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In which the CenterForLit staff embarks on a quest to discover the Great Ideas of literature in books of every description: ancient classics to fresh bestsellers; epic poems to bedtime stories. This podcast is a production of The Center for Literary Education and is a reading companion for teachers, homeschoolers, and readers of all stripes.
 
Books Are Great is an audio show by Jeff Brandwein and Joe Arko. They sit down and discuss usually one book per episode, with the purpose of finding the valuable ideas inside. Joe and Jeff generally read nonfiction books about personal growth, goal setting, habit formation, psychology and many other practical topics. The conversations are unscripted.
 
In Top 5 Books Shane Coleman asks various people of interest to pick their five favourite books. Shane delves into what made these five books particularly memorable or significant in their lives. Did a writer, story or topic resonate with a particular time in their life? Did it change them as a person? Or was it just a bloody good read? Top 5 Books explores interesting lives and the great books which help define them.
 
Free, high quality audiobooks by audiobook narrator/producer and voice actor RJ Bayley. I'd greatly appreciate if you could leave a review of this podcast where you found it. If you'd like to advertise on this podcast, commission me to to make an audiobook or hire me as a voice actor, please get in touch via the means below: Website: www.rjbayley.com/contact Twitter @RJBayley: www.twitter.com/RJBayley/ Facebook: www.Facebook.com/RJBayleyVoiceArtist Instagram: www.instagram.com/robertjbayley/
 
A high-performing man’s guide to the essentials: PURPOSE: Learn how to find your calling and live a life of meaning and fulfillment. SEX & PORN: Master sex and deepen intimacy…and conquer porn. MASCULINITY: Debunk outdated myths and define masculinity on your own terms. LEADERSHIP: Master the art of leading yourself so you can inspire and impact others. BOOKS GREAT MEN READ: Get access to must-read books for aspiring Great Men. WOMEN: Learn inside secrets from inspiring leaders of women’s co ...
 
Read boldly. Think differently. The Vintage Books Podcast is a fortnightly books podcast, released every other Sunday. What are you reading? That’s how great conversations start at Vintage. We publish some of the world’s most thought-provoking, unforgettable, beautifully designed books – from contemporary trail-blazers to our red-spine Vintage Classics. We know the thrill of coming across an undiscovered work of genius, of reading a classic that you’ve always meant to, of finding a book that ...
 
“Great minds discuss idea; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” This podcast is for ideas people. And, of course, book people. In each (short) episode I take an idea or quote from a book I’ve read and figure out how it can be applied to normal, daily life. Get ready to find new books to read, learn new things, collect interesting conversation-starters for the next party you attend, and discover new ways of looking at history, society and life in general.
 
Nic Gunning hosts the official podcast and radio show of the David A. Howe Public Library. Listen for book news, great segments and library events! Listen in Wednesday at 9 pm on 92.7 WRAQ Angelica. The All the Books Show (2015-2020) Howe's Things (2020-Present)
 
Erik Therwanger impacts people and empowers them to achieve greater results - no matter what circumstances they face. Since 2008, he has transformed individuals, teams, leaders, and organizations by sharing the concepts in six books. On Think GREAT, Erik will uniquely share his combined experiences in the Marine Corps, as an executive business leader, and as his wife's caregiver (four bouts of cancer and cardiac arrest) to empower people who are ready to fulfill their greater purpose, want t ...
 
Most people don’t have time to read the books they want to. Each week join Steph (@stephsbizbookshelf), a life-long bookworm, as she brings you the lessons from the best non-fiction books she’s read. Steph will share the ‘three big things’ the books taught her, favourite quotes and actions she’s implemented since reading the book. If you have an ever-growing pile of half-read books on your bedside table, this podcast is for you. Steph's Business Bookshelf; doing the reading so you don't have to.
 
Banished is about our reassessment of the many people, ideas, objects and even works of art that conflict with modern sensibilities. What can we learn about our present obsession with cancel culture by examining history, and what might it mean for freedom of expression? And how do we reconcile opposing points of view without turning on each other? www.booksmartstudios.org
 
Roger Mifflin is the somewhat eccentric proprietor of The Haunted Bookshop, a second-hand bookstore in Brooklyn that is “haunted by the ghosts of all great literature.” Beginning with the arrival of a young advertising man and the mysterious disappearance of a certain volume from the shelves of the bookshop, a lively and often humorous tale of intrigue unfolds, generously sprinkled with liberal doses of Roger’s unique philosophy on literature and book selling.
 
Grampa Jim tells about what's going on in town this week. It's small-town drama with a bit of humor here and there. Sometimes re-telling the stories of when he was a boy in Washington state during World War 2. Check out Books on AMAZON: THE TRADING POST and KIDNAPPED, by James R. von Feldt.
 
This podcast is aimed to help CEE founders in building global tech companies. INOVO VENTURE PARTNERS is a first-choice VC for ambitious founders from Poland and the CEE region. We back early-stage, post-traction startups with up to €3M of initial investment, and help them build global brands, while driving growth of the local startup ecosystem. We take great pride in being close to top founders who think big. We’re investors in: Booksy, Restaumatic, Sotrender, Infermedica, Spacelift, Tidio, ...
 
The podcast most capable of ruining bookstores for you forever. TV's Kevin Lanigan, Vern Tooley, Joe Konroy, & Justin Germeroth are veteran improvisers, taking their singular gifts for bringing silly characters to life directly to you. What if all the great writers you learned about in school were alive and well? What if they were unstable morons? What if Jane Austen swung from the chandelier on weekends and Mark Twain was a weird racist? These are the kinds of questions we answer here. You ...
 
The movies are great. The shows are fantastic. So you've been thinking about Getting Into Comics. But where do you start? There are so many choices! Almost a century's worth of stories! And 23 different versions of Deadpool! Whether you've never picked up a comic book in your life, or you read them when you were younger and want to pick it back up again, that's what Getting Into Comics is all about. It's the show that demystifies the world of comic books -- hosted by Tim Paige, who has recen ...
 
How do you know a good book when you see it? What books are really worth reading? The purpose of this conversation is to help mothers and fathers identify books that will liberate their children to embrace truth, goodness, and beauty. We’ll be pondering questions of life and lifestyle as we seek to become people who live deeply and read deeply, drawing our children into the adventure of reading and living.
 
The writing life must be nurtured. It's hard out there. But telling stories is a glorious endeavor. Join award-winning writer, bestselling author, and the editor of WRITER SHED PRESS, David W. Berner inside his writing shed outside Chicago as he delves into the triumphs, struggles, and adventures of the writing life.
 
In this recording, made in 1976, Titanic survivor Albert Caldwell relives his experiences on board the Titanic. Albert Caldwell's great-niece, Julie Hedgepeth Williams, published A Rare Titanic Family with NewSouth Books, which describes the lives of Albert Caldwell and his family before, during and after their trip aboard the Titanic. For more information, visit http://www.newsouthbooks.com/titanic.
 
So... what are you wearing? Nothing but headphones, you say? Well that's perfect attire for you to join us, Calina and Saylet, in our new podcast 'Shhh We're Reading Dirty Books'. We welcome adults to listen and join us in our discussions about hot and steamy paranormal romance novels, while also breaking down walls that keep women and our friends from speaking openly about our sexuality and ultimate fantasies. We invite you join us as we enter multiple supernatural worlds and to share your ...
 
Friends Julia, Kelly, and Rachael discuss the newest books, trends and their never-ending TBR stacks. There will be laughs, great recommendations, and possibly (definitely) some spoilers. Tune in weekly and find out why these three have entirely ruined their dispositions with books. Want us to let you know what YOU should read? Fill out our google form and we'll recommend something to you on the podcast! https://forms.gle/QkN4uFtBTjnsGom88
 
Danii and Joy grew up loving the Baby-Sitters Club series by Ann M. Martin. Now, as queer, literature-loving twenty-somethings and once college roommates they're diving into the books, tv shows, and films to see why they meant so much to them and so many other young girls. Exploring the Baby-Sitters Club universe through a critical gender/race/sexuality/class/etc analysis may seem like an unusual move...but they're hoping, like Kristy Thomas, that this was a Great Idea. https://linktr.ee/gre ...
 
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Scott and Karl finish their discussion of “Good and Evil, Good and Bad,” the first essay from Friedrich Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morals. Nietzsche demonstrates that the Christian world is steeped in false piety and infected with slave morality. Slave morality is based on resentment over the beauty, wisdom, power, and glory of the master clas…
 
Where do you go to sample the best food and drink when you are out on the road following your team around the country. Gone are the days when fans have to suffer hideous overpriced stadium food because here is a guide of where to go to sample some of the best local specialities both food and drink in and around every stadium in the country. The boo…
 
Caseen Gaines' Footnotes: The Black Artists Who Rewrote the Rules of the Great White Way (Sourcebooks, 2021) is a rollicking, entertaining, and fascinating cultural history of the 1921 Broadway musical Shuffle Along. Created by Black writers and composers and performed by an all-Black cast, Shuffle Along was one of the early cultural milestones of …
 
BiblioFiles is taking a sabbatical – but not to fear! When we return, we’re coming back bigger and better than ever. In the meantime, be sure you’re subscribed to the channel so you don’t miss our new season when it launches, as well as some little surprises we have planned for while we’re gone.CenterForLit による
 
Hey, have you subscribed to the bookmark newsletter? A fortnightly email with book reviews and ideas of what you should be reading next. Click here to subscribe. This week, it's time for another quarterly check in on my favourite reads from the last three months. If you missed the first part of the 2021 'best books', you can listen to it here, and …
 
Multi- award winning crime writer Michael Robotham on his latest thriller, “When You Are Mine”. SHOW NOTES: Nicole Abadee Website: https://www.nicoleabadee.com.au Facebook: @booksbooksbookspodcast OR @nicole.abadee Twitter: @NicoleAbadee Instagram: @nicoleabadee Michael Robotham Website: https://www.michaelrobotham.com Hachette "When You Are Mine":…
 
Dani and Mollie from the Black Chick Lit podcast join me to discuss Jessie Redmon Fauset's third novel, "The Chinaberry Tree". A fascinating novel that explores the lives of three black women in a small suburban town in early 1900s New Jersey. The novel explores their desire for respectability and security through marriage. But a family secret ling…
 
This third book in the Misfit Series is everything we hoped it would be. While the Siren Misfit left us a bit disappointed, Bunny Misfit is just as funny and sexy as Eve’s books usually are. This is the story of Claire (a very unusual bunny shifter) and Derek (a handsome werewolf from her past). They meet up unexpectedly as both are investigating a…
 
The Shoemaker Murder can be found in the anthology “Spooks, Spies, and Private Eyes” edited by Paula L. Woods. A collection of mystery, crime, and suspense fiction by Black authors. You can purchase you own copy of this anthology by going to www.ifoundthisgreatbook.com/145. The Shoemaker Murder is a locked room mystery set in Harlem in the early 19…
 
Hi, Should-Heads! It's technically fall and we are ready for it. Bring on your apple cider, comfy clothes and...all things scary?! (If you're Kelly.) Book News: Reader infographic: https://blog.bookbaby.com/2020/08/the-reading-habits-of-five-generations-infographic/ Currently Reading: Julia: Grown (Tiffany D. Jackson) Kelly: The Lost Girls (Sonia H…
 
#266 Join the Facebook Group for Men: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheGreatManWithin Email me: Dominick@DominickQ.com (What are the most important topics you want Bryan and I to cover to help you become your best self in 2022?) -------------------------------------------------- In this Episode: 10 minutes on each of these topics: 1. Money. Unpac…
 
Hey, have you subscribed to the bookmark newsletter? A fortnightly email with book reviews and ideas of what you should be reading next. Click here to subscribe. About the author Guy Raz is an independent producer who has been described by the New York Times as “one of the most popular podcasters in history.” He’s the founder and CEO of Built-It Pr…
 
This week's episode of the Vintage Books Podcast features an extract from the audiobook of Greek Myths by Charlotte Higgins, illustrated by Chris Ofili. Content notice: this episode contains mentions of rape and sexual violence. You can find out more about the book here: https://bit.ly/greekmyths_Cs Follow us on Twitter @vintagebooks ᛫ Sign up to t…
 
Pip Williams on her fascinating novel, “ A Dictionary of Lost Words” Nicole Abadee Website: https://www.nicoleabadee.com.au Facebook: @booksbooksbookspodcast OR @nicole.abadee Twitter: @NicoleAbadee Instagram: @nicoleabadee Pip Wiliams Web: http://pipwilliams.com.au Penguin Random House - "Dictionary of the Lost Words": https://www.penguinrandomhou…
 
Hamilton: An American Musical made its record-breaking Broadway debut in 2015—but the musical has reached far beyond typical Broadway audiences to pave a path into political discourse, pop culture, classroom curriculums, and the broader conversation about contemporary American politics. What led to this chain reaction of popularity, and how does it…
 
Hi, Should-Heads! We're so excited to be talking with Debbie Rigaud, one of our new favorite authors! Her most recent book is Simone Breaks All the Rules, but we delve into her backlist (including a royal rom-com), what it's like to work with Alyssa Milano and so much more. Check out the gorgeous cover for her upcoming release, A Girl's Guide to Lo…
 
Marcie Stokman, founder and president of Well-Read Mom, joins Charity for a conversation. Marcie tells of the need she saw that motivated her to found Well-Read Mom. Marcie and Charity share how deep reading, in a community of women, has impacted them. They talk about the "moral imagination" and how fiction shapes a sense of truth and goodness. Cha…
 
Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist is one of the biggest selling books in literary history. But reading his great fable of inner enlightenment is only part of the journey. Author Colm Holland delves into the real meaning of Coelho's story in the pages of his own bestselling book, The Secret of The Alchemist and joins Writer Shed Podcast host David W. Ber…
 
Franz Nicolay's Someone Should Pay for Your Pain (Gibson House Press, 2021) is a moving, funny, and sometimes brutal novel about the life of a touring musician. Rudy Pauver is a punk-turned-singer-songwriter now roughly ten years past his peak. He draws a small but steady crowd in bars and venues far from the beaten track, all while enduring the th…
 
Between 1942 and 1945, the United States government forcibly removed approximately 120,000 people "of Japanese ancestry" from their homes and into self-proclaimed concentration camps across the American West and South. At every step in the way, social workers played integral roles in the intricate machinery of racism and bureaucracy that allowed th…
 
Today I talk to Jared Davidson, the author of The History of a Riot: Class, Popular Protest and Violence in Early Colonial Nelson (Bridget Williams Books, 2021). In 1843, the New Zealand Company settlement of Nelson was rocked by the revolt of its emigrant labourers. Over 70 gang-men and their wives collectively resisted their poor working conditio…
 
Hi, Should-Heads! We're about to be incredibly optimistic and share the five books we're each determined to read before the end of the year. Will we do it, or are we setting ourselves up for failure? Book News: Stephen King short story: https://www.humblebundle.com/books/humble-charity-red-screen-stephen-king-books Supply chain problems: https://ww…
 
In Child Sexual Abuse Inquiries and the Catholic Church: Reassessing the Evidence (Firenze UP, 2021), Dr Miller analyses empirical findings, methodologies and conclusions of the three main national inquiries (Irish, US, Australian) into child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, and Church responses. Contrasts are drawn with overall media reporting…
 
#265 Join the Facebook Group for Men: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheGreatManWithin Free Resources (book lists, meditations, worksheets): https://www.dominickq.com/resources --------------------------------------------------------------- On this podcast we’ve had a number of experts who specialize in various realms of men’s health – physical, m…
 
Hey, have you subscribed to the bookmark newsletter? A fortnightly email with book reviews and ideas of what you should be reading next. Click here to subscribe. About the book Do you find yourself swamped by everyone landing problems on your desk, for you to solve? Do you wonder why your team members hand over issues for you to sort out, rather th…
 
Mary Gauthier was twelve years old when she was given her Aunt Jenny’s old guitar and taught herself to play with a Mel Bay basic guitar workbook. Music offered her a window to a world where others felt the way she did. Songs became lifelines to her, and she longed to write her own, one day. Then, for a decade, while struggling with addiction, Gaut…
 
Griffith Review Episode 2: Ashley Hay on Griffith Review 73: Hey, Utopia! Ashley discusses the power of imagination to transform the world we live in - through art, a reckoning with Australia's colonial history, a meaningful response to climate change and a different approach to eradicating poverty - just to name a few ideas ...featuring talented w…
 
This week, Scott and Karl begin their discussion of “Good and Evil, Good and Bad,” the first essay from Friedrich Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals. This essay questions the value of our moral concepts and examines their evolution. Karl says, "Evil is not the same as bad. Once you figure that out, the rest of the essay is easier for you." Niet…
 
In the name of agriculture, urban growth, and disease control, humans have drained, filled, or otherwise destroyed nearly 87 percent of the world's wetlands over the past three centuries. Unintended consequences include biodiversity loss, poor water quality, and the erosion of cultural sites, and only in the past few decades have wetlands been wide…
 
Oh boy, guys! We haven’t read a Nalini Singh book in years and we are so excited to get back to another amazing story! Sascha Duncan is an emotionless Psy, supposedly, who works hard to keep her position in the Psy dominating society, while also trying to keep her ‘defect’ a secret. That is until she meets Lucas Hunter, alpha of the Changeling clan…
 
Nicholas, today's guest, explains Australia has no war hero more impressive than Tongerlongeter. Leader of the Oyster Bay nation of south-east Tasmania in the 1820s and ’30s, he and his allies led the most effective frontier resistance ever mounted on Australian soil. They killed or wounded some 354 – or 4 per cent – of the invaders of their countr…
 
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