I’m back with another round of bookish podcast recommendations! There are so many great podcasts out there and I’ve listed the ones that I’ve recently been listening to below. Enjoy!
Beaks & Geeks by Penguin Random House
I’m honestly bummed that I didn’t know about this show earlier because I love their segments! It’s informal and conversational with author interviews, writing tips, and upcoming book releases. I’ve listened to quite a few at this point (each clip is pretty short) including interviews with Ernest Cline, Charlene Harris, Beatriz Williams (my favorite author!!!!), Tana French, Fiona Barton, and Sylvia Day. I really recommend this one!
World Book Club by BBC World Service
This show features longer segments covering a range of stories from classics to contemporaries. I listened to a panel discussing The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, a fantastic story loved by many around the world. The panel discussed the artistry in Fitzgerald’s language and the idea of reinvention. I thought it was really interesting when they discussed whether there are heroes in The Great Gatsby and if so, who can be categorized as one. This is a good show too.
Books & Authors with Cary Barbor
I enjoy the content of this show quite a bit. In an interview with Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven, the host asks questions about how the idea developed for this post-apocolyptic story. An aspect of the book that I really enjoyed was that it’s not enough to simply survive, but that art needs to have a place in life too. The podcast also hosts interviews with literary agents and editors as well, both of which I found to be really insightful!
What about you all? What are you listening to?
4 thoughts on “Bookish Podcasts pt. 2”
Thank you for sharing! I’m just beginning to get into Podcasts, these suggests are a great starting point for me!
Of course! I’m so glad to hear that and I hope you enjoy 🙂
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I love the BBC podcast. I listen whenever I can at work. I’ll have to check out that Penguin Random House one.
I totally agree, the BBC podcast is great and I want to try to listen to it more! I hope you enjoy the Penguin Random House one too!