Podcasts About Books

  • Books and Boba

    by Reera and Marvin Year Published: Twice A Month (Approximately)

    A podcast concerned with Asian and Asian-American writers.  It has book recommendations, author interviews, and updates.  Access it here.

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  • Fictional

    by fictional.fm Year Published: Weekly during the season

    Fictional takes classic literature and retells it in a modern way. Access it here.

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  • Getting Into Comics

    by Tim Paige Year Published: 2016

    Want to read graphic literature but are nervous about the sheer amount? Don't want to feel like a total newbie when you start out?  Check out this podcast that gives you all the background you need to get started.  Access it here.

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  • Hey YA

    by Eric and Kelly Year Published: Twice A Month

    Hear about what is going on in the world of Young Adult (YA) literature. Hear about upcoming releases, movie adaptions and what they have been reading. Access it here.

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  • LeVar Burton Reads

    by LeVar Burton Year Published: 2-4 Times a Month

    Let one of the great storytellers take you away as every episode Mr. Burton reads a selected piece of short fiction aloud.  Access it here.

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  • Literary Disco

    by Rider Strong and Friends Year Published: Twice A Month

    Join a bunch of friends and book nerds as they discuss what they are reading currently, bring in authors for interviews (in which the authors discuss their favorite book) and more. Access it here.

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Podcasts About the World Around You

  • Every Little Thing

    by Flora Lichtman Year Published: Weekly

    AAARRR pirate legs a real thing? How old is Winnie The Pooh? This is a podcast that answers all the questions you did not even know you wanted answered.  Access it here.

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  • Presidential

    by The Washington Post Year Published: 2016-17

    This podcast looks at a President an episode. How they came to be elected, their time in office, and how each redefined the role of President. Access it here.

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  • Reveal

    by The Center For Investigative Reporting Year Published: Weekly

    Reveal is a podcast that brings investigative journalism to the stories you are hearing about.  Go more in depth with stories that impact you and your world. Access it here.

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  • Revisionist History

    by Malcom Gladwell Year Published: Weekly during season

    The author focuses on elements of the past that have been misunderstood or overlooked.  Access it here.

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  • StarTalk

    by Neil DeGrasse Tyson Year Published: Weekly (Sometimes more but usually weekly)

    Hosted by the world's most famous living astrophysicist this podcast deals with all things space. Access it here.

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  • The Allusionist

    by Helen Zaltzman Year Published: Twice A Month

    Delve into some of the peculiarities of the English language on this podcast.  From emojis to tech talk to old English learn all about the language.  Access it here.

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  • The Daily

    by The New York Times Year Published: Weekdays by 6 AM

    Twenty minutes is all it takes to listen to this round up of the day's top news from The New York Times. Access it here.

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  • Today Explained

    by Vox Year Published: Weekdays

    Listen to this podcast at the end of everyday to get a better understanding of the day's news stories. Access it here.

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  • Without Fail

    by Alex Blumberg Year Published: Weekly

    Conversations with athletes, artists, entrepreneurs, and visionaries with emphasis on their successes and their failures and what they learned from both. Access it here.

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Wellness Podcasts

  • Happier with Gretchen Rubin

    by Panoply Year Published: Multiple Times a Week

    Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast.  Access it here.

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  • 10% Happier with Dan Harris

    by ABC News Year Published: Weekly

    Dan Harris is a fidgety, skeptical ABC newsman who had a panic attack live on Good Morning America, which led him to something he always thought was ridiculous: meditation. He wrote the bestselling book, "10% Happier," started an app -- "10% Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics" -- and now, in this podcast, Dan talks with smart people about whether there's anything beyond 10%. Basically, here's what this podcast is obsessed with: Can you be an ambitious person and still strive for enlightenment (whatever that means)? New episodes every Wednesday morning. Access it here.

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  • Science Vs.

    by Gimlet Year Published: Weekly.

    There are a lot of fads, blogs and strong opinions, but then there’s SCIENCE. Science Vs is the show from Gimlet Media that finds out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between. We do the hard work of sifting through all the science so you don't have to. Access it here.

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  • The Medication Podcast

    by Jesse and Jeane Stern Year Published: Monthly

    The Meditation Podcast creates an extraordinary meditation experience for people in their everyday lives. Founded in 2006 by husband-and-wife team Jesse & Jeane Stern, TMP uses guided meditations, binaural beats, mindfulness, and 20+ years experience in Healing Arts.  Access it here.

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