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ReJOYCE! To commemorate James Joyce's mighty novel, Ulysses, we're launching a podcast. 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 brilliance of this novel - and the enjoyment to be had from it - I'll be podcasting for some time to come! It's such an ab ...
 
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, 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 programs, visit ...
 
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.
 
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 childen’s books: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.
 
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.
 
Stories turn songs into symphonies, events into memories, and lives into legends. In our crowded world, “knowing your story” cuts through the noise so you can make your mark — whether you want to sell more books, increase profits, or just make a difference. At Sterling & Stone, Story is our business. The Story Studio Podcast is where we explore ways we can all tell our stories better.
 
On the LRB Podcast you'll find recent (and not so recent) pieces read by the author; our 'Close Reading’ series, in which Seamus Perry and Mark Ford consider 20th century poets through the lens of the pieces written about them in the LRB; and a range of other conversations on topics and writers covered in the paper.
 
Half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and culture critic Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might actually be life changing.
 
As they explore the work of J. R. R. Tolkien, hosts Alan Sisto and Shawn E. Marchese welcome readers of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and the other works in the Middle-earth legendarium to tune in as they discuss favorite passages from the books and films that started the worldwide fantasy phenomenon. Alan and Shawn engage in plenty of in-depth study of Tolkien's books, but with a healthy dose of self-effacing humor, pop-culture references, and bad puns. These are the ...
 
Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the sands of the Arabian desert, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
Want to learn how to make the most of your reading life? Join Brea Grant and Mallory O’Meara every week as they discuss tips and tricks for reading better! Listeners will learn how to vanquish their To-Be-Read piles, get pointers on organizing their bookshelves and hear reviews on the newest reading gadgets. Brea and Mallory also offer advice on bookish problems. How do you climb out of a reading slump? How do you support authors while still getting books on the cheap? Where do you hide the ...
 
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.
 
Your poetry ritual: An immersive reading of a single poem, guided by Pádraig Ó Tuama. Unhurried, contemplative and energizing. New episodes on Monday and Friday, about 15 minutes each. Two seasons per year, with occasional special offerings. Anchor your life with poetry.
 
C-SPAN brings together best-selling nonfiction authors and influential interviewers for wide-ranging, hour- long conversations. Find this podcast every Saturday after 10 pm ET. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you "Lectures in History" and "Q&A" podcasts.
 
The Los Angeles Review of Books is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and disseminating rigorous, incisive, and engaging writing on every aspect of literature, culture, and the arts. The Los Angeles Review of Books magazine was created in part as a response to the disappearance of the traditional newspaper book review supplement, and, with it, the art of lively, intelligent long-form writing on recent publications in every genre, ranging from fiction to politics. The Los Angeles ...
 
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If you're an overseas creator stumped about how to deliver Kickstarter rewards to a primarily US based audience or simply want to get out of the Kickstarter reward packing and shipping game, this one is for you! Tyler chats with writer Andrew Clemson, creator of Damsel from D.I.S.T.R.E.S.S., about how he is able to orchestrate comic book Kickstarte…
 
The time is finally here! Ariel's shelves are finished! Plus we got refunds from our car insurance and bought many books... a great week at B_U headquarters! Unbinding books to get to their heart with Ariel Bissett and Raeleen Lemay! Submit your book requests at booksunboundpodcast.com and support the podcast on patreon! patreon.com/booksunbound A …
 
What are the challenges of writing a first novel — even when you think you know what you're doing? How do you define success when you are just starting out on the author journey? James Blatch talks about these questions and more. In the intro, thoughts from attending the Audio Publishers Association conference, and audiobooks being delivered by pod…
 
Today's episode features a special audiobook extract from Double Blind by Edward St Aubyn, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch. You can find out more about Double Blind by Edward St Aubyn here: https://bit.ly/2ODyN9U To listen to a previous episode, 'Symbiosis and Psychedelics ᛫ Edward St Aubyn & Merlin Sheldrake', tune in here or search on your podca…
 
This chapter is from the book “Break-Out From the Crystal Palace, The anarcho-psychological critique: Stirner, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky” by John Carroll and published by Routledge. I am reading from the first edition (1974) and have linked the second edition (2010) pdf below. The previous chapters of the book, “The Critique of Ideology,” “The Critique…
 
Listen in for Laura’s take on Matt Haig's bestselling The Midnight Library, which Kate hasn’t yet read. Should she? Meanwhile Kate gets swept into literary Paris with Samuel Beckett and Simone de Beauvoir. Laura takes us to Iceland with an immersive novel that she now wants everyone to drop everything and read, and we catch up with Deborah Levy wit…
 
Imagination, influence and the invention of infernal desire machines . . . Edmund Gordon, biographer of Angela Carter, guides the Slightly Foxed team through her colourful works and explores the wider realms of magical realism. Witty and wilfully idiosyncratic, Carter conjured sex and death from fairy tales in The Bloody Chamber, used her Somerset …
 
This chapter is from the book “Break-Out From the Crystal Palace, The anarcho-psychological critique: Stirner, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky” by John Carroll and published by Routledge. The chapter “The Critique of Homo Economics” will be covered in five (5) episodes. I am reading from the first edition (1974) and have linked the second edition (2010) pdf …
 
This chapter is from the book “Break-Out From the Crystal Palace, The anarcho-psychological critique: Stirner, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky” by John Carroll and published by Routledge. The chapter “The Critique of Homo Economics” will be covered in five (5) episodes. I am reading from the first edition (1974) and have linked the second edition (2010) pdf …
 
We ALL struggle with managing the countless demands on us every day. Learn how Jamie Becker prioritizes and plans in order to support her entire school community. I would like to thank composer Nazar Rybak at Hooksounds.com for the music you’ve heard today. Editable PD Certificate FAQ’s and ISO (In search of…) Jamie Becker: Blog ALA Emerging Leader…
 
According to Radu Cinamar. there are a great many myths that science has accepted about the true nature of the Earth's inner core. Our panel of co-hosts reveal some of the secrets the author has learned from his actual journeys to the inner earth. next week as Quantum Leap Book Club continues to explore the mysteries of the inner earth as revealed …
 
Author of Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire Interview starts at 2:00 and ends at 34:00 Note: I will be discussing my Brad Stone interview Monday May 17, 2021 at 1 pm EDT on Clubhouse. Whether you are a current member of Clubhouse or want to join in order to participate in the discussion, click here. I’ve also created a…
 
The guest on this episode is none other than Ariel Burgess, the official artist of the series! We talk a lot about her favorite art pieces, our favorite of her art pieces, the lighting considerations of gateways, JordanCon, and the impact of the series on not only our lives but also our careers. Support her on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ariel…
 
Ian McMillan explores the language of ancestry and the impact our families have on us across the generations and through the passing of time. With poets Hollie McNish whose grannies feature prominently in her latest collection 'Slug...and other things I've been told to hate', and Gillian Clarke whose new bilingual edition of The Gododdin - written …
 
The Flood is universally revered by fans as a necessary pillar of the Halo Universe. While most of us love to hate them, no one can argue that Halo would be the same without these grotesque zombies led by their giant omniscient tentacle. Over the years, Mega Brands has provided a number of figures and sets that pay homage to the Flood as we await t…
 
Louis Menand’s new book, “The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War,” covers the interchange of arts and ideas between the United States and Europe in the decades following World War II. On this week’s podcast, Menand talks about the book, including why he chose to frame his telling from the end of the war until 1965. “What I didn’t get right…
 
Kate and Medaya are joined by feminist critic Jacqueline Rose to discuss her new book On Violence and On Violence Against Women. Jacqueline's addresses the prevalence and persistence of violence through an intersectional lens that engages feminism, history, psychoanalysis, politics, and literature. Jacqueline takes a stance that violence in our tim…
 
Editor and author Michael Z. Williamson and authors Kevin Ikenberry, Jaime and Christopher DiNote, and Phillip Wohlrab discuss military science fiction anthology Freehold Defiance, a collection of stories set in the world of Williamson’s Freehold series during the time of the war between the libertarian-leaning planet of Graine and a oligarchical a…
 
On today’s show, Jeffery Deaver returns to talk about his newest Colter Shaw thriller The Final Twist. “The master of ticking-bomb suspense” (People) returns with a devilishly good thriller, and reward seeker Colter Shaw’s most personal case to date. Just hours after the harrowing events of The Never Game and The Goodbye Man, Colter Shaw finds hims…
 
We're between seasons of Hot and Bothered, but that doesn't mean we've stopped reading Romance novels. On the contrary, recently Vanessa has been binge reading The Pennyroyal Green Series by Julie Anne Long. And because Romance novelist are the nicest kind of people, we were lucky enough to get Julie on the phone. We asked her all of our questions …
 
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