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Seeking Truth in the Best Books
The world's top authors and critics join host Pamela Paul and editors at The New York Times Book Review to talk about the week's top books, what we're reading and what's going on in the literary world.
Podcasts with Authors about their New Books
From great new books to favorite classic reads, from news to the latest in on-screen adaptations, Hey YA is here to elevate the exciting world of young adult lit.
Alzabo Soup is a literary analysis podcast where we literally become our favorite authors by devouring portions of their brains. We do chapter-by-chapter analysis of our favorite speculative fiction, researching the details and discussing the implications. We are currently working our way through "The Book of the New Sun" quartet by Gene Wolfe.
Interviews with Scholars of Literature about their New Books
All the Books! is a weekly show of recommendations and enthusiasm regarding the week's new book releases.
Novel Gazing is a biweekly podcast dedicated to news, recommendations, and general goings-on from the world of literary fiction.
The official home for audio programming from Pinstripe Alley, SB Nation's community for fans of the New York Yankees.
Interviews with Historians about their New Books
The New York Public Library’s podcast about books, culture, and what to read next.
ESNY's Chip Murphy and Matt Castillo dig deep into the New York Knicks with the Knicks State of Mind Podcast.
A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
Interviews with Sociologists about their New Books
Classic lit with a modern tone, every other week. From the creators of Myths and Legends, comes an altogether same-but-different podcast set in the world of classic lit. These are the stories of Dracula, The Time Machine, The Three Musketeers. They're stories written by Jane Austen, Shakespeare, and H.P. Lovecraft, but with a casual, modern tone. Listen as Jason and Carissa Weiser breathe new life into the classics and tell the stories of some of the greatest books ever written.
Cheryl Strayed, also known as Sugar, says writing taught her how to give advice. In this moment of uncertainty, she’s setting aside advice-giving in favor of wisdom-seeking and turning to the writers who have long inspired her for courage and insight.
Interview with Philosophers about their New Books
Interviews with Anthropologists about their New Books
3 Books is a completely insane and totally epic 15-year-long quest to uncover the 1000 most formative books in the world. Each chapter is hosted live and in-person at the guest's preferred location by Neil Pasricha, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Awesome, The Happiness Equation, Two-Minute Mornings, etc. Each chapter of 3 Books uncovers and discusses the three most formative books from one of the world's most inspiring people. Sample guests include: Judy Blume, David Sedari ...
Interviews with Psychologists about their New Books
Interviews with Scholars of Critical Theory about their New Books
New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.
Interviews with Scholars of Intellectual History about their New Books
Radio Morpork is a podcast about Terry Pratchett's Discworld, discussing and analysing each book in the series in chronological order. New episodes every month. Find us on Facebook & Twitter for more info, or contact us as firstname.lastname@example.org
Readings and conversation with The New Yorker's poetry editor, Kevin Young.
Interviews with Writers about their New Books
On Books is a podcast about books. Think of it as a two-person book club — or a series of thirty-minute audiobooks. Each week on the show Chris Castiglione brings you a new book. Highlights include: Mating in Captivity, Sapiens, Sex at Dawn, Letters to a Young Poet, Educated, How Not to Die, Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit, Mark Manson’s The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, Zero Waste Home, The Artist's Way, Conscious Capitalism, Blink, as well as exclusive interviews with Neil Strauss, ...
Interviews with Biographers about their New Books
Interviews with Scholars of Islam about their New Books
Interviews with Political Scientists about their New Books
Book Riot - The Podcast is a weekly news and talk show about what's new, cool, and worth talking about in the world of books and reading, brought to you by the editors of BookRiot.com
Interviews with fantasy and adventure authors about their new books.
Interviews with Economists about their New Books
Interviews with Scholars of Military History about their New Books
Conversations with journalists, academics and writers on Turkey and its region. A new episode is posted every two weeks.
Interviews with Scholars of Gender about their New Books
Interviews with Scholars of Psychoanalysis about their New Books
Interviews with Geographers about their New Books
Interviews with Scientists about their New Books
Interviews with Scholars of Popular Culture about their New Books
Interviews with Scholars of Technology about their New Books
Interviews with Archaeologists about their New Books
Interviews with Scholars of National Security about their New Books
An all-new show that's all about books from the man with the biggest book club in Ireland, Rick O'Shea! As well as chatting to literary luminaries, we've got the latest book news and events and we ask both listeners and celebrities to share their reading recommendations - plus every week one Irish book club gets the chance to put their questions directly to the author of a book which they have read.
Interviews with Scholars of Religion about their New Books
Interviews with Scholars of the Middle East about their New Books
Interviews with Scholars of Europe about their New Books
Interviews with Mathematicians about their New Books
In recent years, questions around the nature of truth and facts have reentered public debate, often in discussions around journalistic bias, and whether politically neutral reporting is possible, or even desirable. Many pundits have tried to place blame for the increasingly slippery and fickle nature of truth in reporting on the ideas developed …
In light of the profound physical and mental traumas of colonization endured by North Africans, historians of recent decades have primarily concentrated their studies of North Africa on colonial violence, domination, and shock. The choice is an understandable one. But in his new monograph, A Slave between Empires: A Transimperial History of North A…
This is a book of encounters. Part memoir, part essay, and partly a guide to maximizing your capacity for fulfillment and expression, The Poetry of Everyday Life: Storytelling and the Art of Awareness (Cornell University Press, 2016) taps into the artistic side of what we often take for granted: the stories we tell, the people we love, the metaphor…
This podcast was recorded on May 21st, 2020 – the same day that the Chinese government proposed new national security laws that would give China greater control over Hong Kong. What motivates these laws and what is at stake for Hong Kong, China, and the rest of the world if they go into effect? In the podcast, Wasserstrom draws on examples from mod…
Jim, our narrator, experiences a crisis of conscience in the wake of the possible suicide of his girlfriend. He quits his high-paying job seizing assets for a loan company and moves to a small village near the seaside to get away from it all. With no plans to occupy himself, and a golden parachute from his company, Jim finds himself with a lot of t…
Ashley Mears’ new book Very Important People: Status and Beauty in the Global Party Circuit (Princeton University Press, 2020) provides readers with a closer look at the global party circuit. A lifestyle that offers million-dollar birthday parties, megayachts on the French Riviera, and $40,000 bottles of champagne. In today’s New Gilded Age, the wo…
Charles Lord Cornwallis’s campaign through the southern American colonies came to an ignominious close on October 19, 1781, on an open field outside Yorktown, Virginia. At approximately noon, Cornwallis’s beleaguered soldiers, exhausted and low on provisions, emerged from behind their fortifications, laid down their arms, and delivered the earl’s s…
Muslims living in locations like Australia, Europe, or North America exist within a context dominated by white racial norms and are forced to grapple with those conventions on a daily basis. If they succeed in meeting the presiding criterion of secular liberalism they can be dubbed a “moderate” Muslim by mainstream society. In Radical Skin, Moderat…
In his classic essay on the fear of breakdown, Donald Winnicott famously conveys to a patient that the disaster powerfully feared has, in fact, already happened. Taking her cue from Winnicott, Noëlle McAfee’s Fear of Breakdown: Psychoanalysis and Politics (Columbia University Press, 2019), explores the implications of breakdown fears for the practi…
Yaacov Yadgar discusses his new book, Israel’s Jewish Identity Crisis: State and Politics in the Middle East (Cambridge University Press, 2020) with Peter Bergamin. An important and topical contribution to the field of Middle East studies, this innovative, provocative, and timely study tackles head-on the main assumptions of the foundation of Israe…
Why should we care about having true beliefs? And why do demonstrably false beliefs persist and spread despite bad, even fatal, consequences for the people who hold them? In The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread (Yale University Press, 2018), Cailin O’Connor and James Weatherall argue that social factors, rather than individual psycholog…
In The Psychoanalytic Ear and the Sociological Eye: Toward an American Independent Tradition (Routledge 2020) Professor Nancy J. Chodorow gives name and shape to an American middle group between the ego psychological and interpersonal approaches: The American Independent Tradition or intersubjective ego psychology. Through her careful exegesis of t…
This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss Latitudes of Longing, Beach Read, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, and more great books. This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book Riot community; BookCon 2020; and Best Fiends. Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative item here. Subscribe to All the…
The life of Theodor Herzl (1860–1904) was as puzzling as it was brief. How did this cosmopolitan and assimilated European Jew become the leader of the Zionist movement? How could he be both an artist and a statesman, a rationalist and an aesthete, a stern moralist yet possessed of deep, and at times dark, passions? And why did scores of thousands o…
Nick Prior—Professor of Cultural Sociology at the University of Edinburgh—discusses his new book, Popular Music, Digital Technology and Society (SAGE Publications, 2018). The book explores the social, cultural and industrial contexts for the changes that have taken place in popular music since the widespread adoption of digital technology by creato…
When is the last time you looked at/consulted a paper map? Perhaps you have one hanging on a wall at home or work, framed or not. Or maybe you have some old road maps in a stack somewhere, as I do, sitting untouched since various digital forms have made printed map reading and handling something most of us rarely (if ever) do. Reading Kory E. Olson…
Curtis Sittenfeld, Ian Rankin and Katherine RundellBy BBC Radio 4
Old-growth forests captivate and inspire us. Walking through them can transport us to a time before human domination of the natural world. This is especially the case with old-growth forests in the eastern part of the United States, a region with a long history of profound human disturbances of ecological regimes. Beyond their role as inspiration, …