Books Podcasts
Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All...
Do you wanna hear something scary? Join Sapphire every week as she brings you the creepiest ghost stories, urban legends, and folktales.
Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
The creators of The Bible Project have in-depth conversations about biblical theology. A companion podcast to The Bible Project videos found at thebibleproject.com
Join Mike Schubert, a grown man reading the Harry Potter series for the first time, as he sits down with HP fanatics to poke fun at plot holes, make painfully incorrect predictions, and rant about how Quidditch is the worst sport ever invented.
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
We dive deep into the science, tech, and social issues explored in the novel "After On." It's NOT necessary to be an "After On" reader to listen, learn & enjoy this podcast!
Your new internet besties give you a weekly dose of books, banter, and folks you should be following. Join 30-something reading enthusiasts and real-life best friends Grace Atwood and Becca Freeman every month for a book club featuring a read they promise you won’t be able to put down. In...
Pop Culture Happy Hour is a fun and freewheeling chat about the latest movies, television, books, and music.
Delivering the Mueller Report, in audiobook-style format, without political commentary. Due to the wide public interest in the "Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election," this project started with the belief that quality audio of the report should be...
Bend the knee and join us each week as we re-read the epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin. Each episode will contain a small council meeting for updates on the HBO show, Winds of Winter, and GRR’s ‘Not a Blog’. We also include a short history lesson from A World of...
Suggestible things to read, watch and listen to hosted by James Clement and Claire Tonti
HEA on the go! Original, never-before-heard romance audiobooks from your favorite authors, narrated by professionals and presented for your listening pleasure every, single week! We’ll begin a new, original audiobook every Monday, releasing one section per day, until wrapping it up with a big,...
Arts · Books
Little Stories for Tiny People is a kids' podcast featuring original kids' stories and poems that will delight the tiny people in your life. Perfect for bleary-eyed parents, innovative preschool teachers, and at-wits’-end babysitters looking for an alternative and non-annoying way to engage the...
What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading...
Interviews with your favorite (or soon-to-be favorite) authors, artists, astronauts and more. From WBEZ.
A #Geek and #Comedy #Podcast that debates battles between superheroes and villains from the worlds of #Comics, #Scifi, & #Fantasy. Hosted by @JamesGavsie
You'll get fun and friendly doses of writing advice in three short chunks: a Quick and Dirty Tip, a meaty middle, and a final tidbit. Grammar Girl covers everything from punctuation and grammar to style and voice. QuickandDirtyTips.com
Each week Anne Bogel, host of What Should I Read Next?, tells you about just one great book in ten minutes or less.
Arts · Books
The world's top authors and critics join host Pamela Paul and editors at The New York Times Book Review to talk about the week's top books, what we're reading and what's going on in the literary world.
Interviews with writers, journalists, filmmakers, and podcasters about how they do their work. Hosted by Aaron Lammer, Max Linsky, and Evan Ratliff.
On Hot and Bothered, we encourage people to write Romance novels as a sacred practice. Each episode, we follow the experience of one of Vanessa Zoltan's friends who is writing their very first romance novel. Vanessa is joined by Julia Quinn, her favorite Romance novelist, to discuss romance novel...
Stream over 400 episodes podcasting HBO's Game of Thrones and George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire. Watch along, read along, join the show season by season, chapter by chapter, with visits from actors, artisans, and producers of the series.
The heart of a man is darkness...No person, place or culture is immune to extreme violence. The worst of the worst cases have occurred all over the world.  Be prepared to take a journey, a tour of the world, where the most horrible atrocities have occurred.  Murder, rape, incest,...
"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 pause. A space for self-reflection. A chance for you to rediscover the poetry in life. We hope it’s...
The Brain Candy Podcast is Candy for Your Left Brain and Your Right Brain. Hosts Sarah Rice and Susie Meister from MTV's The Challenge discuss what gets their wheels turning in the worlds of pop culture, literature, science, and psychology. They will share their favorite insights on everything...
MuggleCast is your weekly ride into the Wizarding World. Pioneering the Harry Potter podcast phenomenon in August 2005, MuggleCast has continued to bring its listeners entertaining and thought-provoking discussions about J.K. Rowling's expanding universe. With each new episode we discuss...
Arts · Books
A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
Classic Children's fairy tales, presented as audio dramas, performed by kids, for kids. Including stories from Hans Christian Anderson, the Grimm Brothers, Greek myths, African folk tales and more. WANT TO GET INVOLVED? Support us at www.patreon.com/bykidsforkids. We have many wonderful benefits,...
Women of Harry Potter is a feminist podcast lifting up the successes and struggles of the women in our favorite book series. Join Vanessa Zoltan, Ariana Nedelman, and special guests as we bless a new character from the magical world in each episode. As we move the experiences of these women from...
Can one story change the course of your life? Will Schwalbe, bestselling author of The End of Your Life Book Club and Books for Living, invites notable guests to tell stories of the books — and the moments — that changed them.
Presented by the Close Reads Podcast Network, The Daily Poem offers one essential poem each weekday morning. From Shakespeare and John Donne to Robert Frost and E..E Cummings, The Daily Poem curates a broad and generous audio anthology of the best poetry ever written, read-aloud by David Kern and...
C. Robert Cargill is a screenwriter, novelist, and former film critic. In this podcast, he's joined by film critic David Chen to discuss his advice from his two decades in the entertainment industry. Find more episodes of the show at writealongpodcast.com and email us at writealongpodcast@gmail.com
The Writer's Almanac is a daily podcast of poetry and historical interest pieces, usually of literary significance, hosted by Garrison Keillor.
This podcast features various scary stories, murders, strange mysteries, conspiracy theories, and creepypasta from popular Youtuber MaddMike. These creepy stories are narrations of different peoples postings on reddit and also from different news sources across the internet. From deep web,...
This weekly podcast will be hosted by Torie Clarke and Marc Sterne from the restaurant Chatter in Washington DC. Each week, they'll have entertaining interviews with authors, plus lively discussions about what they are reading, what they love and what they hate! This show will be many things, but...
Arts · Books
Come obsess over A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones with us! Our show is an enthusiastic and heavily-detailed look at the past, present and future of Westeros and the realms beyond.
The Partially Examined Life is a philosophy podcast by some guys who were at one point set on doing philosophy for a living but then thought better of it. Each episode, we pick a short text and chat about it with some balance between insight and flippancy. You don't have to know any philosophy,...
From Shadows at the Door Publishing comes a chilling new podcast, bringing to life a collection of macabre tales and spirited debate. Drawing on the haunted landscapes of classic folk horror, the podcast lifts the veil on some of your favourite ghost stories, and presents new fables throughout a...
Classic lit with a modern tone, every other week. From the creators of Myths and Legends, comes an altogether same-but-different podcast set in the world of classic lit. These are the stories of Dracula, The Time Machine, The Three Musketeers. They're stories written by Jane Austen, Shakespeare,...
Hosted by Blindboy, of the Rubberbandits. An eclectic podcast containing short fiction, interviews and comedy.
Every week host Dan Zupansky will interview the true crime authors that have written about the most shocking killers of all time.
The Adam and Eve Podcast wants you to lighten up about sex. Real employees from Adam & Eve discuss sex and popular culture all with a healthy dose of humor. They also share stories of what it’s like working for America’s largest adult product marketer, it’s probably different than you think. ...
Home of the Alexandria Archives! Broadcasting @ 12 AM twice a month on Alexandria University student radio, the WHAU Signal! IA IA, Wendigos!
Free daily dose of word power from Merriam-Webster's experts
We surprise some of the world's brightest minds with ideas they're not at all prepared to discuss. With host Jason Gots and special guests Neil Gaiman, Alan Alda, Salman Rushdie, Mary-Louise Parker, Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, Saul Williams, Henry Rollins, Bill...
I’m Layla Saad, and my life is driven by One. Burning. Question. How can I become a Good Ancestor? How can I create a legacy of healing and liberation for those who are here in this lifetime, and those who will come after I am gone? In my pursuit to answer this question, I’m interviewing...