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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 childen’s books: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.

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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 childen’s books: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.

    Ep 486 - Moonglow, by Kristen Callihan (w/ Heaving Bosoms)

    Ep 486 - Moonglow, by Kristen Callihan (w/ Heaving Bosoms)

    Join us for a trip back to Sherlock Holmes Times, as Melody and Erin from the Heaving Bosoms podcast help us talk about Kristen Callihan's Moonglow. The second book in the Darkest London series, Moonglow brings the romance and the supernatural lore in a way that keeps all four of us talking.

    You can find more from our new friends at the Heaving Bosoms podcast here.

    Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis.

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    • 2 hr 6 min
    Jagged Little Mill, a Don Quixote miniseries - Episodes 5 & 6

    Jagged Little Mill, a Don Quixote miniseries - Episodes 5 & 6

    Enjoy another episode of our newest show-within-a-show! We're reading Edith Grossman's translation of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes a few chapters at a time. Some Patreon supporters get these episodes monthly, but every two months we'll combine them for general consumption.

    These episodes cover Chapters 28-42.

    In Episode 5, Don Quixote rejoins the party. and everyone decides to shack up in the only inn/castle in all of Spain. Secondary characters step into the spotlight with their own stories, including a novel-within-a-novel called The Man Who Was Recklessly Curious.

    In Episode 6, Don Quixote takes the backseat for a few more chapters. We have to close the book on Cardenio's Crew, finish the story of the Two Friends, and meet a few more ancillary characters who just love this inn.

    Find out more about how to get these episodes monthly at patreon.com/overduepod.

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    • 1 hr 37 min
    Ep 485 - Heap House (The Iremonger Trilogy #1), by Edward Carey

    Ep 485 - Heap House (The Iremonger Trilogy #1), by Edward Carey

    In this kid goth Victorian house, objects talk...but only to the people who can listen! Find out what happens to Clod Iremonger and Lucy Pennant in this creepy-yet-kid-friendly novel about a bunch of people who live near (and develop a symbiotic relationship with) trash.

    Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis.

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ep 484 - The House of the Spirits, by Isabel Allende

    Ep 484 - The House of the Spirits, by Isabel Allende

    The House of the Spirits is a multi-generational, lightly-magical-realism-y Chilean novel that eventually ends up being about Piochet's military coup, but it's also about the importance of studying events over a long span of time to come to a deeper understanding of why things happen the way they do. Something we could all stand to do more of, honestly.

    Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis.

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Ep 483 - Trainspotting, by Irvine Welsh

    Ep 483 - Trainspotting, by Irvine Welsh

    This sensational punk novel from 1993 got attention because it depicts a LOT: drug use, sex, and all sorts of deviance in late 20th-century Edinburgh. You may even be familiar with the film adaptation starring a young Obi-Wan Kenobi!

    We also discuss Welsh's connections to (and opinions of) local government, the joy of the beautiful game, and why Craig's cultural references stop in the mid 2000s.

    Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep 482 - Gideon the Ninth (The Locked Tomb #1), by Tamsyn Muir (Bonus Episode)

    Ep 482 - Gideon the Ninth (The Locked Tomb #1), by Tamsyn Muir (Bonus Episode)

    We've got lesbian necromancers! We've got spooky mansion murder mysteries! We've got MEMES! What else could you need in your space fantasy? How about a lively chat debating the pronunciation of "Doge"?

    Find out more about our bonus episode recordings at patreon.com/overduepod.

    Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis.

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    • 1 hr 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
1.8K Ratings

1.8K Ratings

Molly Rotondo ,

My favorite book podcast!

I have recently started listening to Overdue after Litsy friends recommended it. I am obsessed! I am listening to past episodes and my favorites so far are Nancy Drew: The Secret of the Old Clock because it’s hysterical and The Lost Cat because it was extremely touching. I have also become a Patron on their Patreon page. Andrew and Craig are so funny and insightful. Wonderful combination!

foolscapfruitfly ,

Current favorite book podcast

Good balance between humor and book insights. Keep it up!

YouGottaLovett ,

so great!!!

Definitely my new favorite podcast of all time!! I don’t remember the last time a podcast made me laugh so much - Andrew and Craig’s banter is so great. I can’t express how much I love this podcast I’m so glad I stumbled across it!

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