literary podcasts

Karen Russell author of Swamplandia!

Karen Russell talks to Sam about her first novel, Swamplandia!, a family tale set at a shabby tourist attraction in...

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Paul Harding author of Tinkers

Paul Harding, 2010 Pulitzer Prize winner for Tinkers, chats with Sam about writing, belief, and the father-son...

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Episode 15: The High House Writer by Brendan DuBois

New Hampshire native Brendan DuBois reads his story "The High House Writer" from the July/August 2009 issue of AHMM....

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Ep 105: Lit Crit: The Tragedy of Newt and the Unreliable Narrator of the Media

DG and BG go full-court literary theorists. Newt Gingrich is a tragedy for the GOP, and the unreliability of the...

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Literary Treks 114: An Overabundance of Colons

Trill: Unjoined. The Deep Space Nine book Unity left the Trill people shaken to their very core with the revelation...

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Literary Treks 113: The Dark Knight Deception

Mere Anarchy: The Centre Cannot Hold. The Original Series is often seen as an anthology show since the Enterprise...

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Literary Treks 112: A Bajoran Copernican Revolution

David R. George III: Sacraments of Fire. When The Soul Key ended in 2009, Star Trek fans were left with a massive...

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Literary Treks 111: A Pocket Universe of the 24th Century

New Frontier: The Returned, Part 1. When the New Frontier series began in 1997 it was a bold experiment for Pocket...

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Literary Treks 110: It's All About Soul

Ex Machina. The Motion Picture left Star Trek fans with as many questions as it answered and when the story picked...

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Literary Treks 109: Andorian High School Musical

Andor: Paradigm. The Andorians have always been one of Star Trek's best looking races, yet even by the time the DS9...

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Literary Treks 108: Star Trek Beyond the Thunderdome

Cardassia: The Lotus Flower.  The Dominion War left Cardassia ravaged. The planet is on the edge of a knife, as it's...

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Literary Treks 107: Death Star DeLorean

Armageddon's Arrow.  It has been a long road of recovery for the Federation since the events of Destiny. Captain...

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Literary Treks 106: Completely Incomplete

Born With Teeth. Kate Mulgrew burst on to the scene for Star Trek fans in the winter of 1995 and became the first...

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Literary Treks 105: And Now For Something Completely Different

Assimilation². In 1963 a BBC production by the name of Doctor Who premiered and just four years later Star Trek...

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Literary Treks 104: WWKD and WWSD

Dave Galanter: Crisis of Consciousness. Star Trek books have always been good at filling in the gaps and giving us a...

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Literary Treks 103: I Can Be Your Hero Baby

Mere Anarchy: Things Fall Apart. 2006 saw the celebration of 40 years of Star Trek and to celebrate Pocket Books put...

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Literary Treks 102: What You Leave Behind

Unity. In 2001 S.D. Perry kicked off the Deep Space Nine Relaunch and set Star Trek books on a bold new path,...

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Literary Treks 101: Rainbow Rings of Terror

Gold Key Comics Vol.1 Part 2. Starting with issue one, Gold Key created a unique look at what Star Trek might have...

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Literary Treks 100: In the Shadow of the Emissary

Rising Son. The last time Jake Sisko was seen in the Deep Space Nine relaunch, he had bought a ship from Quark and...

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Literary Treks 99: Dr. Suess Trek

Gold Key Comics Vol. 1. The first company to produce Star Trek comics was Gold Key. Armed in the beginning with only...

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