Literature Podcasts

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Literature and History

80 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 784 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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Overly Sarcastic Podcast

9 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★★ - 764 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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Naked on Cashmere

150 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 504 ratings
"You feel right to me," she said. "Like naked on cashmere." Atticus presents a daily poetry reading of all his poems you know and love, and some you have yet to discover. This is a moment to pau...
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CraftLit - Serialized Classic Literature for Busy Book Lovers

612 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 371 ratings
CraftLit is—>Annotated Audiobooks for Busy People Love the classics (or wish you did) *** No time to pick up a book? Not any more! *** This weekly annotated audiobook podcast presents curated c...
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Hysterical History

198 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★ - 279 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

88 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 279 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

109 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 271 ratings
A slightly tipsy exploration of each episode of the STARZ series OUTLANDER
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Book Fight

162 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 216 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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Me Reading Stuff

298 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 197 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 and lovi...
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Depth of Anesthesia

42 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 190 ratings
Depth of Anesthesia is a podcast that critically explores dogmatic clinical practices in anesthesiology. Anesthesiology is full of claims. A claim is a practice decision that we either believe is...
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What The Folklore?

513 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 178 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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Animalogy \ The Animals in Our Everyday Words & Phrases

28 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 172 ratings
ANIMALOGY is a podcast about language, the animal-related words and phrases we use every day, and how they reflect and affect our relationship with animals. Hosted by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, best...
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Shelter in Place

139 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 160 ratings
A podcast about coming together in a world that pulls us apart. With a musician's ear, a writer's pen, and a voice that invites you in, Shelter in Place weaves together stories both intimate and in...
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The Thing About France

22 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 158 ratings
The Thing About France is a podcast where cultural figures explore the fascinating and complicated relationship between France and America.
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Alpinist

37 episodes - Latest episode: 26 days ago - ★★★★★ - 141 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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FBoL

168 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 130 ratings
The comedy podcast about toxic characters, writers, and tropes of literature and legend. Join host Emily Edwards to discuss feminist literature, toxic masculinity, gender roles, and intersectiona...
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Hey YA

171 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 123 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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Not Your Demographic

229 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★★ - 104 ratings
Tune in every other week as Stella Cheeks & Erin Cline discuss the state of the world, their never-ending reading lists, and occasionally talk about professional wrestling. It's the same Not Your...
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TekWars 2.0

67 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 97 ratings
TekWars 2.0is the same TekWars as before but with a new host from the previous: introducingBoof Slonker. New episodes every Monday! This one/two episode a week broadcast will not only heighten your...
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Everybody Hates Rand: A Wheel of Time Podcast

182 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★ - 93 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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Skyrim Book Club

1,019 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 92 ratings
An audio book archive of all the literature and lore available in Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
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I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere

209 episodes - Latest episode: 17 days ago - ★★★★★ - 88 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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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine's Fiction Podcast

114 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 84 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 audio ren...
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Literary Treks: A Star Trek Books and Comics Podcast

314 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 81 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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Ink to Film

177 episodes - Latest episode: 16 days ago - ★★★★★ - 75 ratings
Are you the sort of person who likes to read the book before you see the movie? So are Luke and James—a writer and filmmaker respectively who bring their backgrounds studying stories to the table f...
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Sherlock Holmes: Trifles

211 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 69 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...
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LARB Radio Hour

168 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 69 ratings
The Los Angeles Review of Books Radio Hour is a weekly show featuring interviews, readings and discussions about all things literary. Hosted by LARB Editor-at-Large Kate Wolf, Managing Editor Meday...
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Thaddeus Ellenburg's Casual Friday

58 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 65 ratings
Finish the work week in all-out hysterics with short stories written and read by Thaddeus Ellenburg.
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Feminist Book Club: The Podcast

165 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 63 ratings
Feminist Book Club: The Podcast features interviews with feminist authors, conversations with feminist readers, and readings from contemporary feminist works.
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Paraphrase

13 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 63 ratings
Paraphrase is a podcast all about literary beginnings, from the first words in novel to the first steps in a career. Host Stephen Fishbach asks novelists to discuss the craft and thematic decisions...