Literature Podcasts

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Snoozecast: Stories for Sleep

305 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 758 ratings
Welcome to Snoozecast, the podcast designed to help you fall asleep. New episodes released every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. No in-story ads. Beloved by thousands that fall asleep with us every n...
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What It Takes

146 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 752 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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Literature and History

80 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★★ - 732 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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Book Riot - The Podcast

534 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 722 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

108 episodes - Latest episode: about 5 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 551 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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Naked on Cashmere

150 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 500 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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Get Booked

386 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 470 ratings
Get Booked is a weekly show of personalized book recommendations.
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Chatter on Books

80 episodes - Latest episode: 35 minutes 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

97 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 271 ratings
A slightly tipsy exploration of each episode of the STARZ series OUTLANDER
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Hysterical History

198 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★ - 242 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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Book Fight

152 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 213 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

286 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 191 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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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

61 episodes - Latest episode: 12 months ago - ★★★★★ - 181 ratings
Austen’s timeless romantic classic, follows the lives of the five Bennett sisters, who live in a time where an advantageous marriage and social status are considered a fundamental for any woman to ...
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What The Folklore?

504 episodes - Latest episode: 7 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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Potluck: A Podcast about Southern Culture

75 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 171 ratings
Lifelong southerners Chris and Will talk about happenings and culture in the American South.
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Animalogy \ The Animals in Our Everyday Words & Phrases

28 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 169 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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Depth of Anesthesia

40 episodes - Latest episode: 20 days ago - ★★★★★ - 166 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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Uncanny Japan - Japanese Folklore, Folktales, Myths and Language

132 episodes - Latest episode: 13 days ago - ★★★★★ - 153 ratings
Speculative fiction writer, long-term resident of Japan and Bram Stoker Award finalist Thersa Matsuura explores all that is weird from Japan—strange superstitions, folklore and folktales, cultural ...
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Shelter in Place

121 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 151 ratings
A daily gift of hope to help you find sanity in a world that feels increasingly insane. I share survival stories, explore big ideas, and discover how even in isolation, we’re not alone. A bit On Be...
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The Thing About France

22 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 143 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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Oh No! Lit Class

113 episodes - Latest episode: 12 days ago - ★★★★★ - 130 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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Grimms' Fairy Tales by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm

63 episodes - Latest episode: 12 months ago - ★★★★★ - 130 ratings
Talking animals, wicked stepmothers, valiant tailors, cruel witches! Sixty-two stories that feature familiar figures like Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, Rumplestiltskin, The Twelve Dancing Princesses...
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Alpinist

34 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★★ - 129 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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Hey YA

159 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 119 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

117 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 hour ago - ★★★★★ - 118 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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FBoL

155 episodes - Latest episode: 13 days ago - ★★★★★ - 114 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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Not Your Demographic

223 episodes - Latest episode: 16 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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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

38 episodes - Latest episode: 12 months ago - ★★★★★ - 102 ratings
This timeless novel highlights the abuse and neglect that the orphaned Jane Eyre faced while growing up. This story opens with Jane Eyre being shipped off to be cared for by her uncle Mr. Reed who...
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TekWars 2.0

61 episodes - Latest episode: 22 days 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

138 episodes - Latest episode: 15 days ago - ★★★★ - 89 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...