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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.
 
Perspectives and reflections on the writing and publishing life. Mark Leslie Lefebvre, a writer, bookseller, digital publishing advocate, professional speaker, and publishing consultant explores inclusive and collaborative opportunities for writers and book publishing professionals via interviews, discussions, and reflections about the industry. (Mark's personal website is www.markleslie.ca)
 
Cracking the Spine is a weekly podcast centered around the world of literature. Topics cover the wide range of issues associated with books, publishing, and the literary world in general. Host Sean Curran is a passionate bookseller and life-long readers who strives for open and honest conversation, occasionally moving into the realm of debate. While the discourse may be serious at times, the hosts hope that there is an air of fun to the proceedings. The goal is for every topic to be handled ...
 
Learn Korean with Free Podcasts Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at KoreanClass101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
In this series from the Westminster Bookstore our good friend, the author, parent, theologian, and Westminster Professor Jonathan Gibson, will be talking with some of the Bookstore's favorite authors. We hope you'll join us in learning more about why books are so important to the life and health of the church. We also hope to learn more about the lives of those authors we admire - what inspires them, what books on their shelves are worn from many years of reading, and what they do when write ...
 
The Bookshop Podcast is committed to helping independent bookshops thrive by highlighting these gems of the community, as well as illuminating the wonders of words on a page. Each week, we visit an independent bookshop, delve into what makes each one unique, introduce the wonderful people who work there, and discover what their customers are reading and loving. We interview local authors, support book launches and events, and help listeners find their next favorite armchair adventure.Buy Loc ...
 
Learn Spanish with Free Podcasts Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at SpanishPod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
We all have sexual fantasies or secrets. That's what my show is all about. Every week I read letters and emails I've received where my listeners share sexual encounters from their past. Often, this is the first time they've told anyone else about them. My name is Nikky, and I'm the host of the show. I've worked in the adult industry as an entertainer and more recently a podcast host. Why not let out that secret you've been wanting to share? You'll get the thrill of thousands of people hearin ...
 
Under the Radar with Callie Crossley looks to alternative presses and community news for stories that are often overlooked by big media outlets. In our roundtable conversation, we aim to examine the small stories before they become the big headlines with contributors in Boston and New England. For more information, visit our website: wgbhnews.org/utr
 
Learn French with Free Podcasts Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at FrenchPod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
Learn English with Free Podcasts Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at EnglishClass101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
Print Run is a podcast created and hosted by Laura Zats and Erik Hane. Its aim is simple: to have the conversations surrounding the book and writing industries that too often are glossed over by conventional wisdom, institutional optimism, and false seriousness. We’re book people, and we want to examine the questions that lie at the heart of that life: why do books, specifically, matter? In a digital world, what cultural ground does book publishing still occupy? Whether it’s trends in the qu ...
 
Learn Japanese with Free Podcasts Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at JapanesePod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
Open Stacks brings you conversations with scholars, poets, novelists and activists on subjects as eclectic as the books on our shelves, from under-the-radar debates in the academy to pressing contemporary social issues, and from bestselling works of fiction to avant-garde poetics. Recorded live at Chicago's Seminary Co-op Bookstores, Open Stacks invites listeners to sit in on the kind of candid discussions and lively debates made possible by the participation of readers in a public space, wi ...
 
Helping you better understand Japan and the Japanese language one question at a time. Every episode Tony and Ryan--two guys with master's degrees in Japanese Language & Linguistics--draw on their experiences in Japan and extensive research in both Japanese and English to shed light on all aspects of Japan. From the many interesting quirks of the Japanese language to obscure Japanese history, as well as busting misconceptions about Japan held by both Japanese peole and Westerners, Tony and Ry ...
 
There are plenty of podcasts that will tell you how the latest tech gadget or “innovation” will affect the tech landscape tomorrow, but there aren’t that many concerned with the potential impact of that tech in a decade—much less a century. In a culture obsessed with now, how can we make choices with a view for tomorrow, next year, and beyond? 25–35-minute episodes released the first and third Wednesdays of the month.
 
It's an introduction episode for books, bookstores & more. Jovanna, an author and a publisher, she is narrating a short story which will be covered in podcast. She is narrating the about her real experience that turned her into book author. So lets join and know more. Subscribe to our newsletter on https://schlosspublishing.com/
 
Our lives are ruled by an abundance of small design decisions, most of which are invisible. Usable sets out to uncover them. Join the Quartz Creative team as we explore the unexpected user experience considerations behind some of life’s most common objects, places, and experiences—from haunted houses to meatless burgers.
 
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To close out the February prompt for our Bookstore Podcast 12 Month Challenge, we each have some recommendations for indie publishers and books published by those indie publishers. We will list all the books mentioned on our website. Next time we will be reading our first March Prompt book (something we already own): The Women of Brewster Place by …
 
Award-winning novelist Charles Yu is joined by his friend, sci fi and fantasy author Charlie Jane Anders, to discuss Yu's novel Interior Chinatown, newly published in paperback and awarded the National Book Award just two weeks before this discussion! Their conversation touches on metafiction, working in TV, satire in 2020, subjectivity (especially…
 
And we're back! Tech and Tea with Joshua Vergara returns with one-on-one chill-outs featuring fellow tech creators and friends. Nick Grey of Phandroid joins with a cup of tea in hand to talk about user habits, creator habits, and what we're doing together to cultivate better work-life balance habits of our own. Follow my guest -- http://phandroid.c…
 
The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY is now showing an exhibition called " Energy in All Directions ." The exhibition brings rarely seen artworks and new acquisitions from the Tang collection together in dialogue with objects from the Shaker Museum’s extensive holdings to celebrate the l…
 
In Episode 10 of the Afterword, our host Jonny Gibson talks with special guest Kevin DeYoung. Kevin has 3 books coming out in the next year or so, and as you might expect from him, they cover an incredibly diverse range of topics. The first one, “Men and Women in the Church” is essentially his “complementarianism 101 for a new generation.” It relea…
 
It's a quiet week this week, with only one event to discuss! After discussing tonight's launch with Charlaine Harris, Gary digs into some of the new books out this week. Events this week: Tuesday, February 23rd: Charlaine Harris! New this week: The Russian Cage by Charlaine Harris The Desolations of Devil's Acre by Ransom Riggs Honey Girl by Morgan…
 
Intelligence is usually seen as the ability to think and learn, but in our rapidly changing world, there’s another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn. Organizational psychologist Adam Grant is an expert on opening other people's minds--and our own. As Wharton's top-rated professor and the bestselling …
 
From The Guardian’s Georgina Lawton comes "Raceless," a moving examination of how racial identity is constructed through the author’s own journey grappling with secrets and stereotypes, having been raised by white parents with no explanation as to why she looked black. In the aftermath of her father’s death and propelled to action by her grief, Geo…
 
Inspired by true events, "The Girl from the Channel Islands" by Jenny Lecoat tells the riveting story of a young Jewish woman trapped on the occupied island of Jersey during World War II. In June 1940, the Channel Islands are occupied by Hitler’s forces. Hedy Bercu is a young Jewish woman who fled from Vienna to escape the Anschluss. She finds hers…
 
We’re back! In our first episode since going on leave in late 2020, we talk about how our approach and views toward the industry may have shifted since our time of last recording. This transitions into a conversation about the public performance of “working” on social media, and leads to a conversation about the interplay between social media postu…
 
After chatting with Anjula Gogia from Another Story Bookshop, and author Lisa de Nikolits, Toronto, Canada, is now high on my list of places to visit once we hit the safe-to-travel mode! Anjula’s knowledge of the literary world, specifically themes of social justice, equity, and diversity, is impressive. Lisa explains what it was like growing up in…
 
The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond. Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, immigration attorney and Partner with the Albany law firm of Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, Cianna Freeman-Tolbert, counter-terrorism expert and best-selling author, Malcolm Nance, and political consultant and lobbyist Libby Post.…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to illuminate the glaring inequalities that already existed in Massachusetts. Rising unemployment has made things worse for families already stretched thin. Especially in Chelsea, one of the state’s poorest cities, where the COVID-19 rate of spread is the highest in the state. Since the pandemic began, families have …
 
Even as the national vaccine rollout inoculates Americans against COVID-19, climate change is already fueling the next wave of global pandemics. A new study raises concerns over the air quality of Boston subways. Plus, the Biden administration rejoins the Paris Climate Agreement. Those stories and more in our environmental roundtable. Guests: Beth …
 
On this episode of Ichimon Japan we ask: Do you have any funny or embarrassing Japanese mistake stories? Topics Discussed How "sayonara" is not used in most situations when saying "goodbye" in Japanese A mix up at a convenience store Getting used to referring to people in the Japanese language What exactly a rōtari is Being asian Dealing with peopl…
 
Each weekday morning, WAMC’s President and CEO and Political Observer, Alan Chartock, and Roundtable Host Joe Donahue are joined by various experts, journalists, educators, and commentators to discuss current events. On Roundtable Panel: The Week in Review, we feature your favorite panelists discussing the most important issues of the week, giving …
 
In his long career as an acclaimed journalist covering the “hot” moments of the Cold War and its aftermath, bestselling author Robert D. Kaplan often found himself crossing paths with Bob Gersony, a consultant for the U.S. State Department whose quiet dedication and consequential work made a deep impression on Kaplan. Gersony, a high school dropout…
 
Craig Unger is the author of seven books, including the New York Times bestsellers "American Kompromat," "House of Bush," "House of Saud," and "House of Trump, House of Putin." For fifteen years he was a contributing editor for Vanity Fair, where he covered national security, the Middle East, and other political issues. A frequent analyst on MSNBC …
 
The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond. Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, President and CEO of The Business Council of New York State Heather Briccetti, Former EPA Regional Administrator, Visiting Professor at Bennington College, President of Beyond Plastics Judith Enck, and Albany County District A…
 
In this episode Mark interviews Judith and Michael Anderle of LMBPN Publishing. This episode's sponsor. You can learn more about how you can get your work distributed to retailers and library systems around the world at starkreflections.ca/Findaway. Prior to the interview, Mark shares a personal update on the forthcoming release of Fear and Longing…
 
The new book "400 Souls" is a unique one volume community history of African Americans. The editors Ibram X. Kendi and Keyshia Blaine have assembled 90 brilliant writers, each of whom takes on a five year period of that 400 year span. The writers explore their periods through a variety of techniques: historical essays, short stories, personal vigne…
 
Like thousands of restless men left unmoored in the wake of the 2008 economic crash, Michael Patrick Smith arrived in the fracking boomtown of Williston, North Dakota five years later homeless, unemployed, and desperate for a job. Renting a mattress on a dirty flophouse floor, he slept boot to beard with migrant men who came from all across America…
 
The Roundtable Panel : a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond. The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond. Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Chief of Staff and Vice President for Strategy and Policy at Bard College Malia Du Mont, Peabody and Emmy Award winning journalist Linda Ellerbee…
 
We're back with another full length episode! This week, Gary and Becca are joined by bookseller KelleyAnn to talk about our favorite superheroes! Marvel and DC comics abound in the early half of the episode, before we shift gears to chat about books like Marissa Meyer's Renegades and Peter Cline's Ex-Heroes. Stay tuned till the end for some WandaVi…
 
Our second book published by an independent publisher for the February prompt is Frontier by Can Xue. We don't actually know how to explain it or talk about it, but we try! Next time we will be reading our first March Prompt book (something we already own): The Women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor. You can find it at your local bookstore or lib…
 
Each year, more than half a million Americans are released from prison and join a population of twenty million people who live with a felony record. Reuben Miller, a chaplain at the Cook County Jail in Chicago and now a sociologist studying mass incarceration, spent years alongside prisoners, ex-prisoners, their friends, and their families to under…
 
Maggie Mailer is an American artist whose work explores the overlap between play and diplomacy, within the context of painting. Her work borrows freely from art history, and employs the genre of landscape painting as a stage set in which to observe parallels between the creative process and the impact of human activity on the actual landscape. For …
 
Getting punished by her husband is just the beginning. College girl experiments with a massage. In which our dude finds out that a looks aren’t everything. If you have any erotic fantasies you want to share or even if it is to say hello please feel free to send them to Nikky@dearnikky.comor anonymously DearNikky.com/confessions By submitting a stor…
 
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