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The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan
Mitchell Kaplan has been a bookseller and has owned the independent bookstores Books & Books for over 35 years. He is also co-founder of the acclaimed Miami Book Fair. If you love books, writers or are a passionate reader, this podcast is for you. Enter The Literary Life where every Friday you’ll hear candid conversations with Mitchell and his guests.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.9 stars from 149 ratings
Great host and authors
I started listening to your podcast after a friend’s recommendation. My family listens too since we’re home during this pandemic. Now we’re reading these authors’ books. Thank you for this Mitchell Kaplan.
Phil from NYC via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/17/20
As always, Diane Ravitch was insightful, passionate, and extraordinarily well-versed on one of the most important issues facing our democracy: the life of our public education system. This conversation with Mitchell Kaplan serves as an intimate, authentic, and effective exegesis of her work on...Read full review »
MDCPS Teacher via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/16/20
Best discussion of books
I especially enjoyed the interview with Erin Morgenstern. Fantasy books are not usually my first or second choice when selecting books to read. But, now I am going to read The Night Circus and The Starless Sea.
Whyte10 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/21/20
Recent Episodes
Journalist and award-winning author, Nicholas Griffin, talks with Mitchell Kaplan about the most dangerous year in Miami’s history, 1980. From the Mariel boatlift, cocaine cowboys to the deadly riots that followed the acquittal of four police officers in the death of Arthur McDuffie, a Black,...
Published 07/10/20
The author of My Year of Rest and Relaxation, Homesick for Another World and Eileen, joins Books & Books' events coordinator, Cristina Nosti, for a virtual conversation on bookstores, craft, isolation, film, humor, art, love and death. Moshfegh talks in-depth and reads from her latest novel...
Published 07/03/20
“It was a very interesting experience for me writing in the first-person. So I put on a blonde wig and a pantsuit every morning for three years…I actually mean that metaphorically,” Curtis Sittenfeld. On this episode, Curtis talks with Mitchell about RODHAM, her all too real, alternate biography...
Published 06/26/20
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