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The BookBanter Blog · 1W ago

Ostium Mini Episode: Season One Musicology Part 1

The first of a two-part series on the musicology of Ostium Season 1, where Alex C. Telander sits down with Chris Fletcher – the voice of Jake and the composer behind the music – and talks ab...
The BookBanter Blog · 3W ago

Ostium Short Minis: Ten Questions with Sara & Ten Questions with Alex

In the third of the four-part “Ten questions” series, listeners get to hear from our resident artist, Sara Warren. Music featured in this mini episode is by Komiku courtesy of the Free Music...
The BookBanter Blog · 3W ago

Vote for Ostium!

For the first time, the Ostium Podcast is up for some Audioverse Awards. Show your love an...
The BookBanter Blog · 1M ago

Ostium Short Minis: “Ten Questions with Chris” & “Ten Questions with Georgia”

In the first of the four-part “Ten questions” series, listeners get to hear from the voice of Jake Fisher and all around music guy, Chris Fletcher. Music featured in this mini episode is cou...
The BookBanter Blog · 1M ago

“Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI” by David Grann (Doubleday, 2017)

David Grann fans have been waiting for his next book – much as I have – impatiently for some time. After the both fascinating and adventurous Lost City of Z (with the movie coming close to release), and the entertaining and thrilling collection of ar...
The BookBanter Blog · 1M ago

Ostium Mini Episode: EMU #6 – The End of the Beginning

In the final EMU mini episode of the season, Dave finally makes it to the States. The question remains whether he can find this secret town called Ostium, and if and when he does, will he fi...
The BookBanter Blog · 1M ago

“The Prey of Gods” by Nicky Drayden (Harper Voyager, 2017)

Book covers have a way of catching your eye, whether it’s on an Amazon Kindle recommends page, or your browsing in one of the last physical bastions of the dying printed word (AKA a bookstore). Nicky Drayden’s debut novel, Prey of Gods, is one of tho...
The BookBanter Blog · 2M ago

Ostium Mini Episode: EMU #5 – Transatlanticism

In this latest installment from EMU, Dave recounts his harrowing journey across the Atlantic, with the goal of reaching the hallowed grounds of the hidden town known as Ostium. Written and p...
The BookBanter Blog · 2M ago

OSTIUM MINI EPISODE: “MUSINGS ON THE MAP TABLE”

While Monica is still enjoying some shuteye, Jake plants himself in front of the map table and has some very deep contemplations about it. Written by Alex C. Telander. Performed by Chris Fle...
The BookBanter Blog · 2M ago

“Men Without Women” by Haruki Murakami (Knopf, 2017)

One good thing fans of Haruki Murakami must really like is the worldwide bestselling author never really slows down or takes a break, but just keeps on writing and writing and writing. The other good thing is the two men who have translated all of hi...