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What if there was a book that literally opened up doorways to other worlds? Where would it lead, and could you handle what you found on the other side? Cassie, a teen that's having trouble fitting in at school, is about to find out. One day, after she wraps up community service at a local hospital, she stumbles out of the basement of a spooky bookshop and into a story set on a devil's staircase in a remote Italian village.
 
My name is Mandy Jackson-Beverly and I’m the host of The Bookshop Podcast based in California. The Bookshop Podcast helps independent bookshops thrive by highlighting these gems of the community, as well as illuminating the wonders of words on a page. Every Monday, I virtually visit an independent bookshop and interview the owner or manager to find out what makes the store unique. I ask about the booksellers and what their customers are reading and loving, and the history and future of the b ...
 
Conversations with internationally acclaimed authors, recorded live from our bookshop in the heart of Paris. Hosted by Adam Biles. From January 2022, paid subscribers will get early access to author interviews, regular “classic” episodes featuring some of the most brilliant writers to visit us over the years, as well as bonus episodes recorded at the bookshop and around Paris. Money raised through subscriptions goes to supporting “Friends of Shakespeare and Company” the bookshop’s non-profit ...
 
Danny Savarino works in The Druids Eye bookshop in Bloomsbury with Mr Bootle, The Great Mrs Gharib, Jemima and Jacquetta. His parents are missing and Dear Percival is Danny's diary entries following his worldwide search. All of these fantastic characters (and so many more) feature in the wonderful new novel People of Bloomsbury by D. J. Swales.
 
This is Tell Me What To Read, the podcast of Booktopia, Australia's Local Bookstore. Booktopia has been voted Australia's Favourite Bookshop and Australia's Best Online Bookshop. We love books, especially Australian ones. Join us for our bi-weekly show with episodes going out every Wednesday and Friday! Join us on Wednesdays as we speak to authors from Australia and around the world about their latest books, and hit us up on Fridays for the books that we are reading and recommending!
 
Roger Mifflin is the somewhat eccentric proprietor of The Haunted Bookshop, a second-hand bookstore in Brooklyn that is “haunted by the ghosts of all great literature.” Beginning with the arrival of a young advertising man and the mysterious disappearance of a certain volume from the shelves of the bookshop, a lively and often humorous tale of intrigue unfolds, generously sprinkled with liberal doses of Roger’s unique philosophy on literature and book selling.
 
It's about words, written and read, maybe spoken out loud in person, on stage, or recorded and even sung and presented (mostly) by Philip Holden. Long form chats with creators and users of words - pretty relaxed - just you and us. In these chats the guest brings a word and so does Philip - and thereby hangs a tale... Episodes so far have featured James Graham, Ian Tucker-Bell, Tom Carradine, Liam Drew and Arthur Smith, James O' Brien, Peter Oborne and Ian McMillan with more to come... All su ...
 
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Erin Brophy and Mary Jane Barnes

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Join voracious readers since childhood, Erin and Mary Jane, as they explore the culture, tropes, and fandoms of literature! Find us on Instagram @litpodofficial or visit our store Alphabet Bookshop at https://alphabetbookshop.com to find a new book to fall in love with!
 
Bring to you an array of books. Talking about the must reads, the classic collections, the contemporaries to look out for, the romances to have beside your bedside and the ones that are bursting the chart numbers. Having always had a fondness for reading. Tavisha Sawhney aims to create a reading community for she wants to make the world into a reader's club.
 
Libreria, a bookshop by Second Home, is an independent bookshop in Shoreditch, London. We help you discover new books and ideas to encourage interdisciplinary thinking. In the shop, we curate our books to maximise serendipity – our shelves are arranged according to broad themes like 'Wanderlust', ‘Enchantment for Disenchanted’ and ‘The City’, so you’re constantly encountering titles you might not have come across otherwise. In this podcast, Libreria's curator Paddy Butler does the same for y ...
 
Ever had a bookshop fantasy?An accidental journey begins in a small English language bookshop and leads you through the winding backstreets of Hanoi. Evocative bite-sized vignettes about life, circuses, the streets and the people of Vietnam’s northern capital. All the while battling counterfeiting book thugs, censorship and hiding out with Imperialist-Running-Dogs. Stories from Hanoi at the start of the new millennium, Cement Factory No.9 is an ode to a country in transition, where the rules ...
 
Welcome to The Newgen Pubcast, a podcast about books and publishing, brought to you by Newgen Publishing UK. Each month our host Phil will be joined by his colleagues Becki, Sonnie or Doug to chat to someone from the book world. So, pull up your comfiest book-reading chair, listen and enjoy! For news and updates, follow #NewgenPubcast! You can find us on Twitter and Instagram as "@newpubuk" and on LinkedIn and Facebook as "Newgen Publishing UK". You can also contact us on "newgenpubcast@newg ...
 
Otherppl with Brad Listi is a weekly literary podcast featuring in-depth conversations with today's leading writers. Books, literature, writing, authors, screenwriters, art, life, conversation. PRAISE FOR THE OTHERPPL PODCAST: “…[an] excellent literary podcast." -The Paris Review “Fabulously smart.” -The Rumpus “…fun, quirky, in-depth…” -NPR “The perfect way to get the story behind your stories.” -Buzzfeed “…the preplanned responses of NPR personalities sound somewhat counterfeit when stacke ...
 
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Arcade Theatre Company

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Welcome to the Light to Light podcast, presented by Arcade Theatre Company and hosted by Abby Howells. Light to Light is a live storytelling event hosted in Dunedin, New Zealand. Each of our storytellers tell a true story from their life with no notes. The stories are told nestled amongst the books at the University Bookshop.
 
The Draw Your Dice Podcast is an educational interview show centered around the tabletop roleplaying game industry hosted by Jeremy Gage. Sit down alongside him as he speaks with indie creators, entrepreneurs and supporters about their personal best practices, principles, and philosophies ranging from game design, kickstarter, business tips and so much more. To support Jeremy and find out more about the podcast head to: Link Tree: https://linktr.ee/DYDPodcast My Bookstore!!* Draw Your Dice P ...
 
A podcast dedicated to all things literary and bookish in Brighton & beyond. Anna interviews authors, publishers, people working in literature programmes, gets recommendations from booksellers and bloggers, and shares the best upcoming events. Follow @annamburtt on Twitter and @btnbookclub on Instagram for updates. Email btnbookclub@gmail.com for enquiries.
 
The Okie Bookcast celebrates books and writing in and about Oklahoma. Each episode includes an interview with a contributor to the reading life of Oklahoma - it might be author, publisher, librarian, reader, bookseller, or other figure. In addition to the interview, each episode includes a review from an Oklahoma author about a book they love. New episodes drop on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Connect with Okie Bookcast on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok - @okiebookcast.
 
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Reading may be an isolated activity, but like so many of us, we long for friendships with people that share our love of books and stories. Where do we find them? Kim Tanner is a teacher, and a dedicated reader who was determined to establish her own reading community of Kindred Spirits through #bookstagram. Kim has been a member of our Petal Club c…
 
Tariq Ali has been observing and commenting on Afghanistan for more than four decades. He vehemently opposed the Soviet occupation in 1979, and the NATO invasion and subsequent invasion in 2001. The Forty Year War in Afghanistan (Verso) collects together for the first time his most important writings on this troubled country, and contains a new int…
 
Sarah High is a former bookseller and manager at Book Culture in NYC, an intern at Catapult, Counterpoint, and Soft Skull Press, before becoming Senior Partnerships Manager at Bookshop.org. Bookshop is an online bookstore with a mission to financially support local, independent bookstores, and was founded by Andy Hunter, CEO at Bookshop.org. The Co…
 
Marking their first joint appearance on the pod since GBR’s inaugural episode (!!!), Glass Bookshop co-owners Jason Purcell and Matthew Stepanic ring in the new year by joining Makda for a fun chat about a few of their most anticipated reads of 2022. Books mentioned: PURE COLOUR by Sheila Heti WHEN WE LOST OUR HEADS by Heather O’Neill NO ONE IS TAL…
 
Perry and David talk about the best books they read during 2021 in a number of different categories. Hugo Winners (03:33) Site for Worldcon in 2023 (01:22) Our best books of 2021 (01:17:48) David's top SF of 2021 (02:54) Perry's top SF of 2021 (05:35) David's top fantasy of 2021 (04:35) Perry's top fantasy of 2021 (05:10) David's top crime of 2021 …
 
2nd February - 16th June 2022 933 Pages, 110 readers, (roughly) 70 characters, 18 Sections, 5 months, 1 book. 100 years. Friends of Shakespeare and Company read ULYSSES by James Joyce To listen, subscribe now wherever you get your podcasts. Friends of Shakespeare and Company read ULYSSES is conceived and produced at Shakespeare and Company in Paris…
 
This is Tell Me What To Read, the podcast of Booktopia, Australia's Local Bookstore. Join us for our bi-weekly show with episodes going out every Wednesday and Friday! Join us on Wednesdays as we speak to authors from Australia and around the world about their latest books, and hit us up on Fridays for the books that we are reading and recommending…
 
Our guest this week is the wonderful Rebecca Solnit discussing Orwell’s Roses, her fresh take on George Orwell as an avid gardener, whose political writing was grounded in his passion for the natural world. Buy Orwell’s Roses here: https://shakespeareandcompany.com/I/9781783788620/orwells-roses Browse our online store here: https://shakespeareandco…
 
Jami Attenberg is the author of the memoir I Came All This Way to Meet You: Writing Myself Home, available from Ecco. Attenberg is the New York Times bestselling author of seven books of fiction, including The Middlesteins and All This Could Be Yours. She has contributed essays to the New York Times Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, the Sunday Tim…
 
Booktopia’s CEO Tony Nash sits down with Donna McGeorge, author of The 1 Day Refund! They discuss creating more space, the value of time management, and more.We're also excited to announce that the Plugged & Unplanned podcast is set to be re-branded as 'The Tony Nash Podcast' in February. Books mentioned in this podcast:Donna McGeorge: The 1 Day Re…
 
Join MJ and Erin as this week they discuss the books that had a lasting impact on their lives, and the books they re-read the most often! Content Warning: This episode contains overall themes of depression, mental health struggles, and homophobia/anti-LGBT sentiments. Please be safe while listening. Specifically from 1:18:30 - 1:19:43 we discuss th…
 
Thanks for checking out Chapter Nine of the Okie Bookcast! My guest is Jeremie Kubicek, founder of GiANT Worldwide, serial entrepreneur, and author. Jeremie is a powerful communicator and content builder whose work is used by some of the largest companies and organizations around the globe. He is the author of multiple books, including: 100X Leader…
 
In this episode, I chat with Jenna Todd, manager and bookseller at Time Out Bookstore. Jenna Todd (Kāi Tahu) is the manager of Time Out Bookstore in Auckland, which won New Zealand’s best bookshop for 2016 and 2017 and was named in the top three bookstores in the world in 2017. She is the chair of Booksellers NZ and is their representative on the T…
 
This duology had a massive impact on my reading in my tweens and early teens. The series has since become something of a cult hit, especially with girls who grew up in the 1980s. So, what makes this rockstar romance controversial (because it was not without controversy)? Find out why the Cathy Duology of Easy Connections and Easy Freedom still has …
 
The dramatic story of how a humble bookseller fought against incredible odds to bring one of the most important books of the 20th century to the world in this new novel from the author of The Girl in White Gloves. When bookish young American Sylvia Beach opens Shakespeare and Company on a quiet street in Paris in 1919, she has no idea that she and …
 
This is Tell Me What To Read, the podcast of Booktopia, Australia's Local Bookstore. Join us for our bi-weekly show with episodes going out every Wednesday and Friday! Join us on Wednesdays as we speak to authors from Australia and around the world about their latest books, and hit us up on Fridays for the books that we are reading and recommending…
 
This is Tell Me What To Read, the podcast of Booktopia, Australia's Local Bookstore. Join us for our bi-weekly show with episodes going out every Wednesday and Friday! Join us on Wednesdays as we speak to authors from Australia and around the world about their latest books, and hit us up on Fridays for the books that we are reading and recommending…
 
For our first podcast of 2022 we leave the bookshop and take to the buses of Paris for a conversation with Lauren Elkin, author of No. 91/92: notes on a Parisian commute. Buy No. 91/92: notes on a Parisian commute here: https://shakespeareandcompany.com/I/9781838014186/no-9192-notes-on-a-parisian-commute * SUBSCRIBE NOW FOR BONUS FEATURES If you wa…
 
Beth Kirschner grew up in upstate New York and thought she knew everything there was to know about winter snows until she moved to Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula for college. There she discovered an average snowfall between 200 and 300 inches and a record winter snowfall of 390 inches. In addition to the harsh winters, she found a place rich with hi…
 
Stephanie Sy-Quia’s Amnion (Granta) is a one-of-a-kind ‘lyric epic’, weaving memoir, essay and poetics into one of 2021’s most eagerly awaited debut poetry collections. Sy-Quia read from the book and was in discussion with Will Harris, whose own Granta debut RENDANG won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. The event was chaired by Rachael A…
 
Claire Messud is the author of A Dream Life, available from Tablo Tales. Messud is the author of seven works of fiction, including the New York Times bestsellers The Emperor’s Children and The Burning Girl, and a new book of essays, Kant’s Little Prussian Head and Other Reasons Why I Write. She is a recipient of Guggenheim and Radcliffe Fellowships…
 
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