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  • Logo of the podcast You're Booked

    You're Booked

    Welcome to You’re Booked, the podcast for literary nosy parkers who would like the chance to snoop around their favourite authors’ bookshelves. I’m Daisy Buchanan, your Book Inspector, and I’ll be asking our guests all about the first forbidden books they read under the covers, the beloved books they have borrowed, and never given back, and those impressive heavyweight hardbacks that make them look like intellectual giants – even though they couldn’t get beyond the first twenty pages. We’ll also be talking about what makes readers into writers, how our guests became book lovers and their favourite reading memories, all with a dash of intelligence and a dollop of irreverence. Our guests include Dolly Alderton, Nina Stibbe, Nikesh Shukla, and many more favourites from our own bookshelves.

  • Logo of the podcast Monocle 24: Meet the Writers

    Monocle 24: Meet the Writers

    Want to know more about the authors behind your favourite books? Tune in to discover the methods of – and inspiration behind – some of the world’s most exciting writers. Every Saturday, Georgina Godwin hosts an in-depth discussion with the person behind the prose.

  • Logo of the podcast Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum

    Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum

    Its publication soon after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake got readers instantly hooked on the story in which Dorothy and her friends sink into the bowels of the earth, following a devastating earthquake in California. Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz is the fourth in the series of books written by American children's author L. Frank Baum. In this novel, Dorothy visits her Uncle Henry in his California ranch. She, her friends, her cousins and a few pets are traveling in a buggy when the earth suddenly splits open and the entire lot falls into the crack. From here on, a series of adventures follows, with the children having bizarre encounters in the Land of the Mangaboos which is inhabited by the Vegetable People. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz suddenly makes his appearance and together, they all travel onto further amazing countries. Princess Ozma appears to rescue Dorothy and her companions as they meet one disaster after another. Though Lyman Frank Baum wrote more than 50 novels, many s…

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    Dragons on the Wall

    IGN's weekly Game of Thrones podcast. We break down the current episode, answer fan questions and dig deep into the Seven Kingdoms to discuss everything from Khaleesi to Lannister gold.

  • Logo of the podcast Escape Pod

    Escape Pod

    The Science Fiction Podcast Magazine. Each week Escape Pod delivers science fiction short stories from today's best authors. Listen today, and hear the new sound of science fiction!

  • Logo of the podcast The History of Rome

    The History of Rome

    A weekly podcast tracing the rise, decline and fall of the Roman Empire. Now complete!

  • Logo of the podcast The Scarecrow of Oz by L. Frank Baum

    The Scarecrow of Oz by L. Frank Baum

    Published in 1915, The Scarecrow of Oz is the ninth book in the Oz book series and focuses on the adventures of Cap’n Bill, Trot, and the Scarecrow, who find themselves entangled in the politics of Jinxland and must work against formidable odds to overthrow its despot and restore rule to its rightful successor. Apart from the appearances of familiar faces, the novel also accommodates a fresh set of characters and magical creatures residing in the Land of Oz, further contributing to its classification as a typical Baum masterpiece. The installment begins in the calm and sunny California with the introduction of Cap’n Bill, a sailor with a wooden leg, and his young companion Trot as they set out on a relaxed boating jaunt. However, the weather suddenly turns dark and stormy, and as a result, the rowboat gets caught in a whirlpool and is dragged below, only to later surface in a mysterious underwater cavern. Disoriented, the two meet and befriend a peculiar looking creature called an O…

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    The Tin Woodman of Oz

    This work is a part of the Lit2Go collection, a collaboration between the Florida Department of Education and the University of South Florida College of Education. Lit2Go is dedicated to supporting literacy teaching and learning by providing access to historically and culturally significant literature in K-12 schools.

  • Logo of the podcast Tik-Tok of Oz

    Tik-Tok of Oz

    This work is a part of the Lit2Go collection, a collaboration between the Florida Department of Education and the University of South Florida College of Education. Lit2Go is dedicated to supporting literacy teaching and learning by providing access to historically and culturally significant literature in K-12 schools.

  • Logo of the podcast Winesburg, Ohio

    Winesburg, Ohio

    This work is a part of the Lit2Go collection, a collaboration between the Florida Department of Education and the University of South Florida College of Education. Lit2Go is dedicated to supporting literacy teaching and learning by providing access to historically and culturally significant literature in K-12 schools.

  • Logo of the podcast A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

    A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

    Summer nights, romance, music, comedy, pairs of lovers who have yet to confess their feelings to each other, comedy and more than a touch of magic are all woven into one of Shakespeare's most delightful and ethereal creations – A Midsummer Night's Dream. The plot is as light and enchanting as the settings themselves. The Duke of Athens is busy with preparations for his forthcoming wedding to Hippolyta the Amazonian Queen. In the midst of this, Egeus, an Athenian aristocrat marches in, flanked by his lovely daughter Hermia and her two suitors, Lysander and Demetrius. Egeus wants Hermia to marry Demetrius, but she has given her heart to Lysander. The Duke rules that Hermia must obey her father or else face banishment or execution. Lysander and Hermia make plans to elope, but here the plot takes an interesting twist. Helena, a former sweetheart of Demetrius, learns about the lovers' plan and decides that the way to get back into Demetrius' good books is to tell him about this! The two p…

  • Logo of the podcast Books and Authors

    Books and Authors

    This podcast features Open Book and A Good Read. In Open Book Mariella Frostrup talks to authors about their work. In A Good Read Harriett Gilbert discusses favourite books.

  • Logo of the podcast Arthurian Mythia

    Arthurian Mythia

    A podcast about King Arthur and his Knights in Popular Media

  • Logo of the podcast As You Like It by William Shakespeare

    As You Like It by William Shakespeare

    In a tiny French dukedom, a younger brother usurps his elder brother's throne. Duke Senior is banished to the Forest of Arden along with his faithful retainers, leaving his lovely daughter Rosalind behind to serve as a companion for the usurper's daughter, Celia. However, the outspoken Rosalind soon earns her uncle's wrath and is also condemned to exile. The two cousins decide to flee together and join Duke Senior in the forest. Meanwhile, a young nobleman, Orlando is thrown out of his home by his cruel older brother Oliver. He too finds his way into the forest. What follows is absolutely captivating and a typical Shakespearean comedy! As You Like It was printed in the First Folio in 1623 though there is evidence to show that it was performed quite regularly after its presumed creation between 1598-1600. Though a very popular play and one that has been invariably brought to stage, As You Like It is not considered to be the finest of Shakespeare's works. George Bernard Shaw commented …

  • Logo of the podcast Christmas Tales

    Christmas Tales

    Ghosts, lost love and what happens when the festive season is hijacked by the politically correct brigade… Christmas tales by some of the most cherished writers of our time.

  • Logo of the podcast Druidcast - The Druid Podcast

    Druidcast - The Druid Podcast

    Druidcast - The Druid Podcast

  • Logo of the podcast Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

    Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

    Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

  • Logo of the podcast How To Fail With Elizabeth Day

    How To Fail With Elizabeth Day

    How To Fail With Elizabeth Day is a podcast that celebrates the things that haven’t gone right. Every week, a new interviewee explores what their failures taught them about how to succeed better.

  • Logo of the podcast Scott Sigler Audiobooks

    Scott Sigler Audiobooks

    This is where Sigler dishes out the good stuff, the pure stuff, the stuff not cut with other stuff that is neither good nor pure. If you like your fiction intense and original, you're in the right place.

  • Logo of the podcast Not Another Book Podcast

    Not Another Book Podcast

    The podcast that says what you're thinking but too afraid to say. Every fortnight we share popular and unpopular opinions about the books you love. Hosted by PostColonialChild, BooksAndRhymes and BookShyBooks Get their reading lists here: http://eepurl.com/dqS8EH Follow them on Bookstagram: @NABookPodcast Follow us on Twitter: @NABookPodcast