Podcasts About Books
by Reera and Marvin Year Published: Twice A Month (Approximately)
A podcast concerned with Asian and Asian-American writers. It has book recommendations, author interviews, and updates. Access it here.
by fictional.fm Year Published: Weekly during the season
Fictional takes classic literature and retells it in a modern way. Access it here.
by Tim Paige Year Published: 2016
Want to read graphic literature but are nervous about the sheer amount? Don't want to feel like a total newbie when you start out? Check out this podcast that gives you all the background you need to get started. Access it here.
by Eric and Kelly Year Published: Twice A Month
Hear about what is going on in the world of Young Adult (YA) literature. Hear about upcoming releases, movie adaptions and what they have been reading. Access it here.
by LeVar Burton Year Published: 2-4 Times a Month
Let one of the great storytellers take you away as every episode Mr. Burton reads a selected piece of short fiction aloud. Access it here.
Podcasts About the World Around You
by Flora Lichtman Year Published: Weekly
AAARRR pirate legs a real thing? How old is Winnie The Pooh? This is a podcast that answers all the questions you did not even know you wanted answered. Access it here.
by The Washington Post Year Published: 2016-17
This podcast looks at a President an episode. How they came to be elected, their time in office, and how each redefined the role of President. Access it here.
by The Center For Investigative Reporting Year Published: Weekly
Reveal is a podcast that brings investigative journalism to the stories you are hearing about. Go more in depth with stories that impact you and your world. Access it here.
by Malcom Gladwell Year Published: Weekly during season
The author focuses on elements of the past that have been misunderstood or overlooked. Access it here.
by Neil DeGrasse Tyson Year Published: Weekly (Sometimes more but usually weekly)
Hosted by the world's most famous living astrophysicist this podcast deals with all things space. Access it here.
by Helen Zaltzman Year Published: Twice A Month
Delve into some of the peculiarities of the English language on this podcast. From emojis to tech talk to old English learn all about the language. Access it here.
by The New York Times Year Published: Weekdays by 6 AM
Twenty minutes is all it takes to listen to this round up of the day's top news from The New York Times. Access it here.
by Vox Year Published: Weekdays
Listen to this podcast at the end of everyday to get a better understanding of the day's news stories. Access it here.
by Panoply Year Published: Multiple Times a Week
Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Access it here.
by ABC News Year Published: Weekly
Dan Harris is a fidgety, skeptical ABC newsman who had a panic attack live on Good Morning America, which led him to something he always thought was ridiculous: meditation. He wrote the bestselling book, "10% Happier," started an app -- "10% Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics" -- and now, in this podcast, Dan talks with smart people about whether there's anything beyond 10%. Basically, here's what this podcast is obsessed with: Can you be an ambitious person and still strive for enlightenment (whatever that means)? New episodes every Wednesday morning. Access it here.
by Gimlet Year Published: Weekly.
There are a lot of fads, blogs and strong opinions, but then there’s SCIENCE. Science Vs is the show from Gimlet Media that finds out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between. We do the hard work of sifting through all the science so you don't have to. Access it here.
by Jesse and Jeane Stern Year Published: Monthly
The Meditation Podcast creates an extraordinary meditation experience for people in their everyday lives. Founded in 2006 by husband-and-wife team Jesse & Jeane Stern, TMP uses guided meditations, binaural beats, mindfulness, and 20+ years experience in Healing Arts. Access it here.