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Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy childen’s books: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.
 
This podcast is an introduction to Anglophone literature, from ancient times to the present, done by a Ph.D. with lots of books and musical instruments. A typical episode offers a summary of a work, or part of a work of literature, followed by some historical analysis. The episodes include original music, some comedy songs, and goofy jokes. You can listen to the shows in any order, although from time to time, episodes will make brief mention of previous or upcoming ones.
 
The Daily Poem offers one essential poem each weekday morning. From Shakespeare and John Donne to Robert Frost and E..E Cummings, The Daily Poem curates a broad and generous audio anthology of the best poetry ever written, read-aloud by David Kern and an assortment of various contributors. Some lite commentary is included and the shorter poems are often read twice, as time permits. The Daily Poem is presented by Goldberry Studios. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
CraftLit is—>Annotated Audiobooks for Busy People Love the classics (or wish you did) *** No time to pick up a book? Not any more! *** This weekly annotated audiobook podcast presents curated classic literature in a serialized format. The host—Heather Ordover—"teaches to the joke" by filling in any relevant tidbits before listening to the next chapter of the book. *** Callers regularly send in voicemail comments for play on the air to keep the "book club" vibe going. *** The podcast has been ...
 
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Hysterical History

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Hysterical History

Alexis Lord and Hailey Strickon

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Hysterical History is a comedy podcast where Alexis and Hailey, friends and history lovers, tell each other wacky yet factual stories from the past. Join them every TUESDAY for laughs and weird history realness. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The Daily Gardener is a Monday - Friday Gardening Podcast. ⏰ Every day the show features: 🗞 Garden News & Advice 🏰 Botanical History & Literature 🖌 📚 An Inspiring Garden Book Recommendation 🌟 Botanic Sparks - Stories to Grow a Gardener’s Heart ❤️🌸🌱 Note to writers and creatives: I love highlighting the work of folks who write about botany, horticulture, and gardening. So if you fall into that category please reach out. Read more & connect on Social Media or at thedailygardener.org
 
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Book Fight

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Book Fight

Mike Ingram and Tom McAllister

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A weekly podcast about books, writing, reading, and raccoons. Hosted by Mike Ingram and Tom McAllister, editors at Barrelhouse Magazine and authors of fiction and creative nonfiction. Winner of a 2015 Philadelphia Geek Award for Best Streaming Media Project. You don't need to read the books to enjoy the show!
 
The Fantasy and sci-fi book club discussion podcast you have been missing. Literature discussion done right! We, The Shoutouts, from Lyket Entertainment, have a book club discussion on our favorite fantasy and sci-fi literature with select wine, beer, ale, and rum. We will often be reading Brandon Sanderson and the Cosmere, Brent Weeks, Stephen King, Robert Jordan, and many more. We like books, we like fantasy, we like sci-fi, we like craft drinks, and we love shenanigans! Join us, read with ...
 
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Lexitecture

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Lexitecture

Ryan Paulsen and Amy Hanlon

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A Canadian (Ryan) and a Scot (Amy) talking about the words in the English language that fascinate them most at the moment, looking at their histories and origins and trying to piece together just how they got to where they are today. This is a podcast for anyone interested in etymology (the study of words and their origins/history). If you've ever found yourself happier after discovering some bizarre bit of trivia about a word that you hadn't even given a second thought to (such as how the w ...
 
Here at The Root we’ve always loved, praised, and centered Black literature in the broader conversation. Each week host Maiysha Kai sits down with an author we love to talk about their work, what inspires them, and what they hope to contribute to the culture at large. Guests so far include Nikole Hannah Jones, Brittney Cooper, Stacey Abrams, Ibram X. Kendi, Ijeoma Oluo, Morgan Jerkins, and Claudia Rankine.
 
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Archive Fever

Clare Wright and Yves Rees

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Archive Fever is a new Australian history podcast featuring intimate conversations with writers, artists, curators, fellow historians and other victims of the research bug. Each episode, co-hosts Clare Wright and Yves Rees talk to archive addicts about what kind of archives they use, how often they use them, when they got their first hit. Join us as we ask: what madness is this?
 
Welcome to Hypnogoria, Britian's longest running horror podcast! Coming to you from the Great Library of Dreams, Mr Jim Moon invites you to take a comfy armchair by the fireside to talk of all things weird and wonderful. Here we discuss strange cinema and spooky television, explore weird fiction and delve into the mysteries of folklore. Plus we also regularly gather by the fireside to hear readings of some classic tales of the strange and the macabre.
 
The unseen creature whose ravenous fangs dog your every step as your footfalls echo down the midnight alleyway. — A long, icy shadow looming over you, making the hairs on your neck rise and your breath turn to ragged puffs of mist. — Unearthly howls that pierce the night, pulling you from the comfort of sleep with feverish, heart-pounding dread. — Welcome to Tales to Terrify, a weekly horror fiction podcast that gets under your skin, lays eggs and hatches writhing baby horrors nursed on your ...
 
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Professing Literature

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Professing Literature

David Anderson and Eric Williams

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Why do great novels, poems and plays move us and excite us? How can they change the way we look at ourselves and the world? What do these authors have to teach us? Why do they matter? There are no better answers to these questions than those provided by the authors themselves. We want to let them speak. Professing Literature is not a broad summary of major works. Instead, it will zero in on one or two key passages, looking at them closely in order to figure out what is at stake. The goal wil ...
 
Tune in every week to catch interviews with the liveliest voices from literature, the arts, sciences, history, and public affairs; reports on cutting-edge works in progress; long-form narratives; and compelling excerpts from new books. A podcast from The American Scholar magazine. Hosted by Stephanie Bastek. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
This weekly podcast will be hosted by Torie Clarke with co-hosts David Aldridge, Jeanne McManus and Michael Kornheiser. Each week, they'll have entertaining interviews with authors, plus lively discussions about what they are reading, what they love and what they hate! This show will be many things, but boring won't be one of them!
 
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Book Talk @6:00 Paint & Sketch It's back! Share bookmarks with other CraftLit friends: FOR FB EVENT TUESPlease Register here to get the meeting link for the FREE weekly chat: FOR FB EVENT THURSPlease Register here to get the meeting link for the FREE ongoing weekly chat:By Heather Ordover
 
The next world war is 13 years away—that is, if you live in the world envisioned by Elliot Ackerman and James Stavridis, 2034: A Novel of the Next World War (Penguin, 2021). When writing about the intersection of combat and diplomacy, the co-authors draw from experience. Ackerman has worked in the White House and served five tours of duty as a Mari…
 
Hello all! We are so happy to be back as it's been a long lay-off. So in our return, we will release two episodes we recorded ages ago discussing book 1 from the Wheel of Time, The Eye of the World! This is important because we are about to watch the premiere and release our reaction episodes. So first! Here is our book-only discussion. Also, we di…
 
Beowulf. A shining young warrior has crossed the water and saved the Danish people from a dreadful monster and his scarcely less dreadful mother. As the Danes honour Beowulf with feasting, gifts and music their aged king offers him some counsel. Hrothgar has ruled the Danes for fifty years, in times of triumph and adversity, and he wants to make su…
 
In this episode, we will discuss the story of Jesus narrated in the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament. We will focus on the nature of the narrative, and especially, how the story is told, and what its narratological premise is based upon, one that intriguingly retells one of the most significant historical moments in our civilization. This epi…
 
The last epic from Greco-Roman antiquity that survives in full, Nonnus’ fifth-century Dionysiaca tells of the wine god Dionysus’ journey eastward, to India. Episode 96 Quiz: https://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/episode-96-quiz Episode 96 Transcription: https://literatureandhistory.com/index.php/episode-096-the-last-pagan-epic Bonus Content: h…
 
Author Louie Stowell visits the island to talk the overlap between tall tales and mythology, the tiresomeness of literary fiction and Sir Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's celebrated collaboration, Good Omens. This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy ficti…
 
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Enjoy another episode of our latest show-within-a-show! We're reading Edith Grossman's translation of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes a few chapters at a time. Some Patreon supporters get these episodes monthly, but every two months we'll combine them for general consumption. These episodes cover Chapters 10-26 of Part Two. In Episode 9, someone…
 
This week, Patricia talks about a couple great backlist titles including an epic fantasy and must-read nonfiction! Follow All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher and never miss a beat book. Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through the…
 
Welcome to Episode 513. This week we meet a conflicted young woman who learns just how high the stakes of reality TV can be. COMING UP Good Evening: Submissions and Thank-yous: 00:01:06 Keith Rosson’s Eat Me, S8 E1 as read by Kat Woodford: 00:04:58 PERTINENT LINKS Support us on Patreon! Spread the darkness. Shop Tales to Terrify Merch Keith Rosson …
 
If you’re a person who has despaired over ever finding a nice 100 percent wool sweater and decided to knit your own, odds are you’ve heard of Clara Parkes. Parkes, who started out in 2000 with a newsletter reviewing yarn, now has six books under her belt, including the New York Times best-selling Knitlandia. Her seventh book, Vanishing Fleece, is a…
 
Yves and Clare are joined by Mark McKenna, historian and award-winning author whose latest book Return to Uluru (2021) tells the hidden history of a story at the heart of the nation. Does the contemporary white historian present themselves in the role of a savior figure? The group discusses the emotional and ethical difficulties of working with per…
 
Rohan 1/5: The Rohan Fanfare. Today we begin our adventures into the world of Rohan! We have an amazing reading from Marilyn R Pukkila in Finnish. An excellent version of the theme by Rebecca Rovny and so much more! Score Only! Bonus Content The Music of The Lord of The Rings - By Doug Adams Star Wars: Sound Design - NEW PODCAST starting September…
 
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This week we're joined by Nathan Harris, whose debut novel, The Sweetness of Water, has been a breakout hit of 2021. Not only was the book an instant New York Times bestseller, but it was also an Oprah's Book Club pick, named on Barack Obama's Summer 2021 Reading List, and has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Listen to hear Nathan talk abo…
 
Today's episode dives into Cecilia Vicuña's 'Colliding and not colliding at the same time'. The performance begins as the audience, having been encouraged to ask questions about an art video that had just been screened, went momentarily silent. No questions were being asked, so Vicuña began improvisationally to fill the room with words and sounds, …
 
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In my innocent youth, I was a paragon of virtue, but after wandering for so long in the red dust of this world I had joined the forces of evil In the sixty third episode of The Translated Chinese Fiction we are Dancing Through Red Dust (原谅我红尘颠倒 / Yuánliàng Wǒ Hóngchén Diāndǎo), a nightmarish lurch through the PRC (il)legal system dreamed up by the …
 
In this episode I have on Daniel Pietersen, editor of the collection "I am Stone", part of the British Library Tales of the Weird series. In this series of tales by R. Murray Gilchrist, we talked about the editing process, this fascinating author and his quite weird and fun tales, along with questions of writing, violence and relating to place and …
 
“When in doubt, serve caviar!” Best wishes to comedian and author Amy Phillips who had to scratch. But renaissance man Nevin Martell and celebrity mixologist Rodney Ferguson more than carry the show with David and Torie. They share recipes, turkey day advice and play the COB version of “Whose Line is It Anyway?” Nevin wins the Wild Turkey! Happy Th…
 
Mike's new book, The Memeing of Mark Fisher: How the Frankfurt School Foresaw Capitalist Realism and What To Do About It ... Subconscious narratives today and in interwar Germany ... Walter Benjamin and Herbert Marcuse in the digital world ... Mike wants memes that will slow people down ... How "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction…
 
Supply chain delays in book buying -- what does that even MEAN!? Emma talks a little about how this affects the publishing industry and suggests a few short reads as holiday gifts to order now (get that book buying in early for the holidays!). Next, Natalia gets vulnerable in a segment about Dominican oregano, homesickness, and the holidays. Are yo…
 
This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss Notable Native People, The Matter of Black Lives, Little Pieces of Hope, and more great books that make great gifts. Pick up an All the Books! shirt, sticker, and more right here. And follow All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify and never miss a beat book. Sign up for the weekly New Books! news…
 
Daniel Alexander Jones' Love Like Light: Plays and Performance Texts (53rd State Press, 2021) collects seven plays and performance texts from the past twenty-five years. Together, they provide a panoramic view of a remarkable playwright, songwriter, improviser, and performer. In our conversation we discuss Jones' early exposure to theatre as a high…
 
Today I talked to Sara B. Fraser about her new novel Just River (Black Rose Writing, 2021). The Otis River flows through the once bustling city of Wattsville, a few hours north of NYC, reminding the remaining residents of better days. Cross-dressing Sam is okay with his new, minimum-wage job, as long as he gets to sing Karaoke twice a month. His ne…
 
We're ready to talk about class, parental abuse and friendship as we travel to rural Tennessee for The Serpent King. Guided by thoughtful emails from listeners Tea, Books and Chocolate, Emily and Victoria, we discuss the deeply upsetting lives of Dill and Travis, as well as their rich, entitled friend Lydia (boo, hiss). We joke because obviously Ly…
 
Our guests today are Justin Guest, Vice President of Engage Life, Atria Senior Living and Sarah D'Ercole Gaber, resident of Atria Roslyn Harbor. Atria Senior Living is a privately held, for-profit senior housing company based in Louisville, Kentucky. The company operates more than 200+ communities in 28 states and seven Canadian provinces. More inf…
 
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Groundhog Day meets the apocalypse in this week's book, in which the end of the world is approaching at an ever-faster pace through each of Harry August's successive lifetimes spent on earth. Hope you like paradoxes! Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis. Advertise on Overdue See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
An interview with Pola Oloixarac, Mona (2021). Pola and I get to talking about the failure of the US university to live up to its massive influence, especially when it comes to making the lives of black and brown people better. We discuss whether writers are terrible people, or are they simply unfit for any other vocation? Pola introduces me to "me…
 
Host: Brad McNutt | Released Monday, November 22, 2021 In this episode of The Book Club, Brad reviews a Christian leadership book with a twist! Episode Resources Purchase Lead by Paul David Tripp here. We want to hear from you! Email: books@thelightnetwork.tv Voicemail: 903-26-LIGHT (903-265-4448) Subscription Links…
 
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Comics artist Erica Henderson visits the island to talk versatility in genre fiction, stories about stories and the 28th Discworld novel, The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents. This season of Desert Island Discworld is brought to you with the kind support of Handheld Press, publishers of fine forgotten fantasy fiction. Visit Desert Island Di…
 
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