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What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading now. Then, she makes recommendations about what to read next. The real purpose of the show is to help YOU find your next read.
 
The independent-minded book review magazine that combines good looks, good writing and a personal approach. Slightly Foxed introduces its readers to books that are no longer new and fashionable but have lasting appeal. Good-humoured, unpretentious and a bit eccentric, it’s more like a well-read friend than a literary magazine. Come behind the scenes with the staff of Slightly Foxed to learn what makes this unusual literary magazine tick, meet some of its varied friends and contributors, and ...
 
Thought provoking, critical discussions about literature's most polarizing genre. Shelf Love is a podcast that lovingly digs deeper beneath the surface of the romance genre into the id, ego, and super ego of romance readers and writers, one romance at a time. Host Andrea Martucci is joined by romance experts like authors, critics, academics, and readers. We have fun taking romance novels seriously.
 
Each week on Smart Podcast, Trashy Books, Sarah Wendell interviews authors, readers, reviewers, bloggers, publishing professionals, editors, and librarians about romance novels, which are among the most popular genres in fiction worldwide. Popular guests include: Ilona Andrews, Robin Bradford, NPR's Barrie Hardymon, Jaye Wells, and Rachel Aaron. Amanda, Carrie, Elyse, and RedHeadedGirl, the crew of reviewers at SB-TB.com, also make frequent appearances with maximum silliness. Frequent topics ...
 
Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the sands of the Arabian desert, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
The LRB Podcast brings you weekly conversations from Europe’s leading magazine of culture and ideas. Hosted by Thomas Jones, it also features regular contributions from US Editor Adam Shatz and the ongoing ‘Close Readings’ series, which explores the lives and works of writers through the pieces about them in the LRB archive.
 
Want to learn how to make the most of your reading life? Join Brea Grant and Mallory O’Meara every week as they discuss tips and tricks for reading better! Listeners will learn how to vanquish their To-Be-Read piles, get pointers on organizing their bookshelves and hear reviews on the newest reading gadgets. Brea and Mallory also offer advice on bookish problems. How do you climb out of a reading slump? How do you support authors while still getting books on the cheap? Where do you hide the ...
 
Tune in to hear two friends discuss all the steamy (and sometimes tepid) details of the regency romance genre. Join us each episode as we take a trip across the pond and into the past in search of swoon-worthy Happily Ever After’s! We talk about all your regency favorites like Julia Quinn’s Bridgertons or Lisa Kleypas’ Ravenels, plus we dive deep into exciting new releases from rising stars like Scarlett Peckham, Cat Sebastian, and Evie Dunmore. We’ve got full book reviews AND fabulous inter ...
 
The Los Angeles Review of Books is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and disseminating rigorous, incisive, and engaging writing on every aspect of literature, culture, and the arts. The Los Angeles Review of Books magazine was created in part as a response to the disappearance of the traditional newspaper book review supplement, and, with it, the art of lively, intelligent long-form writing on recent publications in every genre, ranging from fiction to politics. The Los Angeles ...
 
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The first time they drove up to Whitestone Hill, in south North Dakota, LaDonna Brave Bull Allard had to ask her husband to stop. She could hear grief coming out of the ground, crying and screaming. She had to lay down food and water there, as well as prayer-ties of sweet willow-bark tobacco that could soothe and heal the spirits of the dead. White…
 
Omar El Akkad’s new novel, “What Strange Paradise,” uses some fablelike techniques to comment on the migrant crisis caused by war in the Middle East. El Akkad explains that he thinks of the novel as a reinterpretation of the story of Peter Pan, told as the story of a contemporary child refugee. “There’s this thing Borges once said about how all lit…
 
An absurd, ridiculous tale of dark humour that might just contain some deeper meaning. 'Gould's Book Of Fish' by Richard Flanagan tells the tale of William Buelow Gould, an English convict transported to the penal colony on Sarah's Island and who becomes enamoured with ..... fishes! Whilst it contains elements of real life it is dominated by the fa…
 
Kate Wolf and Medaya Ocher are joined by Katie Kitamura to discuss her latest novel, Intimacies, an existential thriller that follows an unnamed narrator who has recently moved to The Hague to serve as an interpreter at the International Criminal Court. Worldly, well-travelled, and multilingual, she excels at her new job, but grows increasingly une…
 
Looking for something a little off the beaten path for your reading pile? Join us as we discuss Like A Sword Wound by renowned Turkish writer Ahmet Altan. It's the first volume in a quartet and traces not only the social currents of the final years of the Ottoman Empire but also the erotic and emotional lives of its characters. Like A Sword Wound h…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Lindsay Cameron, author of Just One Look. A young woman’s escalating obsession with a seemingly perfect man leads her down a dangerous path in this novel of suspense brimming with envy, desire, and deception. “A delicious and marvelously controlled portrayal of one woman’s delusions, and how they undo her, but also…
 
Amanda and I are chatting about our favorite romance-laden RPGs, and our favorite characters to romance in Stardew Valley, Dragons Ages (all of ‘em), Witcher 3, and more. We compare romance options, discuss favorite pairings, and yup, we really like Dragon Age. Moral of this episode: Don’t Bring Your Tits to a Gunfight.This is the TikTok we chortle…
 
Brea and Mallory talk about how to review a book you didn’t like and recommend books about danger lesbians. Email us at readingglassespodcast at gmail dot com! Reading Glasses Merch Recommendations Store Links - Reading Glasses Facebook Group Reading Glasses Goodreads Group Amazon Wish List Newsletter Libro.fm Library Passes Books Mentioned - Pew b…
 
Leigh Patel discusses ‘No Study Without Struggle: Confronting Settler Colonialism in Higher Education’ (Basic Books, July 20), “a lively, politically engaged jeremiad on issues of identity, multiculturalism, and efforts to redress enduring wrongs.” Then our editors join with their reading recommendations for the week, with books by Victoria Ying, D…
 
Struggling to let go of negative emotions? Discover a step-by-step process to living a happier, more fulfilling life. Weighed down by negativity? Are painful emotions keeping you from doing the things you love? Author and founder of WhatIsPersonalDevelopment.org Thibaut Meurisse wants to help you take back your life.…
 
Episode Notes We decided to make 'Midnight Sun' the last Twilight book we read, and it is just as deflating as all the others. I don't know why we expected a copy/paste rewrite of the first book from Edwards perspective to be any better. We learn: Glen's neighbors hang out in his yard while his trees get taken down Ben doesn't have much to say abou…
 
Freesia McKee shares her poetry and discusses how she makes a living as a poet and writer. In the second part of the show host Charlie Rossiter reviews DeWitt Clinton's new book "By a Lake Near a Moon" which was inspired by Kenneth Rexroth's translations of ancient Chinese poetry.SUBMIT TO THE OPEN MIC OF THE AIR! www.poetryspokenhere.com/open-mic-…
 
An astronaut who flew on one of the most famous space missions of all time has died. Michael Collins, 90, was part of the three-member crew on Apollo 11, the first lunar landing mission in 1969. Unlike Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, he never walked on the moon. Collins stayed behind and piloted the command module as it circled above. Because of th…
 
This article is from Fifth Estate #387, the summer reading issue, released Spring 2012, available here at Fifth Estate or here at LittleBlackCart.com. Immediatism.com My other podcast, PointingTexts.org Feedback and requests to Cory@Immediatism.com, and your comment may be shared in a future episodeBy Cory
 
The Suicide Squad, the 2021 sequel, actually feels like a Suicide Squad story. It is a campy, gory, splatter comedy with a mix of unexpected supervillains forced to fight for their lives while serving the whims of the government. Read the full review. Use code SDBACKTOSCHOOL to get 15% off your purchase at the Etsy through 12 August. Shop my books.…
 
A river adventure down the Danube turns dark, when an eerie presence is felt in the willows… Algernon Blackwood, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support worth your while. For a fiv…
 
Let's bookend this tale as we take a look at The Other History of the DC Universe #5 from DC Comics. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at patreon.com/MajorSpoilers. It will help ensure Dueling Reviews continues far into the future! Join our Discord server and chat with fellow Spoilerites! (https…
 
If you had been riding on one of China’s crammed, rickety green trains in 1989, bouncing in a hard-seat carriage, you might have noticed Yang Huaiding sitting nearby. Or you might not. He had taken pains not to stand out, wearing drab clothes and carrying a faded mock-leather travel bag. The black-rimmed glasses, messy hair and stained teeth were h…
 
I’ve launched the first ever Back to School Collection and Sale at the Sketching Details Etsy store. Come get your sci-fi and horror backpacks, laptop sleeves, notebooks, and apparel for the new school year. Get 15% off with code SDBACKTOSCHOOL. Shop my books. Shop Books-A-Million. Shop boohooMAN. Follow. ★ Support this podcast ★…
 
Today Brad Parks,one of my favorite authors, returns to the show to talk about his brand new book Unthinkable. From international bestselling author Brad Parks comes a new thriller about an ordinary man who may be able to save the world as we know it—but to do so, he must make an impossible choice. Nate Lovejoy is a self-proclaimed nobody, a stay-a…
 
This text was originally published in Modern Slavery and is available on TheAnarchistLibrary.org. Its full title is "Strangers in an Alien World: Some thoughts on being an anarchist at the beginning of the 21st century." Immediatism.com My other podcast, PointingTexts.org Feedback and requests to Cory@Immediatism.com, and your comment may be shared…
 
One of the formative periods of European and world history, the Enlightenment is the fountainhead of modern secular Western values: religious tolerance, freedom of thought, speech and the press, of rationality and evidence-based argument. Yet why, over three hundred years after it began, is the Enlightenment so profoundly misunderstood as controver…
 
This week, we continue The Outer Limits series at The Avocado with “The Children of Spider County.” This is a curious tale of coincidences, as five brilliant men are linked to the same birthplace and time by a middle name they share with a distant planet. Read the full review at The Avocado. Shop my books. Shop Books-A-Million. Shop boohooMAN. Foll…
 
On this week's comic book review podcast, we're breaking down: Superman: Son of Kal-El #1 DC Comics Written by Tom Taylor Art by John Timms Amazing Fantasy #1 Marvel By Kaare Andrews Groo Meets Tarzan #1 Dark Horse Comics Written by Sergio Aragonés and Mark Evanier Art by Sergio Aragonés and Thomas Yeates Sweet Paprika #1 Image Comics By Mirka Ando…
 
Deborah Levy completes her ‘Living Autobiography’ trilogy – the first two volumes, Things I Don't Want to Know and The Cost of Living, won the Prix Femina Etranger in 2020 – with Real Estate, (Hamish Hamilton), a profound meditation on the things, both physical and psychological, that a woman might own. Levy herself writes ‘It was as if the search …
 
Get ready to leave a nice tip on the counter because our friend Nikki Torres is dropping by the podcast, and she's only serving the finest in craft beer and spirits! WARNING: This episode contains publisher rage, political upheaval, nasty men, outrageous worlds, intriguing new characters, and, as we'd implied, lots of booze. Books Discussed: Once a…
 
On this week's minisode we read some reviews (2:47), talk about the Woodstock '99 Documentary on HBOMax (8:29), open the mailbag for some feedback on our Return To Me episode (14:25) and (SPOILER WARNING) ponder a listener submitted "Who Shot Jack?" theory for Virgin River Season 4 (18:09). Then, after to multiple requests for a certain author, we …
 
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