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Christopher (@cdhermelin) and Drew (@drewsof) talk about reading, literature, publishing, and trying to make it through their never-dwindling stack of things to read. All with a themed drink in their hands. Recorded at the Damn Library in Brooklyn, NY. For show info, book lists, and drink recipes, visit somanydamnbooks.com
 
Looking for great nonfiction that's insightful, inspiring, and uplifting? Nonfiction4Life is your source! Listen to Janet interview authors who share compelling true stories captured in biographies and memoirs and others discuss great ideas for living well. Topics include health & wellness, personal development, business & entrepreneurship, home & family, and community-building. From long-standing classics to new releases, we offer something good for everyone!
 
C-SPAN brings together best-selling nonfiction authors and influential interviewers for wide-ranging, hour- long conversations. Find this podcast every Saturday after 10 pm ET. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you "Lectures in History" and "Q&A" podcasts.
 
Death Of 1000 Cuts is a podcast for fiction writers, full of motivational rants, writing exercises, interviews with authors, and detailed critiques of first pages submitted by you, the listeners. Everything you need to write more and better, and love it. Presented by Tim Clare, author of The Honours, The Ice House and We Can't All Be Astronauts, and stand-up poet. Support the podcast at: https://ko-fi.com/B0B17913
 
The Creative Writers Toolbelt gives practical accessible advice and encouragement to Creative writers. Each episode explores an aspect of creative writing technique, with examples, allowing you to apply what you learn immediately to your writing. We also throw in the occasional interview with writers and other artists, exploring their wisdom on subjects like story, style, character and the writing process
 
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!
 
Learn what to read next! We talk about new books, bestsellers and books in many different genres. Discover what other people are reading and recommending. All book and movie titles mentioned in the podcast are listed in the blog post at http://tscpl.org/podcast/
 
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures ...
 
Welcome to Readers Digress, the podcast where we read nonfiction books so you don’t have to (unless you want to). Join us, hosts Mollie Fox and Kate Kiriakou, as we use a nonfiction book to talk about pop culture, politics, and everything in between. New episodes out every other Thursday.
 
Marlon and Jake Read Dead People is a podcast hosted by the Man Booker Prize-winning and internationally bestselling author Marlon James and his editor, Jake Morrissey, Executive Editor at Riverhead Books. In each episode, Marlon and Jake talk about authors—specifically dead authors. Authors they like. Authors they hate. Great books, terrible books, and books they love that you’d never expect them to. As a writer and an editor, Marlon and Jake have read thousands of books between them, and t ...
 
With an eye on reviewing fiction and nonfiction that has regional resonance for Connecticut or Long Island, Joan considers the timeliness and significance of recently published work: what these books have to say to a broad group of readers today and how they say it in a distinctive or unique manner, taking into account style and structure as well as subject matter.
 
Books Are My People is a podcast for book lovers with book news, book recommendations and ruminations on living a literary life in Los Angeles. Each episode will feature at least five book recommendations in various genres as well as bookish news and occasional guests. Jennifer Caloyeras is an author, voracious reader and writing instructor living in Los Angeles. www.jennifercaloyeras.com Find me on Instagram @jennifercaloyeras
 
Nothing replaces reading a great book cover to cover. But have you ever left one unfinished? Oh, well, life gets busy. Instead, learn or review the key takeaways of bestselling nonfiction books in minutes, instead of hours or never. For Free. Use StoryShots to get through your stack of unfinished books or meet your next great read. Learn more at https://www.getstoryshots.com/ For sponsorship opportunities on our fast-growing podcast or any other inquiries, contact support@getstoryshots.com
 
WritersCast is the voice of writers. Host David Wilk interviews authors of new and forthcoming fiction, poetry and non-fiction books, talking with them about their work as writers, the stories they tell, the subjects they write about and the books they write. Writers reveal the thoughts and ideas behind their writing, and talk about a wide variety of topics of interest to their readers.
 
Each week we do a deep dive into a nonfiction bestseller. Self-Help. Psychology. Business. Philosophy. In around 30 minutes we cover the major themes and ideas of a recent hit, an important work, or an ancient classic. The result: concentrated wisdom that goes beyond the headlines, makes you think and helps you succeed in relationships, career, or business. The podcast builds on the work of Tom Butler-Bowdon, author of the “50 Classics series”. Get unlimited access to our entire collection o ...
 
Get obsessed with us. Five days a week, Pop Culture Happy Hour serves you recommendations and commentary on the buzziest movies, TV, music, books, videogames and more. Join arts journalists Linda Holmes, Glen Weldon, Stephen Thompson, and Aisha Harris - plus a rotating cast of guest pop culture aficionados. The Happy Hour team leaves room at the table for exploring a range of reactions and opinions on every bit of the pop universe. From lowbrow to highbrow to the stuff in between, they take ...
 
AAWW Radio is the podcast of the Asian American Writers' Workshop, an NYC literary arts space at the intersection of migration, race, and social justice. Listen to AAWW Radio and you’ll hear selected audio from our current and past events, as well as occasional original episodes. We’ve hosted established writers like Claudia Rankine, Maxine Hong Kingston, Roxane Gay, Amitav Ghosh, Ocean Vuong, Solmaz Sharif, and Jenny Zhang. Our events are intimate and intellectual, quirky yet curated, and d ...
 
Tune into our podcast twice weekly. On Fridays, the self-publishing advice podcast offers guidance to authors about publishing their own fiction, nonfiction and poetry books, with ALLi director Orna Ross and co-hosts (includes ALLi Member Q&A). And on every other Sunday, multimedia manager Howard Lovy interviews ALLi members and advisors about their books in the Inspirational Indie Authors series.
 
Like a book club for non-fiction nerds, this podcast explores well-researched books, written by really smart people, to discover the ah ha moments within. No author interviews. No fluff. Stephanie Wasylyk (to-the-point business coach) and Ryan Pippy (whimsical artist) dig into entrepreneurship, psychology, self-improvement, and generally just interesting stuff that will inspire you to look at your business, your life, and the world differently. In each episode Stephanie and Ryan pull out pra ...
 
Hey nonfiction authors, this show is for you to learn and share how to meet new readers, market your message, and make an impact online.I’m your host, Kim Stewart, a marketing strategist for authors. Join me every Thursday as I share both solo episodes and interviews with my friends to share their book marketing experiences with you. You’ll hear from my go-to experts to teach you the latest and greatest strategies to help you market your message online. You’ll also hear from nonfiction autho ...
 
Hopeton Hay Podcasts is the founder, producer, and host of Diverse Voices Book Review (formerly known as KAZI Book Review) which features interviews with a wide range of culturally diverse authors of recently published fiction and nonfiction, and Economic Perspectives, an audio interview show featuring discussions on finance, economic, and small businesses and policies.
 
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Allison K. Williams returns to talk about her new book Seven Drafts: Self-Edit Like a Pro from Blank Page to Book (Woodhall Press, 2021). She's @GuerillaMemoir on social media. Thanks to West Virginia Wesleyan College's MFA in Creative Writing for the support. Social Media: @CNFPod Patreon: patreon.com/cnfpod Show notes/newsletter: brendanomeara.co…
 
In today’s episode, Renee reveals the book of the month and all five of the products in our October True Crime box, plus our featured social justice organization Manavi. Then Phalin preempts seasonal depression with six books she hopes will help bolster her own mental health this fall and winter, and maybe they’ll help you too. Follow and support o…
 
Links of interest from this episode: Ruben Quesada website Be sure to sign up for Promotions for Poets (substack) Revelations (Sibling Rivalry Press) by Ruben Quesada Charles Olson essay on Projectice Verse Headwaters (WW Norton) by Ellen Bryant Voigt The Art of Syntax (Graywolf) by Ellen Bryant Voigt Ruben Quesada is a neurodivergent, gay, Latinx …
 
In this episode I chat with author Chris Farnell about his early interest in the fantastic, what makes good Science Fiction and Fantasy, and about his satirical SF series FERMI'S PROGRESS.You can grab the novellas from independent e-book publisher Scarlet Ferret here: https://scarletferret.com/books/fermis-progress-season-pass(they're also on Amazo…
 
Don't you wish you could pick the brain of other authors to hear their tips and 'been there done that' marketing advice? That's what you'll get today from my friend and guest, Sarah Geringer. Sarah is author of five books and Bible studies including her latest, Transforming Your Thought Life for Teens, available for preorder with bonuses! Sarah is …
 
In just two short years, Lil Nas X has proven he's much more than "Old Town Road." He's taken a successful novelty song and parlayed it into a budding and influential music career. He's come out as gay and arguably become pop's biggest out star. He's a master of performance art and marketing, and his eponymous debut studio album Montero easily beca…
 
*Based on in-depth interviews with more than 500 American millionaires, plus over a thousand surveys made up of more than 200 questions, The Millionaire Next Door yields some surprising findings. *Even its authors, business academics Thomas Stanley and William Danko, were taken aback to discover that the majority of millionaires weren’t holed up in…
 
It's a common English idiom and I'm sure you've heard it: You can't judge a book by its cover. This metaphorical phrase means you can't always tell the value of something only by what it looks like on the outside. EXCEPT if we're talking about books. People DO judge a book by its cover all the time. And with good reason. That's what we're digging i…
 
This Week! We have finally finished our review of Arguing with Socialists by Glenn Beck, and are ready to move on to our next book "God and Man at Yale" by William Frank Buckley Jr. This week before we begin the book we take a look at the man, his history of vile racism, all the racists he surrounded himself with, and the long legacy of racism he p…
 
Everybody's Talking About Jamie is a coming-out story with some familiar contours, but it doesn't have your typical splashy musical pedigree. Adapted from a successful West End production, the Amazon Prime film follows Jamie, a teenage boy in England, who's determined to become a drag queen. Max Harwood stars as Jamie, and he's met with barriers an…
 
An unreliable narrator who makes terrible choices, a haunted orphanage in Sri Lanka, plus a twist you won’t see coming? These are some of Renee’s favorite things, so she was thrilled to chat with Amanda Jayatissa about her brand new book My Sweet Girl, out now from Berkeley Books. Follow and support our host: Renee: Instagram Follow and support our…
 
Curling up with a good book is a pleasure with which we're all familiar. But when you find just the right narrator to bring characters to life, a novel can be even better. The right voice, or the right cast of voices, has pleasures all its own, beyond the printed page. Today, we're bringing you three favorite fiction audiobook recommendations worth…
 
Christopher and Drew talk about getting rid of books, and trying to be more in the present, and the logic of owning a lot of books. Also, a digression into Gary Paulsen's work. contribute! https://patreon.com/smdb for drink recipes, book lists, and more, visit: somanydamnbooks.com music: Disaster Magic (https://soundcloud.com/disaster-magic) Learn …
 
Author and podcaster Tom Merritt joins Jenny to talk about books, mostly science fiction and fantasy, and Tom shares about his newest book, Project V.E.R.A. Jenny knows Tom from the Sword and Laser Book Club and Podcast, but it's not his only project! Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 229: Second Contact Subscribe to the podcast via th…
 
Allison Larkin’s novel The People We Keep takes readers back to the early 1990s, with teenage April lives mostly alone in a motorhome in a rundown town in rural New York. The People We Keep is the coming-of-age story of a talented young woman who seems to always go without- without a mom, often without a dad, without opportunity, without understand…
 
LITerally Podcast EP. 52 - David Gessner: Quiet Desperation, Savage Delight: Sheltering with Thoreau in the Age of Crises David Gessner joined us to talk all things Henry David Thoreau, thoroughly, while talking about the craft of writing nonfiction and writing a book during the pandemic. Such a great conversation!…
 
Publishing Talks began as a series of conversations with book industry professionals and others involved in media and technology, mostly talking about the future of publishing, books, and culture. I’ve spent quite a bit of time over the years talking with people in the book industry about how publishing has evolved in the context of technology, cul…
 
Questions answered: Why won’t you discuss COVID vaccines and Ivermectin with Bret Weinstein on the podcast? What do you think about the recent prosecution of a 100-year-old Nazi in Germany? How can we understand voluntary behavior without free will? Does aid to the developing world do more harm than good? Have your views about the risk of artificia…
 
This week, author Jen Michalski joins me to talk about her latest novel , You'll Be Fine. We also discuss books including The Spectacular by Zoe Whitall and The City We Became by N.K. Jemisen. Click on the links below to be taken to my Bookshop.org shop. Books Discussed: The Spectacular Zoe Whittall I am Faithful by Jenny Irish The Best Short Stori…
 
This week, we're joined by Dan McQuade (Defector Media) to discuss humor columnist Dave Barry's debut novel, Big Trouble. Both Dan and Mike were big fans of Dave Barry's humor writing as teens, while Tom apparently skipped right over his newspaper column each week on his way to The Family Circus and Heathcliff. We talk about how difficult it can be…
 
“Negotiating the Love and Renouncing the Rest,” today’s Tin House Live conversation between poets Destiny O. Birdsong & Donika Kelly, was recorded at the 2021 Tin House Summer Writers Workshop. Among many other things, they ask what it would mean to center yourself in your own work, in your own story. How would that look, and what would need to be …
 
Procrastination, people pleasing, perfectionism…we’ve all succumbed to these many times, often to our detriment. We think it’s just part of our nature, or something that might take willpower to fix. But what if these were really symptoms of something else? What if they were in fact indicators that it’s time to look deeper? Listen in as we explore h…
 
"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 …
 
Get the free audiobook here: https://geni.us/start-with-why-sinek Get the PDF, full transcript, animated summary and more in our free app: http://www.getstoryshots.com Life gets busy. Has Start with Why by Simon Sinek been gathering dust on your bookshelf? Instead, learn the key insights now. We’re scratching the surface here. If you don’t already …
 
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…
 
In SA Cosby’s latest novel, RAZORBLADE Tears, has the feel of a buddy cop movie in the vain of Lethal WElcome, but in this case the main characters are two reformed criminals in their 50s, African American Ike Randolph and self-proclaimed redneck Buddy Lee. They team up to track down the double murder of their sons who were married to each other. T…
 
In S. A. Cosby’s latest novel, RAZORBLADE Tears, has the feel of a buddy cop movie in the vain of Lethal WElcome, but in this case the main characters are two reformed criminals in their 50s, African American Ike Randolph and self-proclaimed redneck Buddy Lee. They team up to track down the double murder of their sons who were married to each other…
 
A quick wrap-up of my week. Doing physical therapy, getting massages, and getting everything in place for the Frankfurt Book Fair which takes place in less than 5 weeks. I'm excited about receiving the new cover for the English and German versions of the TBI book, and about to release Morsels of Mayhem in German. Also pumped to be coauthoring a Try…
 
How can I set my first book up for success? This is among the questions answered on our #AskALLi Members Q&A hosted by Michael La Ronn, author of science fiction and fantasy novels as well as author self-help books; and ALLi Director, author, and poet Orna Ross. Other questions include: Do I need to purchase barcodes for my paperback book? Offset p…
 
Jess Phoenix (@JessPhoenix2018) is a volcanologist and the author of Ms. Adventure: My Wild Explorations in Science, Lava, and Life (Timber Press, 2021). Lots of great stuff here. Social Media: @creativenonfictionpodcast on IG and @CNFPod on Twitter. Patreon: patreon.com/cnfpod Sponsor help: mfa.wvwc.edu and thefacingprojectpress.submittable.com…
 
The Toronto International Film Festival traditionally helps launch awards season. This year has been a little different, with pandemic restrictions leading to a hybrid remote and in-person festival. After watching a batch of entries from home, we've seen some things you'll want to know about — some of which you might be hearing about for the first …
 
On this episode, we highlight the latest book and publishing news in Asian American literature for our September 2021 mid-month check-in! New books mentioned in our publishing news: Zeba Shahnaz - Midnight Strikes Emiko Jean - Mika in Real Life Livia Blackburne - Clementine and Danny Save the World (and Each Other) A.Y. Hashitate - Selfiesby Sumie …
 
This Is What I Know About Art is one in a series of books from the Pocket Change Collective, a set of short books on important topics written by leading activists and artists. In this insightful edition, arts writer, curator, and activist Kimberly Drew asserts that the art world is for everyone, and writes about the connections between art and acti…
 
Titles that appear in this episode: Scram Press Adjusting to the Lights by Tom C. Hunley (Rattle) Common Ancestors by Noa Covo (Thirty West Publishing House) Breaking Points by Chelsea Stickle (Black Lawrence Press) American Home by Sean Cho (Autumn House Press) Black Under by Ashanti Anderson (Black Lawrence Press) Fire Sermons by Raye Hendrix (Gh…
 
Aren’t we all looking for “the best” way to market our books? Nadine Mullings, founder and CEO of Nadine Mullings Marketing Agency, and the host of the Women Faith + Business podcast is my guest today. She's sharing: Her B.E.S.T. Marketing System (and strategies for each) Tips on making your book marketing fun What she thinks when she hears "bloggi…
 
The comedy series What We Do In The Shadows imagines what a slacker reality show might look like if all the roommates were vampires. The show is based on a 2014 film of the same name, which was co-directed and co-written Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi. A new cast of vampires inhabits the FX series, which is now in its third season. On this encor…
 
It’s every novelist’s greatest fear: pouring their blood, sweat, and tears into writing hundreds of pages only to realize that their story has no sense of urgency, no internal logic, and so back to square one they go for a total rewrite. What's your approach when this happens to you? You might think you have only two choices here: pantsing, which i…
 
Today in the Book Lounge, Tom & Karin discuss the book Educated with special guest Dr. Andrew Ross. Each week Book Insights creator and author of The 50 Classics Series Tom Butler-Bowdon and Memo’d Program Manager Karin Richey invite you to join their fun and casual conversation about the book of the week. Hear what they love it about, what they do…
 
This week! We finally finish our investigation into Glenn Beck's disgraceful anti-Semitic tirade against George Soros from 2010 "Puppetmaster." We'll be back next week if Benedict forgives me for making him listen to it all with our introduction of the new book review of William F. Buckley's "God and Man at Yale" Thanks as always for listening and …
 
Kacey Musgraves's 2018 album Golden Hour was a huge breakthrough. It's a soft but spangly celebration full of love songs that helped cement Musgraves as both a country star and a pop star. Now, she's released her follow-up. Star-Crossed is a breakup record, written in the aftermath of the singer's divorce. Plus we remember the work of comedian Norm…
 
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