Best historical fiction podcasts we could find (Updated February 2018)
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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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 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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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 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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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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Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini
 
“He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad!” The wonderful opening lines of this 1921 novel set the tone for the rest of this delightful story of an adventurer and romantic who dons several roles in his colorful life. Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini is an historical novel set in the turbulent times of the French Revolution. The plot describes Andre-Louis Moreau, a young lawyer adopted by his godfather who cannot reveal his parentage. Moreau inadvertently stumbles ...
 
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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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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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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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Nightshade Diary
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Podcast and video versions of classic ghost stories, urban myths, folklore and more.
 
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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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Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, Volumes 1 & 2 by Mark Twain
 
Mark Twain’s work on Joan of Arc is titled in full “Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, by the Sieur Louis de Conte.” De Conte is identified as Joan’s page and secretary. For those who’ve always wanted to “get behind” the Joan of Arc story and to better understand just what happened, Twain’s narrative makes the story personal and very accessible. The work is fictionally presented as a translation from the manuscript by Jean Francois Alden, or, in the words of the published book, “Freely T ...
 
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Everyday Creative People
 
This week’s guest is J.M., a fellow theatre kid from my college years. Today, J.M. is a physicist and the author of the political webcomic Doomed To Repeat it. They have always enjoyed drawing and cartooning and harbors a deep love of political and historical analysis. This is not J.M.’s first bout with mixing creativity and analytical thinking ...…
 
Warning: this episode contains Victoria spoilers. Series creator Daisy Goodwin moves between historical fact and dramatic fiction when she and her team write each episode of Victoria. For this week’s on-screen quest to Scotland, Goodwin relied heavily on Queen Victoria’s actual diary entries from a 1844 royal visit to Scotland’s Blair Castle. G ...…
 
The award-winning literary suspense novelist and New York Times bestselling author of The Bookseller, Cynthia Swanson, took a break before her upcoming book tour to chat with me about her new thriller, The Glass Forest, the writer-slash-designer s process and unique relationship with creativity, and how she finds her ideas. Rainmaker.FM is Brou ...…
 
The TV series Outlander is a bit like a Scottish version of Game of Thrones - historical drama complete with violent battles, time-travel romance, and a little bit of science fiction. It's based on the popular books by Diana Gabaldon. There have been three seasons of it and in the third, Kiwi actor Gary Young played Mr Willoughby. He talks abou ...…
 
The TV series Outlander is a bit like a Scottish version of Game of Thrones - historical drama complete with violent battles, time-travel romance, and a little bit of science fiction. It's based on the popular books by Diana Gabaldon. There have been three seasons of it and in the third, Kiwi actor Gary Young played Mr Willoughby. He talks abou ...…
 
The true story of Laura Ingalls Wilde’s life has never been fully told. The Little House books were not only fictionalized but brilliantly edited, a profound act of myth-making and self-transformation. Now, drawing on unpublished manuscripts, letters, diaries, and land and financial records, Caroline Fraser—the editor of the Library of America ...…
 
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AAWW Radio: New Asian American Writers & Literature
 
In this episode of AAWW Radio, we're exploring the craft of the short story with two authors who released short story collections in 2017. The quotidian stories in Akhil Sharma’s new book simmer with a barely hidden, devastatingly emotional undercurrent―and have earned him comparisons to Chekov. Reminiscent of Calvino and Borges, Kanishk Tharoo ...…
 
We talk with Katherine Paterson, the best selling author of The Bridge to Terabithia, about her new YA novel, My Brigadista Year. It’s about the 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign and its teenage heroes. Then, Jessica Yu talks about her book Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves. It ...…
 
(VIC CAM 1) GREETINGS FELLOW AMERICAN PATRIOT TRUMPUBLICANS AND WELCOME TO THE BANNON LOOSE CANNON, MINE’S BIGGER THAN YOURS, MANAFORT STRIKES BACK, DOW 25K, HAPPY BONUS NEW YEAR, IRAN REVOLT, PAKISTAN AND PALESTINIAN NO- DOUGH, NOKO NO- GO, SANCTUARY STATE SMACKDOWN, HILLARY EMAIL PROBE D0-OVER, MITT ROMNEY RISING, JEFF SESSIONS POT-BOILER EPI ...…
 
William Gibson (Credit: Frederic Poirot) Click photo hear interviewVisionary science fiction author William Gibson is the guy who first published the word cyberspace, in his groundbreaking novel Neuromancer. He’s the guy credited with coining the axiom “The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed” (which is what he says a ...…
 
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Chaos Computer Club - recent audio-only feed
 
Inke Arns will present speculative projections of the future and current developments in the field of digital technologies by artists and inventors from different countries in Africa, the African diaspora and many other actors in the USA and Europe. The project examines science-fiction narratives and concepts of technology that function accordi ...…
 
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Chaos Computer Club - recent events feed (low quality)
 
Inke Arns will present speculative projections of the future and current developments in the field of digital technologies by artists and inventors from different countries in Africa, the African diaspora and many other actors in the USA and Europe. The project examines science-fiction narratives and concepts of technology that function accordi ...…
 
As digital lawlessness holds center stage in the national political drama, doesn’t this seem like a good time to revisit the first generation of internet outlaws? So let’s set the WABAC machine for Feb. 5, 1995, original airdate for my interview with Michelle Slatalla and Joshua Quittner — authors of the seminal hacking story Masters of Decepti ...…
 
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DC Daily Drop - DC Movies, TV, and Comics News
 
The first clip for Batman: Gotham by Gaslight has been released. We discuss this, plus some recognition for Superman, Wonder Woman, Patty Jenkins, and Gal Gadot.Batman: Gotham by Gaslight animated movie clip “Ivy Meets the Ripper” released - (Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on YouTube) Some definite horror film vibes Digital release - January 2 ...…
 
Erasmus T. Muddiman by Kathrine Pym https://www.amazon.com/Erasmus-T-Muddiman-Publick-Distemper-ebook/dp/B01IU866GK/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1513088704&sr=1-1&keywords=erasmus+t+muddiman In retrospect, I think this is more of a middle grade story. At least it starts that way. And since I already recorded the first two chapters I'm going w ...…
 
Meet Linda Fulkerson, author, podcaster, web designer, and my very good friend. I think you’ll enjoy learning more about her. This was supposed to go on Monday, but due to internet failure it is a little late. Linda Fulkerson has two published novels: DEAD BROKE (Book One of the River Valley Mysteries series) and an historical romance, Wings of ...…
 
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Tower Junkies - The Dark Tower and Stephen King Podcast
 
In this Palaver episode, Tiny and I continue our discussion series on each member of the Ka-Tet. In this episode, we talk about Jake Chambers and his role within the Ka-Tet and the series itself. We have the discussion separated into a non-spoiler and spoiler discussion, for your listening convenience. Theme and Outro Music Provided by Fingers ...…
 
It's been another long stretch between book reviews but Don wants to end 2017 discussing a book series that has a fantastic start and very intriguing mix of genres... only to end up spinning it's wheels in a sadly predictable way Regardless of criticism there is actually some potential for great live action adaptations there that we can foresee ...…
 
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 ...…
 
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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, ...…
 
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 ...…
 
It is interesting where we find our inspiration. Sometimes it is more interesting when inspiration finds us. This is just what happened to me one night sitting at the bar at my local pub drinking a beer. 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 I s ...…
 
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 ...…
 
GORGEOUS READS: Nicola Upson, Nine Lessons with Donna FreedNicola Upson weaves fact and fiction throughout her Josephine Tey mysteries; she incorporates what is known of the real life Golden Age crime writer and casts her in the role of detective. Upson's triumph is to not only resurrect historical crimes cleverly and enjoyably but to create an ...…
 
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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 ...…
 
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Free Library Podcast
 
Watch the video here. 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 ...…
 
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Free Library Podcast
 
Watch the video here. 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 ...…
 
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