Not Going to Finish Your Yearly Reading List? This Radio Station Has Your Back.

Not Going to Finish Your Yearly Reading List? This Radio Station Has Your Back.

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Many readers made goals at the beginning of 2017 to read a certain number of books. “Totally do-able” we all thought as we punched in those numbers on Goodreads. With the ambition of the new year, many have overestimated the amount of books they would read and have put it off until now. There is a month left to reach your goal. Are you nervous? Don’t be.   via GIPHY   The radio station City World Radio Network could be just the help you needed to complete your goals. During the day, they will be playing audiobooks on air. While this …

Don’t Panic, There’s a New ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ Series on the Way!

Don’t Panic, There’s a New ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ Series on the Way!

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In celebration of its forty year anniversary, BBC Radio 4 will be releasing a new The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series. The new series will be called The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Hexagonal Phase.   Hexagonal Phase will be based off the 2009 Hitchhiker’s novel And Another Thing, written by Artemis Fowl author Eoin Colfer. Colfer was handpicked by Douglas Adams’ widow to continue the series.   Image Via Amazon   Original cast members Simon Jones (Arthur), Geoffrey McGivern (Ford Prefect), Mark Wing-Davey (Zaphod Beeblebrox), and Sandra Dickinson (Trillian) will all be returning. They’ll be joined by Absolutely Fabulous’ …

13 Podcasts for Bookish Listeners

13 Podcasts for Bookish Listeners

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Forget your reading glasses at home? Have an hour long commute? As long as you have headphones, you never have to leave the world of books.   1. Bookclub courtesy of BBC   “Bookclub” from BBC Radio is both enchanting and charming, and for more reasons than their desirable English accents. Featuring interviews from the authors of the specific novels they discuss, this is a great place to continue the life of a book even after you have finished reading.   2. The New Yorker Radio Hour   courtesy of WNYC   “The New Yorker Radio Hour” is for those literary …