Literature Podcasts

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Overdue

563 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.8K ratings
Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy childen’s ...
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Overly Sarcastic Podcast

38 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
Red and Blue of Overly Sarcastic Productions keep the learnin' rollin' with a biweekly after show! Join the OSP crew as we chat about all the anecdotes, corrections, and fan questions that didn't m...
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Literature and History

96 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 917 ratings
This podcast is an introduction to Anglophone literature, from ancient times to the present, done by a Ph.D. with lots of books and musical instruments. A typical episode offers a summary of a work...
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What It Takes

185 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 840 ratings
Revealing, intimate conversations with visionaries and leaders in the arts, science, technology, public service, sports and business. These engaging personal stories are drawn from interviews with ...
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Book Riot - The Podcast

828 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 806 ratings
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
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Reading Bug Adventures - Original Stories with Music for Kids

141 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 779 ratings
Let's Fly! Reading Bug Adventures is a story podcast for kids from The Reading Bug. Each episode is a new adventure with original songs -- just hop into the Reading Bug's magic book bag, and we'll ...
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Tales to Terrify

543 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 525 ratings
The unseen creature whose ravenous fangs dog your every step as your footfalls echo down the midnight alleyway.  — A long, icy shadow looming over you, making the hairs on your neck rise and you...
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NOCTURNAL TRANSMISSIONS : horror stories, dark tales and scary mutterings performed by voice artist Kristin Holland

124 episodes - Latest episode: 27 days ago - ★★★★★ - 397 ratings
NOCTURNAL TRANSMISSIONS is a fortnightly short story podcast featuring masterful performances of dark tales, both old and new, by voice artist Kristin Holland. If you enjoy playful, chilling, compe...
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Hysterical History

218 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★ - 362 ratings
Hysterical History is a comedy podcast where Alexis and Hailey, friends and history lovers, tell each other wacky yet factual stories from the past. Join them every TUESDAY for laughs and weird his...
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Chatter on Books

124 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 307 ratings
This weekly podcast will be hosted by Torie Clarke with co-hosts David Aldridge, Jeanne McManus and Michael Kornheiser. Each week, they'll have entertaining interviews with authors, plus lively dis...
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Podlander Drunkcast

144 episodes - Latest episode: 21 days ago - ★★★★★ - 271 ratings
A slightly tipsy exploration of each episode of the STARZ series OUTLANDER
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Book Fight

195 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 225 ratings
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 2...
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What The Folklore?

552 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 197 ratings
A comedy podcast that exposes the absurd side of folklore. Each week we read a story, fix plotholes and create new ones, and invent unintended connections between tales.
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Me Reading Stuff

332 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 196 ratings
This is simply me reading stuff. "Stuff" being poems and literature and essays and letters. And I'm also talking and praising and laughing and almost crying and hating and living and dying ...
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Uncanny Japan - Japanese Folklore, Folktales, Myths and Language

169 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 153 ratings
Looking for a podcast on Japan's mysterious culture? Try listening to Bram Stoker Award Finalist Thersa Matsuura's Uncanny Japan Podcast and experience all that is weird about Japan—strange superst...
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Alpinist

42 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 153 ratings
Since 2002 Alpinist has striven to push creative boundaries with everything we do, from award-winning climbing journalism and creative writing to photography and art. Now, with the Alpinist podcast...
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Pod and Prejudice

63 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 142 ratings
Becca has read all of Jane Austen's work. Molly literally does not know who Mrs. Bennet is. Together, they venture into Austen's world of romance, biting satire, and class struggles. Like Austen? ...
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Oh No! Lit Class

155 episodes - Latest episode: 23 days ago - ★★★★★ - 141 ratings
Oh No! Lit Class is a semi-educational comedy literature podcast hosted by Megan and RJ, two bitter English grads who are here to tell you all the weird and sexy things you never knew about the boo...
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Hey YA

225 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 133 ratings
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.
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For Real

247 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 132 ratings
For Real is a biweekly nonfiction podcast that puts the spotlight on new books and old favorites that tell it like it is, or at least try to.
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F***bois of Literature Book Podcast

311 episodes - Latest episode: 29 days ago - ★★★★★ - 130 ratings
•FBOL is now on Patreon! Subscribe: http://www.patreon.com/fuckboisoflit• The podcast about the most groan-worthy, enraging, and sh*t characters in lit. Join host Emily Edwards and a guest for a w...
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Question of the Day

462 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 121 ratings
Learn something new every day! Question of the Day, the award-winning interactive trivia game for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant is now a daily podcast. For a few minutes each day, the Questio...
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Skyrim Book Club

1,265 episodes - Latest episode: about 16 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 118 ratings
An audio book archive of all the literature and lore available in Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
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Everybody Hates Rand: A Wheel of Time Podcast

222 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 107 ratings
Just two hyper-critical English majors talking some pretty big game about The Wheel of Time. Co-hosts Emily and Sally gather around their kitchen table each week to serve you up a full fantasy feas...
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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine's Fiction Podcast

128 episodes - Latest episode: 22 days ago - ★★★★ - 103 ratings
Monthly readings and dramatizations of stories by the world’s leading writers of suspense chosen from the magazine’s archives. The full range of the genre is represented in these riveting au...
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I Will Read for You: The Voice and Writings of Jaiya John

218 episodes - Latest episode: 12 days ago - ★★★★★ - 95 ratings
Voice medicine to soothe your soul, from freedom worker, poet, author, and spoken word artist Dr. Jaiya John. Bedtime bliss. Morning meditation. Daytime peace. Comfort. Calm. Soul food. Come, gathe...
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I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere

236 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 94 ratings
It's like Fresh Air for Sherlock Holmes enthusiasts. This interview show sits at the intersection of Sherlock Holmes and popular culture and covers authors, playwrights, actors, Sherlockians, and S...
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Withywindle

22 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 88 ratings
Withywindle is a whimsical interactive show for kids who love stories, words, and groan-worthy jokes and features your favorite authors and illustrators. Part book club, part game show it's your we...
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Literary Treks: A Star Trek Books and Comics Podcast

337 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★★ - 86 ratings
Literary Treks is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated entirely to Star Trek in written form. Each week hosts Matthew Rushing and C Bryan Jones explore Star Trek books and comics and chat with authors.
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Sherlock Holmes: Trifles

264 episodes - Latest episode: about 20 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 85 ratings
You know the plots, but what about the minutiae? We delve into the Sherlock Holmes stories and answers questions that arise, clarify muddy details, and look into some of the period terminology in t...