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Madeline Miller

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S5 Ep15: Bookshelfie: Madeline Miller

Women’s Prize for Fiction Podcast

2012 Women’s Prize winner Madeline Miller joins Vick Hope and explains why as a writer, you have to be your own biggest cheerleader. Madeline is a New York Times bestselling author and Women’s Prize for Fiction winner. Her debut novel The Song of Achilles came out in 2011 after a whopping 10 years of blood, sweat and tears, which all became worth it with its phenomenal success. Her next novel, Circe, came out in 2018 and is currently being adapted for television. Her latest book Galatea is a short story which became an instant Sunday Times bestseller on its publication earlier this year. Madeline’s book choices are:  ** The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan **  Sense and Sensibility screenplay by Emma Thompson ** Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto ** Heartburn by Nora Ephron ** The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende Vick Hope, multi-award winning TV and BBC Radio 1 presenter, author and journalist, is the host of season five of the Women’s Prize for Fiction Podcast. Every week, Vick will be joined by another inspirational woman to discuss the work of incredible female authors. The Women’s Prize is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, and they continue to champion the very best books written by women. Don’t want to miss the rest of Season Five? Listen and subscribe now! This podcast is sponsored by Baileys and produced by Bird Lime Media.

48mins

19 Oct 2022

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Madeline Miller’s THE SONG OF ACHILLES - September 2022 Book Club

Unabridged

Do you enjoy retellings of the epics? Madeline Miller's The Song of Achilles (Bookshop.org | Libro.fm) is a retelling of Homer's The Illiad. Jen and Ashley share our thoughts about this book club pick, and we share our pairings including Jennifer Saint’s Ariadne (Bookshop.org | Libro.fm) and Pat Barker’s The Silence of the Girls (Bookshop.org | Libro.fm).Looking for more Unabridged content? Join us on Patreon, where we release an additional episode each month.Visit the Unabridged website for our full show notes and links to the books mentioned in the episode. Interested in what else we're reading? Check out our Featured Books page.Follow us @unabridgedpod on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. | Join our Unabridged Podcast Reading Challenge. | Visit our curated list of books at Bookshop.org. | Become a patron on Patreon. | Check out our Merch Store. | Visit the resources available in our Teachers Pay Teachers store.

43mins

28 Sep 2022

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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast

Beer is the Drunk Guys Achilles heel this week when they discuss The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. They are mortally wounded by: Rainbows Everywhere by Torch and Crown, Samoa by Decadent Ales, Beach Zombie by KCBC, and Frosé Hydras Deuce by Mortalis.Join the Drunk Guys next week when they read Street Fighter by Todd Strasser and Mortal Kombat by Martin Del RioThe Drunk Guys now have a Patreon and merch!The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Overcast, and where ever fine podcasts can be found. We are also part of the Hopped Up Network of independent beer podcasters.  If you’re drunk enough to enjoy the Podcast, please give us a rating. To save time, just round up to five stars.  Also, please follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. There’s no excuse to miss another Drunk Guys episode, announcement, or typo!

1hr 18mins

28 Jun 2022

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'They're about real things' — Madeline Miller on the popularity of Greek myths

The Book Show

American author Madeline Miller has found a new audience for her prize winning novel Circe on #BookTok and now she has a new offering based on Greek mythology called Galatea.Also, Lauren Chater's real life inspiration for her third historical novel, The Winter Dress and Carrie Cox asks whether relationships are really meant to go the distance in her latest novel, So Many Beats of the Heart.

54mins

27 Jun 2022

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Circe by Madeline Miller

The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast

The Drunk Guys go hog wild for beer this week when they discuss Circe by Madeline Miller. They drink some hellas good beer, including: Xenos by Grimm, Cannibal Machine be Other Half and Dewey, Sip o’ Sunshine by Lawson’s Finest, and Faded Dreams by Finback.Join the Drunk Guys next week when they read One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García MárquezThe Drunk Guys now have a Patreon and merch!The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Overcast, and where ever fine podcasts can be found. We are also part of the Hopped Up Network of independent beer podcasters.  If you’re drunk enough to enjoy the Podcast, please give us a rating. To save time, just round up to five stars.  Also, please follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. There’s no excuse to miss another Drunk Guys episode, announcement, or typo!

1hr 16mins

7 Jun 2022

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Circe - A Novel By Madeline Miller

34 Circe Salon -- Make Matriarchy Great Again -- Disrupting History

Madeline Miller's beautiful and lyrical novel, "Circe," Is one part mythology, one part biography and one part half-remembered dream.  It is a work that explores Greek myth from the perspective of a female character-- and does so with insight and poetry.  Join Sean Marlon Newcombe and Dawn "Sam" Alden as they discuss this marvelous book. 

1hr 3mins

29 May 2022

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79* Madeline Miller on Circe (GT, JP)

New Books in Historical Fiction

In this rebroadcast, John and Brandeis neuroscientist Gina Turrigiano (an occasional host and perennial friend of Recall this Book) speak with Madeline Miller, author of the critically acclaimed bestseller Circe. Elizabeth Ferry is Professor of Anthropology at Brandeis University. Email: ferry@brandeis.edu. John Plotz is Barbara Mandel Professor of the Humanities at Brandeis University and co-founder of the Brandeis Educational Justice Initiative. Email: plotz@brandeis.edu. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/historical-fiction

47mins

21 Apr 2022

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79* Madeline Miller on Circe (GT, JP)

New Books in Literature

In this rebroadcast, John and Brandeis neuroscientist Gina Turrigiano (an occasional host and perennial friend of Recall this Book) speak with Madeline Miller, author of the critically acclaimed bestseller Circe. Elizabeth Ferry is Professor of Anthropology at Brandeis University. Email: ferry@brandeis.edu. John Plotz is Barbara Mandel Professor of the Humanities at Brandeis University and co-founder of the Brandeis Educational Justice Initiative. Email: plotz@brandeis.edu. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/literature

47mins

21 Apr 2022

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79* Madeline Miller on Circe (GT, JP)

New Books in Literary Studies

In this rebroadcast, John and Brandeis neuroscientist Gina Turrigiano (an occasional host and perennial friend of Recall this Book) speak with Madeline Miller, author of the critically acclaimed bestseller Circe. Elizabeth Ferry is Professor of Anthropology at Brandeis University. Email: ferry@brandeis.edu. John Plotz is Barbara Mandel Professor of the Humanities at Brandeis University and co-founder of the Brandeis Educational Justice Initiative. Email: plotz@brandeis.edu. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/literary-studies

47mins

21 Apr 2022

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Episode 63: Circe by Madeline Miller

The Library Coven

Dearest coven, this episode comes on the recommendation of J’s good friend and podcast Patron, Deanna! We dig into the novel Circe by Madeline Miller, which is a retelling of the Greek Circe’s story from being born half-nymph half god… are nymphs also gods?…idk…to her exile on Aiaiya, her love life and lots of other things. Normally we’d say chaos ensues, but there’s not too much in this novel. Also, this book is a book for adults, although a mature young adult might enjoy it as well. Content warning for this episode and the book for discussions of sexual assault We will be preparing for our next season soon! If you want to make suggestions for which books we read, consider joining our patreon, which you can do for as little as $1 a month! onto the show notes! Recommend if you like… Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller Lore Olympus by Rachel Smythe (graphic novel and webtoon)  ** at the time of recording this episode, Jessie hadn’t read Lore Olympus, but she has now! check out her Lore Olympus review on our instagram the Greek mythology book that Jessie references is Edith Hamilton’s Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes  Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein’s book is The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred  We talk about the importance of oral storytelling and mention several other authors we’ve read for the show, including Sabaa Tahir, SA Chakraborty, and Rebecca Roanhorse. If you want to brows more of our 60+ reviews, go to the episodes page of our website! shoutout to our patron Grey! we mention them in our discussion of weaving, spinning, knitting, fiber arts, etc. Oh, and it’s only a matter of time until kelly gets a loom. As always, we’d love to be in discussion with you, magical people. Drop us a line in the comments or reach out to us on twitter, Instagram (@thelibrarycoven), or via email (thelibraycoven@gmail.com). Access complete show notes on our website, thelibrarycoven.com. We really appreciate ratings and reviews on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or any other platforms. Help us share the magic by spreading the word about the podcast! You can support our labor by leaving us a one-time tip on Ko-fi or purchasing books from our Bookshop! Better yet, become a monthly patron via Patreon and you can unlock a bunch of exclusive perks like access to our community of reader-listeners on Discord. Our cover art is by the talented artist nimsby. The podcast theme song is “Unermerry Academy of Magics” by Augustin C from the album “Fantasy Music”, which you can download on FreeMusicArchive.com. We support #LandBack. The Library Coven is recorded and produced on stolen indigenous land: Arapahoe, Cheyenne, and Ute (Kelly) and Chickasha, Kaskaskia, Kickapoo, Mascoutin, Miami, Mesquaki, Odawa, Ojibwe, Peankashaw, Peoria, Potawatomi, Sauk, and Wea (Jessie)

34mins

25 Jan 2022

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