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Best Good Read podcasts we could find (updated May 2020)
Best Good Read podcasts we could find
Updated May 2020
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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.
 
Welcome to the Read it Forward Podcast, hosted by Senior Editor Abbe Wright. Every week, she sits down with authors to hear about their latest book, their writing process, and the books on their TBR pile. Abbe also shares what she's reading and serves up book recommendations that are sure to please. Listen along when you’re on the hunt for your next great read. It's Abbe's mission to comb her shelves to bring you the absolute best books out there.
 
Feel like a having a delicious cocktail while reading a good book? Searching for new ideas on what to drink and read? That's what we do here at A Book and A Cocktail! We mix up cocktails, read good books, and sit down to talk about it. In every episode we'll each share our recent books while sipping delicious cocktails. Of course we'll share cocktail recipes and ingredients - from classics to newly created! The books are varied, as are the spirits. Mix your favorite cocktail and join us!
 
Are you looking for something good to read? Or watch? Or listen to? Tune in to Fraser Valley Regional Library’s ReadRadio podcast for some great recommendations. In each episode we will highlight some of the library’s books, movies and TV shows that you might not know about. All reviewed materials are available for loan in the FVRL catalogue. ReadRadio will release a new episode every other Friday. Fraser Valley Regional Library is the largest public library system in British Columbia, with ...
 
Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD (“Fall Of Rome”) helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is.
 
Plato's Republic is a Socratic dialogue which deals mainly with the definition of justice, the characteristics of a just city state and the just man. Although it was written more than two thousand years ago, many of the ideas and thoughts expounded here are still very much relevant to modern society. This is Plato's best known work and is also considered his most influential especially when it comes to the fields of philosophy and political theory. The Republic is divided into ten books and ...
 
The iFanboy.com Comic Book Podcast is a weekly talk show discussing the best in current comic books. Ron, Conor and Josh will share what they loved and hated about the week's comics. With a deep, sometimes scary knowledge of the depths and intricacies of pop culture and the geek lifestyle, the conversations can spin off in many directions. While comics, graphic novels and trade paperbacks are the center of the iFanboy universe, the discussion often covers the video games, movies and TV shows ...
 
The Really Good Reads Podcast: Where Incredible Writing Makes Amazing Audio. Yep, that's it. We turn Blogs, Articles, and Emails in the Business and Lifestyle Niche into great audio, so you can listen to the most interesting written content on the web on the go. We love Web Business and Social Dynamics. If something else interests you that should be turned into Amazing Audio, please let us know at reallygoodreads.co --SamT
 
A fairy tale podcast for kids about extraordinary women from all over the world. Based on the bestselling series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, each episode delves further into the lives of women from the books, encouraging young listeners to ask questions and explore their interests. Narration by real-life women who are pioneers, creators, champions, leaders, and warriors!
 
A podcast where two non-believers read through the Bible but aren't, you know, jerks about it. Join comics writers Benito Cereno and Chris Sims as they journey through the Good Book from Acts to Zephaniah, with stops in the Apocrypha along the way.
 
Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by Apple Podcasts listeners. Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours over drinks.
 
What's A Good Guy Podcast Airing Every Monday. Where Don P & Lashawn discuss multiple topics from relationships to current events in hopes to figure out what exactly is a good guy. Two Guys, Two perspectives, One objective! To stay updated, follow us on social media Twitter: @whatsagoodguy Instagram: @whatsagoodguy Facebook Page: @whatsagoodguy Also follow us individually Don P Twitter & Instagram: @donpeezly LA Twitter & Instagram: @stayfocusla Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/whats- ...
 
Marlon and Jake Read Dead People is a podcast hosted by the Man Booker Prize-winning and internationally bestselling author Marlon James and his editor, Jake Morrissey, Executive Editor at Riverhead Books. In each episode, Marlon and Jake talk about authors—specifically dead authors. Authors they like. Authors they hate. Great books, terrible books, and books they love that you’d never expect them to. As a writer and an editor, Marlon and Jake have read thousands of books between them, and t ...
 
Welcome to Five Good Questions. I’m your host, Jake Taylor. Fact: the average American watches 5 hours of television per day. What would the world be like if we dedicated one of those hours to reading books instead? I don’t know, but I’d like to find out. So to inspire others to read more, I ask five good questions of interesting authors and share the results with you every Friday. Let’s see if together, we can’t rescue some of those lost hours.
 
Each week, Rosie Pasqualini and a guest unpack an article or a piece of short fiction, then discuss it with regard to their own interests, hopes, and glaring insecurities. What We’re Reading combines an analysis of relevant texts with a healthy dose of emotional vivisection. You are invited to read along! Articles and stories are posted at www.whatwerereading.org.
 
A podcast sharing silver linings during the ongoing quarantine. Good News: A Podcast is a call-in, listener centered show. To share some good news from your life or something you see, read or hear about in the news, leave a voicemail at 917-960-7635. Or send an audio recording to connorkwiecien@gmail.com with the subject line Good News. If you do share something from the news, please mention your source. You can also send good news to the show's Instagram account, @goodnews_apodcast, or to t ...
 
Join us for an inspirational hour with the angels, those higher luminous beings who serve as divine messengers for the universe. Angels help us in various ways, but it’s up to us to figure out those ways, and sometimes we need a little help. When we do, the denizens of the angelic realm are there for us to call upon, and all we need to reach them is the assistance of the people who have a natural spiritual rapport with them. Amy is among those people here to use her gifts to help you gain th ...
 
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 ...
 
High Adventure A Narrative of Air Fighting in France by James Norman Hall; you will find this book although an exciting narrative has an unpolished feel because it was published in June of 1918 while Mr. Hall was a captive in a German POW camp. When he was captured behind enemy lines, the book was still a work in progress. The Armistice would not be reached until November of that year. Although he does not mention it in this book, Mr. Hall had already served the better part of 15 months with ...
 
Henry Beam Piper’s book “Five Sci-Fi Short Stories“ is a collection of: The Answer, Temple Trouble, Flight From Tomorrow, Police Operation and Graveyard of Dreams. “The Answer” is about two nuclear scientists who have successfully made a very powerful weapon and are planning to drop it from space on un-expecting earthlings. The story is set in 1984, many years after a supposed nuclear war between the US and the Soviet Union had ended. The stories "Temple Trouble" and "Police Operation" deal ...
 
As a gifted writer with a strong interest in supernatural phenomena, Charles Dickens produced a string of ghost stories with enduring charm. Three of them are presented here, of which The Signal Man is one of the best known. Though quite different from his most celebrated realistic and humorous critical novels, these ghost stories, Gothic and grotesque as they are, are of good portrayal, and worth a read/listen. Summary by Vivian Chan
 
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Nina Renata Aron recently published a beautiful, gritty, and un-put-down-able memoir called Good Morning, Destroyer of Men's Souls. Nina is a features editor at Full Stop, an online literary magazine and her work has appeared in The New Republic, The Rumpus, The Millions, and elsewhere. Nina calls her book a literary memoir about codependency - and…
 
Once upon a time, there was a Cuban ballerina who was blind. Her name was Alicia. As a little girl, Alicia was a naturally talented dancer. She spent her days filled with hours and hours of practice. She became one of the best dancers in the world. Then when she was 19, a medical condition caused her to lose her ability to see but that did not stop…
 
When urban academic Hayley Katzen moves to a remote Australian cattle property to live with her farmer girlfriend, she hopes, at last, to find home. But this is no happy-ever-after tree change. Lecture halls, law reform and the arts are replaced with castrating calves, shovelling manure, fire-fighting and anti-gas blockades. In a place that attract…
 
This episode was recorded on May 10th, 2020! Paul and Tia join Mike to discuss the greater impact of comics on society and media. Timestamps: 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:20:20 – What’d We’re Digging Right Now 00:38:11 – How Do Comics Impact Society? 01:05:10 – Wrap/Credits What We Read Drops of God Vol. 4-5 The Flintstones Vol. 1 Ludocr…
 
Maryanne Wolf is the author of Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World, Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain, Tales of Literacy for the 21st Century, Dyslexia, Fluency, and the Brain as well as over 160 scientific articles. She is a scholar, teacher, and Director of the newly-created Center for Dyslexia, …
 
I loved my conversation with Lily King which I did via Instagram Live in conjunction with the Montclair Literary Festival. Lily's latest novel, Writers & Lovers, was so good that it kept me up late two nights in a row, which is very rare for me. Lily is the author of five best-selling, award-winning novels. Writers & Lovers has been the Read with J…
 
Are you looking for fun and educational resources to keep your kids entertained at home? In this episode of ReadRadio, Jessica and Afton explore two popular online resources. Kanopy Kids is the junior version of the popular Kanopy streaming service. It features movies, TV shows and animated stories that your kids will love. For those just learning …
 
2 posts from Julie Morgenstern on summer quality time with your kids and finding your summer routine. Episode 710: Summer Quality Time with Your Kids AND Finding Your Summer Routine by Julie Morgenstern on Family Vacation Julie Morgenstern is an organizing & productivity consultant, New York Times best-selling author, and speaker. For over 30 years…
 
Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle shares his thoughts on intentional spending. Episode 1631: Appropriation by Colin Wright of Exile Lifestyle on Intentional Spending & Conscious Consumer Spending Colin Wright is a professional author and international speaker who co-founded a publishing company and travels full-time, moving to a new country every fou…
 
1SAMUEL 20:Yesterday we heard the slow escalation of David's problems stemming from Saul's jealousy. Saul made David his son-in-law, but only because of the hope that David would be killed by the Philistines. For only the first time in yesterday's reading, we heard how Saul was humbled because of the results of acting on his jealousy. But he doesn'…
 
Emily, John and David discuss the Trump vs. Twitter battle, the realities of this partisan pandemic, and U.S.-China relations with guest Sheena Chestnut Greitens. Here are this week’s cocktail chatters: John: Lori Dorn for Laughing Squid: “A Timeline of the Most Popular TV Shows (1951-2019)” Emily: Willa Paskin for Slate: “Mrs. America’s Showrunner…
 
Musician Ceschi Ramos joins Rebecca to discuss On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, a letter from a Vietnamese American poet to his illiterate mother set in Connecticut, where both of them are also from. Working class Connecticut, the sacrifices we make for beauty, is destruction necessary for art, G.I. Johns, deathbeds, living in a state where the bes…
 
Thanks to iFanboy Patrons, it's Talksplode time. It was a long road, but finally, the Kelly Thompson Talksplode conversation has arrived. The writer of Hawkeye, Jessica Jones, Captain Marvel, Star, A-Force, West Coast Avengers, Black Widow and many more comics, joins Josh (again) to talk about career, process, challenges, motivations, and much more…
 
John Maynard Keynes was one of the most important figures of the 20th century, creating the economic structures and ideas that defined the Second World War and its aftermath. I spoke with Zach Carter, author of the wonderful new Keynes biography The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes, about Keynes's wild life and …
 
Mary Beth Keane's most recent novel, Ask Again, Yes, is a New York Times best-seller and The Tonight Show Summer Reads Pick. She has authored two other books, was named one of the National Book Foundation's "5 Under 35," and was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim fellowship for fiction writing. Mary Beth and I talked about the moving moving themes in …
 
Marina Brink with Highly Sensitive Refuge shares how HSP parents can get alone time without feeling lousy about it. Episode 709: How HSP Parents Can Get Alone Time Without Feeling Lousy About It by Marina Brink of Highly Sensitive Refuge Co-founders Jenn Granneman and Andre Sólo's mission is to prove that high sensitivity can be strong. It’s okay t…
 
Anthony Ongaro of Break the Twitch shares 7 strategies for effective daily habits. Episode 1630: 7 Strategies for Effective Daily Habits by Anthony Ongaro of Break The Twitch on Habit Stacking & Personal Growth After years of impulse spending on Amazon and elsewhere, Anthony Ongaro realized that his one-click purchase habits were more of a physical…
 
1SAMUEL 18-19:In yesterday's story, David showed that he was more concerned with God's reputation than for his own safety. May we all face our imposing enemies with more belief in the unseen God than in the very present enemies! PSALM 102:This Psalm starts out like the prayer of anyone in distress and trouble calling out to God. As we read further,…
 
This episode was recorded on May 24th, 2020! Nick and Kait join Mike to discuss the comics based on the TV series Firefly. Timestamps: 00:00:00 – Start/Last Week in Comics 00:23:27 – Comic Picks 00:34:16 – Firefly Comics 01:17:13 – Wrap/Credits Comics We Read / Comic Picks The Way of the Househusband Vol. 3 The Ludocrats #1 Drawing The Vote: An Ill…
 
I met Kristy Woodson Harvey last summer at Author's Night for the East Hampton Library, but I interviewed her virtually to talk about her latest book, Feels Like Falling. She has a seriously impressive bio (phi beta kappa!!) which includes authoring many books, some of which have also been optioned for film. Feels Like Falling, about a seemingly un…
 
Laura Triggs with The Gottman Institute shares 3 daily habits that are better for your marriage than an exotic vacation. Episode 708: 3 Daily Habits That are Better for Your Marriage Than an Exotic Vacation by Laura Triggs with The Gottman Institute The Gottman Institute understands that the human family is in crisis, and that all individuals are c…
 
Chikodi Chima with Nir And Far shares the power of no. Episode 1629: The Power of No by Chikodi Chima with NirAndFar on How To Get Clear & Focus on Your Goals Nir Eyal writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. The M.I.T. Technology Review dubbed Nir, “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology.” Nir …
 
1SAMUEL 17:God told Samuel to anoint one of Jesse's sons as the next king of Israel. Anointing another king while one is still ruling is rather dangerous. So God told Samuel how to do that without making it public. That story included this memorable quote: “The LORD doesn’t see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance, but th…
 
This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Yuan Yuan Tan who narrated the previous episode about Alicia Alonso. If you haven't yet listened to last week's episode, now is a great time to go back and check it out. About Yuan Yuan : Yuan Yuan Tan is a Principal dancer with the famous San Francisco Ballet, cele…
 
Episode One Hundred Three Show Notes KEY: CW = Chris Wolak and EF = Emily Fine – Currently Reading – Chris dnf’d The Keep – Jennifer Egan (CW) Resurrection Bay (Caleb Zelic #1) – Emma Viskic (EF) Friends and Strangers – J. Courtney Sullivan (EF) release date June 30, 2020The Sun and the Moon: The Remarkable True Account of Hoaxers, Showmen, Dueling…
 
It’s a weird time to be in the market for a new book. When it’s safer to stay home, and many libraries and bookstores have temporarily shut their doors to the public, what’s a reader to do… but turn to their home bookshelves! Your TBR shelf's time has COME! Today Annd chats with Karla Osorno, a WSIRN listener whose 600+ precious unread books have b…
 
Kat Medina shares her thoughts on once upon a time. Episode 707: Once Upon A Time by Kat Medina on Marriage Goals & How To Find A Gratefulness Practice As a child, Kat Medina wanted to be MacGyver when she grew up. Now, as the founder and Creative Director of a Silicon Valley startup, she's become a well-traveled bookworm who finds creative solutio…
 
Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue shares her thoughts on the worst loss of all. Episode 1628: The Worst Loss of All by Helene Massicotte of Free To Pursue on Enjoying Life & Mindful Experiences Helene Massicotte blogs about living life on your terms and experiencing true personal freedom. She describes herself as a person in search of all that li…
 
Isaac Bentwich is a practitioner and teacher of yoga and meditation, and the author of Gita: A Timeless Guide For Our Time, a poetic translation of the Bhagavad Gita. A medical doctor by training and entrepreneur by profession, Isaac has founded several tech companies, including Quris Technologies, Ripples Technologies, and CropX LTD, each leading …
 
1SAMUEL 16:Yesterday's reading told the story of Saul's incomplete obedience and the rejection of Saul as king— by both God and Samuel. In the process Samuel said some of the most important statements in Scripture, which I will underline here: Listen! Obedience is better than sacrifice,and submission is better than offering the fat of rams.Rebellio…
 
Will this Tamers fanfic finally break the Digimon curse? Takato has been written out of reality, but that won't stop him from being the viewpoint character. Forced romantic pairings among children abound. It all reads like an early-2000s https://www.facebook.com/RetroFanficRetrospective/ See our tweets and episode previews at https://twitter.com/Re…
 
Order! All Rise! This Is Case Number 169 in the matter of the You vs Public Opinion parties have been sworn in, you maybe seated! Living in a world where you have access to so many people opinions it can possibly cloud your judgement, the power of an influence is one thing but the power of someone’s opinion? Well that’s what we’re here to discuss. …
 
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