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CraftLit is—>Annotated Audiobooks for Busy People Love the classics (or wish you did) *** No time to pick up a book? Not any more! *** This weekly annotated audiobook podcast presents curated classic literature in a serialized format. The host—Heather Ordover—"teaches to the joke" by filling in any relevant tidbits before listening to the next chapter of the book. *** Callers regularly send in voicemail comments for play on the air to keep the "book club" vibe going. *** The podcast has been ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
This podcast is an introduction to Anglophone literature, from ancient times to the present, done by a Ph.D. with lots of books and musical instruments. A typical episode offers a summary of a work, or part of a work of literature, followed by some historical analysis. The episodes include original music, some comedy songs, and goofy jokes. You can listen to the shows in any order, although from time to time, episodes will make brief mention of previous or upcoming ones.
 
Point Blank is a podcast about hardboiled, noir, and detective fiction. Mixing serious analysis and humor, the co-hosts (Justin and Kurt) discuss a classic or contemporary work of crime fiction each episode. In addition to major works, they offer shorter reviews, and examine noir-ish topics such as alcoholism in detective fiction, the femme fatale, and race and labor in crime fiction. Stroll with Kurt and Justin down the rain drenched alleys and mean streets as they explore the fascinating w ...
 
Read boldly. Think differently. The Vintage Books Podcast is a fortnightly books podcast, released every other Sunday. What are you reading? That’s how great conversations start at Vintage. We publish some of the world’s most thought-provoking, unforgettable, beautifully designed books – from contemporary trail-blazers to our red-spine Vintage Classics. We know the thrill of coming across an undiscovered work of genius, of reading a classic that you’ve always meant to, of finding a book that ...
 
The podcast about the most groan-worthy, enraging, and sh*t characters in lit. Join host Emily Edwards and a guest for a weekly "book club" discussion on every book you wanted to destroy in English class, but couldn't. Classic literature of Europe and the Americas– everything form mythology to Victorian epics to the modernists– is hard to get through, and each week, we take on a frequently assigned book to talk about all of its highs and lows. These are the Fuckbois of Literature.
 
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.
 
This is the book podcast everyone's talking about. Bookable features established authors and emerging talent in conversation with host and author Amanda Stern, perhaps best known for creating the Happy Ending Music & Reading Series at New York's famous Joe's Pub and Symphony Space. With an immersive sound experience designed around each episode, Bookable takes you on an audio exploration of a book—usually new, sometimes classic and occasionally obscure but always worth knowing about.
 
The independent-minded book review magazine that combines good looks, good writing and a personal approach. Slightly Foxed introduces its readers to books that are no longer new and fashionable but have lasting appeal. Good-humoured, unpretentious and a bit eccentric, it’s more like a well-read friend than a literary magazine. Come behind the scenes with the staff of Slightly Foxed to learn what makes this unusual literary magazine tick, meet some of its varied friends and contributors, and ...
 
The Western Canon ​is a monthly podcast dedicated to examining the timeless stories, ideas, and thinkers of the Western literary tradition. Working chronologically through "the great conversation of history," each episode focuses on a distinct canonical work, set of works, or intellectual period. Featuring lively summary, literary analysis, philosophical discussion, and guest commentary, the show also tackles social and political issues related to Western civilization, the modern university, ...
 
Nonfiction authors share compelling true stories & books with great ideas for living well. In addition to discussing captivating biographies & memoirs, these writers promote business & entrepreneurship, foster community-building, encourage health & wellness, strengthen home & family, and nurture personal development. Regardless of the genre, all the books we feature are insightful, inspiring, and uplifting. In the end, we save you time by curating long-standing classics, sleepers, and new re ...
 
Oh No! Lit Class is a semi-educational comedy literature podcast hosted by Megan and RJ, two bitter English grads who are here to tell you all the weird and sexy things you never knew about the books you had to read in school. Let's ruin some literary classics together. New episodes released every other Thursday.
 
Comedian Michael Ian Black is tackling a great work of literature. Actually, Tackling might be too strong a word. More like “light caressing” plus a lot of complaining. First he read the Thomas Hardy classic, Jude the Obscure.He had help from Jen Kirkman, Mike Birbiglia, Michael Showalter, and even his teenage daughter. Now he's back with a new book to read out loud and comment as he goes. Support this show and access bonus content: https://www.patreon.com/michaelianblack
 
The book club podcast where Dave Warneke has read the book so you don't have to. Each episode Dave tells two special guests all about a classic novel or play, and by the end of the show, both you and they can pretend you've read it. From Austen to Tolstoy, Shakespeare to Hemingway... Devour a classic in a single sitting.
 
In which the CenterForLit staff embarks on a quest to discover the Great Ideas of literature in books of every description: ancient classics to fresh bestsellers; epic poems to bedtime stories. This podcast is a production of The Center for Literary Education and is a reading companion for teachers, homeschoolers, and readers of all stripes.
 
This show reads novels published before 1923, for those that love the classics. I found that I'd turn to audio books of the classics to relax and de-stress after particularly difficult days, and that those novels were hard to find without subscribing to an audio book service. Please enjoy this podcast by Krista Nichols
 
Square Roots is like a book club, but for classic RPGs! Each episode John, Matthew, Jim and Vanessa play through a chunkerino of one of your favorite RPGs, from Final Fantasy through Chrono Trigger. Are they experts? No. Are they qualified? Absolutely not. Are they good at RPGs? Probably not. But they're the fun kind of dumb, and that's what counts.
 
Storybook Bundles is a podcast for children. In Oct 2020, I wanted to give my toddler son (Aaron) a list of audios of me reading some children's books with my crazy voice impersonations, for example, Elmo or Cookie Monster from Sesame Street, so I decided to make this podcast for him, my future grandchildren, or anyone else that would enjoy it. These audios are special to me personally, because all my life I've suffered from dyslexia, and having a difficulty in reading anything, but this hel ...
 
Here we talk about entertainment Legends and Legendary Entertainment. Movie, TV, Web, Video Games, Comic Book, Classic, New, Old,Original, Sequel, Reboot, Remake and more . For better or worse. We are Proudly part of the Gonna Geek Network. For more geeky podcast visit gonnageek.com
 
A recovering evangelical, a former seminarian, and a born-and-raised atheist walk into a bar. Drunk Bible Study is everything you wish you'd learned about the Bible, but didn't because you were too bored to listen in church. Come join your fellow sinners in reading every word of the Greatest Story Ever Told™, whether we want to or not. This show is not about Christianity. No preaching. No bashing. Just some classic book-club-turned-into-a-podcast-with-drinks kind of fun.
 
WritersCast is the voice of writers. Host David Wilk interviews authors of new and forthcoming fiction, poetry and non-fiction books, talking with them about their work as writers, the stories they tell, the subjects they write about and the books they write. Writers reveal the thoughts and ideas behind their writing, and talk about a wide variety of topics of interest to their readers.
 
The Stacks is your one stop shop to talk books and reading. Guests will join the host, Traci for two episodes of bookish conversations. In their first episode guests will talk about their reading habits, likes and dislikes, and much more. In their second episode, they'll discuss The Stacks Book Club (TSBC) pick. Get ready for fun and thoughtful conversations about books and reading. Make sure to check the website www.thestackspodcast.com for more details, including upcoming The Stacks Book C ...
 
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Book Talk@ 19:15 Tip our Wonderful Narrator! Adrian McKinty’s Sean Duffy Detective series book 1 “The Cold Cold Ground” “How the Scots Invented the Modern World” by Arthur Herman Mary Robinette Kowal “The Lady Astronaut of Mars” (winner of the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Novelette!) and Her “Jane Austen in a world of magic” series, book 1: Jennifer is…
 
Host: Brad McNutt | Released Monday, April 19, 2021 In this episode of The Book Club, Brad reviews a classic work on a challenging book of the Bible! Episode Resources Purchase A Commentary on Daniel by Homer Hailey here. We want to hear from you! Email: books@thelightnetwork.tv Voicemail: 903-26-LIGHT (903-265-4448) Subscription Links…
 
Episode Notes What do you do when your plane crashes and you're trying to get home and some kid starts talking about a fussy flower on his planet? You listen, damnit. You LISTEN. Go on, read it for yourself:https://bookshop.org/books?affiliate=12554&keywords=the+little+prince Visit https://nuzzlehouse.com for show info. Support Nuzzle House by cont…
 
The FBI Way: Inside the Bureau’s Code of Excellence – Frank Figliuzzi – 9780062997050 – hardcover – HarperCollins – 272 pages – $27.99 – January 12, 2021 – ebook versions available at lower prices If you have been paying attention to the news for the five years since the US elevated Donald J. Trump to the presidency of the United States, with the h…
 
This player-versus-player video game hit arcades almost thirty years ago, and it quickly became infamous for its graphic violence, including bloody signature kill moves called Fatalities. While it’s gotten the big screen treatment before, most notably in Paul W.S. Anderson’s 1995 film, it’s never earned the R-rating that the franchise deserves. The…
 
It's the 3rd to last episode of Isiah and we have questions about the last Trito chapters. Do prophets get jealous of each other? Does sex and death religion involve making your bed a place of worship? Would one still fear Yahweh if suddenly stopped punishing people for doing terrible things? What kind of fasting must one do to get prayers off the …
 
This week, Tirzah discusses her love of everything written by Australian author Melina Marchetta, provides a run-down of her YA fiction, and recommends a few different entry points! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! This p…
 
Today on The Stacks we’re talking with TV writer and author Jenny Lee. Jenny is the author of Anna K a modern retelling of Anna Karenina set in the world of New York City’s teenage elite. Her brand new book is a sequel to the bestselling Anna K entitled, Anna K Away. We talk today about adapting a classic, what happens when the source material runs…
 
SUMMARY Anne Devereux-Mills, once a powerful New York advertising executive, captures her story of creating authentic female connections in her book, “The Parlay Effect: How Female Connection Can Change the World.” After experiencing a “trifecta of setbacks”—losing her job, health, and last child (to college)—Devereux-Mills found herself in a new c…
 
How do you get journalists to want to talk about you? How do you get them to talk about your book? One classic tool in the toolbox for every author is the press release. Some authors think press releases have gone the way of the dinosaur. “Not so,” says Mickie Kennedy, founder of eReleases. For 22 years, he’s been helping small businesses and autho…
 
Marci and Ako, the hosts of the PHENOMENAL podcast Colored Pages Book Club, join host Emily Edwards to discuss the intensely traumatic Tennessee Williams play, A Streetcar Named Desire. CONTENT WARNINGS: Rape, sexual assault, sex work, domestic violence, addiction In this episode we discuss: America's mutable definition of whiteness White female co…
 
When Jack Benny came down with pneumonia in the spring of 1943 and he had to miss a month of shows, an unlikely guest host stepped in to fill his shoes. For four episodes, Orson Welles poked fun at himself and joined in the jokes with Benny's gang - Mary, Phil, Dennis, Don, and Rochester - and showed off his comedy chops on one of the funniest show…
 
On this episode of Book Cheat, Dave has read French author Albert Camus' The Outsider (also known as The Stranger). Joining Dave to discuss this philosophically groundbreaking novel is Mish and Zach from Mish and Zach's Leguizamarama. Support Book Cheat on Patreon: www.patreon.com/DoGoOnPod Suggest a book for Dave to cheat: https://goo.gl/jxMdiW To…
 
Lecturer, author, and researcher Heather Williams has left trails of books across the globe as she travels for work, but today she’s bringing us three favorite essay collections she can’t live without. Heather’s love of bite-sized reading experiences is contagious. If you’ve never picked up an essay collection, she just might convince you to do so …
 
Episode Notes Who would have thought that the first Y.A. book would involve fights and hair grease? We didn't, but we know all about it now.We learn: Glen gets hit on by a nurse, but is too stupid to realize it. Ben's boss quit her job! But she's still working there part-time... Ugh. Gretchen's bird this week salivates. It salivates and ungulates i…
 
Whether you’re writing about where you’re from, or a place you know well, or a place you’ve researched in order to portray it in all its nuance on the page, place itself is often a character in fiction and creative writing. This week’s episode with Hala Alyan might inspire you to add more details of place to your work, or consider the role place ha…
 
This time Kingdom Hearts 2 really swings for the bleachers with nothin' but hits, from Aladdin to Little Mermaids and Pirates of the Carribbean! It's tough to reach a consensus on all this finny fun, but there's plenty to enjoy such as: - Gilbert Gottfried's newest sponsors - Aladdin's Whole Other Family - Vanessa's shocking Pirates confession - A …
 
Host: Brad McNutt | Released Monday, May 3, 2021 In this episode of The Book Club, Brad reviews a great work concerning the influence of the sermon upon the American landscape! We want to hear from you! Email: books@thelightnetwork.tv Voicemail: 903-26-LIGHT (903-265-4448) Subscription LinksBy The Book Club – The Light Network
 
Newton Nitro joins us to discuss Stanley G. Weinbaum's "The Best of Stanley G. Weinbaum", Brazilian speculative fiction, Malazan Book of the Fallen, celebrations of the heterosexual white male, coming to acceptance with death, different cultural moral frameworks, the Virgin-Whore Complex, Brazilian miscegenation, dark humor, reskinning the Keep on …
 
In the first part of a birthday salute to the great Orson Welles, we'll hear him co-star with My Friend Irma leading lady Marie Wilson in a screwball comedy-murder mystery from The Campbell Playhouse. They star as husband and wife private eyes in "There's Always a Woman" (originally aired on CBS on December 17, 1939). Then, Welles recreates his big…
 
Playwright Mart Crowley’s The Boys in the Band opened in 1968 as an Off-Broadway production with a limited engagement - just five curtain calls. However, the show’s popularity led to a change in venue to a larger theater where it ran for 1,001 performances from April of ‘68 to 1970. In 1970, William Friedkin directed the original cast in a film ver…
 
Episode Notes What would you give up to finally be popular? Would you give up your pony? You’ll learn what sacrifice means in this episode. Go on, read it for yourself:https://www.tor.com/2010/11/17/ponies/ Visit https://nuzzlehouse.com for show info. Support Nuzzle House by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/nuzzle-house…
 
In this week's Gramophone podcast, Editor Martin Cullingford is joined by Sir Nicholas Kenyon, Managing Director of London's Barbican and author of a new book called The Life of Music: New Adventures in the Western Classical Tradition. As well as exploring the book's list of 100 recommended recordings, they also discuss five key turning points in t…
 
If you've ever wondered how eunuchs came to be or what the Bible has to say about them, make sure to tune in for the dirt, or as we like to call it, the p / d. If you want MORE drinking and bible-ing, including bonus episodes, interviews with experts, fun mini series’, and more, consider becoming a ‘parishioner’ at Patreon.com/DrunkBibleStudy Our t…
 
Let's take a look at some of the animals that are in the woods, and in the sky. Sorry, there are NO Direct Links for these books. Storybook Bundles Podcast On Spotify, Apple Podcast, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, and more Let's Read & Storybook Bundles Social Media Links: https://storybookbundlespodcast.buzzsprout.com Let's Read Facebook Page: https:/…
 
A robbery and assault gain local notoriety when it’s believed that the perpetrator is still somewhere on the property – two weeks later. Is there anyone who find the invisible thief? Maurice Leblanc, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We co…
 
In celebration of National Poetry Month, singer-songwriter and poet Valerie June calls into the podcast and chats with Nick about her love of The Gift: Poems by Hafiz (Renderings by Daniel Ladinsky), the relationship between lyrics and poetry in her own work, and viewing the world through a positive lens. Additional topics include: Townes Van Zandt…
 
In Episode 57, we review the hell out of nearly a dozen books, + a couple films! We review: Run Man Run by Chester Himes Plan B by Chester Himes Darktown by Thomas Mullen The Man with the Getaway Face by Richard Stark If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned by Walter Mosley M. Ravenel's The Arrangement Champ…
 
Shop BiblioFiles: www.centerforlit.com/the-bibliofiles-shop Adam is taking over another episode of “What Are We Reading?” having just finished a whale of a tale. He talks about the benefits of waiting until 52 to read Moby Dick, whether or not Ahab is a sympathetic character, and he makes a case for persevering through the cetology chapters. Refere…
 
Between well-known verses and familiar prophecies, Yahweh takes a moment to remind us of how awesome he thinks he is. Sheep go baa, and the worth of women is defined... kind of. If you want MORE drinking and bible-ing, including bonus episodes, interviews with experts, fun mini series’, and more, consider becoming a ‘parishioner’ at Patreon.com/Dru…
 
Hannah and Tirzah talk about exciting news from Disney-Hyperion and then dive into standalone high fantasy. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! This post contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, Book Riot …
 
On today's episode of The Stacks we're talking with poet, lawyer, and activist, Reginald Dwayne Betts about The Tradition by Jericho Brown for The Stacks Book Club. We discuss poems as fact or fiction, what happens when you hear a poem out loud, and the ways different poems can take on different meanings to different people. Click here to be part o…
 
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