Overdue

Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy children’s books: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.


All Episodes

Ep 618 – A Night in the Lonesome October, by Roger Zelazny (Bonus Episode)

What if a dog was your POV character? What if that dog’s owner was JACK THE RIPPER? What if there was a game but you didn’t know who was...

Ep 617 – Fourth Wing, by Rebecca Yarros (w/ Heaving Bosoms!)

We joined Melody and Sabrina for episode 300 of Heaving Bosoms, where we all chatted about the made-to-order, big-on-TikTok, new-adult romantasy that is Rebecca Yarros’ Fourth Wing. (It may...

Stop! Homer Time: The Iliad – Episode 0

For this new show-within-a-show, Craig and Andrew will be revisiting Ancient Greece through Emily Wilson’s new translation of Homer’s The Iliad. We’ll be reading it a few books at...

Ep 616 – The Exorcist, by William Peter Blatty

Based on the hit film–just kidding. Blatty’s novel was swiftly turned into a landmark film adaptation just a few years after its release. And it’s easy to see why:...

Ep 615 – Moon of the Crusted Snow, by Waubgeshig Rice

How would the “breakdown” phase of an apocalypse novel function if the characters involved had already survived through multiple apocalypses? That’s the perspective that this week’s book brings, in...

Ep 614 – The Daughter of Doctor Moreau, by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

What if H.G. Well’s classic tale of humanimals created by a mad scientist were recontextualized in southeast Mexico? Would you find yourself saying that the Yucatan is less an...

Ep 613 – The Island of Doctor Moreau, by H.G. Wells

If you’ve ever done surgery on a dog to make it more like a guy, only to set it loose in the wilderness and gradually watch it shift back...

Ep 612 – Cackle, by Rachel Harrison (w/ Natasha from UNspoiled!)

Welcome to Spooktober 2023! We’ve all been through a bad break-up, right? We’ve all moved away to start fresh, we’ve all started a new job, we’ve all befriended witchy...

Sand By Me: Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman – Books 7 & 8

Welcome to our current show-within-a-show! We’re working our way through Neil Gaiman’s signature graphic novel series THE SANDMAN. Some Patreon supporters get these episodes monthly, but every two months...

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