Podcasts Your Librarian would Love

A curated podcast list by eluttrull
Creation Date June 20th, 2018
Updated Date Updated July 3rd, 2019
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Podcasts for Bookworms
Library Talks
Join The New York Public Library and your favorite writers, artists, and thinkers for smart talks and provocative conversations from the nation’s cultural capital.
So Many Damn Books
Christopher (@cdhermelin) and Drew (@drewsof) talk about reading, literature, publishing, and trying to make it through their never-dwindling stack of things to read. All with a themed drink in their hands. Recorded at the Damn Library in Brooklyn, NY. For show info, book lists, and drink recipes, visit somanydamnbooks.com
Reading Women
Reading Women releases new episodes every Wednesday. Each month features two episodes on the same theme—one highlighting a range of titles and one discussing two titles more in depth—and two author interviews with talented women writers whose work we’ve loved.
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This podcast could've been called "Women Talking About Books Written by Women" but I guess it isn't very catchy
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The Paris Review
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An audio odyssey behind the scenes at the world's most legendary literary magazine. A phantasmagoric blend of stories, archival tape, and interviews with the likes of James Baldwin, Ernest Hemingway, and Dorothy Parker. Plus, the cutting-edge writers of our time.
Overdue
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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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This show discusses all those books you know you should probably get around to reading. But now that this podcast exists, you don't have to.
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Otherppl with Brad Listi
A weekly podcast featuring in-depth interviews with today's leading authors. Hosted by Brad Listi.
Minorities in Publishing
Bimonthly podcast from publishing professionals Bev Rivero & Jenn Baker, and other industry insiders, on diversity (or lack thereof) in the industry.
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This show is a great resource for people looking to get into publishing and the diversity problems of the industry
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Literary Friction
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A monthly conversation about books and ideas on NTS Radio hosted by friends Carrie Plitt, a literary agent, and Octavia Bright, a writer and academic. Each show features an author interview, book recommendations, lively discussion and a little music too, all built around a related theme - anything from the novella to race to masculinity. Listen live on NTS Radio www.nts.live
Lit Up
Join host Angela Ledgerwood as she discusses books, writers, life, love and all things literary with the authors she loves.
Between The Covers : Conversations with Writers in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry
Author interviews with today's best writers — established & up-and-coming — in fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Hosted by David Naimon, Tin House & KBOO 90.7 FM, Portland, Oregon. --The Guardian's 10 Best Book Podcasts --Book Riot's 15 Outstanding Podcasts for Book Lovers --the most intense and awesome podcast I've ever been a part of–Gary Shteyngart
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Sweet, sweet interviews with authors of all kinds
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Literary Disco
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Writers talk about reading. Hosted by Tod Goldberg, Julia Pistell, and Rider Strong.
Bookworm
Intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations.
The Guardian Books podcast
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
Freedom, Books, Flowers & the Moon
A weekly culture and ideas podcast brought to you by the Times Literary Supplement.
Book Fight
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A weekly podcast about books, writing, reading, and raccoons. Hosted by Mike Ingram and Tom McAllister, editors at Barrelhouse Magazine and authors of fiction and creative nonfiction. Winner of a 2015 Philadelphia Geek Award for Best Streaming Media Project. You don't need to read the books to enjoy the show!
Banging Book Club
Hello! We are Banging Book Club, three friends who decided to read a book about sex every month of 2016. We thought we'd document it in a monthly podcast, which you can listen to here! We hope you enjoy it - feel free to subscribe to our podcasts on iTunes or listen on Soundcloud. If you're looking for spoiler free summaries of each book, we have created a five minute video for each read which you can find the link to in the description of each podcast. Basically, we're the baddest bitches in the sex book genre and we want to take you along for the ride.