s PandemicEX Survey” by James McQuivey at Forrester blog - March 11, 2020 Jeff Bezos’s letter to employees In-N-Out Burger’s Coronavirus statement - March 24, 2020 More Deadly Than War: The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War by Kenneth C. Davis (not mentioned in interview, but of possible interest) “Forrester Future Fit”: How Fit...

Duration:00:46:39

TKC 608 Darlene

3/27/2020
My Wife at Sunrise in Ocean Park, Maine Links Jeff Bezos’s letter to employees “Will Covid-19 change how Amazon-Haters See Amazon?” By David Enzel at Medium - March 24, 2020 “Amazon’s COVID-19 blog” at Day One - March 27, 2020 “What I Learned When My Husband Got Sick With Coronavirus” by Jessica Lustig at The New York Times - March 24, 2020 PSA Safe Grocery Shopping in COVID-19 Pandemic (YouTube) - March 24, 2020 “The new iPad Pro isn’t a laptop replacement. It’s better than that” by...

Duration:00:48:52

TKC 607 Jason "Timbuktu" Diakité

3/20/2020
Author of A Drop of Midnight: A Memoir Links Jason “Timbuktu” Diakité on Facebook, Instagram, and Wikipedia and YouTube Jason’s performance at Harlem Sound Stage (rescheduled for October) Click here to enable my daily Morning Journal flash briefing at the Alexa Skills store. You will then hear each day’s entry by saying, “Alexa, what’s new?” Right-click here and then click "Save Link As..." to download the audio to your computer, phone, or MP3 player.

Duration:00:46:20

TKC 606 A G Riddle Update on Coronavirus

3/13/2020
Author of Pandemic and other thrillers Interview starts at 1:05 and ends at 39:20 Links A G Riddle’s website My father’s poem, “Transition” (video) Next week’s guest: Jason Diakité, author of A Drop of Midnight: A Memoir Click here to enable my daily Morning Journal flash briefing at the Alexa Skills store. You will then hear each day’s entry by saying, “Alexa, what’s new?” Right-click here and then click "Save Link As..." to download the audio to your computer, phone, or MP3 player.

Duration:00:46:35

TKC 605 Steven Levy

3/6/2020
Author of Facebook: The Inside Story Links Facebook: The Inside Story by Steven Levy In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives by Steven Levy (2011) “‘Facebook: The Inside Story’ author Steven Levy on how the company compares to Apple and Google” by Casey Newton at The Verge - February 26, 2020 “The Social Network” - 2010 movie on Prime Video “The Alternate Universe Where Facebook Bought Twitter” by Steven Levy at Wired - March 6, 2020 Click here to for access to...

Duration:00:44:46

TKC 604 Bradley Metrock

2/28/2020
Executive Director of Digital Book World Links “Amazon’s top spokesman: We want to question Trump over ‘blatant political interference’ in Pentagon cloud contract decision” by Annie Palmer at CNBC - February 12, 2020 “Why Bernie Sanders Praised Amazon” by Jay Carney at The New York Times - February 10, 2010 “Amazon Kindle to include more options in the font menu” by Michael Kozlowski at Good E Reader - February 19, 2020 Kindle software updates Bradley Metrock This Week in Voice...

Duration:00:53:39

TKC 603 A G Riddle on COVID-19

2/21/2020
Author of Pandemic and other thrillers Links A G Riddle’s books at Amazon.com Next Week’s Guest Bradley Metrock, director of Digital Book World Click here to enable my daily Morning Journal flash briefing at the Alexa Skills store. You will then hear each day’s entry by saying, “Alexa, what’s new?” For my political podcast, please check out Edge Cast. Right-click here and then click "Save Link As..." to download the audio to your computer, phone, or MP3 player.

Duration:00:44:28

TKC 602 Gary Lerude

2/14/2020
Technical Editor at Microwave Journal Interview begins at 5:40 and ends at 47:00 Links Readwise app for Kindle highlights Articles by Gary Lerude at Microwave Journal “Introducing Amazon Sidewalk” at The Amazon Blog - September 27, 2020 Gary’s Podcast Recommendations: The Daily, Post Reports, The Daily 202, On Being, Secular Buddhism, Timber Hawkeye My Asynchronous Dialog with Austin Kleon at The Kindle Chronicles - May 4, 2019 The Pomodoro Technique Mobile World Congress 2020...

Duration:00:50:07

TKC 601 Author Kathleen West

2/8/2020
Author of Minor Dramas & Other Catastrophes Interview begins at 20:20 and ends at 47:20 Links “Digital Book World Bans Macmillan Employees in Response to Library Embargo” by Bradley Metrock at Digital Book World website - January 28, 2020 American Library Association launches campaign against e-book embargo - September 11, 2020 Report on ALA Midwinter 2020 meeting by Andrew Albanese at Publishers Weekly - January 26, 2020 Washington Post coverage of Digital Book World ban of...

Duration:00:49:39

TKC 600 My Grandson James

1/31/2020
James and his Bengal cat, Serena Links Arlington Street Church, Boston Sumbul Siddiqui, Mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins Internment by Samira Ahmed Click here to enable my daily Morning Journal flash briefing at the Alexa Skills store. You will then hear each day’s entry by saying, “Alexa, what’s new?” Next Week’s Guest Kathleen West, author of Minor Dramas and other Catastrophes - available for pre-order with delivery February 4,...

Duration:00:47:29

TKC 599 Staples Connect

1/24/2020
Your host with Stacey Helbig and Elissa Mekel Links Staples Connect Staples Connect grand opening invitation February 5, 2020 Staples Studio RODEcaster Pro Podcast Production Studio Pro Audio Design Thomas G. Stemberg (1949 - 2015), founder of Staples iHeart Radio We Edit Podcasts Everything Coworking podcast with Jamie Russo Click here to enable my daily Morning Journal flash briefing at the Alexa Skills store. You will then hear each day’s entry by saying, “Alexa, what’s...

Duration:00:46:40

TKC 598 Joanna Penn

1/17/2020
Founder of The Creative Penn and author of Audio for Authors Links Audio for Authors: Audiobooks, Podcasting, and Voice Technologies (Books for Writers Book 11) by Joanna Penn - Available for pre-order with delivery March 6, 2020 Books by Joanna Penn Books by J. F. Penn The Creative Penn podcast Welcome to Night Vale Digital Book World - September 14-15, 2020 in Nashville Bradley Metrock World War Z by Max Brooks Audible and storytel Audiobooks by Steven...

Duration:00:49:23

TKC 597 Author Katharine Esty

1/10/2020
Author of Eightysomethings: A Practical Guide to Letting Go, Aging Well, and Finding Unexpected Happiness Links Books by Katharine Esty: Eightysomethings: A Practical Guide to Letting Go, Aging Well, and Finding Unexpected Happiness - 2019 Twenty-Seven Dollars and a Dream: How Muhammad Yunus Changed the World and What It Cost Him - 2014 Workplace Diversity: A Manager’s Guide to Solving Problems and Turning Diversity into a Competitive Advantage (Paperback only) - 1995 The Gypsies:...

Duration:00:51:20