Literature Podcasts

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Overdue

544 episodes - Latest episode: 5 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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What It Takes

175 episodes - Latest episode: 12 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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Snoozecast

461 episodes - Latest episode: about 23 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 758 ratings
Snoozecast is the podcast designed to help you fall asleep. You can count on a new episode every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. There is usually an ad or two read by the host at the beginning ...
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Podlander Drunkcast

134 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 271 ratings
A slightly tipsy exploration of each episode of the STARZ series OUTLANDER
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Oh No! Lit Class

154 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months 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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Question of the Day

462 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 118 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

1,207 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 115 ratings
An audio book archive of all the literature and lore available in Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine's Fiction Podcast

124 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months 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

210 episodes - Latest episode: 23 days ago - ★★★★★ - 77 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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Thaddeus Ellenburg's Casual Friday

61 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 72 ratings
Finish the work week in all-out hysterics with short stories written and read by Thaddeus Ellenburg.
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Deep In Bear Country - A Berenstain Bearcast

341 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 69 ratings
Let's talk about every single Berenstain Bears book, shall we?
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How To Love Lit Podcast

143 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 66 ratings
A look at all of the literature you read in high school and college and wished you had paid more attention to.
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Everything Trying to Kill You

172 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 65 ratings
Twice a month, a lit professor, a behavioral therapist, and an elder care worker make fun of and analyze horror movies...because no one wants to be scared alone. But no one wants to stop watching s...
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Novel Conversations

61 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 64 ratings
Novel Conversations is a podcast summarizing the world’s greatest works of classic literature: in 35 minutes you get the whole story from cover to cover. If CliffsNotes had an audio-bestfriend, it ...
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Reading the End

130 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 61 ratings
A book-focused podcast in which two girls named Jenny review books and discuss events in the literary world.
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Point Blank: Hardboiled, Noir, & Detective Fiction

65 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 59 ratings
Point Blank is a podcast about hardboiled, noir, and detective fiction. Mixing serious analysis and humor, the co-hosts (Justin and Kurt) discuss a classic or contemporary work of crime fiction eac...
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Combat and Classics Podcast

63 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 57 ratings
Combat and Classics is a series of podcasts and free online seminars for active duty, reserve, and veteran U.S. military members, sponsored by St. John’s College. The podcasts and seminars encourag...
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Asimov's Science Fiction

33 episodes - Latest episode: 17 days ago - ★★★★ - 56 ratings
With every new issue, Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine shares one piece of short fiction in podcast form. Enjoy these audio treats from our pages!
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This Creative Life with Sara Zarr

82 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 52 ratings
Author Sara Zarr in conversation with other writers, with a focus on the practical and psychological aspects of creativity, the creative process, and the strange landscape where art meets commerce....
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The Turn On

217 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 51 ratings
The Turn On is a podcast for Black people who want to get off. To open their minds. To learn. To be part of a community. To show that we love and have sex too, and it doesn’t have to be political o...
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QuadShot News Podcast

126 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 51 ratings
With increasing information overload and packed work schedules, staying up-to-date on the newest oncologic advances is harder than ever. But take heart! The QuadShot is freshly brewed four mornings...
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Eat Your Words

396 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★ - 50 ratings
A radio dispatch from Cathy Erway, founder of the blog Not Eating Out In New York. Cathy is joined by authors of books that you'll want to eat up! From colorful cookbooks, to food memoirs, to expos...
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Storytellers Telling Stories

50 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 47 ratings
A podcast harkening back to the Golden Age of Radio, creating a “theatre of the mind” with writers, actors, and musicians, hosted by Jude Brewer.
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Ditch Diggers

217 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 44 ratings
Treat your writing like a blue collar job. Doctors don't get doctor block and ditch diggers don't get ditch digger block, and working writers can't get writer's block. Business and humor.
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Books Are My People

70 episodes - Latest episode: 12 days ago - ★★★★★ - 43 ratings
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 recommen...
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Textual Tension

81 episodes - Latest episode: 25 days ago - ★★★★★ - 42 ratings
The comedy podcast that unpacks the bananas world of romance novels.
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Ravin' Girls: A Raven Cycle Podcast

58 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 42 ratings
We’re Shannon and Nievita, and we’re the Ravin’ Girls! Welcome to our Raven Cycle podcast, where we analyze Maggie Stiefvater’s Raven Cycle as a cycle, taking a look at the connections and foreshad...
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Ladies of the Fright

76 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 39 ratings
For writers and readers who like it dark. We talk about our horror and other dark-themed books. In-depth literary analysis of dark fiction. Conversations with authors, editors, and other industry p...
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Lyric Life

153 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 37 ratings
Join me, Mark Scarbrough, on this bookmarked journey through some of the best lyric poetry in English . I've got a passion for small, evocative poems. I'd like to share that with out--as well as th...
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Gender Forking: a Twilight Saga Podcast

52 episodes - Latest episode: 20 days ago - ★★★★★ - 37 ratings
Lori and Sam - two Twilight enthusiasts/best friends/sex educators re-read Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Saga through a lens of gender, sexuality, race, and fandom. Season 4: New Moon coming July 2021.