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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 642 - Last Night at the Telegraph Club, by Malinda Lo

    Ep 642 - Last Night at the Telegraph Club, by Malinda Lo

    Lo's award-winning novel seeks to shine a light on marginalized experiences from mid-century San Francisco. What's most impressive is how she's synthesized all of her research into a couple of fresh, compelling characters - allowing the story to honor the historical record without feeling overly bound by it.

    Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis.

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ep 641 - War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy?

    Ep 641 - War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy?

    This week's book is about the topic of war and also the topic of peace.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Stop! Homer Time: The Iliad - Episodes 3 & 4 (Books 5-9)

    Stop! Homer Time: The Iliad - Episodes 3 & 4 (Books 5-9)

    For our latest show-within-a-show, we'll revisit Ancient Greece through Emily Wilson's new translation of Homer's The Iliad.

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Ep 640 - Fight Club, by Chuck Palahniuk

    Ep 640 - Fight Club, by Chuck Palahniuk

    The boys from Overdue cover Chuck Palahniuk's 1996 novel FIGHT CLUB. One of us even rewatched the famous film starring Brad Pitt and Edward Norton!

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Ep 639 - There There, by Tommy Orange

    Ep 639 - There There, by Tommy Orange

    There There sets itself apart by being a book by and about indigenous Americans in an explicitly contemporary, urban setting.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep 638 - The Mystery at Lilac Inn (Nancy Drew #4), by Carolyn Keene (Bonus Episode)

    Ep 638 - The Mystery at Lilac Inn (Nancy Drew #4), by Carolyn Keene (Bonus Episode)

    The Overdue boys discuss Nancy Drew and the Mystery at Lilac Inn.

    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
2.1K Ratings

2.1K Ratings

irishbookwyrm ,

Love the format

Always worth listening to, I have listened to episodes about books I never intend to read because I love Andrew and Craigs banter. I don’t always agree with their opinions but if we all liked the same stuff, life would be pretty boring.

MaryD92 ,

they said nothing about the book

This is the worst podcast I’ve ever heard. This is just two want to be comedians, who are not funny in the word, peace episode they try to joke around about everything except the book. No discussion of it whatsoever. Just their little rips on Cliff Notes and how smart they are. Easily the worst podcast I’ve ever heard.

Whatsnicksnickname ,

Do it, you won’t

Just try it, what else are you gonna listen to? Serial again? I mean sure do that, but try this one too. You’ll probably laugh and read (or not waste your time reading) a book (thats not) meant for you.

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