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The Dead Authors Podcast
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Legendary time-traveling writer H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes literary giants to The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles for a lively discussion in front of a live audience. Unscripted, barely researched, all fun! Guests include Andy Richter, Maya Rudolph, Matt Gourley, Jen Kirkman, Andy Daly, Scott Aukerman, John Ross Bowie and many more! Follow us on Twitter: @DeadAuthorPod. For more information on The Echo Park Time Travel Mart and 826LA’s many tutoring and writing pr ...
 
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Frank Delaney's Re: Joyce
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Re: Joyce! On the international literary feast day of Bloomsday 2010, we launched a podcast to commemorate James Joyce's mighty novel, "Ulysses", the action of which took place in 18 hours of June 16, 1904. Every week you'll find a five-minute mini-essay from me designed to take you through the novel that's on every list of the greatest books ever written. And as Ulysses runs to some 375,000 words, and I mean to go through it sentence by sentence if I have to, in order to convey the full bri ...
 
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Longform
Weekly
 
A weekly conversation with a non-fiction writer about how they got their start, how they work, and how they tell stories.Co-produced by Longform and The Atavist.
 
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The New Yorker: Fiction
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A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
 
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What Should I Read Next?
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What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading now. Then, she makes recommendations about what to read next. The real purpose of the show is to help YOU find your next read.
 
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The Sword and Laser (Audio)
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Read along with the Sword and Laser book club! From classic science fiction to the latest gritty fantasy, we cover it. Subscribe for book discussions, author interviews, hot releases, and news from the genre fiction world!
 
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Audio Book Club
Monthly
 
Join Slate's critics for monthly discussions of new and important books. Read the book club selections and then listen in as our critics hold lively - and sometimes heated - debates about the works. Part of the Panoply Network.
 
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Book Shambles with Robin and Josie
 
Using books as a jumping off point, hosts Josie Long and Robin Ince and a different special guest each week, dive into interesting, passionate and shambolic discussions. Part of the Cosmic Shambles Network.
 
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The Guardian Books podcast
Weekly
 
The Guardian Books podcast is our weekly look at the world of books, poetry and great writing presented by Claire Armitstead, Richard Lea, & Sian Cain. With in-depth interviews with leading authors and investigations into the thematic trends in contemporary writing, this is the perfect book worm’s companion
 
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I Should Be Writing
Monthly
 
The podcast for wanna-be fiction writers: Award-winning podcast for newbie writers that's been online since 2005! If you're new and unsure how get (and keep!) going in your writing career, this is the show for you. Past shows have guest starred Connie Willis, Neil Gaiman, John Scalzi, Mary Robinette Kowal, and so many more!
 
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The Book Review
Weekly
 
The world's top authors and critics join host Pamela Paul and editors at The New York Times Book Review to talk about the week's top books, what we're reading and what's going on in the literary world.
 
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Book Riot - The Podcast
Weekly
 
Book Riot - The Podcast is a weekly news and talk show about what's new, cool, and worth talking about in the world of books and reading, brought to you by the editors of BookRiot.com
 
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Overdue
Weekly
 
Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy murder mysteries: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.
 
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Books on the Nightstand
Weekly
 
Illuminating conversation about books and reading
 
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Books and Authors
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This podcast features Open Book and A Good Read. In Open Book Mariella Frostrup talks to authors about their work. In A Good Read Harriett Gilbert discusses favourite books.
 
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Fictional
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Classic lit with a modern tone, every other week. From the creators of Myths and Legends, comes an altogether same-but-different podcast set in the world of classic lit. These are the stories of Dracula, The Time Machine, The Three Musketeers. They're stories written by Jane Austen, Shakespeare, and H.P. Lovecraft, but with a casual, modern tone. Listen as Jason and Carissa Weiser breathe new life into the classics and tell the stories of some of the greatest books ever written.
 
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The Writers Panel
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The Writers Panel series is an informal chat moderated by Ben Blacker (co-creator of the Thrilling Adventure Hour; writer for Supah Ninjas, Supernatural, among others) with professional writers about the process and business of writing. Covering TV, film, comic books, music, novels, and any other kind of writing about which you'd care to hear. Proceeds from the live panels benefit 826LA, the national non-profit tutoring program.
 
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Helping Writers Become Authors
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Helping Writers Become Authors provides writers help in summoning inspiration, crafting solid characters, outlining and structuring novels, and polishing prose. Learn how to write a book and edit it into a story agents will buy and readers will love. (Music intro by Kevin MacLeod.)
 
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Literary Disco » Literary Disco
 
Writers talk about reading. Hosted by Tod Goldberg, Julia Pistell, and Rider Strong.
 
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The H.P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast
 
The H.P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast – A podcast about the works of H.P. Lovecraft, the writers that inspired him and the literature he inspired.
 
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Writers on Writing
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a weekly radio program hosted by author Barbara DeMarco-Barrett and co-host Marrie Stone, on the art and business of writing. More on the show, writers, and writing at penonfire.com. Follow us on Twitter @WOWkuciFM and Facebook at Writers on Writing KUCI-FM.
 
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Circulating Ideas
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the librarian interview podcast
 
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Club Book
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The Book Club Rewritten
 
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The Next Chapter from CBC Radio
 
CBC Radio's Shelagh Rogers travels the country, conversing with authors and readers of all kinds. A new episode every Monday.
 
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World Book Club
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The world's great authors discuss their best-known novel.
 
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Bookclub
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Led by James Naughtie, a group of readers talk to acclaimed authors about their best-known novels
 
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Homemade Stories
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Short stories and commentary shared by writer/storyteller Shannon Cason.
 
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London Review Podcasts
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LRB-published writers read their own work, introduced by the editors of the London Review of Books. Recent podcasts have included Gillian Anderson reading Charlotte Brontë’s ‘Ingratitude’, Alan Bennett reading from his diary, Tariq Ali on his visit to North Korea and Jeremy Harding on migration. There’ll be something new every fortnight.
 
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Get Booked
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Get Booked is a weekly show of personalized book recommendations.
 
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After Words
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Interviews with top nonfiction authors by journalists, public policy makers, legislators, and others familiar with their work. After Words airs each weekend at the following times: Saturday at 10pm ET Sunday at 9pm ET Monday at 12am ET
 
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LA Review of Books
Weekly
 
The LOS ANGELES REVIEW OF BOOKS, as its name suggests, looks out at the world of books from its perch on the Pacific Rim. Since the 19th century writers have bridled at New York’s seeming monopoly over publication. Bret Harte in The Overland Monthly, John Crowe Ransom and Robert Penn Warren in I’ll Take My Stand, and the other regionalists, along with other outsiders, people who felt excluded from the literary conversation, and writers and readers in a thousand places — including even New Yo ...
 
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Literary Roadhouse: One Short Story, Once a Week
 
We are a diverse group of readers who have a rowdy old time discussing a wide diversity of short literary fiction.
 
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A Podcast of Ice and Fire
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"The delivery and banter can get quite base at times."
 
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I Don't Even Own a Television
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This is a podcast about godawful books. Each episode, hosts Jay W. Friedman and Chris Collision sit down with some guests to discuss books that all of them wish they hadn't read. Humor, serious talk, progressive inebriation, who could ask for more?
 
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Blinkist Podcast - Interviews | Personal Development | Productivity | Business | Psychology
 
Please visit us at blinkist.com/simplify to see our new podcast, Simplify!
 
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CraftLit - Serialized Classic Literature for Busy Book Lovers
 
***Annotated Audiobooks for Busy Booklovers*** Since 2006 CraftLit has released serialized classic literature weekly—the way Dickens did it—but as an audiobook with audio annotations. Host Heather Ordover gives you some context and juicy tidbits before playing the next chapter of the current book. *** Listeners regularly call in to share their thoughts to be played in the next episode, which keeps the "book club" vibe going. *** The podcast has been in continuous production since 2006. Our c ...
 
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Freedom, Books, Flowers & the Moon
 
A weekly culture and ideas podcast brought to you by the Times Literary Supplement.
 
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All About Books | NET Radio
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All About Books is a weekly NET Radio book review and discussion program hosted by Pat Leach. Updated Thursdays.
 
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The Ghost Stories of E F Benson, read by Richard Crowest
 
An occasional series of readings of ghost stories by a writer now better known for his social satire. Introduce and read by Richard Crowest
 
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The Book of Life: Jewish Books, Music, Film & Web
 
The Book of Life features interviews with authors, illustrators, musicians, filmmakers, web creators, and others to bring you the backstory on the Jewish arts. Host: Heidi Rabinowitz Sponsor: Feldman Library at Congregation B'nai Israel of Boca Raton, Florida
 
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Just the Books—annotated audiobooks for busy book lovers
 
This show is an offshoot of the CraftLit podcast, bringing you all the book-chat and audiobook audio with none of the personal and crafty chit-chat you find on CraftLit. If you like audiobooks and you WANT to like classic literature, then this show was designed for you. The show is on semi-permanent hiatus. If you're looking for more books, checkout CraftLit. At the beginning of each episode you'll hear a timecode for the end-of-crafty-chat and the start-of -book talk so you can skip to the ...
 
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Rocket Talk Podcast – Tor.com
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Science fiction. Fantasy. The universe. And related subjects.
 
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The Bookshelf - ABC RN
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Formerly known as BooksPlus, in 2018 The Bookshelf is a program for dedicated readers and those who wished they read more. What are we reading, loving, being surprised or challenged by? What’s new and what have you missed?
 
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The Literature Review Podcast
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Mixture of advice and expert interviews to provide guidance on all of the common problems you face when doing a literature review.
 
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Books and Nachos
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On Books and Nachos you will find people just like yourself letting you know what to buy and what to skip on your next visit to the bookstore. From science fiction to horror to nonfiction, Books and Nachos covers it all with a modern pop-culture asthetic other book reviewers lack.
 
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Black Authors Network Talk Show
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The BAN Radio Literary Program aims to support the African American community and to show people, through the radio show, that African American writers are more than just a niche. We bring wonderful stories to the minds and imaginations of everyone! We have stories to tell, using our voice and our experiences, that cross all races and cultures. Join us on Monday and Wednesday Nights, 8-10 pm EST. BECOME A GUEST ON THE SHOW. Go here to sign up today: http://www.edc-creations.com/banradiopromo.htm
 
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MIT Press Podcast
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>The MIT Press Podcast brings you interviews with the authors of books currently being published by MIT Press and editors and authors discuss topics, themes, and trends explored within the pages of MIT Press journals.
 
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Authors On Tour – Live!
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Weekly Podcasts of Authors and Their Books, Live From The Tattered Cover Book Store. Authors ranging from Al Franken to Joan Didion read from and discuss their newest books.
 
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The Literature of Crisis
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The Literature of Crisis
 
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The Bookrageous Podcast
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Serious about books...but not exactly serious.
 
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A.J. Jacobs is an author, journalist, and contributing writer for Esquire and is best known for writing about his lifestyle experiments. His latest book "It's All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World's Family Tree" chronicles Jacobs's three-year journey to help build the biggest family tree in history. You can hear Roxanne’s full intervie ...…
 
Hadley Freeman (Guardian columnist and author of Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned from Eighties Movies and Be Awesome: Modern Life for Modern Ladies) and Sathnam Sanghera (Times columnist and author of Marriage Material and The Boy With The Topknot) talk favourite books with Harriett Gilbert. Choices include Spring by David Szalay ...…
 
Today's guest Elizabeth Smith is an English Major lives a life that will inspire envy in a a lot of WSIRN listeners. She and her family homeschool, run a theatre company, tend a hobby farm, and herd sheep. No more juicy details here though - it’s better when Liz tells it. Anne and Liz also chat about the BEST way to experience Shakespeare, book ...…
 
Wendy Mitchell talks about her memoir of early onset dementia and neuroscientist Jules Montague explains how the brain shapes our sense of self
 
Andrew Reich (Friends; Netflix's Rev Run show) Kenny Smith (black-ish; The Game); Rebecca Cutter (Gotham; The Mentalist).
 
Edmond Dantes returns to France as a captain. He has just received a promotion, and soon he will be marrying the love of his life: the beautiful Mercedes. The only issue? He doesn't realize that he has enemies, and that the last request of his dying captain - simply delivering a letter - could change his life forever. "The Count of Monte Cristo ...…
 
Marrie Stone talks with novelist Attica Locke, author of Bluebird, Bluebird, about capturing a familiar place from a distance, her decision to break her own rule and write about a cop, inhabiting uncomfortable points of view, and how her book became a much different book in the age of Donal Trump (even though she never changed a word). In the s ...…
 
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Book Riot - The Podcast
 
This week, Jeff and Rebecca follow-up about some tangible repercussions of #metoo in children's publishing, consider a new rationale for taking To Kill a Mockingbird out of school curricula, and get very nervous about the fate of Barnes & Noble. This episode is sponsored by: Mister Tender's Girl by Carter Wilson Win $500 in Penguin Clothbound C ...…
 
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Book Shambles with Robin and Josie
 
Here are two extracts from two longer conversations on our Patreon channel with children's author Christoper Edge and playwright and director Philip Ridley. Both Robin and Josie will be doing a lot more of these non-studio chats in the coming months and you can hear them all by pledging as little as $1 at patreon.com/bookshambles Without the su ...…
 
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter and...then what? N.K. Jemisin's award-winning novel The Fifth Season kicks off her Broken Earth trilogy with a tale about serial apocalypses and oppressed earth mages. SPOILER ALERT: We talk about a critical plot point about 40-45 minutes in. Other talking points include: anniversaries, Super Nintendo RPGs, and inte ...…
 
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The Next Chapter from CBC Radio
 
- Mark Sakamoto on Forgiveness: A Gift from My Grandparents- Bedside Books: Raine Maida on The Rebel by Albert Camus- Canisia Lubrin on Voodoo Hypothesis-Antanas Sileika on Rise of the Necrofauna by Britt Wray
 
Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction, “Sing, Unburied, Sing” by Jesmyn Ward is a 21st century road novel, with parents, grandparents and children struggling with problems central to the American experience, from racism to the opioid crisis.By netnebraska@gmail.com (NET Nebraska).
 
Hope everyone's enjoying their Olympic February! On this episode, Books & Boba highlights and discusses the latest news in Asian American literature for February 2018 including new releases, publishing deals, and newsworthy stories. For additional thoughts and discussion on the monthly pick, visit the Books & Boba Goodreads group. Don't forget! ...…
 
Detective fiction, crime fiction, and Beverley Nichols – what fun! http://www.stuckinabook.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Tea-or-Books-episode-52.mp3 Rachel has had to take a quick break from the podcast, but I was delighted to have a special guest in the form of Karen, from Kaggsy’s Bookish Ramblings, who took to it all brilliantly. After an i ...…
 
Type "The Trouble" to subscribe... Trouble — we've all been in it. Some more than others. Some worse than others. Award-winning storyteller Shannon Cason has faced a few problems of his own. Now he talks with others about getting in, and out, of trouble of all stripes.
 
Jane Harper discusses her latest book, Force of Nature and Penelope Lively on E Nesbit
 
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I Don't Even Own a Television
 
It's episode one hundred (!) so we knew we had to go big, and it certainly doesn't get much bigger than six hundred pages of New York Times best-seller (nor do podcast episodes get much longer than this one). As the saying goes, "If the tome's got girth, IDEOTVPod brings the mirth!" PowerBooks, rooms that are locked (until they aren't), repetit ...…
 
Former U.S. trade negotiator and senior Senate staffer Ira Shapiro argues that the U.S. Senate has lost its political center. He is interviewed by former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle.
 
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CraftLit - Serialized Classic Literature for Busy Book Lovers
 
Chapters 1-2 Anne of Green Gables Ms Rachel is Surprised & Matthew is Surprised (too!) Sorrel Mare Wellerism sort of the root of the Irishman joke (similar to this one: Paddy is in jail. Guard looks in his cell and sees him hanging by his feet. “What the hell you doing?” he asks. “Hanging myself” Paddy replies. “It should be around your neck” s ...…
 
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The Sword and Laser (Audio)
 
Hey the Hugo nominations are open and you can vote for us! Also Firefly is coming back as books. And the Hugo nominations are open and you can vote for us. Plus StoryBundle has an awesome set of books called Black Narratives! And the Hugo nominations are open and you can vote for us. Oh and the Locus Awards are open for voting. That one... you ...…
 
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The Book Review
 
Halliday discusses her debut novel, and Naomi Novik and Gerald Jonas remember the life and work of Ursula K. Le Guin.
 
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LA Review of Books
 
On this Valentine's week, we celebrate jealousy! Giulia Sissa, Professor of Classics and Political Science at UCLA, joins hosts Eric, Kate, and Medaya to discuss her new book Jealousy: A Forbidden Passion; and elucidate how jealousy, though much maligned, is in fact central to our greatest desire, passionate amorous love. Sure, jealousy can hur ...…
 
Paula Goodlett and Gorg Huff on 1637: The Volga Rules by Eric Flint, Paula Goodlett and Gorg Huff, part two of two. The Volga Rules is an entry in the Ring of Fire alternate history series that takes place mainly in Russia after the modern town of Grantville, West Virginia is thrown back in time to 17th century continental Europe; and part thir ...…
 
In this episode, Paul Holdengräber and the American writer Joyce Carol Oates discuss writing about politics, future dystopias, and boxing (a favorite subject for both of them). For more, visit LitHub.com.
 
At Lunar New Year, Chinese-Australian writer Isabelle Li shares her insights into China’s dynamic literary and genre fiction; and with a nod to Valentine’s Day, she reviews Julian Barnes’ new novel, The Only Story. Crime writer Aoife Clifford reveals her past, as a shelver at a supermarket in regional Australia, feeding into the discussion of S ...…
 
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Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady
 
We have heard these kind of stories a million times. I’m not understood. He doesn’t listen. She spends too much money. I think I married the wrong person. How could she betray me? Are these midlife crises? Are they fatal flaws or are they a rough patch? On this week's episode we meet Daphne De Marneffe, the author of "The Rough Patch: Marriage ...…
 
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Book Shambles with Robin and Josie
 
Following two highly successful cookbooks after she finished runner up on Great British Bake Off, Ruby Tandoh first ‘book’ book Eat Up! has just been published looking at the fun, pleasure and symbolism of food to fly in the face of fads and bad diet science. She joins Josie and Robin to chat about that plus great cookbooks, Nora Ephron, suffra ...…
 
Party for 2 with Meredith and Susan! They discuss weird books that they love to recommend and just needs people to trust them on it. Then they discuss Sarat from American War on how war changes a person and how likely another American Civil can be. American War on Goodreads and Amazon Let us know your thoughts on GoodReads Reign of the Fallen o ...…
 
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Freedom, Books, Flowers & the Moon
 
The "ape bumfodder" of one man (Philip Larkin) is another man's treasure – Susan Irvine makes the case for the relevance of Old English literature in the modern world (and leaves us with a beautiful reading of "The Husband's Message", a poem told from the perspective of a wooden staff...); the Whiggish idea of constant societal improvement has, ...…
 
Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics – Action/RPG Video Game Don’t fall prey to the average WWII RPG! Support Auroch Digital’s Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics Action/RPG Video Game! Fight the Nazis AND the spawn of Cthulhu in this exciting action/strategy/RPG game set in the award winning Achtung! Cthulhu universe.! We’ll be back later this week with more Nightfall!…
 
Michael Idov is a screenwriter, journalist, and the former editor-in-chief of GQ Russia. His latest book is Dressed Up for a Riot. "It just goes to show that the best thing you can possibly do as a journalist is to forget you’re a journalist, go out, have some authentic experiences, preferably fail at something really hard, and then write about ...…
 
On our 27th episode, Alex talks with returning guest Zak Breckenridge about Carson McCullers' 1940 novel "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter". We had to divide the episode into two parts because, well, we got so into the conversation that it ran for an hour and 40 minutes. On this first part, we talk about the problematic nature of place the novel in ...…
 
A treat from the Bookclub archive to celebrate our 20th anniversary
 
Since Love YA Like Crazy's Carrie and Jake finished watching season one of Riverdale, they asked Michelle Cooper, host of Nancy Drew's Mystery Podcast and cohost of Lifemark, to come on and talk about it with them. We also answer the question: How bad is Archie in the first season of Riverdale, on a scale from Betty & Veronica's friendship to t ...…
 
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Literary Roadhouse: One Short Story, Once a Week
 
Discussion Notes: The Case of Four and Twenty Blackbirds Find this week’s story here: The Case of the Four and Twenty Blackbirds by Neil Gaiman. Next week’s story: The Autumn of the Patriarch by Gabriel Garcia Márquez. Rated: Clean Maya, Gerald, Rammy and Anais deviate from their usual literary fare for something light and whimsical with little ...…
 
This week on the MashReads Podcast, we chat with Dave Eggers and Moktar Alkhanshali about Dave Eggers' new biography of Moktar Alkhanshali and the history of coffee, 'The Monk of Mokha."
 
Amanda and Jenn discuss immigrant stories, royalty, close friendships, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Here We Lie by Paula Treick DeBoard and Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi. Questions 1. Hello! I am wondering if you have any recommendations of any books about royalty in other countries besides the U.S. ...…
 
It's Valentines Day and of course we think books are the perfect gift! So, for our first Bookmark Roxanne recommends some of the best books to read about love. Also in today's Bookmarks, we give you a sneak peek at this week's interview with Daphne De Marneffe, the author or "The Rough Patch." Books in this episode: The Lover by Marguerite Dura ...…
 
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Book Thingo: Readers talking about books we love, especially romance
 
Guests: Book Thingo listeners | Host: Kat Mayo | Audio producer: Rudi Bremer | Recorded: 2/02/2018 Sydney To celebrate Valentine’s Galentine’s Day, we have cooked up a special podcast episode featuring our fellow romance readers reading aloud from some of their favourite books. This episode needs no additional introduction. THANK YOU to our lis ...…
 
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Book Riot - The Podcast
 
In this episode, Jeff and Rebecca discuss #metoo coming to the world of children's publishing, Scribd tries "unlimited" reading, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: OwlCrate American Panda by Gloria Chao Links discussed in this episode: Follow-up: Jamie Canaves crunches numbers on violence against women in thrillers Scribd brings back ...…
 
Broadcaster Steph McGovern and comedian Jayde Adams talk about books with Harriett Gilbert. Their choices are, Jon Ronson's So You've Been Publicly Shamed, Ann Cleeves' The Seagull, from the Vera series, and Postcards from the Edge by the late actress Carrie Fisher.Producer Sally Heaven.
 
Steve chats with Alex Halpern, a library school student in Oregon whose “Angriest Librarian” tweets defending libraries went viral. Steve and Alex chat about Library Twitter, how libraries need to embed themselves in their communities, and how to improve library school. Alex Halpern is an MLS student in the Portland, Oregon Cohort of Emporia St ...…
 
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What Should I Read Next?
 
Today's guest Carly Friedman is a working mom, an advisor at her local university, and has a totally unique goal for her 2018 reading life. We'll give you one hint: backlist. Today Anne and Carly chat about nonfiction titles for people who love to learn, Carly's budding romance with audiobooks, novels with a strong sense of place and time, what ...…
 
This week, we talk to philosopher Timothy Morton about his book Being Ecological and why we need to move away from anthropocentrism
 
Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award nominees for The Disaster Artist, Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber, dig deep on their process, offer valuable advice about choosing what to write, discuss their past projects including their breakthrough script for (500) Days of Summer and their John Green adaptations The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns.…
 
40 years ago, two Israeli psychologists pioneered the field of behavioral economics. Their collaboration led to revolutions in medicine and Big Data. Author, Michael Lewis of “Money ball” and “The Big Short” tells the story of their friendship and work together. "The Undoing Project: A Friendship Th...…
 
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Fictional
 
Watson is happily married and hasn't spoken to Sherlock in months and hasn't been on a mystery in nearly a year. The craziest his life gets now is an abnormal patient or some sensational news story. That's all about to change when the distraught wife of a friend comes to his house late one Thursday night, leading to a late night trip to an opiu ...…
 
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Literary Disco » Literary Disco
 
Jennifer Egan’s a favorite author here on the Disco. But does her latest novel, the New York period piece Manhattan Beach, keep up the winning streak? It made a lot of Best Of 2017 lists, but the Disco trio is a bit divided. Are these characters realistic? Is the dialogue cliched? Even as he rambles on and on about how much he likes it, Rider a ...…
 
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah is about a lot of things—it's a love story, it's an immigrant story, it's a story about the Obama moment—but it has the most to say about race. It's about being black in America, but not from the perspective of a black American. It's about how race works in different cultures, and among different people fro ...…
 
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The Next Chapter from CBC Radio
 
- Carleigh Baker on her short story collection Bad Endings- Bedside Books: Shannon Graham on 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl by Mona Awad- Sharon Bala on her Canada Reads 2018 contender The Boat People- David Huebert on his short story collection Peninsula Sinking- Susan Currie on her novel The Mask That Sang…
 
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