25 Best Nonfiction Podcasts
Here are 25 Best Nonfiction Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. After Words
Washington, District of Columbia, US
C-SPAN brings together best-selling nonfiction authors and influential interviewers for wide-ranging, hour-long conversations.
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Play⋅ 1.6M⋅ 2.1M ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 67 min ⋅ Sep 2011 Get Email Contact
2. Read to Lead Podcast | Listen | Learn | Lead
Franklin, Tennessee, US
I believe intentional and consistent reading is key to success in business and in life. My goal each week is to bring you key thoughts and insights from those I consider to be among today's brightest minds: our nonfiction authors. We discuss each author's latest book, as well as their unique perspectives on Leadership, Business, Personal Development, Marketing, Career, and Entrepreneurship. If you love reading, or desire to do more of it, then consider this podcast your audio Cliff's Notes.
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Play⋅ 963⋅ 4.6K⋅ 1.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Oct 2014 Get Email Contact
3. Writer on the Side
Boston, Massachusetts, US
Most employees want to write a book but don't have the time to write or don't know where to start. This podcast will show you how to get your nonfiction book published while working a full-time job. You'll also get simple tips about launching and marketing your book.
Play⋅ 486⋅ 1.7K ⋅20 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 31 min ⋅ Nov 2018 Get Email Contact
4. The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara
Eugene, Oregon, US
Brendan O'Meara is an author and journalist. The Creative Nonfiction Podcast is a weekly podcast that showcases leaders in narrative journalism, essay, memoir, documentary film, and radio. Brendan teases out the origins, habits, routines, and tactics these masters Pulitzer Prize winners, New York Times bestsellers use so that listeners can apply those tools to their own work.
Play⋅ 2.5K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 75 min ⋅ Mar 2013 Get Email Contact
5. The Not Your Grandmother's Book Club Podcast
San Francisco, California, US
Welcome to the Not Your Grandmother's Book Club Podcast, where we read right-wing nonfiction so you don't have to. Join us and read along, or more likely don't as we slog through the worst that American publishing has to offer.
Play⋅ 390⋅ 5.8K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 79 min ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact
6. Nick's Non-fiction
Denver, Colorado, US
Non-fiction literature summarized and interpreted by your run of mill cis-gendered, white male, unemployed, college graduate. Humor and entertainment as always with radio show/podcast host and comic, Nick Muniz.
Play⋅ 180 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 40 min ⋅ Jan 2019 Get Email Contact
7. The Book Pile
Want to learn about books without actual books? Ever wish non-fiction could be shorter, funnier, and less accurate? Check out The Book Pile, a podcast where comedians summarize non-fiction books so you never have to read. Kellen does standup. Dave writes ads. Together they summarize the world's best non-fiction books, unhampered by things like 'expertise.'
Play⋅ 21.1K⋅ 4.4K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 25 min ⋅ Nov 2020 Get Email Contact
8. Brief Audio Book
Non-fiction book summary discussed briefly in every episode.
Play⋅ 535⋅ 3 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 19 min ⋅ Jan 2020 Get Email Contact
9. For Real
Brooklyn, New York, US
For Real is a biweekly nonfiction podcast that puts the spotlight on new books and old favorites that tell it like it is, or at least try to.
Play⋅ 882K⋅ 265K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 48 min ⋅ Feb 2018 Get Email Contact
10. Get Your Book Done
York, Pennsylvania, US
Join USA Today and Wall Street Journal best-selling author, award-winning publisher and book writing coach, Christine Kloser, each week as she brings you deep-dive interviews with New York Times best-sellers, publishing industry leaders, everyday authors, and marketing experts eager to help you make a difference with your message and experience publishing success. If you're a non-fiction author thinking about writing a book or already working on one this podcast is for you!
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Play⋅ 3.9K⋅ 5.8K ⋅15 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 34 min ⋅ Dec 2019 Get Email Contact
San Francisco, California, US
Nonfiction authors share compelling true stories & books with great ideas for living well. In addition to discussing captivating biographies & memoirs, these writers promote business & entrepreneurship, foster community-building, encourage health & wellness, strengthen home & family, and nurture personal development. Regardless of the genre, all the books we feature are insightful, inspiring, and uplifting. In the end, we save you time by curating long-standing classics, sleepers, and new releases. At Nonfiction4Life, we believe there's something for everyone!
Play⋅ 29 ⋅7 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 40 min ⋅ Jun 2017 Get Email Contact
12. Guardians of the River
2021 Best Narrative Nonfiction Podcast Award winner at Tribeca Film Festival. This is the story of the guardians of the Okavango water system. These guardians have a monumental task: safeguard a remote, near pristine environment facing threats from all sides. This podcast follows what happens when worlds connect, and at times collide, with the common goal of protecting a place
Play⋅ 1.1M⋅ 447 ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 40 min ⋅ Jun 2021 Get Email Contact
13. Wiser Than Yesterday
London, England, UK
In-depth breakdowns of some of the world's most thought-provoking and inspiring books. Our hosts, Nicolas Vereecke and Sam Harris digest non-fiction books from all centuries and genres. This podcast is here to help listeners become smarter. To learn about ideas they haven't heard of or to gain more perspectives on the books and ideas they are familiar with. We dive into topics such as philosophy, business, feminism, psychology, politics, economics, and who knows what else. Our goal is to simply explore the best ideas and learn new things.
Play⋅ 10 ⋅15 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 41 min ⋅ Mar 2020 Get Email Contact
14. The Cultured Club Podcast
London, England, UK
Hi, welcome to The Cultured Club Podcast where we review your favorite non-fiction books.
Play Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
15. Non-Fiction Nitroglycerin
Notes and reviews of the non-fiction titles I listen to.
Play Jan 2020 Get Email Contact
16. Non-Fiction Best Selling Authors
Interviews and speeches of authors talking about their best selling non-fiction book.
Play Mar 2021 Get Email Contact
17. Things That Make You Go Hmmm Book Review Podcast
The podcast that reviews popular nonfiction books.
Play May 2020 Get Email Contact
18. Nonfiction is my Lane | Podcast
Texas City, Texas, US
A literary chit-chat with seasoned nonfiction writers, sharing highlights of their humble beginnings in the nonfiction space. While breaking down the steps they've taken to condition themselves specifically for this genre. As well as sharing the ups and downs of creating the processes and workflows that keep it all running.
Play⋅ 29⋅ 853 ⋅ Oct 2020 Get Email Contact
19. Nonfiction Author Marketing
Driebergen-Rijsenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands
We are nonfiction authors marketing our books. Yay. Awesome. But what is there beyond those books? Speaking? Courses? Products? Let's see, seminars, masterminds, private Facebook groups, podcasts, video channels. There's so much more. In 2020, we're going to gather 52 tactics for the nonfiction author from 52 areas of marketing we can use to grow our brand, build our business, and leapfrog ahead of those just selling books.
Play⋅ 9.1K⋅ 263 ⋅ Jan 2020 Get Email Contact
20. Daily Book Dose
I am Miten Shah, and I love reading non-fiction and self-development books. Probably like you, I also read books too fast. Many times did not stop to ponder and explore the thoughts and lessons. Daily Book Dose is a passion project, I believe by reading a chapter a day, gathering the thoughts, restructuring them in an easy to understand manner, sharing these lessons and perspective with the universe, will allow us to think more about what we read, and hopefully engage in a conversation with like-minded people from around the world. Check out our podcast.
Play Nov 2020 Get Email Contact
21. Smart Women Publish
Brisbane, California, US
This podcast is a collection of useful conversations with business and professional women who have self-published non-fiction books. They are happy to share their experience to help you with yours. You will also find other experts who assist authors in the various aspects of publishing and marketing books and themselves. I am your host, Bev Ryan, author of 'Smart Women Publish'. I also provide book coaching & book production services to non-fiction authors.
Play⋅ 352 ⋅ Oct 2019 Get Email Contact
22. Turn Your Book Into A Business Podcast
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
In the 'Turn your book into a business' podcast, we help nonfiction & business book authors sell more books, make more money & build a business from what they know! Learn how you can grow a lifestyle business from your books so that you can reach a wide audience, help more people & make a difference in the world.
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Play⋅ 1.4K ⋅ Oct 2019 Get Email Contact
23. Cheerful Book Club
Join Ed Miliband, Geoff Lloyd, and friends for a conversation about the biggest ideas in non-fiction books. Cheerful Book Club features the writers you love and others you need to discover.
Play⋅ 155⋅ 623 ⋅ Jan 2020 Get Email Contact
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Sam Harris & Nicolas Vereecke||wiserpod.com||79|
|Janet Perry: podcaster, blogger, nonfiction book l||nonfiction4life.com||8|
Nonfiction Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Rotman School Of Management||1|
|Life And Work||1|
|Getting Things Done||1|
|Personal Knowledge Management||1|