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The Los Angeles Review of Books is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and disseminating rigorous, incisive, and engaging writing on every aspect of literature, culture, and the arts. The Los Angeles Review of Books magazine was created in part as a response to the disappearance of the traditional newspaper book review supplement, and, with it, the art of lively, intelligent long-form writing on recent publications in every genre, ranging from fiction to politics. The Los Angeles ...
 
Tune in to hear two friends discuss all the steamy (and sometimes tepid) details of the regency romance genre. Join us each episode as we take a trip across the pond and into the past in search of swoon-worthy Happily Ever After’s! We talk about all your regency favorites like Julia Quinn’s Bridgertons or Lisa Kleypas’ Ravenels, plus we dive deep into exciting new releases from rising stars like Scarlett Peckham, Cat Sebastian, and Evie Dunmore. We’ve got full book reviews AND fabulous inter ...
 
Reviews and author interviews on books featuring women in aviation. Looking for inspiring stories about powerful and adventurous women? Check out the Aviatrix Book Review website www.aviatrixbookreview.com to find hundreds of books featuring women in aviation and space, about all types of flying, in all genres, for all ages.
 
"Not every book is for every child, but for every child there is a book." The Children’s Book Review, is a resource devoted to children’s literature and literacy. In the Growing Readers Podcast, we produce author and illustrator interviews focused on the best books for kids of all ages. We help parents, grandparents, caregivers, teachers, and librarians to grow readers. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thechildrensbookreview/support
 
Like Romance Novels? Want to find your next great read? Or maybe you just want to hear one person's opinion on if they liked the book or not. Join Heidi. Heidi doesn't hold back. Heidi expects Romance Novel's to be great books and she expects authors to create compelling characters. Hear her thoughts! This is a podcast to discuss romance books and give a review and rating. It is to help romance book readers find a next great read or new author to explore. Each podcast is broken into two sect ...
 
Marty McAuley and Justin Macartney talk whisky. Join us on our other platforms here - https://linktr.ee/IrishWhiskey whisky, whiskey, spirits, drink, liquor, hooch, moonshine, alcohol, rotgut, distillery, scotch, corn, distiller, moonshiner, poteen, rye, distil, distill, usquebaugh, mountain dew, spiritus, frumenti, white lightning, malt Scotch, barley-bree, red-eye, usque, screech, screigh, firewater, water of life, John Barleycorn et al
 
From The Daily Princetonian, Book-ish is more than a book review podcast: every other Saturday, listen for a candid discussion of a great book –– ranging to thoughts inside and outside the text at large. Book-ish is written and hosted by Gabriel Robare ‘24 and produced by Francesca Block ’22 under the 145th Managing Board of The Daily Princetonian. The theme was composed and performed by Robare, and the cover art is by Sydney Peng ’22. Have a book you want us to review, or want to talk about ...
 
Join long time fan and voracious reader Keith as he roams through the world of professional wrestling books. The show features short, simple and 98% spoiler free looks at new and classic books about the world of pro-wrestling. Thanks for listening. Follow on Twitter @wrestlebookrevu or visit the blog at wrestlebookreview.blogspot.com. Ratings and subs are much appreciated.
 
Book Chat is a book review Podcast hosted by the authors Ishaan and Ritu Lalit . They read and review a new book every week. They give their opinions on the writing, language and over all book. In a fun new way. Sixth World Radio is a Channel by Ishaan Lalit. It features the following weekly episodes - Book Reviews with Ritu Lalit, Formula 1 News and Fight Talk.
 
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To mark the 200th anniversary of the world’s biggest Scotch whisky brand in 2020, Diageo’s head of whisky outreach, Dr Nicholas Morgan, penned a new book recounting the history behind Johnnie Walker. A Long Stride is the first in-depth account of the history of blended Scotch whisky brand Johnnie Walker, which dates back to 1820. The tome recounts …
 
As the rest of the world worries about what a future might look like under Chinese supremacy, Edward Luttwak worries about China's own future prospects. Applying the logic of strategy for which he is well known, Luttwak argues that the most populous nation on Earth and its second largest economy may be headed for a fall. For any country whose risin…
 
"If a man was ever capable of making sweet love to the sea, this is the romantic story he would write." 'The Old Man And The Sea' by Ernest Hemingway is a quite short novella of an old man (Santiago) and his relationship to the sea. Set in the Gulf of Mexico, it tells of his pitched battle with the biggest catch of his life and his eventual tainted…
 
After 12 years, Luke finally reads the third book of Kim Stanley Robinson’s Three Californias Triptych: Pacific Edge. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: https://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: https://www.luke…
 
I knew I wanted to read Death in Her Hands , Ottessa Moshfegh’s newest novel, before I knew anything about it. Moshfegh’s My Year of Rest and Relaxation was one of the best books I read in 2019 —a darkly comic novel about a young woman’s extended hibernation with a battery of prescription meds—and I couldn’t wait to see what the author would do nex…
 
Heidi discovered Angela Knight when she read about writing that Angela wrote (referenced below). In her book about writing, Angela used her own work to provide examples about things she was discussing. Heidi loved her paranormal/science fiction romances so much that she purchased them immediately. In Jane's Warlord - Baran Arvid travels backwards i…
 
In his new book, “Last Best Hope,” George Packer describes “Four Americas,” and the tensions that exist between these different visions of the country. He calls them “Free America” (essentially libertarian), “Real America” (personified by Sarah Palin), “Smart America” (the professional class) and “Just America” (identity politics). On this week’s p…
 
This book should be a movie!! Let me know your thoughts after reading and if you're in the writer's room workin' on somethin hit me up! https://bantubookreview.wordpress.com/ twitter.com/bantubookreview bantubookreview@gmail.com Get the book here or anywhere books are sold: https://www.amazon.com/My-Sister-Seri... Credits My Sister, The Serial Kill…
 
Bangkoknoi Book Review ตอนที่ 101 บ้านที่กลับไม่ได้ โดย บุญเลิศ วิเศษปรีชา สำนักพิมพ์ มูลนิธิกระจกเงา ย้อนฟังตอนที่ 84 สายสตรีท ได้ที่ https://www.podbean.com/ew/pb-vqke5-c4e745 ติดตามเราได้ที่ Facebook: http://facebook.com/bangkoknoibookreview ฟังผ่าน Podbean https://bknbookreview.podbean.com Apple Podcast https://itunes.apple.com/th/podcast/bangk…
 
Sarah speaks with Bethany Mangle about her debut young adult novel, Prepped. Becca is a high school senior who has grown up in a doomsday community, has been taught to always prepared for the worst, has an arranged marriage pending with the boy from the bunker next door, and just wants to escape, go to college and be as normal as possible. If you e…
 
In this episode of the Growing Readers Podcast, I talk with author and children's librarian Lydia M. Sigwarth about her debut picture book Dear Librarian, a "thank you" to anyone who has offered a child love and support during a difficult time. Wisconsin librarian Lydia is working her dream job of talking books with budding bookworms. Dear Libraria…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Caitlin Wahrer, author of The Damage. “[One of the] buzziest new books arriving this season… [a] rollercoaster of terror, marked by whip-fast twists and turns.”—New York Times “Pulled me in from the first page… put this one high on your summer list.”—Stephen King When a small-town family is pushed to the brink, how…
 
Wendy and Amy kick off Season 3 with Ray Bradbury's short story "The Veldt." In this first piece of prose in the power theme, they look at the dynamic of power between parents and children. And how does a nursery go from soothing to sinister? Pop a cork to the power of the veldt. Links mentioned in the show: 1) Ray Bradbury's Website and link to th…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Laura Lippman, author of Dream Girl. “My dream novel. I devoured this in three days. The sharpest, clearest-eyed take on our #MeToo reckoning yet. Plus: enthralling.” —Megan Abbott, Edgar Award-winning author of Dare Me and The Fever Following up on her acclaimed and wildly successful New York Times bestseller Lady…
 
A team of journalists with unparalleled inside access provides the first full, in-depth account of WikiLeaks, its founder Julian Assange, and the ethical, legal, and political controversies it has both uncovered and provoked. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice messa…
 
Almost every culture on earth has drink, and where there's drink there's drunkenness. But in every age and in every place drunkenness is a little bit different. It can be religious, it can be sexual, it can be the duty of kings or the relief of peasants. It can be an offering to the ancestors, or a way of marking the end of a day's work. It can sen…
 
Antony recommends a crime novel that’s already won multiple awards, and which he considers one of the most accomplished debuts he’s read. Antony Johnston Referenced Works The Man on the Street [Amazon] Show Notes & Links Support this show and other shows like it on The Incomparable network by becoming a member. Members get early access to podcasts,…
 
The long-awaited new novel from one of America’s most highly regarded contemporary writers, The Committed follows the Sympathizer as he arrives in Paris as a refugee. There he and his blood brother Bon try to escape their pasts and prepare for their futures by turning their hands to capitalism in one of its purest forms: drug dealing. No longer in …
 
Conceived over thirty years of painting and creating in his studio, this book is Makoto Fujimura’s broad and deep exploration of creativity and the spiritual aspects of “making.” What he does in the studio is theological work as much as it is aesthetic work. In between pouring precious, pulverized minerals onto handmade paper to create the prismati…
 
"Never were so many facts explained by so few assumptions." 'River Out Of Eden' by Richard Dawkins is a simplified explanation of Darwinian evolutionary theory. It contains 5 sections, all of which provide arguments for why natural selection is true and debunking those of creationists. These arguments are based on the science of DNA (ATCG base pair…
 
On this week's show we're joined by two authors, Kate Zambreno and Susan Bernofsky, who have both written a magisterial work about a past literary master.First, Medaya Ocher and Kate Wolf talk with Kate Zambreno about To Write as if Already Dead, a study of the writing and photography of Herve Guibert (1955-1991); and, in particular, his work To Th…
 
A powerful investigation into a grisly political murder and the authoritarian regime behind it: Do Not Disturb upends the narrative that Rwanda sold the world after one of the deadliest genocides of the twentieth century. We think we know the story of Africa’s Great Lakes region. Following the Rwandan genocide, an idealistic group of young rebels o…
 
Thank you again so much to Cat Sebastian for joining us! Find Cat on her website at catsebastian.com Follow her on Twitter @catswrites Follow her on Instagram @catswrites Pick up a copy of one of Cat's favorite books below! Heated Rivalry by Rachel Reid For My Lady's Heart by Laura Kinsale And be sure to grab Cat's newest release The Queer Principl…
 
A work of extraordinary range and striking originality, The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen traces the global history of written constitutions from the 1750s to the twentieth century, modifying accepted narratives and uncovering the close connections between the making of constitutions and the making of war. In the process, Linda Colley both reappraises…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Kelly Rimmer, author of The Warsaw Orphan. Instant New York Times bestseller! Inspired by the real-life heroine who saved thousands of Jewish children during WWII, The Warsaw Orphan is Kelly Rimmer’s most anticipated novel since her bestselling sensation, The Things We Cannot Say. “Heart-stopping.” – Lisa Wingate, …
 
How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions still relevant? What should we teach our children? Yuval Noah Harari's 21 Lessons for the 21st Century is a probing and visionary investigation into today's most urgent issues as we move into the uncharted territor…
 
What goes through your head when you experience the deepest isolation possible? 'The Story Of A Shipwrecked Sailor' by Gabriel García Márquez is a small book and really the title says it all. It's a true story that occurred when Gabo was a journalist in Bogotá and got the chance to interview Luis Alejandro Velasco. He was the sole survivor of a shi…
 
Taylor Adams returns to the show today to talk about his new book Hairpin Bridge. From the author of the “full-throttle thriller” (A. J. Finn) No Exit—a riveting new psychological page-turner featuring a fierce and unforgettable heroine. Three months ago, Lena Nguyen’s estranged twin sister, Cambry, drove to a remote bridge seventy miles outside of…
 
Sandra and Scott pay thei respects to Pride Month by sharing this collection of horror, sci-fi and fantasy shorts edited by friend of the show Rebecca Rowland. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline now at 1-866-488-7386. https://www.thetrevorproject.org/…
 
From ancient empires to modern economics, veteran journalist Andrew Lawler delivers a sweeping history of the animal that has been most crucial to the spread of civilization across the globe—the chicken. Queen Victoria was obsessed with it. Socrates' last words were about it. Charles Darwin and Louis Pasteur made their scientific breakthroughs usin…
 
The Kinder Poison was an unforgettable race across the desert, complete with rival rulers, inventive magic and a very relatable, potential human sacrifice. Now, all the characters you fell in love with are back in the sequel, The Cruelest Mercy. This episode includes minor spoilers for The Kinder Poison and The Cruelest Mercy! We talked to Natalie …
 
Who do you think you are? That’s a question bound up in another: What do you think you are? Gender. Religion. Race. Nationality. Class. Culture. Such affiliations give contours to our sense of self, and shape our polarized world. Yet the collective identities they spawn are riddled with contradictions, and cratered with falsehoods. Kwame Anthony Ap…
 
Heidi wants to talk about two books this week she didn't finish - but for two very different reasons. 1. The first book - The Golden Dynasty by Kristen Ashley a fantasy romance was due to two problems. Her frustration that the authors made up fantasy language was never translated, so you never knew what the hero was saying. EVER! (A translator show…
 
Luke works out if Juliane should read Piranesi by Susanna Clarke. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: https://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/blog Follow Luke on twitter: https://twi…
 
In a brief life that led to a violent end, Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel (1906–1947) rose from desperate poverty to ill‑gotten riches, from an early‑twentieth‑century family of Ukrainian Jewish immigrants on the Lower East Side to a kingdom of his own making in Las Vegas. In this captivating portrait, author Michael Shnayerson sets out not to absolve Bug…
 
This first in-depth piece of reportage about the largest natural resource heist in Asia reveals Myanmar’s world of secret-keepers and truth-tellers. In Myanmar, where civil war, repressive government, and the $40 billion a year jade industry have shaped life for decades, everyone is fighting for their own version of the truth. Until the World Shatt…
 
“The Engagement,” by Sasha Issenberg, recounts the complex and chaotic chain reaction that thrust same-sex marriage from the realm of conservative conjecture to the top of the gay political agenda and, eventually, to the halls of the Supreme Court. On this week’s podcast, Issenberg talks about the deeply researched book, which covers 25 years of le…
 
Is it worse to die an ignoble death at the hands of your enemy, or those of your 'supposed' friends? 'A Farewell To Arms' by Ernest Hemingway is one of the novels that emerged from WWI. It is the main American book as they joined the war relatively late in comparison to many of the other countries. It is a fictional story that tells of the ambulanc…
 
Author Joan Silber, whose previous work Improvement won both the National Book Critic’s Circle Aware and the Pen Faulkner Award, joins Kate and Eric to discuss her new novel Secrets of Happiness, a multi-vocal story that radiates out from a single family dealing with a father's intimate betrayal. He has a secret family that he told nobody about. As…
 
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