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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 ...
 
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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Phoenix Crockett and Stephen Indrisano are on a journey to read, evaluate, and report back on every Stephen King best-selling novel. We give you the hottest analysis, puns, trivia, wisdom, and, if you're lucky, musical numbers. The Stephen King Boo! Club is a comedy-review book club that you can read along with at your own pace, or just listen to without reading!
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
It’s a podcast on writing for anyone who’s “not a writer.” Best-selling author and Founder of Find Your Voice Allison Fallon explores the power of the written word to create change in yourself, your community, and in the world through interviews with authors, reviews of powerful books, and short motivational prompts to get you moving in the right direction.
 
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!
 
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 Afters! 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 interv ...
 
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"Ashto" and "Jonesy" are two Australians who devour books on everything from self-improvement to business and marketing for their weekly podcast, What You Will Learn. They’ve recently launched their own book, The Sh*t They Never Taught You. They joined Kate to discuss what books have taught them, and provide her with some personal bibliotherapy to …
 
The internationally best-selling author of Goodbye, Things shares insights and practices to help you become the best version of yourself. Fumio Sasaki changed his life when he became a minimalist. But before minimalism could really stick, he had to make it a habit. All of us live our lives based on the habits we’ve formed, from when we get up in th…
 
Like most moralising old men, this philosopher will either enlighten you, bore you, piss you off or a combo of all. 'Discourses & Selected Writings' by Epictetus are the words of wisdom from a notable stoic philosopher. It goes over his core principles/main ideas through the medium of assertions, arguments and conversations. Like most stoic philoso…
 
Colson Whitehead’s new novel, “Harlem Shuffle,” revolves around Ray Carney, a furniture retailer in Harlem in the 1960s with a sideline in crime. It’s a relatively lighthearted novel, certainly compared to “The Underground Railroad” and “The Nickel Boys,” Whitehead’s two previous novels, each of which won the Pulitzer Prize. “I usually do a lighter…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Laurell K. Hamilton, author of the new book A Terrible Fall of Angels (A Zaniel Havelock Novel Book 1). Angels walk among us, but so do other unearthly beings in this brand new series by #1 New York Times Bestselling author Laurell K. Hamilton. Meet Detective Zaniel Havelock, a man with the special ability to commu…
 
Sarah speaks with Susan K. Hamilton about her paranormal romance, The Devil Inside: "Mara Dullahan is a devil with a knack for sniffing out corrupt souls. Taunted for centuries about her lack of devilish wings, Mara has something to prove―and she’s determined to become Hell’s top Sales & Acquisitions devil. But her biggest rival, Kemm, will stop at…
 
Medaya Ocher and Kate Wolf are joined by writer, critic, and philosopher Amia Srinivasan, whose new book is The Right to Sex: Feminism in the 21st Century. Amia is a professor of Social and Political Theory at All Souls College at Oxford and a contributing editor at the London Review of Books. The essays in her book probe how we think and talk abou…
 
YA Author, reviewer, and editor Dahlia Adler joins me to talk about all the Badass Anthologies she’s editing, about her upcoming book, Home Field Advantage, and her latest, Cool for the Summer. And, inspired by a recent Instagram pic of her Bantam Love Stories collection, we also talk about vintage YA romances.Stay tuned for the outro where I have …
 
Bestselling science writer Mary Roach discusses ‘Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law’ (Norton, Sept 14), about what happens when the instinctive behaviors of animals (and plants!) run afoul of human laws. “From the terrifying to the frustrating, a great starting point for understanding the animal world” (starred review). Then our editors join with the…
 
Episode Notes The story of a gruff, hard-nosed, racist gumshoe trying to solve the mysterious murders that surround a homophobic therapist. Everything is terrible. We learn: Ben's got a new job! Gretchen likes the color purple more than red and blue combined Glen's got nothing important The bar/restaurant have waiters with the BEST names Go read it…
 
Marc di Saverio reads poems from his new collection "Crito Di Volta" recently published by Guernica Editions. The book is about a young man released after a decade of institutionalization. Marc discusses the inspiration for the book and how he practices reading his poems for hours so that he can properly communicate them to an audience with exact r…
 
Was Luke correct that Juliane should skip Piranesi by Susanna Clarke? Juliane read it to find out! And does a rational reading of a book about pre-rational minds work? Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/blog Follow Luke on twitter: https://twitter.com/lukeburrage Luke writes his own n…
 
Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke by Eric LaRocca is a splatterpunk/body horror/epistolary novella about two women entering a consensual, contract-regulated BDSM relationship over the Internet. Read the full review. The Sketching Details store is open with the new Halloween collection. Buy my books at Ko-fi or sign up for a monthly membe…
 
Haudenosaunee poet Janet Marie Rogers shares work from her newest collection Ego of a Nation and discusses what it was like organizing the first literary festival focused on Haudenosaunee storytelling.Watch the award-winning book trailer for "Ego of a Nation," here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjyviYxwb68Watch some of the Haudenosaunee storytel…
 
It’s not exactly fraud - more of a scheme. When a group of like-minded blighters plan to pool their funds and cash in on an unhappy accident, why, what could happen? P.G. Wodehouse, 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 wit…
 
Books Mentioned In Today’s Episode: Join the Patreon Community For the Bonus Content 2021 MomAdvice Book Club Selections MomAdvice Book Club The Paris Architect A Constellation of Vital Phenomena The Orphans of Race Point When No One is Watching The Book of Lost Names The Midnight Library Also Mentioned In Today’s Episode: Join the Patreon Communit…
 
All good things must come to an end! Are we talking about the end of Dueling Review, or simply reviewing Wonder Woman #779 from DC Comics? There is only one way to find out! 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…
 
Thank you so much to Julie Anne Long for joining us! Be sure to grab a copy of her latest book, I'm Only Wicked with You, and preorder her upcoming novel After Dark with the Duke! You can find Julie on: Instagram Twitter Facebook julieannelong.com Some of Julie's favorite books mentioned on the episode include: The Thornbirds Through a Glass Darkly…
 
Have you ever voiced an idea or opinion, and then wished you could take it back? As people who like sharing our stories with the world, we've likely all said or written something that we wish we hadn't. Our opinion changed, or we realized how we negatively influenced others. When this happens, it's tempting to wonder if sharing our stories is worth…
 
Today we have a “best of” episode of Author Stories. As we work back to normal after Covid, we hope you enjoy this conversation we had with Brad last year. Stay tuned for more brand new episodes coming soon. “Fast-paced…pulse-pounding…supremely entertaining… His best ever.” —The Washington Times Scot Harvath returns in the newest thriller from #1 N…
 
On this week's comic book podcast: Fantastic Four #35 Marvel Written by Dan Slott, Jason Loo, Mark Waid Art by John Romita Jr., Jason Loo, Paul Renaud Rorschach #12 DC Comics Written by Tom King Art by Jorge Fornés Primordial #1 Image Comics Written by Jeff Lemire Art by Andrea Sorrentino I Am Batman #1 DC Comics Written by John Ridley Art by Olivi…
 
In this shockingly religious episode (get it?) Stephen and Phoenix tackle Stephen King's Revival, published in 2014! This really is Phoenix's time to shine, so get ready to get Biblical~ ASK US A FINALE QUESTION: https://forms.gle/Ygw8wAb5vM2CUppj6 JOIN THE DISCORD: https://discord.com/invite/A5QpGGUwX CHECK OUT OUR ESSAY: https://rowman.com/ISBN/9…
 
The Dark Ages, Late Antiquity, the late Roman . . . however you define the years spanning the fall of Rome, the period is rich in stories, real or reimagined. In this episode Dr Andy Merrills, Associate Professor of Ancient History, joins the Slightly Foxed team to cast light on the surviving literature. We begin with Edward Gibbon’s Decline and Fa…
 
Estimated reading time: 16 minutes When I first got started in this book marketing business, I read every book Seth Godin wrote on marketing. He was the number-one guru. Once I finished reading his books, I started reading every marketing book he had endorsed. When Michael Hyatt wrote his book, Platform, he knew there were a lot of people like me w…
 
This week we read Scandalous Desires (Maiden Lane Book 3) by Elizabeth Hoyt and talked about pirates, babies and dogs! Please Rate, Review and Follow us on Apple Podcasts. It helps the podcast grow. WE HAVE MERCH! Go to Tee-Public to get T-Shirts, Totes, Onesies and MORE: http://tee.pub/lic/learningthetropes Find us- TikTok @learningthetropespodcas…
 
Begone you engrams, let me be the Thetan I was born to be! 'Going Clear' by Lawrence Wright is an exposé mixed with the history of Scientology. The first half begins with a bio on the mythical/enigmatic L. Ron Hubbard and his life. The second half is of modern Scientology & its influential figures (such as David Miscavige, Tom Cruise and Paul Haggi…
 
Population 436 is a small town with a dark secret horror film. Everything is just fine with the status quo until the government sends a census worker to investigate. Read the full review. The Sketching Details store is open with the new Halloween collection. Buy my books at Ko-fi or sign up for a monthly membership for exclusive articles and storie…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Vince Passaro, author of Crazy Sorrow. A lyrical novel, spanning four decades in New York City, about a couple torn apart and the lengths to which they will go to be reunited. Vince Passaro’s first novel, 2002’s Violence, Nudity, Adult Content, was a provocative book that explored the darkest human emotions and the…
 
Dominic West reads Patrick Leigh Fermor's piece about the olive harvest on the Mani peninsula, written in the 1950s but first published in 2021 in the LRB. Read it here: https://lrb.me/leighfermorpod Subscribe to the LRB from just £1 per issue: https://lrb.me/travel See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Sarah talks to Richard Paolinelli about his book Galen's Way: A Starquest 4th Age Adventure: "Millions of years in the future, humanity has been driven out of the Milky Way and now calls the Andromeda Galaxy home. Lost in their murky past are the tales of great knights that held the line against the invasion of a dark force until the rest of humani…
 
Readers, we know it can be tricky to break out of a reading rut, and sometimes it takes a nudge from a friend to try something new. Michael Clark has a good handle on what he loves to read. From beach reads that don't get the respect they deserve, to stories that acknowledge their literary heritage, he reaches across genres when he's picking up his…
 
Proving once and for all, using science, the truth of the romance reader stereotype. Warning: this research is about how romance novels and readers are perceived, not the actual reality. Show Notes: Shelf Love: Sign up for the email newsletter list | Website | Patreon | Twitter | Instagram | Goodreads | Email: Andrea@shelflovepodcast.com Shelf Love…
 
Episode Notes Where Sherlock Holmes is a jerk to everyone he talks to. Books like this make me fussed. We also learn that my new dog won't stop secreting away turds in my house. Go on, read it for yourself:https://bookshop.org/books/the-hound-of-the-baskervilles-9780451528018/9780451528018 Visit https://nuzzlehouse.com for show info. Support Nuzzle…
 
Part two of all the books we've been reading recently. Featuring (pretty much) spoiler free chats on all of the following: Outlawed - Anna North The Disaster Tourist - Yun Ko-Eun Caucasia - Danzy Senna The Paris Library - Janet Skeslien Charles With Teeth - Kristen Arnett The Lock In - Phoebe Luckhurst Boy On Fire - Mark Mordue Rock Bottom at the R…
 
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