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Footnoting History is a bi-weekly podcast series dedicated to overlooked, popularly unknown, and exciting stories plucked from the footnotes of history. For further reading suggestions, information about our hosts, our complete episode archive, and more visit us at FootnotingHistory.com!
 
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The LRB Podcast

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The LRB Podcast

The London Review of Books

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The LRB Podcast brings you weekly conversations from Europe’s leading magazine of culture and ideas. Hosted by Thomas Jones, it also features regular contributions from US Editor Adam Shatz and the ongoing ‘Close Readings’ series, which explores the lives and works of writers through the pieces about them in the LRB archive. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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The Paris Review

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The Paris Review and Stitcher

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An audio odyssey behind the scenes at the world's most legendary literary magazine. A phantasmagoric blend of stories, archival tape, and interviews with the likes of James Baldwin, Ernest Hemingway, and Dorothy Parker. Plus, the cutting-edge writers of our time.
 
Snoozecast is the podcast designed to help you fall asleep. You can count on a new episode every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. There is usually an ad or two read by the host at the beginning of the show, but we promise never to sneak any into the middle or end. Learn more about us at snoozecast.com and connect with us on social media @snoozecast! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick and Ancient Faith Radio

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Exploring the Tolkien Legendarium with the Christian Faith - Join Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick, Richard Rohlin and their guest co-hosts as they explore the life, works and Middle-earth legendarium of author J. R. R. Tolkien, informed by the Orthodox Christian faith.
 
Here at The Root we’ve always loved, praised, and centered Black literature in the broader conversation. Each week host Maiysha Kai sits down with an author we love to talk about their work, what inspires them, and what they hope to contribute to the culture at large. Guests so far include Nikole Hannah Jones, Brittney Cooper, Stacey Abrams, Ibram X. Kendi, Ijeoma Oluo, Morgan Jerkins, and Claudia Rankine.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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Book Talk @ 6:10 Other Book Stuff In need of an extra surreal, brutal, and heartfelt scifi novel? Check out Justin's book . Warning: it is weird. FOR FB EVENT TUESPlease Register here to get the meeting link for the FREE weekly chat: FOR FB EVENT THURSPlease Register here to get the meeting link for the FREE ongoing weekly chat:…
 
Nariman Youssef speaks to managing editor Emily Everett about her work translating three short stories from Arabic for The Common’s portfolio of fiction from Morocco, in the spring issue. In this conversation, Nariman talks about the conscious and unconscious decisions a translator makes through many drafts, including the choice to preserve some fe…
 
This week things get a little bit weird as Sam and Howard take on their first evening recording session. Sam has brought his version of Mira Jacob's debut novel 'A Sleepwalker's Guide To Dancing' to the reading table, and the guys reminisce about the good old days in what is one of the oddest episodes so far! Hosts: Sam Sheldon and Howard Grater 'A…
 
The writer, philosopher, and trailblazing feminist Mary Wollstonecraft is perhaps best known as the mother of the author of Frankenstein, but this amazing figure deserves more attention than a line in Mary Shelley's biography. As the author of classic works like Thoughts on the Education of Daughters and A Vindication of the Rights of Women, Wollst…
 
Listen in while Niba talks about books that fit the Cottagecore aesthetic. Then stick around for Emma’s recommendations on Japanese literature that might have to be added to your reading list. Cottagecore books mentioned: Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore Silver in the Wood by Emily Tesh The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan Garden Spells by …
 
Join Julia as she continues talking about Leia Organa! BUY MERCH: https://www.teepublic.com/user/unsobered-podcast Support the Podcast: www.patreon.com/unsoberedpod Follow the Podcast: Twitter: @unsoberedpod Instagram: @unsoberedpod Contact the Podcast: unsoberedpod@gmail.com Follow the host: Instagram: @juliagoestexas Twitter: @juliagoestexas Yout…
 
Author, activist and journalist Cory Doctorow joins us on the island to talk democratising Disney World, inventing your own awards and the 36th Discworld novel, Making Money. This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy fiction. Visit Desert Island Discworld a…
 
#interviews #illustrations #writingcommunity #booktube My sister joins the podcast to draw on my show. In Part 1, we just talk and goof off. Note: My sister is hilarious. We talk about dating, ego, and just have a silly good time in this opening part. Sponsors PD Alleva Golem - Someone's creation can truly be the path of destruction. The devil is t…
 
440. We talk to Evan Faulkenbury about his article, “‘Monroe is Hell’: Voter Purges, Registration Drives, and the Civil Rights Movement in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana,” Evan Faulkenbury is an associate professor of history at SUNY Cortland. His courses and research focus on the civil rights movement, public history, and United States history. He ear…
 
This week, Tirzah recommends two great backlist titles that will probably creep you out! Follow All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher and never miss a beat book. Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an a…
 
Magician and author Joshua Jay and I discuss David Byrne's How Music Works. I slightly nerd out about Joshua's magic accomplishments. How Magicians Think by Joshua Jay (which I can't recommend highly enough) https://www.amazon.com/Misdirection-Magicians-Think-Joshua-Jay/dp/1523507438/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=how+magicians+think&qid=1634843723&sr=8-1 How…
 
Tonight, we’ll read the next part to our “Magic Cloak” series, from the book “Queen Zixi of Ix, or The Story of the Magic Cloak”, a children's book written by L. Frank Baum and published in 1905. If you’d like to listen to this continuing story easily in order, go to snoozecast.com/series. In the last episode, the quarrelsome Roly-Rogues bounce dow…
 
#KakiOlsen #Interviews #WritingCommunity #Booktube Kaki Olsen joins the show. We talk the Boston Red Sox, and her passion for it. Her boston accent comes out, and the rest, we just talk about...everything. We talk about her books, science fiction, the last jedi, her works, fears, community and tonnes more. I enjoyed this conversation, and think you…
 
In today’s episode, Renee reveals the book of the month and the special collaboration for November’s box! After the reveal, Phalin brings on a very special guest today! Drum roll please….her daughter, Jordyn! Jordyn is a bright, sometimes shy, 11 year old that loves to read. She’s currently fascinated with graphic novels and *any* manga series. In …
 
This week we're talking to the talented and hilarious Yvonne Orji on the show. Many people know Yvonne best for her Emmy-nominated portrayal of Molly Carter on HBO's Insecure, but Yvonne also happens to be a stand-up comedian and now author as well. Listen to hear Yvonne talk about writing her new memoir, Bamboozled By Jesus: How God Tricked Me int…
 
We're back in 1934 with THE STRANGE INVADERS by Alun Llewellyn! If you can here on the promise of dinosaurs, I regret to inform you, so did we. New t-shirt idea: I survived the Apocalypse and all I got was this lousy herd of big man-eating lizards. Come for Alun's dislike of Stalin's communism, stay for the sexiest of lamps. Support us at https://w…
 
“a pin, a cork, and a card” [HOUN] When it came to exotic insects, butterflies were all the rage in Victorian England. They were sought after by naturalists and collectors, to become part of collections in studies as well as institutions. We have a few collectors in the Canon who made it their business to pin butterflies to cork and display them. H…
 
#BetsyRoss #interviews #Booktube Betsy Ross is back. This was a psychology episode, in which we talk about doubts and dispelling them. Perhaps the biggest and strangest lie we tell ourselves is that we're alone. We're not. We talk about that, Betsy's beliefs, her resiliency and much more. Betsy is a tough, amazing woman and this chat was fun to do.…
 
Marry the Rat by L.M. Zaerr. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. #fantasy #magic #rats #love The second steward climbed a white ladder and blew powder from his palm onto the clock. He was a monochrome person in a lavender livery and a frothy wig. I knew only that he suffered from bunions. “What is that powder?” I asked. “I won’t marry the rat!” “That’s no rea…
 
We've reached the end of our coverage of the 2005 Joe Wright/Keira Knightley PP. Spoiler - we love it! Allison is out this week, but friend of the show Amelia Buzzell joins us as we give this PP the Scales treatment. Pro tip: this episode contains a story told by Amelia that is so good, you need to be sitting down when she starts. Lots of love - Ju…
 
A Passage North (Granta, 2021) is a novel set in contemporary post-war Sri Lanka. A young, privileged Tamil man takes a train journey from the capital Colombo to former war-torn Kilinochchi to attend the funeral of his grandmother's caretaker. But the journey of the title is equally the philosophical journeys he undertakes to the deepest recesses o…
 
By 1924, Sarah Cunningham has spent years in France establishing her own artistic style, more contemporary than the landscapes that have made her older sister, Ada Belle Davenport, famous. She has just attained her goal—a one-woman show in an exclusive Paris gallery—when Ada Belle dies unexpectedly. Sarah temporarily abandons her own career, travel…
 
Aravis, Shasta, Bree, and Hwin reunite before setting out across the desert. Your Lamp-post Links: Further Up & Further In: Understanding Narnia, by Joseph Pearce Narnia: Unlocking the Wardrobe, by Paul A. Karkainen You can support the show on Patreon. You can also email us at thenarniapodcast@gmail.com or leave us a voicemail at (406) 646-6733. Ap…
 
Tonight, as part of our third annual October classic horror sleep story series, we’ll read an excerpt from “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus,” an 1818 novel written by English author Mary Shelley. “Frankenstein” tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, and this excerpt is from his point of view. He is a young scientist who creates a human-lik…
 
Are you a Ted Lasso fan? You’re not alone. Renee shares five books that will give you the same warm fuzzy feelings and also discusses why it’s a feminist show. Then Mariquita reviews Christina Henry’s new book, Horseman: A Tale of Sleepy Hollow, a reimagining of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving. Books mentioned: Horseman: A Tale of …
 
This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss Nothing But Blackened Teeth, Within These Wicked Walls, The Plant Hunter, and more great books. Apply here for the Advertising Sales Manager job. Pick up limited edition BR anniversary merch or an All the Books! shirt, sticker, and more right here. Follow All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify and…
 
Today I talked to Meredith Hall about her new novel Beneficence (Godine, 2020). A beautiful family is torn apart by a shocking loss, and three of its members blame themselves. It’s the middle of the twentieth century, their farm in Maine needs tending, and the seasons move swiftly with specific chores and tasks. The cows need calving, the chickens …
 
Blame Brenna for this pick! After learning about Lois Duncan's real life history, Brenna wanted to tackle the author's infamous hit and run thriller, I Know What You Did Last Summer, which is both completely different and simultaneously very similar to the film adaptation by screenwriter Kevin Williamson (see previous minisode). We're joined by Jes…
 
#ChristianTiege #Interviews #SuperheroUnleashed #Booktube Christian Tiege joins the podcast. In this episode, Christian and I talk about our inner superheroes. Christian believes in the power of creativity and discovering your inner hero. We talk about that, his masterclasses, his facebook book, and just have a cool conversation in this milestone e…
 
On The Literary Life Podcast this week, Angelina, Cindy and Thomas are continuing their series on Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. This is the third episode in the series. They open their discussion talking about the virtue of temperance and how Fanny Price embodies temperance. In looking at the plot and the reaction of various characters to Sir Thoma…
 
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