Radiolab Suggested Readings

So suffering through the demoralizing feeling of absence that comes with having made my way through every episode of Radiolab (now I have to wait for new ones!), I decided to compile a book list of frequent Radiolab contributors to keep the magic alive. Turns out, many of them are just as engaging written as spoken, but lack the enthralling accents. Feel free to add any I've missed! (You can also check out Radiolab's own list of recommendations, sorted by episode, on their blog: http://www.radiolab.org/blogs/radiolab-blogland/2011/may/09/radiolab-reads-virtual-bookshelf/ )

Also available as http://www.radiolab.org/story/133408-radiolab-reads-virtual-bookshelf/
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message 1: by Colleen (new)

Colleen Thanks for creating this list. Anything from RadioLab has to be worthwhile. I've picked a few to read, then I'll vote on them...


message 2: by jo (new)

jo are these books the radiolab guys recommend?


message 3: by Lynn (new)

Lynn I have never listened to radiolab (=.='), but will vote on books I have read =)


message 4: by Bourtney (new)

Bourtney This is an excellent list for an excellent show. I can't wait to stock up on all of these!


message 5: by Emily (new)

Emily Thank you so much for this list! I have been looking for the names of two of them but couldn't find the particular episodes that mentioned them.

Great idea to make this list, and I really appreciate its existence!


message 6: by Mark (new)

Mark Radiolab is one of my three favorite podcasts. This is an excellent list. Thanks!


message 7: by Dominique (new)

Dominique Glad to be of help :) I haven't been updating this as often as I'd like, but will try to keep up w/ all the new episodes!


message 8: by Sarah (new)

Sarah Hey, so Radiolab now has a list of their books on their own website: http://www.radiolab.org/blogs/radiola... so that should help us keep things updated here!


message 9: by Laia (new)

Laia Thank you, Dominique & Sarah! This made my day!

For those of you who don't know Radiolab yet, and like (the interesting bits of) science, philosophy, humor & a good story ... do yourself a great favor and check it out! Radiolab is so fun & fascinating that my kids want to listen to it with me, and it is my favorite podcast/radio show.

http://www.radiolab.org/series/podcasts/



Mark, what are your other two favorite podcasts? =) I'd love to find something I like as much as Radiolab!


message 10: by Rachel (new)

Rachel Nathanson I just marked every book on this list as to-read. Anything radiolab recommends is worth reading.


message 11: by Sofia (new)

Sofia I am SO happy to discover there's RadioLab lovers among the Goodreaders! <3

I also love this list! I checked their shelves in their blog, but here it's easier to find what I am looking for :-)


message 12: by danny (new)

danny Great list! Thanks a lot!


message 13: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Marotta Thank you thank you thank you for this list! I had been making an informal list in my phone and in my head of the books I had wanted to read from this show, but this makes things so much easier. Can't wait to dive in!


message 14: by Keith (new)

Keith Fantastic list. Thanks for organizing!


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