We tried out our first podcast from our homes, so I would like to begin with a shout out to our engineer/producer Nick Barton, who somehow managed to edit out all the times my wife walked in and out of the back door (where I had foolishly decided to record my part of the podcast). He also made the podcast sound really good.
To put this podcast into perspective, we recorded it about a month ago—but it might be even more relevant today than it was when we recorded it.
We talk about how to carve out time to read. We recommend books for adults and children to read when everyone is home all day. There is even a poetry reading in which I employed out my "Knausgaard" voice (at Erin's request). And for the first time, we respond to a listener's question.
The second half of the podcast is an interview that I did on stage at Amazon with Pamela Paul, editor of the New York Times Book Review, and Maria Russo, children's book editor at the New York Times Book Review. If you have children at home, their book How to Raise a Reader will never be more relevant.
You can find links to the podcast here:
The Amazon editors discuss how to think about reading when we are home all day.