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Not just book chat! The Literary Life Podcast is an ongoing conversation about the skill and art of reading well and the lost intellectual tradition needed to fully enter into the great works of literature. Experienced teachers Angelina Stanford and Thomas Banks (of www.HouseOfHumaneLetters.com) join lifelong reader Cindy Rollins (of www.MorningtimeForMoms.com) for slow reads of classic literature, conversations with book lovers, and an ever-unfolding discussion of how Stories Will Save the ...
 
A monthly conversation about books and ideas on NTS Radio hosted by friends Carrie Plitt, a literary agent, and Octavia Bright, a writer and academic. Each show features an author interview, book recommendations, lively discussion and a little music too, all built around a related theme - anything from the novella to race to masculinity. Listen live on NTS Radio www.nts.live
 
Mitchell Kaplan has been a bookseller and has owned the independent bookstores Books & Books for over 35 years. He is also co-founder of the acclaimed Miami Book Fair. If you love books, writers or are a passionate reader, this podcast is for you. Enter The Literary Life where every Friday you’ll hear candid conversations with Mitchell and his guests.
 
Become a Paid Subscriber and get bonus podcasts: https://anchor.fm/nowplayingpodcast/subscribe Three playful movie reviewers break down a variety of film franchises by dedicating a podcast to every single sequel, reboot, and spin-off in a series. In-depth conversations cover production history, literary sources, gossip, merchandising, and personal opinion with humor and critical insight. No cinematic universe is too obscure or sacred! Over 1,200 reviews at http://nowplayingpodcast.com
 
Damian Barr's Literary Salon tempts the world's best writers to read exclusively from their latest greatest works and share their own personal stories. Star guests have included Bret Easton Ellis, Jojo Moyes, John Waters, Helen Fielding, Diana Athill and Louis de Bernières - all in front of a live audience at leading glamourous locations. Suave salonnière Damian Barr is your host. Don't worry it's not a book club - there's no homework. Salon Selective! Produced by Russell Finch.
 
This is a podcast for emerging writers, who are looking to improve their work with an aim to having it published, or anyone who would like a behind-the-scenes look at the publishing industry. Your host, Bianca Marais (the author of 'Hum If You Don't Know the Words' and 'If You Want to Make God Laugh') will be interviewing authors, agents, editors and just about anyone and everyone who's involved in bringing a book to market. She's joined by her cohosts, literary agents Carly Watters and CeCe ...
 
EXPLOCITY PODCASTS presents The Literary City With Ramjee Chandran. This podcast is devoted to words—written, spoken or signed. Words rule everything...song lyrics, a movie script, a play, prose, poetry or a podcast. We will feature readers and writers, publishers, people of prose and poetry and playwrights. The Literary City podcasts will feature English language teachers, grammar police, literary lounge lizards...and, oh yes, a cunning linguist or ten.
 
A book club where we (those who identify as men and those who want to understand men better) review great works of literature and discuss what they have to say about masculine archetypes. We are two life-long friends, one straight, one gay, a writer, and a doctor of computer science and philosophy, who have vastly different ideas of what it means to be a man. We’re here to take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly and to grow along the way.
 
Lit Cit explores the multi-faceted life of a writer in today’s literary community through insightful interviews with authors, editors, agents, and all of the people who help make writing happen. The podcast is produced and run by members of Antioch Los Angeles’ MFA Creative Writing program.
 
A podcast exploring writer Dominick Dunne's quest for justice amidst his incisive commentary of the high society set. Alicia (Trashy Divorces) leads a far ranging romp through the novels and Vanity Fair columns of one of the 20th century’s most unforgettable literary contributors. Covering courthouses and country clubs, Dunne’s voice was one for the ages, and Done & Dunne ensures that voice can continue to resonate with audiences today. New episodes weekly, consider Monday your Dunne-Day.
 
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One shipwreck. Two misfits. 300 years apart. The Night Ship is a feat of imagination from award-winning author Jess Kidd. We’re delighted to have her read on our podcast from her new novel, an accomplished work of fiction that takes place across dual timelines. In 1629, Mayken is aboard the Batavia which is doomed to crash on the shores of Beacon I…
 
No matter how many times you have heard it, the story of Jallianwala Bagh is terrifying. But when most of us first heard the story of the massacre, we weren’t mature enough to absorb the significance of what we were reading. As schoolboys we were only allowed a casual and dinky relationship with our history text books. Jallianwala Bagh could pass a…
 
Julia May Jonas is a writer, director, and the founder of theater company Nellie Tinder. She has taught at Skidmore College and NYU and lives in Brooklyn with her family. Vladimir (Simon & Schuster, 2022) is her first novel. Books Recommended in this Episode: Iris Murdoch, The Sea, The Sea Vladimir Nabokov, Laughter In the Dark Vladimir Nabokov, Pn…
 
In anticipation of the release of Amazon’s Rings of Power, we’re discussing The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien and are kicking things off with The Fellowship of the Ring. In the Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins found a magic ring in Gollum’s cave, and kept it quietly in the Shire for many years, while the Dark Lord, Sauron, gathered dark forces and power…
 
We get more entangled in the uncomfortable themes of Lolita, while also uncovering more of the brilliant wordplay baked-in by Nabokov... which is, exactly what the author intended. We also stopped drinking "Pins" altogether because while we okay tackling challenging subject matter on this podcast, drinking terrible drinks is just not something we a…
 
Floyd Strayer and Shelley Smartly join me in this fun conversation about their new comedy show The Smartlys. The Smartlys was born from tragedy, with personal loss fueling this comedic and light-hearted project in hopes to cheer up everyone involved and even more so everyone watching. Both of the guests were wonderful to speak with and it was such …
 
On today’s episode of The Literary Life, Mitchell Kaplan is joined by Monique Roffey to discuss her novel, The Mermaid of Black Conch, out now from Knopf. Monique Roffey is a senior lecturer in creative writing at the Manchester Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University. She is the author of seven books, four of which are set in Trinidad…
 
In this episode, the Literary Leftists interview authors Christopher Warman and Elan Marche. We discuss their short novel, Seasons of Albadone, the writing process, and their upcoming sequel and series, "The Eighth Chance Series." Seasons of Albadone Buy on Bookshop Support the showBy Christopher Warman, Elan Marche
 
We're doing something a bit different this month! Do you ever have trouble getting into reading? Have you found yourself in a book slump? When you're stressed, distracted, overwhelmed with life, does it affect your reading habits? It happens to even the most bookish book worms too!Join Paula and Andrea as they chat about when life gets in the way o…
 
And now we enter middle age. Support the show by becoming a patron on Patreon. Rate and review the show to help us reach more readers and listeners. Not enough weird fiction in your life? Join us on Elder Sign: A Weird Fiction Podcast. Love Star Trek? Come find us on the Lower Decks! Neil Gaiman fan? Love comics? Join us on Hanging Out With the Dre…
 
Today on The Literary Life Podcast we bring you another fun episode in our “In Search of the Austen Adaptation” series. Hosts Angelina Stanford, Cindy Rollins and Thomas Banks are joined by resident film aficionado, Atlee Northmore to discuss film adaptations on Sense and Sensibility. The conversation opens by revisiting the question of what makes …
 
Come take the hero's journey with Jeff Rasley! The adventure starts on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 11am/EST (New York City time). It's going to be fun, educational, informational and entertaining! Jeff Rasley is the author of several books, including A Pickleball Soap Opera, America's Existential Crisis: Our Inherited Obligation to Native Nations,Yo…
 
When does fandom tip over into unhealthy obsession? What are the power dynamics of being someone's fan, and how do they get exploited? This month author Sheena Patel joins Carrie to talk about her debut, I'm A Fan, a novel that gets to grips with power and relationships and what it means to be a fan. Octavia came back for the show chat to continue …
 
Host Samantha Rahmani speaks with author Mitali Perkins about her book Steeped in Stories: Timeless Children’s Novels to Refresh Our Tired Souls, a study of classic children’s literature. Perkins discusses her journey as a children’s author, the need for multistoried experiences for children, the navigation of problematic and harmful works with you…
 
Today, we continue our genre-based season where we dive deep into a literary genre exploring what defines it, what makes it work and not work, interviewing authors, talking to fans and scholars, whoever can unlock what makes a genre a genre. In our second episode, we find a body, a clue or two, maybe even some justice. We'll undoubtedly confront th…
 
Annick MacAskill stops by the virtual studio to talk about her new book, Shadow Blight. Andrew asks Annick about applying myth to the personal. It's a great chat! ----- Listen to more episodes of Page Fright here. Follow the podcast on Twitter here. Follow the podcast on Instagram here. ----- Annick MacAskill is the author of the poetry collections…
 
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