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Words in your ears: the 10 best books podcasts

4 months ago · "You can’t read books all the time; trust me, I’ve tried (and like I said to the officer, at least I wasn’t texting and driving). The next best thing is a good books podcast. There’s plenty out there so here are 10 of the best:"
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Bookworm

By KCRW, Michael Silverblatt
Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.
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London Review Bookshop Podcasts

By London Review Bookshop
Twice a week or so, the London Review Bookshop becomes a miniature auditorium in which authors talk about and read from their work, meet their readers and engage in lively debate about the burning topics of the day. Fortunately, for those of you who weren't able to make it to one of our talks, were able to make it but couldn't get a ticket, or did in fact make it but weren't paying attention and want to listen again, we make a recording of everything that happens. So now you can hear Alan Ben...
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Audio Book Club

By Slate Magazine/Panoply
Join Slate's critics for monthly discussions of new and important books. Read the book club selections and then listen in as our critics hold lively - and sometimes heated - debates about the works. Part of the Panoply Network.
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Books and Authors

By BBC Radio 4
This podcast features Open Book and A Good Read. In Open Book Mariella Frostrup talks to authors about their work. In A Good Read Harriett Gilbert discusses favourite books.
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Freedom, Books, Flowers & the Moon

By the TLS
A weekly culture and ideas podcast brought to you by the Times Literary Supplement.
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The New Yorker: Fiction

By WNYC Studios and The New Yorker
A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
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The Guardian Books podcast

By theguardian.com
The Guardian Books podcast is our weekly look at the world of books, poetry and great writing presented by  Claire Armitstead,  Richard Lea, & Sian Cain. With in-depth interviews with leading authors and investigations into the thematic trends in contemporary writing, this is the perfect book worm’s companion
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The Book Review

By The New York Times
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.
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Dear Book Nerd

By Book Riot
A bookish advice show that answers your questions about life, love and literature.
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