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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.
 
The Bookshop Podcast is committed to helping independent bookshops thrive by highlighting these gems of the community, as well as illuminating the wonders of words on a page. Each week, we visit an independent bookshop, delve into what makes each one unique, introduce the wonderful people who work there, and discover what their customers are reading and loving. We interview local authors, support book launches and events, and help listeners find their next favorite armchair adventure.Buy Loc ...
 
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 with more to come... All supported by Mr Books Bookshop - the the home of ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
Recorded live from our bookshop, in the heart of Paris, conversations and readings with internationally acclaimed authors. Discover exciting new fiction, non-fiction and poetry, and delve into our archives for events with Zadie Smith, Eddie Izzard, Don DeLillo, Rebecca Solnit, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Dave Eggers, Rachel Cusk, Marlon James, Edouard Louis, Sara Pascoe, Richard Powers, Sally Rooney and many, many more. Hosted by Adam Biles.
 
Join Adrienne and Keri every week as they swap ghost stories, terrible tales, personal paranormal experiences, and general ghoul talk. Adrienne Reiter is an author and compulsive blogger based out of San Francisco. Keri Schroeder is an artist and writer in the East Bay. The unlikely duo bonded over swapping spooky tales while working at an indie bookshop (that was totally haunted btw) in the Bay Area AdrienneReiter.com KeriSchroeder.com
 
This weekly podcast will be hosted by Torie Clarke with co-hosts David Aldridge, Jeanne McManus and Michael Kornheiser. Each week, they'll have entertaining interviews with authors, plus lively discussions about what they are reading, what they love and what they hate! This show will be many things, but boring won't be one of them!
 
The Aussie Writers Literary Podcast serves up interviews with writers, readers, publishers, librarians, bookshop owners, and other professionals in the Australian writing landscape. Our listeners are writers and readers who are interested in high-quality books by Australian authors. We are extra keen to promote newly emerging Australian writing talent, along with well-known, established Australian authors. Aussie Writers is a not-for-profit service for writers to share their writing with the ...
 
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 ...
 
Lawyer Nicola Gobbo represented some of Australia’s most dangerous criminals, all the while secretly working as a police informer. Why did she do it, and how was it allowed to happen? For the first time, she tells the full story behind why she became an informer, and what happened when her double life was exposed to the world.
 
DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE is a live monthly show all about children’s books, presented by three children’s publishing insiders - Katherine Woodfine, Melissa Cox & Louise Lamont. Each episode features special studio guests, author and illustrator interviews, and reviews of the very best new books for children - from picture books through to young adult novels.
 
How do people greet each other and introduce themselves in Spanish? How do they talk about their lives or their everyday activities? This second edition of Portales: beginners' Spanish contains a variety of short conversations covering topics ranging from ordering a meal to discussing holiday plans. The following audio, video and slideshow collection was devised for those beginning to learn Spanish and touches upon many everyday situations and scenarios that will be interesting to learn. Thi ...
 
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.
 
So many books, so little time! Jim McKeown hosts this weekly review of fiction, poetry, non-fiction and biographies. Jim is a lifelong voracious reader who learned to read by the “rule of 50" - if he’s not engaged in the characters, the prose, or the plot by page 50, he puts in a book mark and returns it to the shelf. Likely Stories is a production of KWBU in Waco, Texas.
 
However Improbable is a podcast book club about Sherlock Holmes, by and for the people who love him. Every other week, detective lit enthusiasts Marisa and Sarah present a fresh new recording of Holmes and Watson’s adventures, and then delve into the story, its history and politics, adaptations, and why we’re still so captivated by the detective and his good doctor. Holmes himself famously said that there’s nothing new under the sun—but we’re willing to give him a run for his money. howeveri ...
 
Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. Produced in association with The Podcast Studios (https://thepodcaststudios.ie) and supported by the Arts Council, the Culture Night Podcast delves into different facets of culture and the arts, with some leading thinkers, doers and makers exploring the ways in which our cultural heritage enhances our experiences. culturenight.ie (https://culturenight.ie/)
 
The Middle-Grade Mavens are two Australian authors reviewing middle-grade children's books. We also chat with authors and illustrators about their inspiration, processes and experience and sometimes we interview publishers and agents to find out more about the industry. Whether you're a writer, school librarian, teacher, or just a book fan, this is for you. Julie Anne Grasso is the author of the Frankie Dupont Mystery series, cupcake enthusiast and part-time library book wrangler. Pamela Uec ...
 
Read Like a Writer is the books podcast from Faber & Faber, Profile Books, Serpent’s Tail and Canongate, independent publishers bringing the voices – and book recommendations – of their authors to your ears, hosted by Anna Fielding. In each episode, we’ll hear about the books they strongly recommend you read, their latest projects and learn about their local indie bookshop too.
 
"Really excellent...insightful, personal, experiential, direct..." Gary Weber, Happiness Beyond Thought. The truly inspirational and utterly magnificent podcast series on spirituality and the cultural arts by The Poetry Of Illusion. A veritable feast. 14 episodes of literary and artistic magic!" The Culturium. "Utterly unique, intensely riveting and deeply profound podcast series. Highly recommended." Paula Marvelly, writer and filmmaker. "I feel at home listening to these podcasts, a world ...
 
Welcome to In Mum’s good books – a podcast dedicated to recommending books for busy Mums (& kids) to enjoy. As a Mum I find it difficult to make time to read, but I enjoy it and know how good it is for me! I rely on recommendations from other Mums because a) I don't have time to do the research and b) most of them want the same out of a book as I do: a book that’s easy to read (so if I get interrupted it won’t matter), a page turner, that takes me away to another place and takes my mind off ...
 
Hey Wondery parents! Looking for unique ways to keep your kids entertained and learning while reducing screen time? Take a well-deserved break with Wondery Kids, a new podcast curation for the whole family to enjoy. Take them on the incredible journey of the most groundbreaking public figures with Imagined Life. Every episode explores unique stories and fascinating facts, like how the author of a set of wizardry novels created a worldwide phenomenon. Or bring your kids on an adventure into t ...
 
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This week I'm in Washington State, USA, speaking with poet and Book Tree Kirkland bookshop owner Christopher J. Jarmick and author Adrienne Ross Scanlan. Here’s a list of links, authors, and books mentioned in this podcast. Book Tree Kirkland Christopher J. Jarmick Not Aloud, Christopher J. Jarmick, Moon Path Press Spare Parts, Joshua Davis Caste, …
 
Hello again!! We may have a new name, a new pic and a new focus, but our love for reading, sharing a good story and talking about the business of books has not changed. We have traded in our license plate for an address and now run a bookshop in the incredible High Street community in Edmonton. More on that little change in upcoming episodes... Tod…
 
I’m Jim McKeown , welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Many of my prized novels are centered around bookshops and libraries. I thought I had a wealth of these titles, but I always seem to find other examples. The Lost and Found Bookshop by Susan Wiggs invited itself into my collection.…
 
From this 2017 event, Canadian poet and novelist Anne MIchaels, author of the multi-award winning fiction Fugitive Pieces, 'the most important book I have read for forty years' (John Berger), presents two new titles. Infinite Gradation (House Sparrow Press), her first volume of non-fiction, is an astonishing meditation on the moral, emotional and p…
 
“The Survival Triangle“ Chatter starts out with Tom Brady love and awe. David, Torie and Jamie McIntyre debate censorship – what is it these days? John Hudson, the British Military’s Chief Survival Instructor, talks plans and prep and hope. Forget about a Swiss Army knife. You need a well-prepared brain, advance planning and well-founded optimism t…
 
Harmony, North Carolina is a typical town—full of saints and sinners you can’t tell apart... Its history echoes with lynchings and shootings; mob violence and vigilante justice. But those are just whispers of a past lost to time. The summer of 2000 was different. Iggy in the Baptist church. Gasoline and a match. Twenty-five people dead. This, Harmo…
 
More Dark Tome is here! Enjoy our new standalone audio movie, UNDERTOW. UNDERTOW takes place 18 months after the end of Dark Tome Season 2. As the world tries to reconcile the inexplicable occurrences in Simpson Falls, Maine, Simpson Falls native and investigative reporter Tony Baxter, is called on assignment. But as Tony starts to dig underneath t…
 
In this episode, we are celebrating Burn's night. Burns night is a celebration of the work of Robert Burns the Scottish poet and his contribution to Scottish culture. It is traditionally celebrated in Scotland with a supper of Haggis, neeps, and tatties. The team has recorded themselves reading verses from the traditional Burns poem 'Address To A H…
 
Welcome to The Weekend Booktopian, our weekly podcast to kick off your weekend! Our team will give you the low down on all things book news related, and turn you on to the books that we are reading right now!For our twenty-eighth episode, Olivia hosts Scott, Nick and Ash as we discuss the Amanda Gorman poetry performance at the Presidential inaugur…
 
A lot of placenames in Ireland begin with Kil-. Sometimes this is a reference to a church, sometimes it refers to a woodland. Sometimes both. What's going on? Did the early Christians steal holy sites from the pagan druids or something? In the first of a set of episodes, Darach, Gearóidín and Peadar look at some of the recurring features in Irish p…
 
"The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor" from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, narrated by Rosie French. “Yes, my correspondence has certainly the charm of variety,” he answered, smiling, “and the humbler are usually the more interesting. This looks like one of those unwelcome social summonses which call upon a man either to be bored or to lie.” Thi…
 
Finally, I’m back in Italy again – albeit virtually! This week I’m in Rome speaking with Christina and Alessia from the Anglo American Bookshop and author, photographer, and advocate of Italian artisans and regenerative travel, and of course, food and Italian culture, Elizabeth Minchilli. Enjoy! Mandy Here’s a list of links, authors, and books ment…
 
I'm Philip Holden and this is Ideas in Writing - the podcast where we talk to people who use words, about words, using words ...and dispose of them like there's no tomorrow. The guests bring along a word and so do I...and if that's not a copper-bottomed format, I don't know what is... In this episode, I spoke with the journalist, LBC broadcaster an…
 
Welcome to The Weekend Booktopian, our weekly podcast to kick off your weekend! Our team will give you the low down on all things book news related, and turn you on to the books that we are reading right now!For our twenty-seventh episode, Nick hosts Renae, Shanu and Sarah as we discuss the latest book announcement from Sally Rooney. We then give y…
 
2021 has gotten off to a fairly spicy start and yet again the spotlight has been shone on online communities in light of events in America But what makes one community a supportive safe space but another a radicalising echo chamber? Unrelated, perhaps, are a number of recent viral tweets where learners have told of disappointing experiences using I…
 
Join us to delve into a Holmes film like no other. "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes," directed by Billy Wilder, was released in 1970 with mixed results. Fifty years later, it retains a certain cult status. Narrated by Dr. Watson, it covers a scandalous untold case with international implications. But it’s also a personal look into Holmes—what w…
 
I’m Jim McKeown , welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. I stumbled on Crossings by Alex Landragin in a local book store in Waco. For some reason, I was looking for something to pique my imagination. I was about to leave the store that day, but I decided on a whim to try it out, with a careful eye on my “Rul…
 
Today on Middle Grade Mavens we are doing something different. We are crossing over to have a chat with the wonderful Dani Vee. Dani is host of the popular literary podcast Words and Nerds, where she chats to authors of all genres about the social and political impact of the writing and the writing process. An English educator for 17 years, she has…
 
We are joined by Cheryl Alexander, a conservation photographer based in Victoria, British Columbia. Her book, Takaya Lone Wolf describes the remarkable life of a wolf that lived for 7 years on a group of small islands just off the coast of Victoria, a city of 300,000 people. We learn how Cheryl studied and photographed Takaya on numerous visits to …
 
Rich with arguments that speak directly to our moment - a time when more humans live in urban spaces than ever before - Building and Dwelling (Allen Lane) draws on Richard Sennett's deep learning and intimate engagement with city life to form a bold and original vision for the future of cities. Sennett was in conversation with Anna Minton, author o…
 
Dip below the ocean’s surface and you are soon confronted by forms of life that could not seem more foreign to our own: sea sponges, soft corals, and serpulid worms, whose rooted bodies, intricate geometry, and flower-like appendages are more reminiscent of plant life or even architecture than anything recognizably animal. Yet these creatures are o…
 
“ Be a better person.” David, Torie and journalist Kate Andersen Brower try to make sense of what’s happening in Washington. Kate’s best sellers, including The Residence, First Women, First in Line and Team of Five take us inside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in happier times. Chatter alum and NYT best selling author Joe Drape returns. Not with race hor…
 
This week I’m in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, USA, speaking with Suzanne DeGaetano from Mac’s Backs Books on Coventry and author and poet Larry Smith. Larry is also director of the literary publisher Bottom Dog Press, Inc. Here’s a list of links, authors, and books mentioned in this podcast. Mac’s Backs Books on Coventry The Radiance of Tomorrow by Ish…
 
You may have see promos for Nicholas Cage's new show on Netflix all about swear words. Well, we had the idea first. While Darach was slaving over Christmas dinner, Peadar and Gearóidín sat down with Dr. Megan Figueroa from the Vocal Fries Podcast to discuss the history, politics and even the gendered nature of dirty words. Be warned this podcast co…
 
Disguise, duped doctors, and deadly retribution. "The Adventure of the Resident Patient" is the first of many cases Holmes and Watson solve together in 1886. Today, we tackle Watson the true crime chronicler, Holmes's questionable sense of humor, a convenient shipwreck, and John le Carré. Read le Carré's introduction to The New Annotated Sherlock H…
 
I’m Jim McKeown , welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and biographies. Peter Heller has penned four outstanding suspense novels. His first was The Dog Stars , followed with The Painter, then The River, and now his latest is Celine , the story of a women who has a hobby of finding lost people. She carries a Gl…
 
In this event from 2018, Brian Dillon, UK editor of Cabinet magazine and author of several books of essays, fiction, history and art criticism, talked about his first book, In the Dark Room, published by Penguin in 2005 and now available again in a handsome new edition from Fitzcarraldo, with Sophie Ratcliffe, Associate Professor in English, Univer…
 
The Dark Tome is back with a standalone audio movie, called UNDERTOW. UNDERTOW takes place 18 months after the end of Dark Tome Season 2. As the world tries to reconcile the inexplicable occurrences in Simpson Falls, Maine, Simpson Falls native and investigative reporter Tony Baxter, is called on assignment. But as Tony starts to dig underneath the…
 
“What am I talking about?” 2021 is off to a flying start! David Aldridge and Lorraine Voles join Torie and featured author (and Pulitzer Prize winner) Connie Schultz. They talk new year’s resolutions (we’re for and against them). Connie crushes the pop quiz on books that changed the lives of famous people. We love Walter Tevis (he wrote Queen’s Gam…
 
In the Land of the Cyclops is Karl Ove Knausgaard's first collection of essays to be published in English. In these wide-ranging pieces, Knausgaard reflects openly on Ingmar Bergman's notebooks, Anselm Kiefer, the Northern Lights, Madame Bovary, Rembrandt, and the role of an editor with penetrating intelligence. Accompanied by color reproductions t…
 
In the Land of the Cyclops is Karl Ove Knausgaard's first collection of essays to be published in English. In these wide-ranging pieces, Knausgaard reflects openly on Ingmar Bergman's notebooks, Anselm Kiefer, the Northern Lights, Madame Bovary, Rembrandt, and the role of an editor with penetrating intelligence. Accompanied by color reproductions t…
 
In this episode, I'm at The Book Den in Santa Barbara, California, speaking with owner Eric Kelley and the author Arthur Hoyle. Arthur's biography of Henry Miller, The Unknown Henry Miller, was published in March 2014 by Skyhorse/Arcade. His second non-fiction book, Mavericks, Mystics, and Misfits: Americans Against the Grain, was published March 1…
 
Humankind has always had the urge to memorialise, to make physical testaments to the past. There’s just one problem: when we carve a statue or put up a monument, it can wind up holding us hostage to bad history.In this extraordinary history book, Keith Lowe uses monuments from around the world to show how different countries have attempted to sculp…
 
Humankind has always had the urge to memorialise, to make physical testaments to the past. There’s just one problem: when we carve a statue or put up a monument, it can wind up holding us hostage to bad history.In this extraordinary history book, Keith Lowe uses monuments from around the world to show how different countries have attempted to sculp…
 
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning and best-selling author: a captivating, brilliantly imaginative story of three extraordinary animals--and a young boy--whose lives intersect in Paris.Paras, short for "Perestroika," is a spirited racehorse at a racetrack west of Paris. One afternoon at dusk, she finds the door of her stall open and--she's a curious f…
 
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning and best-selling author: a captivating, brilliantly imaginative story of three extraordinary animals--and a young boy--whose lives intersect in Paris.Paras, short for "Perestroika," is a spirited racehorse at a racetrack west of Paris. One afternoon at dusk, she finds the door of her stall open and--she's a curious f…
 
Willis Wu doesn’t perceive himself as the protagonist in his own life: he’s merely Generic Asian Man. Sometimes he gets to be Background Oriental Making a Weird Face or even Disgraced Son, but always he is relegated to a prop. Yet every day, he leaves his tiny room in a Chinatown SRO and enters the Golden Palace restaurant, where Black and White, a…
 
Willis Wu doesn’t perceive himself as the protagonist in his own life: he’s merely Generic Asian Man. Sometimes he gets to be Background Oriental Making a Weird Face or even Disgraced Son, but always he is relegated to a prop. Yet every day, he leaves his tiny room in a Chinatown SRO and enters the Golden Palace restaurant, where Black and White, a…
 
A shattering new biography of rock music’s most outrageous―and tragic―genius.Over fifty years after his death, Jimi Hendrix (1942–1970) is celebrated as the greatest rock guitarist of all time. But before he was setting guitars and the world aflame, James Marshall Hendrix was a shy kid in Seattle, plucking at a broken ukulele and in fear of a fathe…
 
A shattering new biography of rock music’s most outrageous―and tragic―genius.Over fifty years after his death, Jimi Hendrix (1942–1970) is celebrated as the greatest rock guitarist of all time. But before he was setting guitars and the world aflame, James Marshall Hendrix was a shy kid in Seattle, plucking at a broken ukulele and in fear of a fathe…
 
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