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Best Readers podcasts we could find (updated July 2020)
Best Readers podcasts we could find
Updated July 2020
Updated July 2020
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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.
The Pavement Pounders discuss adapted science fiction, generally well-known films derived from written works. They read the book, watch the movie, watch remakes, reboots, re-adaptations, and give it all a good mulling over.
The New York Public Library’s podcast about books, culture, and what to read next.
A weekly retrospective review of the works of Stephen King.
Daniel Gonzalez and Gabriel Mara tempt fate by discussing books, reading, and trying to read in today's busy world. For the book lovers, the light readers, the speed readers, and for those who show up for the company!
Streaming live from the Sun-Times studio in the West Loop and presented by the Chicago Reader and Chicago Sun-Times is long-running political powerhouse The Ben Joravsky Show. Hear Ben discuss all of the day’s big stories with his celebrated humor, insight and honesty. Tune in to LIVE episodes streaming Tuesdays through Fridays from 1-3 p.m. at the Reader and Sun-Times' websites, or catch up with recorded episodes anytime.
Take your writing from average to awesome, and learn tools of the trade from bestselling authors, master writing teachers, and publishing industry insiders. This podcast will give you tools and techniques to help you get those words on the page and your stories out into the world. Past guests include: Delia Ephron, John Sandford, Steve Berry, Jojo Moyes, Tana French, Guy Kawasaki, and more.
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The Normal Public Library's podcast, featuring book, audio, and movie recommendations, information about the library's programs and services, and other fun odds and ends.
Larry Bowlden reviews contemporary fiction and non-fiction as part of the Old Mole Variety Hour. Monday mornings on KBOO 90.7 fm, Portland, Oregon.
If you’re a reader, this is the podcast for you. Iain Dale speaks to some of the world’s biggest authors about what inspired them to write their books
Join Flex and Herds as they take you on a Murder Mystery World Tour in Death of the Reader. From classic British puzzles in the Golden Age of Detective Fiction to the weirdest of foreign detective fiction, explore everything in the grizzly world of the 'locked room'. Each week we'll feature academics, authors and more as we trace the influences of the genre around the world.
A Readers’ Advisory Podcast about becoming better library staff by reading books we hate! 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.
Welcome to the Poem reader podcast, where amazing things happen.
Shane Douglas Keene, Laurel Hightower, and Rich Duncan talk about a variety of subjects related to the horror and crime genres. We also talk to authors and other guests about different topics including books, diversity, and the craft of creating high-quality dark speculative fiction. We're also a bunch of irreverent smartasses.
Van & John of the War Eagle Reader talk Auburn football!
book reviews from a reader on the go
Cindy Grigg interviews authors and artists within the “punk” sub-genres such as cyberpunk, steampunk, dieselpunk, decopunk, biopunk, mythpunk, silkpunk, mannerpunk, solarpunk, ecopunk, atompunk, clockpunk, and and other realms of anachronistic techno-whimsy, such as time travel and alternate history. This show is for fans and readers, but we naturally also touch on advice for writers and creatives working in many mediums. Come nerd out with us! www.Storypunks.World
Host Rebecca Szymczak- aka Cardsy B- is a fashion industry survivor, tarot reader, and creator of her own tarot deck. Through intuitive readings served with a side of pop culture, Cardsy B offers an entertaining intro to the world of Tarot.
Compulsive Reader's author interviews, book chat, literary discussions, readings and more. It's an audio haven for book lovers! Recent and upcoming guests include Terry Denton, Marion Halligan, Sir Ken Robinson, Emily Ballou, Sofie Laguna, Matthew Riley, John Banville, Felicity Plunkett, Mark Coker, Peter Bowerman, Eric Maisel, Ramona Koval, Tim Flannery, Carl Zimmer, Gail Jones, Jane Smiley, Frank Delaney, Ben Okri, and many more.
Everything Stephen King, from Carrie to The Institute, from the novels to the short stories, from the small screen to the big screen. Each month we take a deep dive into one book from the bibliography of the King of horror fiction, while also charting the byways of King's forays into other genres (The Dark Tower series, On Writing etc) and also casting an eye on the many TV and film adaptations of King's work. Recorded live from the UEA media suite, Richard Sheppard interviews writers, acade ...
Welcome to the heaven Reader podcast where you can talk about anything
I'm a professional voice actress, Insight Timer meditation/positive affirmations instructor & storyteller, podcaster & oracle card reader. 😊
Join Aaron Armstrong, Dave Schroeder, and Scarlet Hiltibidal as they talk about the books they love (and the ones they really don’t) to help you be a better reader.
Interviews with authors
Short Stories, Poems, and Prose
Scholastic's podcast about the joy and power of reading, the books we publish for children and young adults, and the authors, editors, and stories behind them. We’ll explore topics important to parents, educators, and the reader in all of us.
This show is about e-readers or electronic tablets tips.
Kingslingers is a podcast exploring and analyzing Stephen King's Dark Tower series. Each week, join Constant Reader Scott as he leads Dark Tower newbie Matt on this epic journey to find out what lies at the top of the tower.
Book Based Banter
So many books, so little time! Jim McKeown hosts this weekly review of fiction, poetry, non-fiction and biographies. Jim is a lifelong voracious reader who learned to read by the “rule of 50" - if he’s not engaged in the characters, the prose, or the plot by page 50, he puts in a book mark and returns it to the shelf. Likely Stories is a production of KWBU in Waco, Texas.
Starting in 2020, we're now releasing two episodes a month! The first episode releases on the 15th and is a chat of what we're currently reading and a general bookish discussion topic. The 2nd episode releases on the 30th and is our monthly book club discussion. We announce the following month's book pick at the end of the episode so you can read along with us. (Our older episodes follow this same format, but were combined into one longer episode a month.) We also have special author intervi ...
Podcast by Denise Corey & Laura Emery
Students reading books
Welcome to the Curious about Screenwriting Podcast where you'll enjoy listening to fascinating film industry guests who share their insights on how you can take your screenwriting career to the next level.
Welcome to Goosebuds! A podcast where your hosts Paul, Dom, and Chad dig into the Young Adult Literature worlds of R.L. Stine and give them the deep critique and respect they deserve. Come join us and re-discover the stories you grew up with or jump in for the first time.
Avid Reader Bookstore hosts book launches, in-conversation sessions, panels, bookclubs, and all kinds of other events year-round. For more information please visit our website!
www.rootedinlanguage.com Rooted in Language is an educational company with a focus in Language Arts. We bring our 30+ years of experience in private Speech-Language Therapy, individual tutoring, homeschool, and traditional school to the products, classes, and videos we provide. We believe that everyone deserves an opportunity to become a better reader and writer.
Podcast by San Diego Reader
Where Authors Give Voice to Their Written Words
Pulp Reader celebrates short fiction lost to the public domain of pulp magazines from decades of yesteryear. Hosted and performed by Bobby D. Lux.
The Wireless Reader: literary ear-candy from the tastiest writers. Stream live at www.thewirelessreader.com, or download on iTunes or your favourite podcast platform.
Awesome horse girl Kristy Brannon (It’s All Downhill podcast) returns as the nerd team picks up a new, highly acclaimed series! Also: A game is played! Kristy Bannon: @kristybannon @alldownhillpod 29:29 A Literary Game 45:20 Final Thoughts TopgallantRadio.com - Radio for sailorsBy Slow Readers
We take our first steps down the long and winding road that leads us to Stephen King's magnum opus, The Dark Tower. Joining Dark Tower-sceptic Richard Sheppard is our special guest, archivist and guide Ben Craske. We talk Roland, Walter O'Dim, gunslinging in the USA and barely talk about the film adaptation at all. Promise. Ben's project, Local Rec…
Nik's taking some well-earned R & R, so Eddie Q is filling in! Today, we're getting to know each other, trying to come up witth a temporary name for the show, discussing our DIY abilities, and Reader shares his harrowing experience of falling out of bed!By FOX FM
In this Under the Covers episode, we meet Alison Paul Klakowicz, author of “Mommy's Big, Red Monster Truck,” an epic travel and adventure children's picture book born of the author's son's imagination and love of monster trucks during his toddler years. Mommy’s Big, Red Monster Truck, Alison’s first children’s book, was the recipient of the Mom's C…
Ink Heist is happy to welcome Tracy Robinson back to the show as we have this candid, entertaining, and highly informative conversation with Paul Tremblay, author of A Head Full of Ghosts, Cabin at the End of the World, and his newest release, Survivor's Song. If you don't yet know what Paul Tremblay or Survivor's Song are about, here's a chance to…
The security of the global routing table is foundational to the security of the overall Internet as an ecosystem—if routing cannot be trusted, then everything that relies on routing is suspect, as well. Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) is a project of the Internet Society designed to draw network operators of all kinds into thinki…
Hey there word nerds! Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Laura Hankin. Laura has written for McSweeney’s and HuffPost, among other publications. The viral videos that she creates and stars in with her comedy duo, Feminarchy, have been featured in Now This, The New York Times, and Funny or Die. She has performed off-Broadway, acted on screen…
Jeannette has a delightful chat with Jasmine Guillory, author of the Wedding Date, The Proposal, and more. They talk about her newest book, Party of Two, what make her couples so much fun, and of course, dessert! Find us on Twitter, Litsy, Instagram, and Goodreads Jasmine Guillory The Wedding Date on Goodreads and Bookshop The Proposal on Goodreads…
This time out, the guys discuss M.R. Carey’s short story “Iphigenia in Aulis,” which was adapted into both the book and movie The Girl With All The Gifts. Rankings!: Colin: Short Story, Book, Movie James: Short Story/Book, Movie Seth: Book, Movie, Short Story Notes: Not XKCD but a good comic nonetheless about “All Lives Matter”:…
Battle of the Books 2020! It’s the one time a year that we all read the same book! We each pitch a title and our listeners vote and decide on which it will be. Our possibilities include Pet by Akwaeke Emezi, Best of all Possible Worlds by Karen Lord, My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education by Jennine Capó Crucet, and An Unkindn…
We discuss both of the Guy Ritchie Sherlock movies starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law as Sherlock and Watson. With his signature stylings comfortably at home with the swashbuckling hijinks of Conan Doyle’s famous duo, Guy Ritchie dishes out one great film and a film. Whilst the first film proves a thoroughly enjoyable romp, the few problems it…
COVID-19 and issues surrounding law enforcement and policing are impacting us all. Stay-at-home orders and bias can impact some portions of our community even more. The Michigan Organization on Adolescent Sexual Health (MOASH) has received a grant from the United Way of Washtenaw County to assist transgender and nonbinary youth better deal with tho…
The Community Advisory Board for Law Enforcement, also known as CABLE , has concluded its public comment period in the Sha’Teina Grady El case.By Jorge Avellan
Ann Arbor’s city council will consider a resolution tonight to allow Weber’s Hotel to temporarily use its property for a drive-in theater.By Jorge Avellan
The One With Stacey Robison of Smoke x Mirrors Tarot We are heading through Cancer season with the Chariot bringing in some well deserved wins. July also brings us the Moon reversed, rewarding us for the shadow work we likely did throughout June and earlier with clarity, signs may come through stronger now especially in dreams. And this week brings…
Local School Council member Dixon Romeo talks about public education in Chicago. Also, a chat about great villains.
Today on the show we have Filmtrepreneur Mark Harris. Mark is a self-taught filmmaker. His movies have been distributed by major distributors and he’s self-distributed many of his earlier films and sold hundreds of thousands of copies worldwide.
A former Marine, Toni talks about patriotism, policing & the Fourth of July.
Ben breaks down the efforts by Republicans to block Governor Pritzker’s executive order to protect people from COVID. Also, newsman Ken Davis on Mayor Lightfoot.
The back and forth over the state’s desire to shut down Enbridge Energy’s Line 5 pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac continues in the courts and in the court of public opinion. Michigan U.S. Senator Gary Peters joins WEMU’s David Fair and Lisa Wozniak of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters to discuss that and other environmental issues on "1…
The President of the Liberal Democrats talks about his book BAD NEWS: WHAT THE HEADLINES DON’T TELL US and in a new feature on the podcast we take him to a desert island where he chooses the books that would help him wile away his days.
The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners has asked its corporate counsel to determine what authority the county has in making sure businesses comply with COVID-19 guidelines.By Jorge Avellan
Ben discusses Kellyanne Conway and her Trump-hating daughter. Plus, Dennis unveils his Jay-Z imitation. Also, pension guru Jeff Johnson.
For 40 years, Dr. Peter Glatz put dental instruments inside the mouths of patients in Illinois, and now that he's retired, he's providing a different type of "filling." At the age of 67, Dr. Glatz is staying in his "Bertha Bus" in Ann Arbor while helping out on a local farm and using his passion to cook and create at area restaurants. He tells WEMU…
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I’m Jim McKeown, welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. According to the dust jacket, Crissy Van Meter grew up in Southern California. She holds an MFA in creative writing from the New School. Creatures is her first novel.By Jim McKeown
The Shelter Association of Washtenaw County says more and more of their homeless clients are being placed in permanent homes during the pandemic.By Jorge Avellan
The City of Ann Arbor is considering higher building standards for properties within the city’s floodplain area.By Jorge Avellan
Frank and Rhonda discuss Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
This week Part 3: Come, Reap begins as we cover chapters 1-4. Roland is love blind as his enemies move against him and his friends try desperately to break him from this spell. Discussion Question: We now know that almost everyone in the sleepy town of Hambry has betrayed the Affiliation and is in league with Farson. In what ways has Gunslinger soc…
Vincent Norment, owner of the Marijuana Hall of Fame, returns to talk about delays in issuing cannabis licenses to Black entrepreneurs, police training, the NFL‘S new attitude toward Black Lives Matter and other topics.
Today on the show I going to be discussing how NOT to get screwed on a screenwriting assignment. Assignment scripts are generally adaptations of an existing idea or property owned by the hiring company, but can also be original works based on a concept.
U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell from the 12th District has requested a federal investigation after some tenants at Sycamore Meadows apartments in Superior Township received eviction notices.By Jorge Avellan
Ypsilanti's Corner Health Center is connecting with Ford Motor Company to provide a safe space for teens and young adults deal with the many challenges of what's happening right now due to COVID-19 and systemic racism. WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Corner Health Center executive director Versell Smith and Pamela Alexander, director of community deve…
Political strategist Peter Cunningham talks about policing issues.
Ben talks about the bizarre opposition of Republicans to turning Washington, D.C., into a state. And Maya reports on the latest developments on Mayor Lightfoot and police.
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In today’s episode, we meet Mark Peres, author of the book and the podcast by the same name, “On Life and Meaning,” a collection of 100 essays inspired by the 100 guests who appeared on the podcast he hosted for 100 continuous weeks between 2017 and 2019. Guests who appeared on the podcast and who are featured in the essays include artists, writers…
Raelene Bradley has let books be her guide as she and her husband fulfill their longtime dream of living off the land with a family farm. Raelene’s stories of reading in the fields with her horse as a child, and audiobooks to accompany milking time are stuff of readerly dreams. Today, Anne and Raelene chat about the surprising disappointments from …
Susan, Meredith, and Tara talk schools; or rather a gifted school for the gifted. They talk about status, competition, and class with how parents think they are doing everything they can to help their children succeed. Find us on Twitter, Litsy, Instagram, and Goodreads Next Episode’s Book: The Forest of Enchantments on Goodreads and Bookshop…
The Ann Arbor Art Center will launch a soft reopening Tuesday after closing its doors to the public because of COVID-19.By Jorge Avellan
The City of Ann Arbor may close more streets in the downtown area to allow businesses to expand their operations outdoors during the pandemic for social distancing.By Jorge Avellan
Today on the Ink Heist podcast we're talking to author Todd Keisling about a whole brigade of interesting topics, chief among them, his new novel from Silver Shamrock Publishing, Devil's Creek. If you don't have that novel in hand yet, do go unfuck that, and listen to this, the first of many episodes to come with Todd. We barely scratched the surfa…
FLASHBACK: The 2013 SEC Championship Game post-game episode: Missouri Boat Rides and California Dreaming! Presented in original form. Our many thanks as always to all of our great supporters via Patreon.com, who don't get thanked by name this week (only) because we are presenting this entire episode in its original form. We'll name all of you again…
The City of Ann Arbor will install a new solar and energy storage system at the Northside Community Center as part of its A2 Zero Carbon Neutrality plan .By Jorge Avellan
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