Best historical fiction podcasts we could find (Updated October 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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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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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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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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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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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
 
Hear all the latest book previews, author interviews and audiobook extracts from Hodder & Stoughton.
 
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Laffing Devil Production - Nightshade Diary
 
Nightshade Diary
 
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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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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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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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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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Radio Drama Revival
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Radio Drama Revival is dedicated to showcasing the diversity and vitality of modern audio drama. Twice a month, host David Rheinstrom showcases a piece of top-quality audio fiction, made by independent and professional producers alike. We cover all genres, from historical epics to science fiction, from spine-tingling horror and suspense to wacky situation comedies, from intimate dramas to experimental sound art. It's all here.
 
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Where Angels Fear to Tread by Edward M. Forster
 
On a journey to Tuscany with her young friend and traveling companion Caroline Abbott, widowed Lilia Herriton falls in love with both Italy and a handsome Italian much younger than herself, and decides to stay. Furious, her dead husband’s family send Lilia’s brother-in-law to Italy to prevent a misalliance, but he arrives too late. Lilia marries the Italian and in due course becomes pregnant again. When she dies giving birth to her child, the Herritons consider it both their right and their ...
 
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Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott
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Medieval England in the 12th century. The evil Prince John rules England in place of his brother, the noble Richard the Lionheart, who is being held in an Austrian prison by Duke Leopold of Austria, while returning from one of his Crusades. Under the avaricious and Machiavellian John, the Norman aristocrats are in constant conflict with the native Saxon people. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott is set in these turbulent times. The eponymous hero, Wilfred of Ivanhoe, the son of a Saxon nobleman has ...
 
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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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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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Red Shadows by Robert Ervin Howard
 
Red Shadows is the first of a series of stories featuring Howard’s puritan avenger, Solomon Kane. Kane tracks his prey over land and sea, enters the jungles of Africa, and even faces dark Gods and evil magic — all to avenge a woman he’d never met before.
 
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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, ...…
 
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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 ...…
 
Learn from the most common mistakes that indie authors make and save yourself time, money and heartache in today's show with Ricardo Fayet from Reedsy. In the introduction, I mention my thoughts on the Independent Publishers Guild autumn conference and what we can learn from print-focused retailers. Plus, Audible expands into a Canada-specific ...…
 
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Jim Foster: Conversations On The Coast
 
In "A Thread of Grace," Author Mary Doria Russell writes an historical fiction novel based in Italy during the conclusion of World War II depicting a true story of the network of Italian citizens who saved the lives of forty-three thousand Jews. The story is told through the eyes of a fourteen-year-old girl and her father, who are among the tho ...…
 
Our second reader for September was Anna Smith Spark. She lives in London, UK. She loves grimdark and epic fantasy and historical military fiction. Anna has a BA in Classics, an MA in history and a PhD in English Literature. She has previously been published in the Fortean Times and the poetry website www.greatworks.org. Previous jobs include p ...…
 
It’s the only podcast that always gets to use the Player One controller, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Kyle, and Allison look back on their favourite fictional games in the Question of the Week and open some Saved Files that include a rant on one of Jason’s favourite historical characters of all time. Then in the second segment, empathy (a ...…
 
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The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast
 
In Episode 10 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast we discuss The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. What real historical events was Colson Whitehead writing about in this fictional story? What was the real underground railroad like and how does it compare to this book? Why in the book is there an actual railroad actually underground? For ...…
 
“Picking a path, even if it’s not the right path, will get you closer to finding the path that will work for you.” “The Power of Myth” is a series of interviews conducted over two years between Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers, originally meant for television, but eventually repackaged into this book covering Campbell’s lifetime of research on t ...…
 
Jacqueline is a multi-published author whose works range from short stories to a memoir of growing up during and after integration. Wheelock has been a member of several writers and critique groups and is currently a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers, an organization which has afforded her valuable instruction and opportunity tow ...…
 
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Punky Power: An Unofficial Punky Brewster Podcast
 
Listener Question Fall 2017 Edition:As you all know Fall starts this Friday. What are your favorite things about Fall?Is it the leaves changing color? Pumpkin Spice Flavored Everything? Sweater and Hoodie Weather? Crisp Days and Apple Cider? Hay Rides? Fall TV Shows?I’m all ready for Fuller House this Friday September 22 on Netflix and Stranger ...…
 
TWICE a month, the librarians are in, with their favorite recommendations in Two Book Minimum, a toe-to-toe discussion on a book or topic, as well as news from the book world, updates from Lawrence Public Library, and beyond.Two Book Minimum:Hunger: A Memoir of (my) Body by Roxane Gay (2017)My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent (2017)Dying by ...…
 
This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss bestsellers they selected, as well as some history on what makes a bestseller a bestseller! During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori shake things up and drink fermented tea known as Kombucha! They try humm coconut lime kombucha–it’s delicious and feels like there is a party in the mouth! Not very vinegary, which ...…
 
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Literary Merit
 
Historical fiction is the topic of the day, as we contemplate the difficult balance between factual integrity and good storytelling.
 
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 who is raised on Campbell’s tomato soup and his mother’s tales of the tomato’s role in witchcraft and revolutions. This young boy grows up to be a Pop Art ic ...…
 
Mary Robinette Kowal is the author of historical fantasy novels: Ghost Talkers, and The Glamourist Histories series. She is also a three time Hugo Award winner. Her short fiction appears in... Get behind the scenes with authors and entrepreneurs, and learn how to apply their wisdom to your own story!…
 
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Writers Aloud: The RLF Podcast
 
Katharine Quarmby spends a diary week researching and editing her first novel, a work of historical fiction inspired by a cruel act of punishment, and finds the process surprisingly familiar.By Kona Macphee.
 
Love books? Love movies? Hosts Marisa Serafini and Phil Svitek love them both too… equally. So they decided to marry their love of both into a monthly dedicated series where they discuss books that have been adapted into movies. In episode three, they enter the world of magic at a time when electricity was just taking off to discuss Christopher ...…
 
Love books? Love movies? Hosts Marisa Serafini and Phil Svitek love them both too… equally. So they decided to marry their love of both into a monthly dedicated series where they discuss books that have been adapted into movies. In episode three, they enter the world of magic at a time when electricity was just taking off to discuss Christopher ...…
 
Synopsis: Season 4 is finally here and we kick off the Season of Women Authors with historical fiction author Greer Macallister and her new novel Girl in Disguise. Greer also talks about taking liberties when writing historical fiction, writing accurate portrayals of the female historical experience, all those “Girl” titles, and what she’s read ...…
 
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Time Turners: A History Podcast
 
EPISODE 3: NAPOLEON Produced and Written by Eric Jaffe Starring: KATE WRIGHT as LOTTIE ERIC JAFFE as GIF and ZACK OGLE as NAPOLÉON SOUND DESIGN by TRAE BUDDE RESEARCH by KATE WRIGHT "TIME TURNERS THEME" by DANIEL HILDRETH INT. STUDIO - DAY [A traditional podcast studio. No environmental sound.] LOTTIE: Hello, Time Cadets! This is Lottie Turner ...…
 
Writer Mom Life Episode 4: Amy Maroney and Editors vs. Beta Readers vs. ARC readers >> Get the full show notes by signing up for WML extras at www.daphnejameshuff.com/podcast I was so excited to talk to Amy Maroney about her author journey, which is a bit different than what you usually see in the indie conversation. She’s set a 5 and 10 year p ...…
 
Matt was joined by children's and young adult fiction author Colin R. Parsons to discuss the upcoming Rhondda Book Fair 2017! A word from Colin; "I'm Colin R Parsons - children's and Young Adult fiction author. I would like to invite you (the reading public) to The 3rd Rhondda Book Fair. This will be another fantastic literature event where all ...…
 
ZERO-G #1146 Title:ROBOJAN AND MECHA MEGAN - RISE OF THE ROBOTS Podcast Title: Radiotron 1146 Science Fiction, Fantasy and Historical Radio with Rob Jan & Megan McKeough. This week: IT'S ALIVE!!!! The Radiothon hotline, that is. HAPPY RADIOTHON TO ALL YOU GHOULS AND GUYS! For playlists, show notes, and news see the 3RRR website at: http://www.r ...…
 
Kelly Gardiner and Catherine Padmore chat about the craft of writing Historical Bio-Fiction.
 
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Writers of the Dawn
 
Writers of the dawn is:David V. Stewart – Fantasy and Historical Fiction Author, musicianMatthew J. Wellman – Urban Fantasy author, musicianFind us on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/writers-of-the-dawn/id1202124828 Find us on soundcloud: soundlcloud.com/writersofthedawnYoutube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsULarDfza9KI6D73Ykq1 ...…
 
Listen to Episode Twelve of Womankind as author Alyssa Palombo and I geek-out over literature! Author of two historical fiction novels, Alyssa discusses her writing process, the importance of reading about resilient women, and the problematic phrase “strong female character”. We also get into Alyssa’s personal beliefs about womanhood and the id ...…
 
Host Cyd Oppenheimer talks with author Jonathan Dee about writing a prologue that doesn't seem like a prologue ("I liked the idea of a kind of "smash cut" first chapter that led to the rest of the book but only in a thematic way"); about the rise and fall of the "social novel" ("The idea of dramatizing a social conflict or social problem by rep ...…
 
https://latepartypodcast.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/l2tp093.mp3 Hey folks! This week, Bernadette & Robb chat about historical fiction, and why sometimes, it’s just better to make things up. This week’s episode is a lot shorter than our regular shows, and that’s kinda what we’re aiming for in the future. Hope you enjoy!…
 
Some initial facts to chew on: population distribution by ethnicity puts caucasians at roughly 60% in the United States, and below 33% globally, according to census data and CIA factbooks between 2010 and the present. That means that by ethnic identification, 40% of Americans and 66% of the world recognizes itself as non-white. Now go to the mo ...…
 
Ever wonder what kind of jokes people told in the 1700s? Have you ever lost hours while paging through your parent’s old yearbooks, fascinated by the old trends and hairstyles? Perhaps you stumbled across your mother’s copy of “Happy Living! A Guide for Brides” and nearly threw up because the fact that something so incredibly sexist was publish ...…
 
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July 9, 2017 Rebekah’s Charm Genesis 24:67 Synopsis: Stories, we all love them and whether we realize it or not we find our identity in them. There are all kinds of stories and some like one type more than other types. The kind of stories a person enjoys says more about the person than the they realize. There are some folks who like long storie ...…
 
Kelly talks to Ngahuia and Deborah about the challenges of reinterpreting C19 narratives of first contact and colonisation #HNSA #NgahuiateAwekotuku #DeborahChallinor #historicalfiction
 
BSR Oklahoma Magazine Show BSR Program #202 – An Aspie and the game of golf (BSR Program #201 – For airing on KTLR, 890 AM and 103.7 FM in Oklahoma City, released under a Creative Commons license) NOTE: The following text is my working script. I sometimes make minor changes in the editing process that may be in the audio form of the show, but m ...…
 
We return to covering stories of the First Doctor, this time, its the introduction of the iconic villains of Doctor Who, The Daleks. We discuss the strength of character creation within the TARDIS crew and without, covering the happy accidents that led to the identifiable profile, the menacing presence, despite wielding household implements as ...…
 
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