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13 Podcasts for Bookish Listeners

2 months ago · "Forget your reading glasses at home? Have an hour long commute? As long as you have headphones, you never have to leave the world of books."
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Bookclub

By BBC Radio 4
Led by James Naughtie, a group of readers talk to acclaimed authors about their best-known novels
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The New Yorker Radio Hour

By WNYC Studios and The New Yorker
Profiles, storytelling and insightful conversations, hosted by David Remnick.
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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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Bookworm

By KCRW, Michael Silverblatt
Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.
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Lit Up

By Lit Up
Join host Angela Ledgerwood as she discusses books, writers, life, love and all things literary with the authors she loves.
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Lore

By Aaron Mahnke
Our fears have roots. Lore exposes the darker side of history, exploring the creatures, people, and places of our wildest nightmares. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
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Myths and Legends

By Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser / Bardic
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 the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was ...
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Overdue

By Andrew Cunningham and Craig Getting
Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy murder mysteries: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.
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So Many Damn Books

By Christopher Hermelin + Drew Broussard
A bookish podcast celebrating a love of reading, with literary cocktails, recommendations, and author-guests talking about their work and a book they love. For show info, book lists, and drink recipes, visit somanydamnbooks.com
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Books on the Nightstand

By Books on the Nightstand
A conversational podcast about books, from two longtime veterans of the publishing industry. If you love to read, this podcast is for you. Listen in to hear what's new, what's great, and the books we just can't stop talking about.
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Fresh Air

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.
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Book Riot - The Podcast

By Book Riot
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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