26 episodes

This is the book podcast everyone's talking about. Bookable features established authors and emerging talent in conversation with host and author Amanda Stern, perhaps best known for creating the Happy Ending Music & Reading Series at New York's famous Joe's Pub and Symphony Space.

With an immersive sound experience designed around each episode, Bookable takes you on an audio exploration of a book—usually new, sometimes classic and occasionally obscure but always worth knowing about.

Bookable Loud Tree Media

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    • 4.5 • 186 Ratings

This is the book podcast everyone's talking about. Bookable features established authors and emerging talent in conversation with host and author Amanda Stern, perhaps best known for creating the Happy Ending Music & Reading Series at New York's famous Joe's Pub and Symphony Space.

With an immersive sound experience designed around each episode, Bookable takes you on an audio exploration of a book—usually new, sometimes classic and occasionally obscure but always worth knowing about.

    Kiese Laymon, Saeed Jones & Mira Jacob

    Kiese Laymon, Saeed Jones & Mira Jacob

    "This is a transformative genre. Who you are going into it is not who you are going to be on the other side." -- Saeed Jones

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Steven Berglas: Stay Hungry and Kick Burnout in the Butt

    Steven Berglas: Stay Hungry and Kick Burnout in the Butt

    "Anger is the scapegoat of emotions. It’s universally misunderstood but it can be a great source of fuel for doing good." -- Dr. Steven Berglas

    • 18 min
    James Hannaham & Shawn Stewart Ruff

    James Hannaham & Shawn Stewart Ruff

    The people who would have jailed writers in the past have convinced enough people that nothing is true. --James Hannaham.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Claudia Rankine: Just Us

    Claudia Rankine: Just Us

    "What if we started making certain things transparent so that we could maybe get to a new set of problems, because these ones are so old." -- Claudia Rankine

    • 24 min
    Susan Burton: Empty

    Susan Burton: Empty

    "It's just an incredible sort of rebuilding of my faith in human relationships, to have said this thing that I was so scared to say" --Susan Burton

    • 23 min
    Gary Shteyngart & Paul LaFarge

    Gary Shteyngart & Paul LaFarge

    In our bonus episodes, notable authors talk with someone they admire. Next up: Gary Shteyngart and Paul LaFarge.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
186 Ratings

186 Ratings

His raffishness ,

More, please!

What a relief to find intelligent, positive, personable, highly articulate conversation right now, at the end of civilization. Talk books to me, baby, and save my soul!

Kelly from California ,

Keep Your Politics Out of This

Really? You can’t keep your politics out of the podcast?

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Future topics?

Very interesting and perfect teasers that get you to want to read the books. Are the books chosen because most of the relationships are non traditional? If so please sprinkle in some traditional relationships or by being diverse you may become exclusionary.

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