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Table of (Mal)Contents

By Aaron Armstrong, Dave Schroeder, and Barnabas Piper

Join Aaron Armstrong, Dave Schroeder and Barnabas Piper talk about the books they love (and a few they really don’t) to help you be a better reader.

  1. 1.
    Why do they always kill the dog, cats, and Nic Cage ruins everything02/18/2019
    35:00
  2. 2.
    Relationship issues, marriage books, and fur babies02/13/2019
    25:07
  3. 3.
    Books that make you laugh, having dinner with authors, and why we don’t loan books02/11/2019
    33:27
  4. 4.
    Do humble C- – – – -ists exist, contract reveals revisited, and pronouncing GIF02/04/2019
    58:40
  5. 5.
    What to read in the airport, getting started with comics, and squatting at outlets01/30/2019
    26:41
  6. 6.
    What makes a great kids books, why we need to read fiction, & the limits of language01/28/2019
    1:02:22
  7. 7.
    Setting reading goals, throwing books, & terrible audiobook narrators01/21/2019
    47:25
  8. 8.
    Book babies, contract photos, & Scarlet Hiltibidal stops by!01/14/2019
    37:58
  1. 9.
    5-star reviews, re-reading books, sucker-punches01/07/2019
    48:14
  2. 10.
    Why should non-sports fans read sports books?12/31/2018
    49:10
  3. 11.
    What are our favorite books of the year?12/17/2018
    48:15
  4. 12.
    What have we lied about reading?12/10/2018
    39:30
  5. 13.
    What got us hooked on reading?12/03/2018
    43:37
  6. 14.
    We talked to Leif Enger about Leif Enger (and other stuff too)11/26/2018
    59:54
  7. 15.
    We answer Goodreads’ questions!11/19/2018
    42:52
  8. 16.
    Books that should have been TED Talks11/12/2018
    43:30
  9. 17.
    New season, new beginnings11/05/2018
    24:50
  10. 18.
    S3, Ep. 20: The Ol’ Bait-and-Switch09/14/2018
    40:13
  11. 19.
    S3, Ep. 19: Reading in the Margins09/04/2018
    25:17
  12. 20.
    S3, Ep. 18: Movies + Books Revisited06/25/2018
    33:34
  13. 21.
    S3, Ep. 17: The Mary Wiley episode (part deux!)05/28/2018
    39:09
  14. 22.
    S3, Ep. 16: What’s the deal with killing dogs?05/21/2018
    26:12
  15. 23.
    S3, Ep. 15: Prayer isn’t just for private moments05/18/2018
    24:43
  16. 24.
    S3, Ep. 14: The secret of compelling fiction05/14/2018
    36:05
  17. 25.
    S3, Ep. 13: How Fiction Makes Us Better Writers (part 1)05/07/2018
    31:00
  18. 26.
    S3, Ep. 12: Books as our biographies04/30/2018
    46:18
  19. 27.
    S3, Ep. 11: The best leadership books to read04/23/2018
    24:32
  20. 28.
    S3, Ep. 10: What does it mean to “grow down”?04/16/2018
    38:06
  21. 29.
    S3, Ep. 9: When good books become great movies04/09/2018
    23:32
  22. 30.
    S3, Ep. 8: When good books become bad movies04/02/2018
    28:25
  23. 31.
    S3, Ep. 7: What you really need to know about Millennials03/26/2018
    33:25
  24. 32.
    Season 3, Ep. 6: technology, books and rest03/16/2018
    18:00
  25. 33.
    Ep. 5: Book recommendation secrets from backstage03/09/2018
    19:30
  26. 34.
    Are audiobooks books—really?03/02/2018
    21:59
  27. 35.
    Memoirs, biographies, and ghostwriting (oh my!)02/23/2018
    32:31
  28. 36.
    What does “diversity” really mean for readers?02/16/2018
    30:48
  29. 37.
    The long-awaited return of Reading Writers!02/09/2018
    25:57
  30. 38.
    Why should we read classic books? [Podcast]06/21/2017
    12:48
  31. 39.
    Doom and gloom, the end times, and the audiobook debate05/29/2017
    19:08
  32. 40.
    Why does the gospel story matter to how we teach?05/22/2017
    21:52
  33. 41.
    What do YOU think I should read?05/15/2017
    5:26
  34. 42.
    Seven books I’m reading (or thinking about reading) in 9 minutes05/05/2017
    9:05
  35. 43.
    Why does “at-home” work matter—and how does it help us raise little people who love reading?04/28/2017
    28:26
  36. 44.
    What does it mean for Christians to tell a better story—and what role does reading play in it?04/21/2017
    25:14
  37. 45.
    Do we like Narnia because it’s a great story or because CS Lewis is a Christian?04/14/2017
    18:04
  38. 46.
    When did we lose our sense of wonder?04/07/2017
    24:22
  39. 47.
    What do you need to know before reading (or writing) a play?03/31/2017
    21:53
  40. 48.
    Reading scary stories, romance, and imaging God03/24/2017
    25:45
  41. 49.
    How do fantastical worlds help us enjoy this one more?03/17/2017
    26:30
  42. 50.
    How does reading really help us?02/01/2017
    6:36
  43. 51.
    How does reading help us understand others’ experiences?01/25/2017
    8:15
  44. 52.
    What does it mean to say you like a book?01/13/2017
    11:10
  45. 53.
    [Reading Writers] Three favorite funny moments from season one01/04/2017
    19:07
  46. 54.
    [Reading Writers] Is it okay to admit you’ve never read Desiring God?11/23/2016
    29:33
  47. 55.
    [Reading Writers] How does platform challenge leadership development?11/11/2016
    24:49
  48. 56.
    [Reading Writers] What does it mean to obey your conscience as a reader?11/02/2016
    23:17
  49. 57.
    [Reading Writers] Why don’t more women read theology?10/26/2016
    27:27
  50. 58.
    [Reading Writers] How does tracking my reading help me as a reader?10/21/2016
    14:39
  51. 59.
    [Reading Writers] What’s the best kind of book to read on an airplane?10/12/2016
    19:23
  52. 60.
    [Reading Writers] How do we develop leaders in the church?10/05/2016
    19:15
  53. 61.
    [Reading Writers] What should you NOT read on a family road trip?09/28/2016
    27:08
  54. 62.
    [Reading Writers] How to be a curious reader09/21/2016
    19:32
  55. 63.
    [Reading Writers] Why do Tolkien and Lewis have staying power?09/14/2016
    15:07
  56. 64.
    [Reading Writers] What’s on my bookshelf?09/07/2016
    13:11
  57. 65.
    [Reading Writers] Principles for Christian parents raising readers08/31/2016
    15:32
  58. 66.
    [Reading Writers] On the spiritual discipline of reading08/24/2016
    24:17
  59. 67.
    [Reading Writers] Reading on the most important doctrine ever08/17/2016
    18:16
  60. 68.
    [Reading Writers] On the reading of old books08/10/2016
    19:59
  61. 69.
    [Reading Writers] Five fiction books you should read08/03/2016
    13:27
  62. 70.
    [Reading Writers] My reading secrets revealed (and what I’m reading)07/27/2016
    30:03
  63. 71.
    [Reading Writers] Jared Wilson on reading to be a better listener07/20/2016
    20:30
  64. 72.
    [Reading Writers] Jared Wilson: calling, creativity & evanglism07/13/2016
    26:23
  65. 73.
    [Reading Writers] Ted Kluck on pop memoirs and Salinger’s swagger07/06/2016
    26:54
  66. 74.
    [Reading Writers] Gloria Furman: motherhood, mission & re-reading06/29/2016
    23:14
  67. 75.
    [Reading Writers] Dan Darling on reading to engage the culture06/22/2016
    21:46
  68. 76.
    Reading Writers: Stephen Miller on Liberating King, worship, & Love Does06/15/2016
    25:05
  69. 77.
    Reading Writers: Joey Shaw, All Authority and taking notes06/08/2016
    22:00
  70. 78.
    Reading Writers: Barnabas Piper, Curiosity and Holden Caulfield06/01/2016
    23:24
  71. 79.
    Reading Writers: Tim Challies, Reading Plans and Essex County05/25/2016
    23:06
  72. 80.
    Reading Writers: Brandon Smith, J.A. Medders, & 100 Deadly Skills05/18/2016
    20:39
  73. 81.
    Coming soon: The Reading Writers Podcast04/22/2016
    1:04

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