We’re not just book nerds, we’re Professional Book Nerds®

With over a million downloads, readers and librarians turn to us for book recommendations, author interviews, and all things books.

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Pandora

Everyone loves tentacles with P. Djèlí Clark, author of Ring Shout

| E:505

P. Djèlí Clark chats with Adam about his exceptional novella Ring Shout, his work as a professor teaching slavery in cinema, how to approach problematic content like H.P. Lovecraft, and the ways history shapes his fantasy writing.

Sponsors:

Headspace – Visit http://headspace.com/pbn for a free one-month trial with access to meditations for every situation

Man Crates – visit mancrates.com/pbn for incredible discounts on personalized gifts for the guys in your life.

Recent Episodes

View All

Escapist fiction books ~to forget about life for a while~

Professional Book Nerds | E:513
Everything feels really tough right now so if, like us, you need a distraction consider getting lost in one of these fictional worlds.
Listen to Escapist fiction books ~to forget about life for a while~

Robert Jones, Jr. - Author of The Prophets and creator of Son of Baldwin

Professional Book Nerds | E:512
Adam is joined by Robert Jones, Jr., debut author of The Prophets and creator of the popular Son of Baldwin online community and blog.
Listen to Robert Jones, Jr. - Author of The Prophets and creator of Son of Baldwin

Our 2021 reading resolutions and 1990s books for the #PBNread2021 challenge!

Professional Book Nerds | E:511
Jill and Adam are back together sharing their most recent reads before getting into their own reading resolutions for 2021 Then, they offer up book recommendations for one of the tasks on the Professional Book Nerds 2021 Reading Challenge- Read a book published in the 1990s. Take a listen!
Listen to Our 2021 reading resolutions and 1990s books for the #PBNread2021 challenge!

Ashley Audrain, author of The Push

Professional Book Nerds | E:510
Happy New Year, nerds! We're ushering 2021 with an author and a book that people are sure to be talking about all year long.
Listen to Ashley Audrain, author of The Push