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Poured Over is a show for readers who pore over details, obsess over sentences and ideas and stories and characters; readers who ask a lot of questions, just like Poured Over’s host, Miwa Messer, a career bookseller who’s always reading. Follow us here for surprising riffs, candid conversations, a few laughs, and lots of great book recommendations from big name authors and authors on their way to being big names. New episodes land Tuesdays and Thursdays (with occasional bonus episodes on Sat ...
 
Perspectives and reflections on the writing and publishing life. Mark Leslie Lefebvre, a writer, bookseller, digital publishing advocate, professional speaker, and publishing consultant explores inclusive and collaborative opportunities for writers and book publishing professionals via interviews, discussions, and reflections about the industry. (Mark's personal website is www.markleslie.ca)
 
3 Books is a completely insane and totally epic 15-year-long quest to uncover and discuss the 1000 most formative books in the world. Each chapter discusses the 3 most formative books of one of the world's most inspiring people. Sample guests include: Brené Brown, David Sedaris, Malcolm Gladwell, Roxane Gay, Cheryl Strayed, Rich Roll, Soyoung the Variety Store Owner, Derek the Hype Man, Kevin the Bookseller, Shirley The Nurse, Vishwas the Uber Driver, Angie Thomas, David Mitchell, Surgeon Ge ...
 
"Inside Independent Publishing (with IBPA)" wants to make you a smarter publisher by giving you access to powerful ideas, strategies, and tools for success. Our interview guests are independent publishers, author publishers, and hybrid publishers, as well as distributors, printers, reviewers, booksellers, marketers, visionaries, and opinion leaders from all sectors of the book publishing industry. We are sponsored and supported by the Independent Book Publishers Association, the largest book ...
 
Five-time winner of Best Education Podcast in the Podcast Awards. Grammar Girl provides short, friendly tips to improve your writing and feed your love of the English language. Whether English is your first language or your second language, these grammar, punctuation, style, and business tips will make you a better and more successful writer. Grammar Girl is a Quick and Dirty Tips podcast.
 
The Bookseller Podcast is a monthly books podcast hosted by acclaimed author Cathy Rentzenbrink. Every month, avid readers can listen to an author interview, discover new releases, meet an independent bookseller and get the latest book recommendations from the experts. With previously interviewed authors including Lee Child, Sarah Perry, David Nicholls and Bernardine Evaristo, you won't want to miss out. Whether you’re commuting, listening at work, or relaxing at home, take The Bookseller Po ...
 
Every author has a story beyond the one that they put down on paper. The Barnes & Noble Podcast goes between the lines with today's most interesting writers, exploring what inspires them, what confounds them, and what they were thinking when they wrote the books we’re talking about. Subscribe to discover intriguing new conversations every week.
 
The new London Book Fair FREE podcasts include views from key figures within the industry and interviews with the three authors taking part in the LBF Author of the Day programme. The podcasts will include a mix of both audio and video episodes. The London Book Fair is held on the 14-16 April 2008, at Earls Court, London. Find out more at www.londonbookfair.co.uk
 
Welcome to The Newgen Pubcast, a podcast about books and publishing, brought to you by Newgen Publishing UK. Each month our host Phil will be joined by his colleagues Becki, Sonnie or Doug to chat to someone from the book world. So, pull up your comfiest book-reading chair, listen and enjoy! For news and updates, follow #NewgenPubcast! You can find us on Twitter and Instagram as "@newpubuk" and on LinkedIn and Facebook as "Newgen Publishing UK". You can also contact us on "newgenpubcast@newg ...
 
Explore the stories behind the young adult books you love with the B&N YA Podcast. Join host Melissa Albert, editor of the B&N Teen Blog and bestselling author of The Hazel Wood, as she sits down with fellow YA authors to talk about books, life, their teen years, their pop cultural obsessions, and how they came up with the stories that keep us up at night. Subscribe to listen in on fascinating new conversations every other week.
 
Sibling bookstore owners Hannah Harlow and Sam Pfeifle call each other up at random hours and talk about what they're reading and what they're psyched is coming out next. It doesn't get much more bookish than when a publishing executive and MFA in Creative Writing buys a bookstore with an English teacher and journalist.
 
Forward Radio is listener-sponsored, volunteer-powered, grassroots community radio WFMP-LP Louisville, Kentucky. We have been broadcasting at 106.5fm and live-streaming at forwardradio.org since April 9, 2017. Enjoy this selection of our archived local programs, and if you like what you hear, please donate to keep us on-air at forwardradio.org. It costs $20/day to keep this programming coming your way.
 
The creative life must be nurtured. Writing, art, music, all of it takes courage, and living such a life requires the right state of mind. Get inspiration, tips, and delve into the artistic life. Join award-winning writer, bestselling author, and the editor of WRITER SHED PRESS, David W. Berner inside his writing shed outside Chicago as he explores the triumphs, struggles, and adventures of the creative life.
 
THE BIBLIO FILE is one of the world's leading podcasts about "the book" and an inquiry into the wider world of book culture. Hosted by Nigel Beale it features wide ranging conversations with authors, poets, book publishers, booksellers, book editors, book collectors, book makers, book scholars, book critics, book designers, book publicists, literary agents and other certified bibliophiles.
 
This is a podcast for emerging writers, who are looking to improve their work with an aim to having it published, or anyone who would like a behind-the-scenes look at the publishing industry. Your host, Bianca Marais (the author of 'Hum If You Don't Know the Words' and 'If You Want to Make God Laugh') will be interviewing authors, agents, editors and just about anyone and everyone who's involved in bringing a book to market. She's joined by her cohosts, literary agents Carly Watters and CeCe ...
 
The Huntington’s early American historical collections are important resources for the study of the Colonial and Revolutionary periods, the drafting of the Constitution, and the Civil War. Among the holdings are hundreds of autograph letters written by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, as well as the manuscript of Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography. The Huntington can also claim the largest collection of autograph manuscripts of Abraham Lincoln west of Illinois. In conferences, seminars ...
 
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Ripley Radio is an unpredictable and fun-filled hour that will prove beyond all dimensions that Ripley’s is indeed, the global authority on the weird, strange and bizarre. Each show provides listeners with amazing and absolutely true tales of today as well as un-believables from the extensive archives of the company that has been freaking out families for more than 90 years!
 
Everybody Hates Self-Publishing explores the good, the bad and the ugly of creating and producing your own work. Self-published authors will find advice on writing, book marketing and getting your book in bookstores. Aspiring writers will learn about being an indie publisher: Being an entrepreneur, creating your own DIY publishing house and thriving as an indie publisher means connecting with readers, booksellers and librarians and competing in a market that favors traditional publishing. Ho ...
 
An interview podcast about working in publishing. Flavia Marcocci interviews publishing professionals across a wide array of roles, in both junior and senior positions, from independent and corporate publishers, in academic and trade. They tell us about their career path, the latest trends in the book industry, and they give advice for job seekers and book recommendations for all of us book lovers. Publishing Insight also features figures who are extremely important for the success of a book ...
 
A series of conversations at the intersection of Commerce, Culture and Creativity with a focus on youth and marketing. Each week, our host James Erskine (CEO of Rocket, Podcaster and Entrepreneur) will be joined by guests such as Rory Sutherland (Behavioural Economist), Paul Samuels (Vice President of AEG) and Emma Sayle (CEO of Killing Kittens). He'll be finding out a bit about them, what their role encompasses and about the businesses they work for. Asking them what really motivates, mobil ...
 
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Once again we have our favorite local bookseller, Sam Miller, of Carmichaels Books in Louisville KY on the show to talk about summer reads. She is like our in house book seller who joins us every summer and winter to tell us what is new and notable in bookstores. Not all of these books are the typical fluffy summer books about the beach and booze; …
 
An explosion and fire forced more than a hundred seniors to evacuate in Bowie Tuesday morning. No one was hurt, but it caused the building to partially collapse. Now, the vulnerable residents don’t know where they’ll go. WTOP’s John Domen heard the blast and went straight to the scene. He tells what happened and what concerns the residents’ loved-o…
 
Once again we have our favorite local bookseller, Sam Miller, of Carmichaels Books in Louisville KY on the show to talk about summer reads. She is like our in house book seller who joins us every summer and winter to tell us what is new and notable in bookstores. Not all of these books are the typical fluffy summer books about the beach and booze; …
 
Are you ready to dive into some summer reading? MPR News host Kerri Miller has nine titles you should put on your list. On this week’s show, a “Take it to the Lake” special, she asked three people who spend a lot of time recommending books to devoted readers what titles they would put in your hands this season. She also talked to them about what ma…
 
In today's Bonus Episode, Bianca chats with Carley Fortune, author of Every Summer After, about setting a book in Canada; her journey to publication; the importance of reaching out to fellow authors for beta reads and critiques; structuring a dual timeline; upping the stakes and tension when you allude to a secret so readers don’t get bored waiting…
 
​Why listen to Richard Katrovas? He founded one of the world's leading creative writing programs, in Prague, and has led it for more than two decades, plus he knows karate. He's passionate and knowledgeable about both. We talk about listening and critiquing artfully, not fucking with style, the formalization of a sense of literary community, counte…
 
Just in time for the June 30th deadline to sign-up for Louisville’s highly successful Solar Over Louisville program (http://100percentlou.com/2040), this week's show brings you highlights from the June 4th Kentucky Solar Energy Society (http://kyses.org) Annual Meeting, hosted on campus by UofL’s Sustainability Council. This week we’ll hear from Su…
 
The Supreme Court overturned almost 50 years of precedent Friday morning when it delivered its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The Supreme Court voted to knock down the legal protections for abortion guaranteed by the court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. In this episode, we talk whether the right to an abortion is at risk in…
 
What's up with the fancy-schmancy "ahnt" pronunciation of the word "aunt"? And why are the rules about capitalizing cocktail names so wonky? We have all the answers today! Transcript: https://grammar-girl.simplecast.com/episodes/ant-or-ahnt-capitalizing-cocktail-names-archie-bunker References for the "ahnt" segment by Valerie Fridland: Phillips, Be…
 
Mark interviews Jenny S. LaBranche about not letting anything stand in the way of pursuing her dream of becoming a writer. Prior to the interview, Mark shares a personal update, reads comments, and shares a word about this episode's sponsor. You can learn more about how you can get your work distributed to retailers and library systems around the w…
 
The Supreme Court handed down a major expansion to gun rights this morning as the Senate moved to pass the first bi-partisan gun restrictions in decades. We talk to WTOP’s Kate Ryan about how the high court’s ruling could affect Maryland’s gun laws and to Professor Daniel Webster from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health about what t…
 
“I sort of figured that, having been interested in science from as long as I can remember, I would be a PhD student, and make a career for myself and research. And it turned out that the one hitch with that plan was that I am catastrophically bad at doing actual research. I was the world's worst graduate student….So instead, I thought that I would …
 
On today's Books with Hooks segment, Carly and CeCe are joined by Caroline and Sammy who submitted their work for critique. During the discussion, Carly and CeCe remind us to lean into specificity in opening pages; the importance of plausibility as well as newer comp titles; the ‘movie trailer’ trick for dealing with interiority; avoiding generic i…
 
The Access Hour features the March for Our Lives event that occurred in Louisville as well as cities across the country. Locally the speakers included Mayor Greg Fischer, Congressman John Yarmuth, Ace project director Rose Smith, Kentucky Department of Education member Soi Anna Mestin, and poet Jalanda Smith. Moms Demand Action leader, Cathy Mekus,…
 
Special Ukraine Episode of LouisvilleReads. Read and reviewing Belarussian journalist and winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature Svetlana Alexievich's 2016 'Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets'. Capping off nearly three decades of collection the oral history of the Soviet peoples from WWII, the late 20th century Soviet-Afghan War, and th…
 
The Commanders Football Team is the topic of discussion on Capitol Hill as the House Oversight Committee delves into allegations of sexual harassment, a toxic workplace, and financial impropriety inside the team. Learning of owner Dan Snyder’s absence, the committee chair said she’ll issue a subpoena for him to testify in a future hearing. WTOP’s C…
 
Shocking fact: The average American home has more than 300,000 items in it. And that was before the pandemic, when many of us used Amazon as retail therapy. While Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus certainly understand the impulse, they encourage a different path. When they were kids growing up in poverty in Ohio, they equated stuff with suc…
 
This is the time of year when lots and lots of people travel so it makes sense to have a travel memoirist on our show. Kate Wickers is a British writer who has spent 25 years or so writing about her extensive travel experiences and publishing in magazines and newspapers all over the world. When COVID hit, she decided to turn her many travels with h…
 
This is the time of year when lots and lots of people travel so it makes sense to have a travel memoirist on our show. Kate Wickers is a British writer who has spent 25 years or so writing about her extensive travel experiences and publishing in magazines and newspapers all over the world. When COVID hit, she decided to turn her many travels with h…
 
It’s a big day for parents who’ve waited for their children under 5-years-old to get vaccinated. We hear from parents who were first in line at a District clinic and talk with an infectious disease expert about the differences between the two vaccines that are FDA-approved for young kids. Plus, a new University of Maryland clinic is launching with …
 
Whoa! Hannah and Sam are at Camp, prepping for next episode's visit with Morgan Talty, author of "Night of the Living Rez." In the meantime, they discuss what's going on with short-story collections (do people read them?), Sam's new strategy for books at Camp (he's not bringing any; he's got plenty to choose from), whether people are too transactio…
 
“I wanted to write something that was going to take me away, literally and metaphorically, literally take me away from sitting with my feelings about the present moment and take me to another place and this time where you couldn't travel at all. I barely left the neighborhood to play out some imagined incredible drama … I think escapism has its pur…
 
Happy Summer Solstice! (and happy Winter Solstice!) Have you noticed we're tilting further toward the sun compared to every other time of the year? While our Australian, Chilean, and Easter Islander friends are tilting further away? This means is time for another 3 Book bookmark -- our relatively recent innovation to add a little spice to our 333 c…
 
Why did I interview Mark Andrews? Because he's a fellow Canadian, he's an exceptional book collector who brings an engineer's mind to the task, and he's just published a beautiful book featuring selections from his book collection, entitled The Science and Engineering of Water; An illustrated catalogue of books and manuscripts on Italian hydraulics…
 
Dr. Stuart Williams (Department of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Louisville) finishes his talk about the history of COVID-19 treatment. Here is the first half of his talk: https://soundcloud.com/wfmp-forward-radio/bench-talk-how-does-the-sars-cov-2-virus-cause-disease-dr-stuart-williams-june-13-2022?in=wfmp-forward-radio/sets/bench-talk-th…
 
June 20,2022 A couple samplings from Medicare for All Explained, a podcast produced by Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) and Joe Sparks: Dr. Anthony Spidaro discusses a single payer healthcare system as a public health issue; Dr. Joseph Jarvis advocates for single payer from a conservative's perspective; locally, Dr. Steve Lippman adv…
 
In today's Bonus Episode, Bianca chats with Lidija Hilje, an Author Accelerator certified book coach about differentiating between genres; how to use her genre guide; the differences between literary, upmarket, book club, and women’s fiction; how literary fiction moves a story deeper, not forward; what “postcard” scenes are and how to use them; as …
 
On this week’s show, we talk with climate expert Alan Miller about his recent, critically important book, co-authored with Durwood Zaelke, ”Cut Super Climate Pollutants Now! The Ozone Treaty's Urgent Lessons for Speeding Up Climate Action.” Listen in to the revolutionary story of a 10-year sprint to reduce 'super climate pollutants', cut global war…
 
“You know, Marlon James said something once, he said, if you're going to write about the enslaved, and you're not going to write about the resilience, and the brilliance, and the incredible ability to make a life in a brutal system, a life full of love and some joy, then he said, he's not interested in reading that book.” Geraldine Brooks, author o…
 
We look back at the lesser-known stories from the Watergate scandal - which is marking 50 years today. Rick Massimo shares some of the stories from his week-long series on Watergate which ultimately led to the first resignation of a sitting U.S. President. And where are the voters? That’s the question D.C. election officials are asking. We discuss …
 
Writer and journalist Kathryn Schulz met the woman she would marry just 18 months before her cherished father died. Both events were seismic shifts in her life, and as she writes in her new memoir, “Lost and Found,” the loss made the joy somehow sweeter. “In quick succession, I found one foundational love and lost another,” she writes. “Ever since,…
 
In this episode, Erik Rostad discusses book 18 from his 2022 Reading List – Industrial Society and Its Future by Theodore John Kaczynski. Show Notes Author: Theodore John Kaczynski Purchase this book Reading Resources Books of Titans Website The post Industrial Society and Its Future by Theodore John Kaczynski appeared first on Books of Titans.…
 
"Father" as a word shows how we humans love to extend our metaphors. Did you know it was only relatively recently that priests were referred to as "father," for example? And then, for the 50th anniversary of the Watergate scandal, we look at the "-gate" suffix and what made it so successful that it has spread all over the world (even to non-English…
 
Mark interviews Bryan Cohen who runs Author Ad School, Best Page Forward, and co-hosts The Sell More Books Show. Prior to the interview, Mark thanks his patrons, reads comments, offers a personal update and shares a word about this episode's sponsor. You can learn more about how you can get your work distributed to retailers and library systems aro…
 
The District said it's taking the legal step of using eminent domain to bring a Giant Food to a part of Ward 7, which is essentially a food desert. We talk to Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, John Falcicchio, about this store and the city’s broader plans to increase food access. We also speak with Director of DC Hunger Solutions,…
 
“...A part of the point of the book was to not shy away from what we shy away from in real life. And one of the things we shy away from in real life is admitting for exactly how long we are a mess and don't know what we're doing.” From her classic essay collections, including I Was Told There Would Be Cake through her last bestselling novel, The Cl…
 
In today's Books with Hooks, Carly and CeCe look at the same 3 queries, discussing a technique for discerning whether your plot points are too internal; the difficulties of having a very emotional character in an opening scene; and the importance of plausibility in plot. Carly and CeCe also fight over a query in a good way! After which, Bianca chat…
 
We are learning new details about exactly what happened when an armed California man walked up to Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s house with the intent to kill him. We share portions of Nicholas Roske’s 911 call and talk about why he ultimately turned himself in and how Congress took action to increase security for the justices and their family members. …
 
Families are intricate, made up of interwoven and multilayered relationships. Sue Miller’s “Monogamy” examines these complex ties amidst a family who loses their beloved and gregarious father, Graham. After his death, his second wife Annie, discovers Graham wasn’t always faithful during their 30-year marriage. The resulting grief, anger, reassessin…
 
Leland Cheuk has quite a story to tell. He has not only authored the collection LETTERS FROM DINOSAURS, and the novels THE MISADVENTURES OF SULLIVER PONG and NO GOOD VERY BAD ASIAN , he also runs the small indie press 7.13 BOOKS , a publishing entity that gets its name from one of the most difficult times in Leland's life. He has a lot to say about…
 
Nancy Pearl is a Superhero Librarian. One of our values on 3 Books is “Librarians and booksellers are doctors for the mind” and while we’ve hung out with a number of booksellers, Nancy is somehow our very first librarian! How did we find Nancy? Well, 3 Booker Cindy Sharek left us a gushing voicemail at 1-833-READ-A-LOT singing Nancy’s praises and w…
 
“And when you give people the option to kind of live inside the head of a different character … if you're doing your job, and you make it a character that they can see themselves in and they can empathize with, and then you kind of throw these things at them. And then it just changes the way that people think about something.” For the Throne is the…
 
The most remarkable things about the "age of information" is what we are not told about the most consequential issues of our time. We are not told that food and farming impacts climate, biodiversity, water quality and food security more than any other sector of our economy.We are not told that water and ecosystems are a quick, easy, accessible, sca…
 
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