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Recommended Reads: Podcasts

Annotated, From 15 Bookish Podcasts Launched in 2017 |



Book Riot's Annotated is an audio documentary series about books, reading, and language- kind of like This American Life for books!



Comic Book Club

Comic Book Club

Comic Book Club is a LIVE weekly talk show about comic books in New York City, every Tuesday night at 8pm! Hosted by Justin Tyler, Pete LePage, and Alex Zalben, we welcome the best guests from the world of comics and comedy every week!

Big Planet Comics Podcast

Big Planet Comics Podcast

Every week, various employees of Big Planet Comics bring you news, reviews and other stuff from the world of comics.

The Disney Story Origins Podcast

You’d be amazed at the things you can learn, amazed by the lengths Disney goes to, to make some stories work for their style of family entertainment. Just by opening a book, putting a few keystrokes into Google, you can learn the heritage and history of these stories and get the real story. If you don’t have time or nary the inclination, check out this podcast!

Hey YA

Hey YA

From great new books to favorite classic reads, from news to the latest in on-screen adaptations, Hey YA is here to elevate the exciting world of young adult lit.

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iFanboy: Pick of the Week Podcast

The iFanboy Pick of the Week Podcast gets into the best and worst comics of the week. Josh, Ron, and Conor talk about the Pick of the Week, which is the best single issue we read. Then, it's all about you, with listener emails and voicemails, with your questions, comments, and the occasional rebuke. It's an hour of pure comic book fun. Download a new show every Sunday.

The Librarian Is In Podcast

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In is the New York Public Library's podcast about books, culture, and what to read next. Every week, Gwen Glazer and Frank Collerius discuss the books they're reading, pop culture and the literary zeitgeist, and the world of libraries—and welcome special guests. Gwen is the recommendations librarian in the Readers Services unit, and Frank is the manager of Jefferson Market Library. They bring equal parts humor, passion, and knowledge to this unique look at the world of books. 

MuggleCast: the Harry Potter podcast

MuggleCast: The Harry Potter Podcast

MuggleCast is the most-listened to Harry Potter podcast online, and the only one to release on a regular and timely schedule. Pioneering the Harry Potter podcast phenomenon in August 2005, MuggleCast has continued to bring its listeners the most entertaining and thought-provoking discussions. With each new episode we discuss everything Harry Potter: the latest news, the Potter books, Fantastic Beasts, The Cursed Child, and more!

The New Yorker: Fiction

The New Yorker Fiction Podcast

Since 2007, fiction editor Deborah Treisman has hosted the New Yorker Fiction Podcast. Every month, renowned authors pick a story from the magazine’s archives, read it aloud and discuss it with Treisman. The results are often hilarious, touching, and thought-provoking.


Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy murder mysteries: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.



Recommended is a podcast featuring interesting people talking about their favorite books. Episodes feature guests such as Andy Weir and Jason Reynolds!

What Page Are You On?

What Page Are You On?

Prolific readers Alice Slater and Bethany Rutter take a literary theme, from ghost stories to crime, and chat about it for the next 40 minutes.