NBN Book of the Day

G. Smulewicz-Zucker and M. Thompson, "An Inheritance for Our Times: Principles and Politics of Democratic Socialism" (OR Books, 2020)

Democratic socialism is on the lips of activists and politicians from both the left and the right Some call it extremism some call it common sense What are we talking...

Keen On

David S. Reynolds: What Abraham Lincoln Can Teach Us Now

David S Reynolds is a Distinguished Professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York He is the author of Walt Whitman's America A Cultural Biography winner...

Otherppl with Brad Listi

Episode 672 — Amy Shearn

Amy Shearn is the guest Her new novel Unseen City is available from Red Hen Press It is the official September pick of The Nervous Breakdown Book Club Shearn is...

Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady

We Need to Give Everyone Permission to Feel Things

In the third episode of our new season on Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady Marc Brackett joins Roxanne to discuss his book Permission to Feel Marc Brackett Ph...

Thresholds

Wayétu Moore

Way tu Moore is the author of The Dragons The Giant The Women which was released in June Her debut novel She Would Be King was released in and named...

Reading Women

Interview with Vicki Laveau-Harvie

Kendra talks to Vicki Laveau-Harvie about her memoir The Erratics which is out now from Knopf Thanks to our sponsor The War of the North Saga Find out more here...

The Maris Review

Episode 70: Colin Dickey

Colin Dickey is a writer speaker and academic and has made a career out of collecting unusual objects and hidden histories all over the country He's a regular contributor to...

Storybound

Phil Klay reads an excerpt from "Missionaries"

Phil Klay reads an excerpt from his forthcoming novel Missionaries with sound design and music composition from Tim Karplus Phil Klay is a veteran of the US Marine Corps His...

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

Ayad Akhtar: Finding a Voice to Address the American 'Us'

In this episode of Beyond the Page host John Burnham Schwartz talks with Ayad Akhtar the new president of PEN America and author of Homeland Elegies about the uncanny experience...

fiction/non/fiction

S3 Ep. 26: The Past Is Never Dead: Maurice Carlos Ruffin and Michael Gorra on the 'New South' and Whether Faulkner Still Belongs There

In this week s episode of Fiction Non Fiction co-hosts Whitney Terrell and V V Ganeshananthan are joined by acclaimed novelist Maurice Carlos Ruffin and Pulitzer finalist in Biography Michael...

Unlikeable Female Characters

Episode 42: The Bad Bisexual

Happy Bisexual Awareness Week Your favorite bi bitches Kristen Layne and Wendy are here to make you aware of all the different ways bisexuals can be bad from duplicity to...

Underreported: Hosted by Nicholas Lemann

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

ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE by Louise Penny, read by Robert Bathurst

Robert Bathurst is just about perfect narrating the th Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novel this time in Paris Host Jo Reed and AudioFile s Robin Whitten discuss what might be...

First Draft: A Dialogue on Writing

First Draft - Peter Geye

Peter Geye is the author of the award winning novels Safe from the Sea The Lighthouse Road and Wintering winner of the Minnesota Book Award He currently teaches the year-long...

The Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan

Carl Hiaasen on Satire as a Product of Anger

On this episode of The Literary Life Carl Hiaasen talks with Mitchell Kaplan about his new novel Squeeze Me the ubiquity of Florida pythons and getting his start writing satire...

So Many Damn Books

145: Raven Leilani (LUSTER) & Danzy Senna's NEW PEOPLE

A zoom session with Raven Leilani gets us into all sorts of things from candles to disco to painting to amorality and how you have to come to the page...

The NewberyTart Podcast

Mini-episode: Erin Entrada Kelly

Jennie and Marcy talk with Newbery author Erin Entrada Kelly about everything from the Challenger explosion to hedgehogs Full show notes and more including our long-form interview with Erin at...

Damian Barr's Literary Salon

SALON EXCLUSIVE: Eliza Clark reads from 'Boy Parts'

We love a debut author and emerging Northern literary talent Eliza Clark is no exception In Boy Parts we meet Irina who obsessively takes explicit photographs of the average-looking men...

WMFA

WMFA ARCHIVES: Fighting Perfectionism w. CELESTE NG

Originally airing on November Courtney and Celeste Ng author of Little Fires Everywhere and Everything I Never Told You do a deep dive into process what makes a good beginning...

Emergence Magazine Podcast

Language Keepers, Episode 6: The Power of Revitalization

To conclude our six-part Language Keepers podcast series we explore the rapid rate of language loss occurring around the world and hear from speakers of endangered languages who are increasingly...

Literary Disco

Episode 178: The Tradition

This week, Julia, Rider, and Tod read and discuss Jericho Brown's Pulitzer Prize-winning collection, The Tradition.

LIC Reading Series

READING: Jason Diamond, Kelly Luce, and Sara Majka

Where is all of the literary love for Queens It s right here at LIC Reading Series Join them each week for stories readings and discussions with acclaimed writers recorded...

A Phone Call From Paul

A Conversation with Parul Sehgal

Parul Sehgal is a book critic at The New York Times She was previously a columnist and senior editor at The New York Times Book Review Her work has appeared...

House of SpeakEasy

Seriously Entertaining - Can You Hear Me Now?

As our country reckons with its history of systemic racism House of SpeakEasy seeks to examine injustice intolerance and inequity by amplifying the voices of Black writers who have performed...

Keen On

David S. Reynolds: What Abraham Lincoln Can Teach Us Now

David S Reynolds is a Distinguished Professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York He is the author of Walt Whitman's America A Cultural Biography winner...

Keen On

David S. Reynolds: What Abraham Lincoln Can Teach Us Now

David S Reynolds is a Distinguished Professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York He is the author of Walt Whitman's America A Cultural Biography winner...