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Every week, join journalist and author Yomi Agedoke, and inspirational guests, including Elizabeth Day, Sara Pascoe and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as they celebrate the best books written by women. They'll discuss this year's shortlisted titles, explore the life-changing books that sit on other women’s bookshelves and talk about what the future holds for women writing today. The Women’s Prize for Fiction is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, and has been running for over ...
 
An unfiltered look into the global vacation and short-term rental industry. Co-Hosts Mateo Bradford and John Stokinger discuss current news and affairs surrounding the short-term rental space. The No BS Short Term Rental Podcast brings the right people to the table at the right time giving their audience an inside view and real take on the industry like no other.
 
Before becoming the author of such classics as Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Emma, Jane Austen experimented with various writing styles as a teenager in the early 1790s. This is a collection of her juvenilia, including the epistolary novels Love and Freindship, Lesley Castle, and Lady Susan, as well as her comic History of England and some shorter pieces. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)
 
When Elizabeth Short, also known as The Black Dahlia, was brutally killed in 1947, it gripped the entire country. More than 70 years later, it remains America's most infamous unsolved murder. Many believe Dr. George Hodel was the killer, thanks to an investigation by Hodel's own son. But murder is just part of the Hodel family story, one filled with horrifying secrets that ripple across generations. Now, through never-before-heard archival audio and first-time interviews, the Hodel family op ...
 
Journey together through innumerable worlds of fiction with Prose, a biweekly podcast series that offers up short stories of all genres and subject matter. If you like fiction of all sorts with the occasional bit of poetry or verse thrown in for good measure, join us on our adventures through the labyrinths of the human psyche and the infinite spaces of the imagination.
 
AHMM introduces The Hitchcock Podcast Series. Each month we post a new reading of a favorite story from our archives, selected and introduced by the magazine's editor, Linda Landrigan. For over 60 years, AHMM has published the best in short crime fiction. This podcast series features stories by AHMM contributors, occasionally supplemented by interviews with the authors. Visit TheMysteryPlace.com for more stories, book reviews, subscription information, and more.
 
My Soul Delights is a Catholic podcast and programme exploring the beauty of our Christian faith and the way in which God's love restores and renews us. If you would like to contact us, email us at msdcatholic@gmail.com.
 
Death is no stranger to podcast host and author, Martika Whylly. Experiencing her mother's suicide at the tender age of 15, her grandma's death two years later, followed by her uncle dying in a car accident shortly after, her father passing from AIDS and a cousin who hung herself, Martika found her life work being defined not so much by desire but by design. "Suffering a loss can make you feel like your whole world has collapsed, yet even in the deepest despair, there’s always hope," is a mo ...
 
This book is composed of 24 short stories, published in 1918 by the Atlantic Monthly Press, and is the second collection of "modern short stories" edited by Charles Swain Thomas. They appeared in the Atlantic monthly magazine around the turn of the century and are written by various authors as follows: Mary Antin, Elizabeth Ashe, Kathleen Carman, Cornelia A. P. Comer, Mazo De La Roche, Annie Hamilton Donnell, James Edmund Dunning, Rebecca Hooper Eastman, William Addleman Ganoe, Lucy Huffaker ...
 
The Americans After Show recaps, reviews and discusses episodes of FX's The Americans.Show Summary: Philip and Elizabeth Jennings are two KGB spies in an arranged marriage who are posing as Americans in suburban Washington, D.C., shortly after Ronald Reagan is elected president. The couple have two children, Paige and Henry, who are unaware of their parents' true identities until they tell Paige after some time has passed. The complex marriage becomes more passionate and genuine each day but ...
 
Margaret Fuller was an American feminist, writer, and intellectual associated with the Transcendentalist movement. Her book Woman in the Nineteenth Century (1845) is considered the first major feminist work in the United States. Her life was short but full. She became the first editor of the transcendentalist journal The Dial in 1840, before joining the staff of the New York Tribune under Horace Greeley in 1844. By the time she was in her 30s, Fuller had earned a reputation as the best-read ...
 
Welcome to Short Plays for Short Journeys, the podcast that brings you new plays by exciting authors, to listen to while you’re on the move. Rich stories are all around us and we’ve carefully selected some of the most original pieces which reflect today’s dynamic new authors. Performed by a diverse range of voices and viewpoints, immerse yourself as we tackle the modern world, one play at a time. This podcast is brought to you by Wild Duck Productions and produced by Susan Conte and Fleur de ...
 
The Comedy of Errors is one of William Shakespeare's earliest plays, believed to have been written between 1592 and 1594. It is his shortest and one of his most farcical comedies, with a major part of the humour coming from slapstick and mistaken identity, in addition to puns and word play. The Comedy of Errors tells the story of two sets of identical twins that were accidentally separated at birth. Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant, Dromio of Syracuse, arrive in Ephesus, which turns ou ...
 
The History of King Lear is an adaptation by Nahum Tate of William Shakespeare's King Lear. It first appeared in 1681, some seventy-five years after Shakespeare's version, and is believed to have replaced Shakespeare's version on the English stage in whole or in part until 1838. Unlike Shakespeare's tragedy, Tate's play has a happy ending, with Lear regaining his throne, Cordelia marrying Edgar, and Edgar joyfully declaring that "truth and virtue shall at last succeed." Regarded as a tragico ...
 
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Co-Hosts Mateo Bradford and John Stokinger welcome Elizabeth Becker CEO and Founder of HiBnb. Cannabis-friendly accommodations and adventures have arrived and are here to stay! A great conversation where we talk about the stigma that surrounds the movement, the culture, and the community which is thriving. Those that embrace early have an amazing o…
 
Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland, which recently won best film at both the Oscars and Baftas, is leading the pack as cinemas reopen next week. Film critic Tim Robey and Chinese arts journalist Yuan Ren discuss Nomadland and what else we have to look forward to.St Vincent’s latest album Daddy’s Home is inspired in part by her father’s release from 10 years in…
 
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Author of the Year was announced today at the British Books Awards. Tom speaks to the winner, Richard Osman, game show host and author of the hugely successful crime novel The Thursday Murder Club.In the middle of the forest sits an abandoned toy shop. It appears to be a fairy tale house, but as you inch closer you see that it is defaced and decayi…
 
People in south Baldwin County had a chance last weekend to see a colorful display of more than 50 hot air balloons taking to the skies around Foley. Many of the balloonists taking part came from around the country for a chance to fly, display their aircraft and get together with old friends. Tethered balloons lifted off the ground just after dawn …
 
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Recently named as one of the most influential people of African heritage in the UK, Afua Hirsch takes us on a journey through the books that have shaped her. Afua Hirsch is a writer, broadcaster and author. Her book Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging was published in 2018 and became a Sunday Times bestseller, kickstarting a national convers…
 
From next Monday theatres in England will legally be allowed to reopen with social distancing and strict capacity restrictions. We find out what it will be like for audiences and staff as they return to venues. We also hear from one theatre director in Scotland who's not reopening and ask why. The Cultural Recovery Fund has provided a lifeline for …
 
A collaboration between Alabama Public Radio, WFSU and WABE The disagreements over water between Florida, Georgia and Alabama aren't over even though earlier this year the U.S. Supreme Court sided with Georgia. The states have been arguing for decades with Florida and Alabama accusing Georgia of using too much water. A plan was put forth six years …
 
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It was after the death of George Floyd that television writer and producer Travon Free, and filmmaker Martin Desmond Roe came together to create a response to this traumatic event. The result was Two Distant Strangers which won Best Live Action Short Film at this year’s Oscars. Travon and Martin join Elle to talk about making art out of tragedy. NB…
 
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Happy Mother's Day 2021! In this short special, we'll have a reading of "To My Mother" by Edgar Allan Poe and "Rock Me to Sleep" by Elizabeth Akers Allen. *** Subscribe via Apple Podcasts. Subscribe via Google Play. Support via Patreon Subscribe via Stitcher. Subscribe via RSS Feed. Check out the official Prose website. Follow on Instagram. Follow …
 
Martika reads the introduction of her book entitled Having fun with God; a book report for Miss.Winfrey. A memoir about death, loss, grief, reuniting with family and finding happiness again. Song credits – U2 Sunday Bloody Sunday Martika’s Resources Website: https://grievewithease.com Email: grievewithease@gmail.com Be sure to subscribe! Support th…
 
Pet moms know that having a four-legged companion brings with it a number of benefits for the human. A pet can help a person feel less isolated (a real benefit many new owners discovered during the pandemic). Pets reduce our stress and help us relax. They can lower our blood pressure, reduce anxiety and depression, even help to ease chronic pain. A…
 
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The actress and writer Emily Mortimer discusses her directorial debut The Pursuit of Love, her 3-part adaptation of Nancy Mitford's novel starring Lily James, Emily Beecham and Andrew Scott, which centres on two women born into privilege, trying to seize life and love with both hands but constrained by societal expectations. Today sees the release …
 
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Don Warrington stars as the head of a family, united and divided by grief in Sian Davila’s debut play for Radio 4, Running with Lions. We speak to both Sian and Don about the play and its particular significance now.Last Sunday, the doyenne of radio criticism, Gillian Reynolds CBE, wrote her final column for the Sunday Times. She joins Front Row to…
 
This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and celebrating that special day with mom may have been made worse because of COVID-19. We’re not just talking about vaccinations and social distancing. Another issue is flowers. The coronavirus made 2020 a tough year for the floral industry that traditionally showers mothers with blossoms. And, florists say 2021 could …
 
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Guesty raises 50 million and Sonder announces a 2.2 billion evaluation and a future public offering. Co-Hosts Mateo Bradford and John Stokinger welcome Gerald Lester Co-Founder at Wander PNW and past Rented and Vacassa executive. A great conversation where we look at the effects of big "outside" money on the industry with regards to both culture an…
 
Join iconic fashion designer and legend of female empowerment Diane Von Furstenberg as she discusses the five books which have shaped her career with Yomi. Diane is best known for her groundbreaking “wrap dress” which came out in 1974 and earned her global recognition, becoming a wardrobe staple around the world. It’s still worn by celebrities incl…
 
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This year sees a number of writers we know primarily as poets or novelists releasing collections of essays - from Jeanette Winterson to Lucy Ellman and Karl Ove Knausgaard. Tom talks to two of them: Kei Miller, whose latest collection is called Things I have Withheld, and Rachel Kushner, whose new collection is called The Hard Crowd.Dreda Say Mitch…
 
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This week, protect a merciful sword, take another look at Heart of Darkness, and see the strings of Fate. *** Subscribe via Apple Podcasts. Subscribe via Google Play. Support via Patreon Subscribe via Stitcher. Subscribe via RSS Feed. Check out the official Prose website. Follow on Instagram. Follow on Twitter. Like and Follow on Facebook…
 
Elizabeth talks about her book Mama’s after Miscarriage, a guide to dealing with enfant loss. In this episode of the podcast, we talk about Elizabeth’s experience with miscarriage. Her experience with miscarriage led her to educate women on how to grieve, conceive and achieve a healthy baby. “It is so healing to talk about it with people and in tal…
 
This dog is one of the lucky ones - he survived the tornado, and is rescued! If his owner had a disaster plan, he might not have needed to endure this. Make a list of items your pet will need to get by for several days, and make your own "bug-out" bag! The best advice is to not wait until the last minute to evacuate. The American Red Cross website …
 
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Raoul Peck is a Haitian filmmaker whose documentary I Am Not Your Negro, based on the words of James Baldwin, was Oscar-nominated and won a Bafta in 2018. Now he has made a new documentary series in 4 parts, Exterminate All the Brutes, looking at the impact of colonialism and the development of racist ideas using a mixture of voice-over, dramatisat…
 
An APR news feature The second World War ended more than 75 years ago. Here in Alabama, one symbol of that conflict is the state’s World War II battleship, the USS Alabama. A group of men and women are working to preserve the memory of the service and sacrifices of the millions who helped win that war. It’s field trip day for some Alabama school ki…
 
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Today the shortlist for the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction is revealed. Chair of judges Bernardine Evaristo joins Front Row to talk through the chosen books and explain why they’re worth their place on the list and literary critic Alex Clark gives her reactions.Citizen Kane has been knocked off the top spot on Rotten Tomatoes as a unfavourable revi…
 
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April 20, 2021 Next week marks thirty five years since the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster. The 1986 explosion in the Soviet nation of Ukraine sent radioactive fallout drifting north over the neighboring country of Belarus. That’s where families in Alabama stepped in. During the years 1999 and 2000, over two hundred Belarusian children were flew t…
 
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