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From the podcast that explores the hidden side of everything, hear authors like you’ve never heard them before. Stephen Dubner and a stable of Freakonomics friends talk with the writers of mind-bending books, and we hear the best excerpts as well. You’ll learn about skill versus chance, the American discomfort with death, the secret life of dogs, and much more.
 
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. To learn more or apply to be on the show visit whatshouldireadnextpodcast.com.
 
Join comedian Chelsea Devantez as she and her friends recap and celebrate the memoirs of celebrity women. "The Book Club, dismissed as a feminine, frivolous time to drink wine and gossip is also a radical activity: a rare place where women have long been able to engage with the transformative power of books" - Jess McHugh
 
The book club podcast where Dave Warneke has read the book so you don't have to. Each episode Dave tells two special guests all about a classic novel or play, and by the end of the show, both you and they can pretend you've read it. From Austen to Tolstoy, Shakespeare to Hemingway... Devour a classic in a single sitting. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Discussion, debate, even a little dispute – expect it all on The Book Club Review. Every month hosts Kate and Laura bring you a new episode. That could be Book Club where we chat about the book read most recently by one of our book clubs. It could be Bookshelf, an episode dedicated to the books we’re reading outside of book club – the ones we get to pick and choose. Or it could be an interview with a book club, bookshop or book lover. Whatever the topic, every episode features lively and fra ...
 
Join writer Elizabeth Flux and comedian Ben McKenzie on their six(ish) year mission to read every Terry Pratchett novel – not just the Discworld ones! They’ll read one a month, and discuss them with special guests, puns and footnotes. Episodes released on the 8th of each month (Australian time); check pratchatpodcast.com and the end of each episode for notice of the next book, and send in questions to us via social media! The explicit tag represents a fairly average Australian level of coars ...
 
Damian Barr's Literary Salon tempts the world's best writers to read exclusively from their latest greatest works and share their own personal stories. Star guests have included Bret Easton Ellis, Jojo Moyes, John Waters, Helen Fielding, Diana Athill and Louis de Bernières - all in front of a live audience at leading glamourous locations. Suave salonnière Damian Barr is your host. Don't worry it's not a book club - there's no homework. Salon Selective! Produced by Russell Finch.
 
Is Percy Jackson the book series we should’ve been reading all along? Join Mike Schubert as he reads through the books for the first time with the help of longtime PJO fans to cover the plot, take stabs at what happens next, and nerd out over the Greek mythology throughout. Whether you're looking for an excuse to finally read these books, or want to re-read an old favorite with a digital book club, grab your blue chocolate chip cookies and listen along. New episodes release on Mondays wherev ...
 
Celebrity memoirs aren’t like normal books—they’re fun! Join comedians Steven Phillips-Horst (@gossipbabies) & Lily Marotta (@lilyblueyez) as they rifle through the diaries of drug-addled starlets, oddly obsessive restaurateurs, brass-knuckled female realtors, and boring gay politicians’ even more boring gay husbands, finding fertile ground for searing cultural insights and juicy gossip. Martinis not included. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
 
Mean Book Club the Podcast: Four ladies (UCB-NY, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) read, discuss & make fun of NYT bestselling books with little literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute? New podcast every Tuesday!
 
A Readers’ Advisory Podcast about becoming better library staff by reading every genre, whether we like them or not! Every month we read books from a new, randomly picked genre; then on the podcast we discuss our reading choices, experiences, opinions, appeal factors, and other related topics as friends and library workers.
 
The Stacks is your one stop shop to talk books and reading. Guests will join the host, Traci Thomas for lively discussions about books and the ways they have shaped their lives, and they way we all understand culture, race, politics, and more. The last Wednesday of each month Traci and guest will break down a book in detail as part of The Stacks Book Club. Make sure to check the website www.thestackspodcast.com for more details, including upcoming The Stacks Book Club picks.
 
The place where young readers meet to talk about books. The show includes a celebrity reader and an interview with the author. The host is award winning public radio journalist Kitty Felde. Book Club won the California Library Association Technology Award and the DC Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Humanitites. Named one of the top 10 podcasts for kids by THE TIMES of London.
 
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British week continues! Lily gives Steven a surprise quiz on the monarchy—and the results will shock you. Then, Steven reviews English-themed restaurant Lord’s, we discuss the NYT article on Elin Hilderbrand’s “Hilderbabes,” and the great-great-grand-them of PT Barnum tries to make amends. Subscribe for $5 at: http://patreon.com/cbcthepod Hosted on…
 
Chelsea and Sequoia Homes (Black People Love Paramour, Glass House) discuss Michelle Obama’s 2018 memoir Becoming. From racist college roommates to mentoring Obama in law school to throwing shade from the high road, they seek the answer to the only question that matters - did Michelle walk upstairs or downstairs to receive a forehead touch from Bar…
 
Hello Readheads! The newest episode of The Readheads Book Club is here and it's all about Marjorie Post and her magnificent lives. This month we read The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post by Alison Pataki, a historical fiction novel about a real life woman with an incredible life story. As always the Readheads are breaking down the novel and all t…
 
The murder count continues to rise, as killing spreads to San Antonio, Gainesville, and all the way to London, England, where 5 women are slaughtered. With fallout impacting every aspect of society, devastating secrets are revealed, leading to shocking trials, which have electrifying legal and political consequences for the people of Austin and the…
 
Welcome to Ratchet Book Club, where we read Good Classics and Hood Classics alike. In this episode, I read chapter two of Ethic by Ashley Antoinette. You can purchase Ethic on Amazon at https://amzn.to/3wMkodD Voicemail number: 916-633-1537 Thoughts or Questions? Email us at WretchedAndRatchet@Gmail.com. Twitter: @RatchetBookClub, @Rashanii Leave a…
 
On this week's Stack podcast for the week of February 1, 2023, we've got new comic book reviews for: Star Wars: Sana Starros #1 Marvel Written by Justina Ireland Art by Pere Pérez The Flash: One-Minute War Special #1 DC Comics Written by Jeremy Adams Art by Fernando Pasarin, Serge Acuña, Lisandro Estherren, George Kambadais Almighty #1 Image Comics…
 
My guest in this week's Book Club podcast is the reporter Tania Branigan, whose experience as a correspondent in China led her to believe that the trauma of the Cultural Revolution was the story behind the story that made sense of modern China. In her new book Red Memory: Remembering and Forgetting China's Cultural Revolution, she explores how the …
 
How do we measure up to our parents' expectations? Does everybody deserve a day off? What's the toughest part of being a homeschooled kid? Our group of readers from the Broomfield Public Library in Colorado weigh in on these questions and more as they discuss Lisa Graff's novel Absolutely Almost. Lisa talks about where the characters came from and …
 
You know almost everything there is to know about Pamela Anderson except her side of the story. In her fresh off the presses memoir, she writes in normal words and poem words the story Claire and Ashley have been waiting to hear. Download June's Journey today! Available on Android and iOS mobile devices, as well as on PC through Facebook Games. Joi…
 
We discuss the nostalgia and magic in ‘Now Is Not the Time to Panic’ by Kevin Wilson. Our panelists this month are Angie Kim, author of ‘Miracle Creak,’ and Gwen Kirby, author of ‘S*** Cassandra Saw.’Be warned! We do not hold back on spoilers in this episode! Also, we extend a very special thanks to all of the listeners who called in!…
 
The Buddies find themselves back in Tolkien’s Middle Earth, this time watching The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Let’s just say this wasn’t the Buddies favorite movie. They discuss the differences between The Hobbit book versus movie, argue about throwing money at problems, food meaning, fully stocked pantries, and much more. Are you in need of a …
 
In this episode, Peter Verra returns once again to wrap up the new Batman comics released in January. Hear us break down the legacy titles Batman and Detective Comics, the Bane and Catwoman One Bad Day issues, if Fortress sticks the landing, and more. Rate and Review the Show: Apple | Spotify | iHeartradio | Amazon Follow The Batman Book Club on Tw…
 
It's Paris's birthday today so Chris gave her the gift of skipping this episode! Instead, Mary Parker is here with Chris to discuss their experience reading this novelization of the popular 80s Spielberg film. Even though this book is supposed to be based on Melissa Mathison's screenplay, Kotzwinkle really took some wild "I'm-a-dude-in-the-80s" lib…
 
R.E.M. "I'm Gonna DJ" The Hold Steady "Most People Are Djs" The Low Anthem "Yellowed By the Sun" Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit "Kid Fears (feat. Brandi Carlile & Julien Baker)" The Crystals "And Then He Kissed Me" Louis Armstrong "I Ain't Gonna Give Nobody None of This Jelly Roll" Kitty Wells "Do Right Woman, Do Right Man" 13th Floor Elevators "You…
 
'We as individuals are systems ourselves, aren't we?... And so when we diagram ourselves using a work model, we often see for the very first time how these elements interrelate.' You may be familiar with the Business Model Canvas - but have you ever thought about using it for yourself, rather than your business? Dr Tim Clark did, and discovered tha…
 
Pa’Ris’Ha and her international panel of co-hosts continue to examine how we can transform our lives through Fred Alan Wolf’s book “Matter Into Feeling.” How can we apply “as within so without” to our day and change our thoughts and feelings? Explore the transformation of knowing the elements in our lives, as Pa’Ris’Ha and her international panel o…
 
It’s Bookshelf time here at The Book Club Review podcast, when we talk about the books we’re reading outside of book club, the ones we get to pick and choose for ourselves. And so listen in to find out what Laura thought of The Ginger Tree by Oswald Wynd, a lesser-known backlist gem, A Place of Greater Safety, Booker-winner Hilary Mantel’s immersiv…
 
It's either a story about robots, seed ships, and light-sails; or it's a story about kings, castles, and court intrigue. Who can say? Join the conversation on the Atoz forum. Support the network and gain access to over fifty bonus episodes by becoming a patron on Patreon. Want more science fiction in your life? Check out The Gene Wolfe Literary Pod…
 
Chelsea Devantez, host of the Celebrity Book Club podcast, returns to discuss our January Book Club pick The Meaning of Mariah Carey by Mariah Carey with Michaela Angela Davis. In breaking down her memoir, we get into Mariah's relationships, her experience of race and her dynamic with her parents. We also couldn't help but compare aspects of Mariah…
 
Fan @Thor_Reviews_Beer on instagram asked us to “read and rip World War Z” by Max Brooks - a NYT bestseller. He said please and thank you so we decided to oblige. After all, aren’t zombies totally in right now?! Mean Book Club is four ladies (UCB, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) who read, discuss and whine about NYT bestselling books t…
 
Andy from Breakfast in the Ruins joins us to discuss Poul Anderson's "Operation Chaos”, homemade ginger beer, Moorcock's influence on the fantasy genre, frothing latter-day conspiracy theorist wet dreams, the limitations of the word lycanthropy, main characters who suck, heroes defending the military industrial complex, Anderson's influence on Moor…
 
This is a collaborative episode with the podcast Novel Feelings! This episode covers House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig. We talk about the last books that kept us up past our bedtime, what "madness" really means, and other mental health topics like grief. CW: suicide, psychosis Check out the Novel Feelings Podcast! https://novelfeelings.com…
 
Christians have been mocked, humiliated, and persecuted for their faith for hundreds of years. The Pilgrim’s Progress, written by Puritan preacher John Bunyan while he was in prison for holding religious services, is an encouraging reminder that difficulties and hardships are part and parcel with a life of faith. Allie Stuckey joins Michael Knowles…
 
An episode with European hard ware, soft ware, and djudges. We discuss this year in wetshaving, straight razor thrill, the sub exclusive brush, u/Enndeegee's endurance and upcoming Lather Games challenge plans for those who don't have the time to shitpost for 11 hours per day in June. The youtube video about Floris of London Djundjila was talking a…
 
(Hello! This is a re-upload. The first version had a syncing error that snuck in at the very end of the editing process. We've re-exported it and this version sounds much better!) This episode we’re talking about our 2023 Reading Goals! We discuss intentions, resolutions, anti-resolutions, and give a report on how well we fulfilled our reading goal…
 
This week we bring down the hammer on your heads with the comic version of a Hellboy novel! Enjoy some listener feedback and our discussion of "Hellboy: Bones of Giants!" Whoever listens to this podcast, if they be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor! 02:16 Listener Feedback 10:45 - Hellboy Bones of Giants Check out Hayden Orr at "Last Book On …
 
In this final fourth part of our Thud! trilogy, Liz and Ben are rejoined by designer and educator Matt Roden. As we wait for the biscuits to arrive, we turn our attention to this month’s agenda items: the 2005 Discworld short story “A Collegiate Casting-Out of Devilish Devices”, and squeezing in a bit more discussion of Thud! Every Thursday the sen…
 
A Passage North explores the impact of the vicious Sri Lankan civil war between Tamil and Sinhalese which tore Sri Lanka apart for two and a half decades before a fragile ceasefire was finally reached in 2009. When Krishan learns that his grandmother’s former carer Rani has died he makes the long journey north to attend the funeral across a country…
 
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