Episode 5: Bill Falloon

The fifth episode of Read the Bull is our first one of 2023. Host Stefan Prelog highlights a few titles from our 23 books for 2023 preview list.  Among the featured titles are books by bond investor Martin Fridson, Wall Street Journal reporter Scott Patterson, Stanford history professor Jennifer Burns, filmmaker and DePaul professor Kelly Richmond Pope and New York Times reporter Rob Copeland.

Later in the episode, Stefan talks with Wiley & Sons Executive Editor Bill Falloon. Bill is a former journalist and an author himself. Bill's has had a long and distinguished career at Wiley and he discusses a few upcoming books in Wiley's slate including Axios Crypto reporter Brady Dales's book on FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried and environmental strategist Paula DiPerna's book about valuing the planet. Bill also talks about some of the authors he's worked with, and he and Stefan exchange stories about Vanguard founder John C. "Jack" Bogle. Bill also talks about how he finds topics and authors. 

Stefan and Bill talk about the state of the publishing industry and the growth of audio books and what it means to set books free outside the spine.