fiction/non/fiction

S4 Ep. 25: Tolstoy Forever: Brigid Hughes and Yiyun Li on Retweeting a Russian Classic

Editor and publisher Brigid Hughes and writer Yiyun Li join co-hosts Whitney Terrell and V V Ganeshananthan to talk about reading War and Peace over the course of days with...

Beyond the Page: The Best of the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference

Patrick Radden Keefe on the Relationship Between Reporting and Storytelling

Welcome to Beyond the Page The Best of the Sun Valley Writers Conference Over the past years SVWC has become the gold standard of American literary festivals bringing together contemporary...

TOR Presents: Voyage Into Genre

Ryka Aoki / Andrea Hairston

ITINERARY Ryka Aoki talks about why Light From Uncommon Stars blends genres about how writing poetry helps with writing food and why Lindsey Stirling is awesome Andrea Hairston talks about...

Thresholds

Rebecca Carroll

Jordan chats with writer and critic Rebecca Carroll about the tricky nature of writing memoir being the mother of a Black son and about the power of being the one...

The Maris Review

Episode 121: Lauren Groff

Lauren Groff is a two-time National Book Award finalist and The New York Times bestselling author of three novels The Monsters of Templeton Arcadia and Fates and Furies and the...

Reading Women

Interview with Paula Hawkins

In this week s episode Kendra talks with Paula Hawkins about her book A Slow Fire Burning which is out now from Riverhead Books Check out our Patreon page to...

Open Form

Episode 18: Carmen Maria Machado on Jennifer's Body

In this episode Mychal talks to Carmen Maria Machado about the film Jennifer's Body written by Diablo Cody and directed by Karyn Kusama and starring Megan Box Adam Brody and...

Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady

Anne Sebba on Ethel Rosenberg's Early Days

In this episode of Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady Anne Sebba joins Roxanne to discuss her new book Ethel Rosenberg An American Tragedy out now from St Martin's...

Otherppl with Brad Listi

727. Lucie Elven

Lucie Elven is the author of the debut novel The Weak Spot available from Soft Skull Press Elven has written for publications including The London Review of Books Granta and...

Storybound

Madhuri Vijay reads an excerpt from "The Far Field"

Madhuri Vijay reads an excerpt from her novel The Far Field with an original Storybound remix Madhuri Vijay was born and raised in Bangalore She is the recipient of a...

Finnegan and Friends

5. Musical Conclusions

Some of Finnegans Wake s canniest readers like guest Olwen Fou r don t read the whole thing That makes sense too considering that the book is itself incomplete the...

Writer Types

Amanda Jayatissa, Redhanded!, Tove Alsterdal, Frank Zafiro co-host

Eric is joined by co-host Frank Zafiro and guests Amanda Jayatissa My Sweet Girl Suruthi Bala amp Hannah Maguire from Redhanded the podcast and the new book and Swedish author...

Audiobook Break with AudioFile Magazine

THE ILIAD Book 3

Listen to Paris Menelaus and Helen Book of Homer s epic poem THE ILIAD is one of the earliest and greatest poems in the Western world and the story of...

Literary Disco

Episode 198: Horse Girls

This week Julia Rider and Tod tackle the incredibly popular enduring and surprisingly diverse world of the horse girl We have read a classic of the genre Misty of Chincoteague...

Criminal Broads

The Half-Life of Casey Anthony

Casey Anthony is a woman whose face launched a thousand death threats because most Americans believe she killed her daughter After her high-profile trial and shocking acquittal she became an...

Keen On

Peter Baker and Susan Glasser on The Man Who Ran Washington

In this episode of Keen On Andrew is joined by Peter Baker and Susan Glasser the co-authors of The Man Who Ran Washington The Life and Times of James A...

So Many Damn Books

168: Reading Snapshot, Moving Edition

Christopher and Drew talk about getting rid of books and trying to be more in the present and the logic of owning a lot of books Also a digression into...

First Draft: A Dialogue on Writing

First Draft - Kevin McIlvoy (Returns Yet Again!)

Kevin McIlvoy has published six novels A Waltz The Fifth Station Little Peg Hyssop At the Gate of All Wonder and One Kind Favor and a short story collection The...

The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan

Les Standiford on Why the Circus Is Key to Understanding Who We Are

On today's episode of The Literary Life Mitchell Kaplan talks to Les Standiford about his new book Battle for the Big Top out now from PublicAffairs Books Les Standiford is...

Change Lab: Conversations on Transformation and Creativity

Change Lab Season 9: Make to Know

Pop quiz Do artists and designers create to express what you know Or do we make things to get to know ourselves and the world we inhabit Those are a...

WMFA

WMFA ARCHIVES: Creating Reassuring Writing Frameworks w. KRISTEN ARNETT

Kristen Arnett's latest novel WITH TEETH is out now from Riverhead In this conversation from she and Courtney talk about queer writing beyond the coming-out narrative creating supportive frameworks for...

The NewberyTart Podcast

S7 E4: The Blue Sword

Each week on NewberyTart Jennie and Marcy two book-loving mamas and a librarian and a bookseller respectively read and drink their way through the entire catalogue of Newbery books and...

Unlikeable Female Characters

Episode 67: Amanda Jayatissa

Kristen and Layne interview Amanda Jayatissa about her twisty debut thriller MY SWEET GIRL why rage-writing is the best kind of writing and our collective debt of gratitude to the...

Underreported: Hosted by Nicholas Lemann

John Judis: The Politics of Our Time

John Judis has brought out a book with Columbia Global Reports during each of the last three national political seasons The Populist Explosion in The Nationalist Revival in and now...

Behind the Mic with AudioFile Magazine

TROY by Stephen Fry, read by Stephen Fry

With this final title in his Greek trilogy Stephen Fry himself narrates Troy with unbounded enthusiasm and high energy Host Jo Reed and AudioFile s Robin Whitten discuss how Fry...

Damian Barr's Literary Salon

SALON EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Gilmartin reads from 'Dinner Party: A Tragedy'

We're thrilled to bring you this new episode featuring Dinner Party by Sarah Gilmartin - a brilliant coming-of-age page-turner about the complications of sibling relationships and the trauma of family...

Emergence Magazine Podcast

Living in the Bones – Bathsheba Demuth

Bathsheba Demuth is an environmental historian specializing in the lands and seas of the Russian and North American Arctic In this essay Bathsheba accompanies a Gwitchin friend on a moose...

Time to Eat the Dogs

Replay: Sovietistan

Erika Fatland talks about her long journey through the Central Asian republics and the legacy of Soviet influence there Fatland is the author of many books and essays including Sovietistan...