book podcasts

When i got my i pod classic last year one of thrills was being able to download some more podcast there are some great ones out there here are a few of my favourites –

books on the nightstand is an american podcast by michael kindness and Ann Kingman two people who both work in publishing and do this weekly podcast which is usually in three section .The first two sections usually deal with a set topic whether it e readers or graphic novel the last section is a book recommendation from Ann and Micheal ,the chat is free-flowing ,with michael love of graphic novels ,non fiction and fiction and Anns love of lit fiction and female writers they just about have all bases covered they are also both on twitter @annkingman @mkindness.

The new yorker fiction podcast this is a monthly podcast where a writer is given the chance to raid new yorkers vast back catalogue of short stories to read ,this gives you an insight in to the writer as there is a short interview before and after the story it also helps understand the writing process as the second part of the interview they dissect the story to discuss style ,influence and relevance of the story a essential for all budding writers and avid readers recent guests have been Joshua Ferris and Junnot Diaz .

the A.B.C Book show this is a four times weekly show on australian radio hosted by Romana Koval .The format varies from sections to complete show on various topics book related ,great interviews ,discussion on australian classics and modern books fiction and non fiction .Romana is a great host so enthusiastic about books .I discovered Xaiver Herbert and many other australian writers via this podcast .

there are many other podcast out there but these three are a great place to start if you ve not listen to these please give them a go .

Do you have a favourite podcast ?

D0 you wish some podcasts could be made in to tv shows ?

 

4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Sarah
    Jan 26, 2010 @ 23:02:50

    No favourite podcasts, but a brand new iPod… That Australian pod cast sounds especially interesting; thanks for sharing your favourites.

    Reply

    • winstonsdad
      Jan 27, 2010 @ 23:17:55

      these are a great place to start sarah ,the book show is great ,it has highlighted some aussie writers i didn t know

      Reply

  2. Ann Kingman
    Jan 26, 2010 @ 23:44:05

    Thank you for listing Books on the Nightstand among your favorite podcasts. We’re honored!

    Reply

    • winstonsdad
      Jan 27, 2010 @ 23:22:29

      thanks to you and michael you podcast is always a highlight ,you seem to have hit a perfect note with it

      Reply

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