An all-new investigative podcast hosted by world-renowned literary critic and publishing insider Bethanne Patrick. Across its eight-episode debut season, Missing Pages uncovers the power struggles, mistaken identities, and unfathomably bad behavior within the secretive world of book publishing. Each episode brings in authors, experts, publishing insiders, and a circus of NYC media elites to tell the real story; unfit for print. Produced by The Podglomerate.
- Missing Pages Unabridged: Constance Grady on How the Book World WorksTo get a better sense of the book world Caroline Calloway found herself in, we talked to Constance Grady, a senior correspondent and culture critic for Vox, who covers film, TV, and of course, book publishing. In this bonus episode, previously only available in our premium feed on Apple Podcasts, "Missing Pages Unabridged," Constance shares her wisdom about books, the publishing industry, and how she wound up writing the most-referenced explainer there is on Caroline Calloway. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
- Missing Pages Unabridged: The Full Kaavya Viswanathan InterviewIn Kaavya Viswanathan: The Full Package, we looked back into "How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life," and the plagiarism scandal that brought everything down. As we unearthed new details about the fiasco, we thought it was important to talk to Viswanathan herself to find out what really happened. In this extended interview, previously only available in our premium feed on Apple Podcasts, "Missing Pages Unabridged," and Viswanathan's first about the YA novel in 15 years, we talk about everything from her experience on the Today Show, what it was like writing for a book packager, and what she's been up to in the years since. If you haven't listened to Kaavya Viswanathan: The Full Package yet, we recommend you listen to that first. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
- Introducing YE GODSIntroducing YE GODS from award-winning producer-playwright Scott Carter. We all know that faith and ethics are recurring themes in literature from Greek mythology to Shakespeare, to the great Russian novels, Charles Dickens, Emily Dickinson and everything between and after.In this new podcast series, YE GODS WITH SCOTT CARTER takes us on a pilgrimage of sorts, each week he’ll be talking to celebrity guests like historian Ken Burns, actor Susie Essman from HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, Pulitzer Prize nominated playwright Anna Deavere Smith, neuroscientist-philosopher Sam Harris, best selling author Rabbi Steve Leder and others. Follow and subscribe to YE GODS WITH SCOTT CARTER wherever you’re listening to this podcast so you don’t miss new episodes every Wednesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
- Greg Mortenson: Cups Half-FullHe enlightened millions with his writings and built dozens of schools in the Middle East. But despite his praiseworthy deeds, author-philanthropist Greg Mortenson suffered an immense fall from grace. Was Greg Mortenson, author of Three Cups of Tea, a manipulative scammer or an idealist in over his head? Bethanne delves into a story of good intentions and very bad bookkeeping.Produced by The Podglomerate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
- Dreams vs. RealityIn writers’ dreams, every published author is a millionaire, every title sells at auction, every editor is brilliant and attentive, and every book hits the bestseller list. Alas, writers’ dreams and the publishing industry’s reality don’t always mesh. Bethanne breaks down the lifespan of a book and the overworked and underpaid workers who make the industry (barely) run.Produced by The Podglomerate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
- Anna March: Inventing AnnaBethanne doesn’t just talk about scandals after the fact: Sometimes she’s embroiled in them as they happen. In this episode, Bethanne spills the tea on the story of “Anna March,” a notorious figure who racked up big bills in the service of literature — and left others to pay them.Produced by The Podglomerate.As a bonus, please find a collection of all of the books mentioned in the podcast on Apple Books at this link: https://apple.co/booksmissingpages Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
- Caroline Calloway Part II: Heavy Is The Head That Wears The Flower CrownSome stories are too big, or at least too entertaining, to fit into a single episode. In part two, Bethanne speaks to authors, publishers, and NYC night life reporters to find out what Caroline Calloway might have up her sleeve next. Make sure to listen to part one if you haven't yet.Produced by The Podglomerate.As a bonus, please find a collection of all of the books mentioned in the podcast on Apple Books at this link: https://apple.co/booksmissingpages Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices