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Sarah Bannan selects her top 10 literary podcasts

2 months ago · ‘For book-lovers like me, who are short on time and poor at meeting the schedules of the radio, the explosion of cultural podcasts has been a life-changer.’
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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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Culture Gabfest

By Slate Magazine
New York Times critic Dwight Garner says “The Slate Culture Gabfest is one of the highlights of my week.” The award-winning Culturefest features Slate culture critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner debating the week in culture, from highbrow to pop.
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This American Life

By This American Life
This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
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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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RTÉ - The Book Show

By RTÉ:Ireland
Presented by Sinead Gleeson, the Book Show celebrates books and the world of writing with readings, discussion, author interviews and special features.
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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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Writers and Company from CBC Radio

By CBC Radio
CBC Radio's Writers and Company offers an opportunity to explore in depth the lives, thoughts and works of remarkable writers from around the world. Hosted by Eleanor Wachtel.
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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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RTÉ - Rick O'Shea

By RTÉ:Ireland
All things pop culture but with Rick's unique twist.
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Rick's 2FM Finale

8 months ago

Lexicon Valley

Lexicon Valley is a podcast about language, from pet peeves, syntax, and etymology to neurolinguistics and the death of languages. Hosted by linguist John McWhorter.
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