Best historical fiction podcasts we could find (Updated December 2017)
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Historical Fiction
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The guys drink, sit down, drink, and discuss historical topics. UPDATE: New Episodes Out Now!
 
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New Books in Historical Fiction
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Interview with Writers of Historical Fiction about their New Books
 
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UrbanbooksPublishing: UrbanbooksPress, NonFiction, Historical Novels, Fiction eBooks, and Media
 
Urban Books, Fantasy eBooks Publishing, Fantasy writings, UrbanbooksPress, urbanbooks multimedia, urbanbookspublishingblog, Urbanbooks Multimedia Publishing, fiction books, non-fiction books, history lesson, memoirs,chick lit, urban literature,efiction, , paranormal fairy tales, storytellers, storytelling, poetry books,Urbanbookspress fiction, urbanbooks chick lit, education books, textbook publishing,language books, business books, etextbooks, slavery ebooks, mp3 book files, audio book files
 
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Fictive Histories / Historical Fictions
 
This interdisciplinary conference takes the recent popularity of the historical novel as a starting point to explore the relationship between history and fiction. The plenary speaker, Booker Prize-winning author Hilary Mantel (“Wolf Hall”), will appear in conversation with Mary Robertson, former Huntington chief curator of British historical manuscripts. The conference was held at The Huntington May 12–13, 2017.
 
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The Paris Review
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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.
 
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Novel approaches: from academic history to historical fiction
 
Novel approaches: from academic history to historical fiction
 
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Jack Cavanaugh's The Making of Christian Historical Fiction
 
Author Jack Cavanaugh on the making of Christian historical fiction. Author of 26 published novels. Two-time Christy award-winner for excellence in Christian fiction. Informative for those who love reading history and historical fiction, and those who write novels.
 
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Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
 
Though it's titled The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, the man himself appears only in five scenes in the entire play! However, such is his impact on the events that surrounded him that he still remains the central figure in this psychological drama that combines politics, honor, assassination, betrayal, the lust for power, patriotism and friendship. Set in 44 BC in ancient Rome, it is one of William Shakespeare's early Tragedies. First thought to have been performed in September 1599, William Sha ...
 
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Outliers
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Historic Royal Palaces, in association with Rusty Quill present: Outliers - Stories from the Edges of History. Enjoy a selection of stories from award-winning contemporary writers as they reveal the people hiding in the shadows of real events at some of the greatest palaces ever built.
 
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The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
 
Anyone who has ever been on a package tour with a group of strangers who soon become friends, and passed time swapping stories with them, would instantly identify with this timeless classic of English literature. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer recounts twenty different stories recounted by a diverse group of pilgrims who gather at The Tabard Inn in Southwark, near London, before setting out for the shrine of Thomas Becket in Canterbury. The Host of the inn proposes that they entert ...
 
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The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
 
Written by French author Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo follows the life of Edmond Dantes as he embarks on a journey of revenge after being wrongly imprisoned and set up by none other than his so-called friends. Set during the years after the fall of Napoleon’s empire, the story unwinds in several locations including Paris, Marseilles, Rome, Monte Cristo and Constantinople. A handsome young sailor and soon to be ship captain Edmond Dantes seems to have it all in life, as he retur ...
 
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The Man of Twists and Turns - Crime fiction and thrillers with Matt Rees
 
This is the place for fans of crime fiction and thrillers. The Man of Twists and Turns is packed with "How to" tips on writing thrillers, behind the scenes looks at crime writing, and a FREE psychological novel podcast in serial form. Matt Rees is an award-winning writer of crime fiction, thrillers and historical fiction. Get a FREE ebook of his crime stories at mattrees.net/free-ebook
 
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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
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Leo Tolstoy’s psychological novel Anna Karenina follows the life of the enchanting and rebellious Anna who seeks to break free from the shackles of society. Set in late 19th century Russia, Anna is portrayed as an ideal, cultivated aristocratic wife, mother and model for women alike. Although at first glance she seems to have it all in life, Anna yearns for love and affection- something her cold diplomatic husband cannot provide. She grows discontent of their loveless relationship, and is ti ...
 
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Rainbow Valley by Lucy Maud Montgomery
 
If you've read and loved Anne of Green Gables, you'd definitely like to add Rainbow Valley by Lucy Maud Montgomery to your collection. Published in 1919, it is the seventh book in the series and follows the further life and adventures of Anne Shirley. At Ingleside, Anne is now happily married to her childhood friend the devoted Gilbert Blythe and have now been together blissfully for fifteen years. They have six children. The book opens with the return of Anne and Gilbert (who is now a brill ...
 
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Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
 
Kidnapped is the story of a 16-year old young man who is searching for his true birthright and is determined to make a fortune after the death of his parents. This timeless tale by Robert Louis Stevenson follows the life of David Balfour who leaves his home in Scotland after the death of his parents. First he meets his uncle for the first time in his life. His uncle is a very mean person who, at first, tried to kill David by devious means but then got him kidnapped onto a slave ship. In the ...
 
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Confederate Gold
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Richard L. Cornwell, a Nashville preacher, is stunned when he hears a deathbed confession from one of his parishioners. The man tells Cornwell an amazing story that reveals the location of the lost gold of the Confederate State of America. But the gold is only the beginning. Buried along with it are two priceless Greek statues that will unite ancient Greece and the lost Southern aristocracy. This will be a dangerous mission. Fortunately, Cornwell knows one dependable man who is always ready ...
 
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A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
 
Its immortal opening lines, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." set the stage for a sweeping narrative that combines drama, glory, honor, history, romance, brutality, sacrifice and resurrection. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens is one of the most widely read and famous works of historical fiction in the English language. Dickens had recently launched his magazine All the Year Round in 1859. In the same year, he began featuring A Tale of Two Cities in 31 weekly ins ...
 
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HodderPod - Hodder books podcast
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Hear all the latest book previews, author interviews and audiobook extracts from Hodder & Stoughton.
 
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King Henry IV by William Shakespeare
 
King Henry IV, Part 1 is the second of Shakespeare’s eight Wars of the Roses history plays, with events following those of King Richard II. As the play opens, King Henry IV (formerly Henry Bolingbroke) and Henry Percy (Hotspur) argue over the disposition of prisoners from the Battle of Holmedon. The King’s attitude toward Mortimer and the Percy family prompts them to plot rebellion. In the meantime, his son Prince Hal is living the low life in the company of Sir John Falstaff. As the time of ...
 
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Last Days of Pompeii by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
 
The Last Days of Pompeii, a novel by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton tells the love story of the Greeks Glaucus and Ione who were living in Pompeii when Mt. Vesuvius erupted and destroyed the city. But aside from telling their romance, the book is also full of insights about the decadent lifestyle of the Romans during the later part of their empire’s history. The different characters in the story represent the different civilizations which they come from. Glaucus, the main protagonist in the nov ...
 
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Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare
 
Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written sometime between 1603 and 1607. It was first printed in the First Folio of 1623. The plot is based on Thomas North's translation of Plutarch's Life of Marcus Antonius and follows the relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony from the time of the Parthian War to Cleopatra's suicide. The major antagonist is Octavius Caesar, one of Antony's fellow triumviri and the future first emperor of Rome. The trag ...
 
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Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
 
Set in the first half of the 19th century, the classic novel presents the story of young orphan Oliver Twist, who endures tumultuous events in a society burdened by poverty, crime and malice. After being poorly treated in a workhouse, Oliver escapes to London where instead of finding a better life he ends up tangled in a web of criminal activities. The novel opens with the introduction of Oliver, a waif who has spent his short life living in miserable conditions in a workhouse. Along with ot ...
 
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Super Sound Studios - Podcast- "TERROR OF THE ARCTIC" - 8 Part Audio Drama
 
TERROR OF THE ARCTIC-After receiving a distress signal from a dimensional void, The Doctor and Christine are lead to the 19th Century Arctic where they become involved in one of history's greatest unsolved mysteries. They soon discover a pair of British sailing vessels trapped in the ice. The crews are dying one by one despite the fact that the crewmen are healthy and have an abundance of supplies, shelter and food. The Doctor, perplexed by the unexplained deaths as well as the distress sign ...
 
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Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
 
Two sisters, one practical and full of commonsense, the other a passionate and emotional creature, an uncaring brother and his avaricious wife, a handsome rake and a faithful gentleman – these are some of the unforgettable characters who make Jane Austen's first published novel, Sense and Sensibility such a delightful, witty and timeless classic. The novel was published under the pseudonym “A Lady” by its shy and retiring nineteen-year-old author, Jane Austen, in 1811. She was the daughter o ...
 
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Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
 
Victor Hugo's Les Misérables is a novel which tells the story of ex-convict Jean Valjean, his struggles and eventual redemption. It's hailed by many critics as not just Victor Hugo's finest work but also one of the best French novels of all time. Like most epic novels written in the 19th century, the storyline of Les Misérables spans through several decades beginning in the early 1800s and culminating in the 1832 June Rebellion in Paris. The events related to the lives of the central charact ...
 
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Diary of a U-boat Commander by Sir Stephen King-Hall
 
The infamous U boats deployed by Germany in the two World Wars have spawned several works of fiction and non-fiction. These deadly vessels were not just efficient and lethal killing machines, but they were also used very effectively in economic blockades. They were positioned primarily to obstruct the conveyance of fuel, food and other essential supplies which the enemy needed to sustain the war effort. In the Diary of a U Boat Commander, the author, Stephen King-Hall draws upon his vast per ...
 
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War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
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Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace chronicles the lives of five Russian aristocratic families during Napoleon's invasion of Russia. Many considered this book to be the best Russian work of literature of all time and it is massive in scale. The book is divided in four volumes and the chapters don't just contain the narrative of the plot to the novel but philosophical discussions as well. This may be intimidating to average book readers but they shouldn't be discouraged to try reading War and Peace. ...
 
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The Alaskan by James Oliver Curwood
 
This story opens with a young woman who voyages alone into the wilds of Alaska to escape her tragic past. It then continues on to a young man who passionately protects the pristine environment, people and way of life in this snowbound country. Finally, a greedy profiteer arrives in the narrative whose only aim is to fill his pockets. When these three characters encounter each other on the stark and snowy plains, it's a clash of ideals and the sparks begin to fly. The Alaskan by James Oliver ...
 
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Les Trois Mousquetaires by Alexandre Dumas
 
Le roman raconte les aventures d’un gascon désargenté de 18 ans, d’Artagnan, monté à Paris faire carrière. Il se lie d’amitié avec Athos, Porthos et Aramis, mousquetaires du roi Louis XIII. Ces quatre hommes vont s’opposer au premier ministre, le Cardinal de Richelieu et à ses agents, dont la belle et mystérieuse Milady de Winter, pour sauver l’honneur de la reine de France Anne d’Autriche. Avec ses nombreux combats et ses rebondissements romanesques, Les Trois mousquetaires est l’exemple ty ...
 
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Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
 
Uncle Tom’s Cabin is one of the most controversial novels of the last century, with it’s sentimental portrayal of the anti-slavery movement in the USA. Written in 1852, the novel instantly rose to fame and split Americans up and down the country. Stowe was a passionate abolitionist and was inspired to write Uncle Tom when she spent time in Cincinnati in the early part of the 18th century. She met many slaves who had escaped from Kentucky and was touched by the friendships she built. It was w ...
 
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U.S. Historical Documents by Various
 
The Articles of Confederation: On November 15th, 1777 The Articles of Confederation became the first constitution of the United States, though not yet ratified by the thirteen original colonies. Ratification of the Articles took place almost three and a half years later on March 1st, 1781. The purpose of the articles was to create a confederation of sovereign states with a weak central government; thus allowing state governments to wield most of the power. It wasn’t long before the need for ...
 
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The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain
 
A poor young boy from the slums of London watches a royal procession pass, with the youthful Prince of Wales riding at its head. He ventures too close and is caught and beaten by the Prince's guards. However, the young royal stops them and invites the vagrant to the palace. Here the two boys sup alone and are stunned to discover that they bear a startling resemblance to each other. The Prince is Edward, long awaited heir of the monarch, Henry VIII, while the vagrant is Tom Canty, the son of ...
 
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The Last Of The Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
 
The Last of the Mohicans is an epic novel by James Fenimore Cooper, first published in January 1826.It was one of the most popular English-language novels of its time, and helped establish Cooper as one of the first world-famous American writers.The story takes place in 1757 during the French and Indian War, when France and Great Britain battled for control of the American and Canadian colonies. During this war, the French often allied themselves with Native American tribes in order to gain ...
 
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Radio Drama Revival
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Radio Drama Revival is dedicated to showcasing the diversity and vitality of modern audio fiction. Now in our 11th year!
 
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North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
 
Mrs. Gaskell as she was popularly known, had a hard and lonely childhood, spent with various aunts and relatives after her mother died and her father left her. The young Elizabeth met and married a clergyman and moved to Manchester with him. It was here that she developed her strong sense of social justice and the themes which form the basis of her writing. Her biography of her dear friend Charlotte Bronte is considered a classic and provides a wonderfully human picture of the Yorkshire geni ...
 
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The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
 
A modern day legend, Robin Hood is an archetypal hero of the common people who goes to great lengths to famously take from the rich and give to the poor. Luckily he is not alone in his mission, as his righteous views are shared by his band of Merry Men, a group of yeomen, and together they pursue an end to injustice and oppression. Set in medieval England, the tale begins with the introduction of a young archer, who is provoked into conflict and committing a crime against the formidable Sher ...
 
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The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emma Orczy
 
The Scarlet Pimpernel narrates the story of a rich English baronet who rescues French aristocrats facing the guillotine. He also taunted his enemies after each rescue by leaving behind a card that has a small flower on it – the scarlet pimpernel. It is a brilliant adventure story set at the time of the French Revolution. The plot is fantastic and rarely lets the readers pause for breath as it oscillates between London society and the dark night in Coastal France. The story follows a beautifu ...
 
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The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
 
The Three Musketeers follows the adventures of the young Gascon nobleman, D’Artagnan and his three trusted friends who served as musketeers in the king’s regiment – Athos, Porthos & Aramis. Written by Alexandre Dumas, the book was a bestseller during the time of its publication and it remains so even today. It follows the timeless theme of friendship and bravery. The main protagonist of the story is D’Artagnan who travels to Paris to realize his dreams of becoming one of the musketeers for t ...
 
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Dead Souls by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
 
Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol, Russian writer, was first published in 1842, and is one of the most prominent works of 19th-century Russian literature. Gogol himself saw it as an “epic poem in prose”, and within the book as a “novel in verse”. Despite supposedly completing the trilogy’s second part, Gogol destroyed it shortly before his death. Although the novel ends in mid-sentence (like Sterne’s Sentimental Journey), it is usually regarded as complete in the extant form. In Russia before the ...
 
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Roses of Winter
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They had been through one World War and a Great Depression. Now they faced another global conflict. Share the adventures of the Burns and McIntyre families in World War 2 Scotland. Follow the lives of four strong women as they strive to keep their families together while their men are at war. Sail with the men into hazardous scenes of action as they deal with the conflicting moods and emotions brought by constant danger. Roses of Winter recreates the experience of living through the world's ...
 
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Shoes and Stockings: A Collection of Short Stories by Louisa May Alcott
 
Here are tales of love and war, modesty and frivolity, laughter and tears. Louisa May Alcott wrote many, many short stories. This collection shares but 7 of them.
 
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The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain
 
It was published in 1893–1894 by Century Magazine in seven installments, and is a detective story with some racial themes. The plot of this novel is a detective story, in which a series of identities — the judge’s murderer, Tom, Chambers — must be sorted out. This structure highlights the problem of identity and one’s ability to determine one’s own identity. Broader issues of identity are the central ideas of this novel. One of Twain’s major goals in this book was to exploit the true nature ...
 
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Nightshade Diary
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Podcast and video versions of classic ghost stories, urban myths, folklore and more.
 
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1601: Conversation, as it was by the Social Fireside, in the Time of the Tudors by Mark Twain
 
An atypical piece of writing by Mark Twain, the short bawdy skit documents a conversion between Queen Elizabeth and several notable writers of the time, including Sir Walter Raleigh, Francis Beaumont, Ben Jonson, and William Shakespeare. Despite first being published in 1880, the piece remained anonymous for a period of time, until it was later acknowledged by Twain in 1901 as his own. Comprised of humor, descriptive imagery, ribald connotations, and vulgar language, the faux conversation is ...
 
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Jewish Children (Yudishe Kinder) by Sholem Aleichem
 
Although written from a child’s perspective, this is not a kids book but a series of funny, poignant, and sometimes disturbing stories about life in a late 19th-century Russian-Jewish village — the world of my grandparents. Sholem Rabinovich (1859-1916) was born in Pereiaslav, Ukraine and later immigrated to New York. His short stories about Tevye and his daughters were freely adapted into the musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. Rabinovich’s will contained the following injunction: “Let my name be ...
 
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The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
 
A beautiful woman who is punished for the mortal sin of loving a man other than her husband, a cowardly lover, a vengeful husband, a rebellious illegitimate child and the oppressive and patriarchal morality of 17th century Puritanism in Boston. Together these form an unforgettable and thought-provoking glimpse of how much social attitudes have changed over the centuries. Nathaniel Hawthorne was the creator of such beloved works as Twice-Told Tales, A Wonder Book for Boys and Girls, The House ...
 
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The Talisman by Sir Walter Scott
 
The Talisman is a gripping tale set near the end of the Third Crusade. King Richard the Lionheart is grievously ill, and all around him the leaders from allied countries plot and scheme to gain personal power, putting the future of the crusade in jeopardy. Sir Kenneth of Scotland finds himself caught up in events, and finds both his honour and his life are now on the line. Can a cure be found for the King? Can Kenneth redeem his honour? – Written by Rowen.
 
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Historical Newspaper Articles by Various
 
Public Domain newspaper articles in the US span a period of nearly two and a half centuries. Subjects, styles, period, publisher, and length vary greatly. This collection is a sampling of twenty such articles including one from the Journal de Paris.
 
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Tales of Old
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Podcast for historical fiction and alternate history
 
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My Antonia by Willa Cather
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Two young children arrive in a small frontier settlement on the wild and desolate plains of Nebraska, on the same day and by the same train. Jim Burden is a ten year old orphan from Virginia who has come to live with his grandparents, while Antonia Shimerda who's the same age as Jim, arrives with her large, immigrant family from Eastern Europe to try and eke out a living in the New World. The children find themselves thrown together as they live in adjoining farms. Jim tutors Antonia in Engl ...
 
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ZERO-G #1163 Title:L.Z ZERO-G Podcast Title: Pod it, Black 1163 Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical Radio with Rob Jan & Megan McKeough. This week: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Geoffrey C. Ward's monumental documentary series, The Vietnam War, we check out the trailers for Marvels The Avengers: Infinty War and Jessica Jones Season Two (on Net ...…
 
Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable is a retelling of an ancient Greek myth that explains why the pomegranate is harvested in winter, and how the fruit is responsible for the earth’s four seasons. The pomegranate features pr ...…
 
Eric Trules- Eric Trules is a native of New York City and has been a professional in the performing, literary, and filmic arts for almost 5 decades. He began his professional artistic career as a modern dancer with Shirley Mordine’s Dance Troupe in residence at Columbia College Chicago in 1970, and then co-founded Mo Ming, the nationally renown ...…
 
Judy Carroll and Collette Reichenberger are the co-authors of two children’s historical fiction books, and their blog is found at www.onceupontheprairieblog.wordpress.com Their books Cameos of Courage and Cameos of Strength can be purchased at Magnolia Scents by Design, 106 N. Pennsylvania Ave, Independence, KS 67301 or by calling (620) 331-890 ...…
 
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Attack on Fiction
 
Show agenda: Hunger Games X Disney Crossover Fan Fiction, Fan Mail, Pokémon type trianges, Build a Fan Fic - Characters, Tom's Top 5 Historical Movies The boys return to a segment we briefly discussed back in episode 5 with a Hunger Games X Disney crossover. The Hunger Games universe is tragic when you are only rooting for one or two Districts, ...…
 
Episode 24 of the Ideas to Books Podcast features an interview with historical women’s fiction author Gail Kittleson, who has several novels set during World War II. Meet Gail: When Gail’s not steeped in World War II research, drafting scenes, or deep in one edit or another, she does a limited amount of editing for other authors. She also facil ...…
 
That venerated institution, the Geek Challenge, takes to the bright blue sky with a pair of retro ‘90s flicks. First up, Paul challenges Arlo to Joe Johnston’s 1991 Billy Campbell-starring adventure The Rocketeer, a proto-First Avenger that mixes pulp fiction with ‘30s Hollywood. Then, Arlo challenges Paul to Gary Ross’ 1998 directorial debut P ...…
 
This month, the Mayoral Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments, and Markers will make its recommendation: should the Columbus monument in Columbus Circle stay? Or it should come down? The commission is evaluating all public art on city-owned land, but the Columbus monument is one of a handful that has sparked controversy; some are calling f ...…
 
It is interesting where we find our inspiration. Sometimes it is more interesting when inspiration finds me. This is just what happened to me one night sitting at the bar at my local pub drinking a beer. Now it did take a number of years before I was actually able to take the experience, advice, and resulting inspiration to heart. But I did and ...…
 
Recorded September 21st, 2017: In this Khef episode, I discuss book 1 of The Dark Tower series, The Gunslinger with guest Tony Troxell from Geeking in Indiana in a non-spoiler and spoiler review. Theme and Outro Music Provided by Fingers T Timestamps Show Start - 01:00 Introducing Tony - 02:05 King Check-Ins - 07:50 The Gunslinger - 15:55 Non-S ...…
 
Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable tells the story of a young boy working on a cranberry farm with his grandfather. Each night leading up to Thanksgiving, after harvesting and selling the cranberries at the local farmers ma ...…
 
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Books and Authors
 
Jennifer Egan won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel A Visit From The Goon Squad. Her new book Manhattan Beach is set largely during the Second World war, her heroine is the first ever female diver employed to mend warships. She talks to Mariella Frostrup about turning her hand to historical fiction, and her literary interest in twins. Also on th ...…
 
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Lost in Criterion
 
Donovan Hill often joins us for discussions on the works of Akira Kurosawa because he has a long history with the films, having had them thrust upon him by his obsessive father from a very young age. Dr. Hill passed away recently and Donovan joins us in an episode dedicated in his father's memory, and dedicated to a discussion of the rose-tinte ...…
 
Synopsis: Author Theodora Goss discusses her Victorian/Gothic mashup, The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter, as well as why we keep revisiting the same monster stories, their hidden feminism, and the trials and tribulations of writing historical fiction. As a bonus for NaNoWriMo, Theodora’s “Five Lessons Learned” mini-episode, normally a ...…
 
Author : Robert E. Howard Narrator : Andrew Leman Host : Alasdair Stuart Audio Producer : Marty Perrett Discuss on Forums The Black Stone was first published in WEIRD TALES, November, 1931. It appears here by permission. Andrew is one of the founders and proprietors of the H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society, and has produced and appeared in fil ...…
 
Laura Beers is a first time historical romance author. But not a newbie in the writing craft. She spent much of her life doing technical writing for construction management companies. In this interview, Ryan explores the ups and downs of writing and publishing with Laura. Lessons learned as she sets out into the world of writing and publishing. ...…
 
Recorded October 6th, 2017: It’s the 4th annual Shocktober in Irvington! This year we held the event at Playground Productions Studio in Irvington and welcomed JP Leck from Elsewhere World and the crew from Fair Creek Films to showcase their work. We ended the night with a short film from Witching Season Films, who currently have an Indiegogo c ...…
 
In conversation with Janet Benton, author of the debut novel Lilli de Jong. ''Poignant, powerful'' and ''timeless'' (Boston Globe), Isabel Allende's acclaimed historical fiction weaves reality, memory, and mysticism into tapestries of intergenerational family sagas about war, love, and politics. The recipient of 50 awards in more than a dozen c ...…
 
In conversation with Janet Benton, author of the debut novel Lilli de Jong. ''Poignant, powerful'' and ''timeless'' (Boston Globe), Isabel Allende's acclaimed historical fiction weaves reality, memory, and mysticism into tapestries of intergenerational family sagas about war, love, and politics. The recipient of 50 awards in more than a dozen c ...…
 
Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable tells the story of Stingy Jack, the man from Irish folklore who started the tradition of carving Jack-O-Lanterns. Featuring special guest reader, Rick North.…
 
Our first book review from our MyBookBox subscription box! This time we tackled a women's fiction & historical fiction novel. FULL VIDEO: https://youtu.be/vhuILyAXiG4 Goodreads: https://goo.gl/VSBCdv BUY LINKS (note that these are affiliate links) Amazon: http://amzn.to/2zyxrRL Audible: http://amzn.to/2zya4aV Book Depository: https://goo.gl/YbS ...…
 
Author Boris Akunin and broadcaster and writer Zinovy Zinik in conversation with Anne McElvoy, recorded with an audience at Pushkin House.Pushkin House has commissioned a pavilion on Bloomsbury Square in London from the architect and artist Alexander Brodsky, titled '101st km - Further and Everywhere', as part of the Bloomsbury Festival. Anne v ...…
 
For the past decade or so, I’ve been in the habit of reading every new Michael Crichton novel as soon as it’s released. I like the stories, but what appeals to me more is the depth of historical and scientific research he puts into his work. It’s often had to tell where reality ends and fiction begins, which I’m sure is exactly what he’s aiming ...…
 
Episode 20 of the Ideas to Books Podcast features an interview with inspirational historical romance author Amanda Barratt. Amanda has written a number of novellas, and her first full-length novel will be releasing soon. Meet Amanda: ECPA bestselling author Amanda Barratt, fell in love with writing in grade school when she wrote her first story ...…
 
'Man of Mercia' James Wilde shares the secrets of writing historical fiction! In the most polite way possible, James Wilde seems like a man of another time. He lives in a family home in the forest, takes long walks across the fells, and camps in the black, barren night whilst dreaming of ideas. He also reads all them, and he always has. He read ...…
 
Welcome to Savoring Our Lives! In this week's episode, we: Watched Stranger Things Spoiler-free discussion! Netflix launched season 2 of Stranger Things last week and we watched all nine episodes this week. It's been fun to see the series' take on the 1980s. It blew Chad's mind when Ruth pointed out that since the show takes place in 1983/1984, ...…
 
A feminist discussion around Science Fiction, a subject that is historically dominated by dudebros, and how there may be a new term to serve as an umbrella term for sci-fi/fantasy/horror/etc. "Speculative Fiction." This weeks guests are... Sharon, an English Professor that uses Science Fiction as a vehicle to discuss all the 'isms and social is ...…
 
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Active Travel Adventures : Curated Multi-Day Active Vacation Ideas
 
Today we are hiking or biking a section of the famous El Camino de Santiago, the world’s most popular long distance trail! Our guest today, Janet Hanpeter, walked the second half of the 480 mile Camino Frances (French Way) to Santiago del Compostela, Spain. The route runs through mesas, mountains, pastures, villages and cities for a ‘never a bo ...…
 
Halloween Special Part 2: Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable tells the conclusion of Episode 27 – Food Fable: Coconuts.
 
Ron Balson, a Chicago trial attorney has always had a fascination with writing, but finally decided to take a pledge and write his first novel a few years back. He finished it, and felt really good about it, but was met with little to no enthusiasm from the publishers he sent it to. He tells Rick Kogan about why he decided to self-publish the b ...…
 
Chapter 6: Kate Clayborn Talks The Lottery, HGTV and Rainy Day Authors Who: Very cool debut romance author Kate Clayborn Topics Discussed: sounding sexy, feeling lucky, Halloween, getting drunk and handing out candy, debut, Romance Writers of America – RWA, romance novels, winning the lottery, STEM heroine, architectural salvage, HGTV, secondar ...…
 
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Destination Mystery
 
I didn’t believe in ghosts or the supernatural…but that weird noise in the wall was testing my convictions. The unpleasant scratching sound that made the hairs on the back of my neck stand at attention had been going on for days. Look, I’m not some scaredy-cat to jump at every sound…But this? Ever since I moved into my shop-slash-house two week ...…
 
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The Future Is A Mixtape
 
For this episode of The Future Is A Mixtape, Jesse & Matt explore the paranoid dread and narcotic pull of Adam Curtis’ most recent documentary of political-noir, HyperNormalisation. In 2 hours and 40 minutes, it charts the globe-hopping travails of terrorists, bankers, politicians and America’s digital aristocracy--all of whom use humanity as p ...…
 
Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable tells the fictional tale of Jenny Appleseed, a young girl who learns how to deal with life’s lessons and keep herself connected to those who mean the most to her through the familiarity of ...…
 
Natalie and Tracy talk about reality shows, dystopian fiction, the campy low-budget shows of our youth, and the highbrow historically-accurate shows of our present. Find links to stuff we mentioned this episode on our website, come chat with us on Twitter, or sign up for our newsletter to get our weekly curated assortment of fun links, recipes, ...…
 
web/twitter/facebook/instagram I Am Legend is a masterpiece of horror fiction that offers up a lot. It’s a survival horror classic that inspired the likes of George Remero and Stephen King. It runs deep with interesting themes which transcend the horror genre. It’s the perfect book to kick off October because it’s scary, historically important ...…
 
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Through The Eyes Of Women
 
Humboldt’s beloved bestselling author, artist, independent bookstore co-owner and cocktail gardening proponent, Amy Stewart, is currently on tour with the third in her hit Kopp Sisters series, “Miss Kopp’s Midnight Confessions.”By mikedronkers@khsu.org (Mike Dronkers).
 
In honor of breast cancer awareness month, I am interviewing survivors and sharing their stories. Today, I am joined by Selina Siak Chin Yoke (石清玉) who shares her survival story. She went from a theoretical physicist, investment banker, and quant trader to a best selling author. Ironically, had it not been for cancer, she might have delayed her ...…
 
Spoilers Are Coming! This episode has more Game of Throne book and television series spoilers than you can shake a sword at. Recording Date: September 20, 2017 Episode Summary: Winter is coming. At least that's what the Game of Thrones fans among our staff say. We invited a few such fans onto the podcast to share their enthusiasm for the immens ...…
 
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Science and Environment – Pod Academy
 
When you use a SatNav, or check a modern weather forecast, you’re using technology made possible by space exploration. Emerging space industries include tourism, and some tentative plans to mine asteroids, or the Moon, for rare materials. Space now has its lawyers, its policymakers, and even its ethicists. Robert Seddon went to King’s College, ...…
 
In the last installment, I told the story of the Trial of the Century at the dawn of the 1800s, a murder mystery with Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr at its heart, defending an innocent man against awful calumnies. Despite winning their client an acquittal that the public generally praised as justice, a myth has arisen around the trial sugges ...…
 
Plated Earth Food Fables are original short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable tells the story of a young gangster working for Ciro “Artichoke King” Terranova, a mobster in the Morello crime family who was known for his monopoly of the artichoke market in New York in ...…
 
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