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Let's relax with more sleepy science from a woman so talented that the word “scientist” was coined to describe her. This time, we learn about all the forces holding us together.   Help us stay 100% listener supported! All supporters in May will be entered into a drawing for our first-ever SWAG! Details here: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "On Molecular & Microscopic Science” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/55886   Music: "Cosmic Tingles” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under CC BY   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let’s continue our sleepy stroll through history with the fall of Assyria, the literary bedrock of the Jews, and the birth of philosophy in Greece. Rather a lot to cram into an hour, but Wells makes it sound easy.   Help us stay 100% listener supported! All supporters in May will be entered into a drawing for our first-ever SWAG! Details here: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "A Short History of the World” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35461   Music: "Cosmic Tingles” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under CC BY   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let’s take a sleepy tour of the spice cabinet and the origins of allspice, chilies, cinnamon, and cloves, with a pinch of insight into faking spices with brick dust. Useful!   Help us stay 100% listener supported! All supporters in May will be entered into a drawing for our first-ever SWAG! Details here: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "Spices, Their Histories” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/60192   Music: "Heaven Be Here” by PC III, licensed under CC BY   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let’s fly off to relaxation with more from this lovely book about our feathered friends. This time, we learn about the birds of early spring, and marvel at the sleepy songs of the sparrows.   Help us stay 100% listener supported! All supporters in May will be entered into a drawing for our first-ever SWAG! Details next week. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "Bird Biographies” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/59880   Music: "Ocean Tapping” by PC III, licensed under CC BY   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let’s conclude a month of relaxing travels with more from this tour of America’s national parks, sleepily agog at the Grand Canyon and the weird grandeur of Yellowstone.   Help us stay 100% listener supported: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "Our National Parks” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/60929   Music: "Watching Whales on the Moon” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under CC BY https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Our month of relaxing voyages continues as we head to the distant South Seas. We set off first for sleepy Tahiti and meet a man with little history but a lot of chickens. And profuse apologies if I sound a bit stuffy. I am!   Help us stay 100% listener supported: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "Faery Lands of the South Seas” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/54479   Music: "Ocean Tapping” by PC III, licensed under CC BY   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let’s continue our month of relaxing voyages and rejoin Charles Dickens on his sleepy sojourn to Italy. On the way, we visit a dungeon, pass a madhouse, and end up bemused in Genoa.   Help us stay 100% listener supported: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "Pictures from Italy” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/650   Music: "Peace,” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under CC BY   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let’s kick off a month of relaxing travelogues with more from the first attempt to map the world’s tallest mountain. This time, we take the road from India to Tibet, marvel at flowered forests, and consider the leech.   Help us stay 100% listener supported: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "Mount Everest, The Reconnaissance of 1921” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/39421   Music: "Boring Books for Bedtime,” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under CC BY   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let’s throw off the stress of city cares and head out into the country for a simpler life, which apparently was as much a desire back in the 1850s as it is today.   If you support us in March 2022, you’ll help us stay 100% listener supported AND be entered into a raffle for your very own printed copy of the 1897 Sears Catalog, which is neat. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "Ten Acres Enough" at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/48753   Music: "Cosmic Tingles” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under CC BY https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let’s relax with some sleepy physics, as Bertrand Russell unravels the Theory of Relativity. Drugging people and putting them in balloons is somewhat mentioned. Science!   If you support us in March 2022, you’ll help us stay 100% listener supported AND be entered into a raffle for your very own printed copy of the 1897 Sears Catalog, which is neat. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "The ABC of Relativity at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/67104   Music: "Boring Books for Bedtime” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under CC BY https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let's grab a basket and take a relaxing stroll through the Grocery Department of the Amazon of its day. Coffee beans, cherry phosphate, canned gooseberries—Sears had it all.   If you support us in March 2022, you’ll help us stay 100% listener supported AND be entered into a raffle for your very own printed copy of the 1897 Sears Catalog. Huzzah! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Music: "Heaven Be Here” by PCIII, licensed under CC BY   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let’s motor to sleep with more from this wonderful manual for the lady driver, written by race car and speedboat champion Dorothy Levitt. Mechanics and manners are all you need!   Help us stay 100% listener supported: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "The Woman and The Car” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/58956   Music: "Gentle Whisperings,” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under CC BY   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let’s return to the earliest known work on Western dramatic theory and learn about character, verbs, and why Homer is always right. Also “women can also be good,” which is…something? No worries, it gets a lot better after that.   Help us stay 100% listener supported: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "The Poetics of Aristotle” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1974   Music: "earth 2 earth,” by PCIII licensed under CC BY   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let’s return to the relaxing wonders of science with more from a foundational work of modern chemistry. This time, we finally finish…the introduction! It’s the perfect compound for sleep.   We are 100% listener supported, and you can help. Everyone who supports us in February 2022 will be entered into a raffle to win a made-just-for-you episode! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "The Principles of Chemistry” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/51326   Music: "Exit Exit,” by PCIII licensed under CC BY   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
This week, let’s appreciate the culinary wonders of weeds with this relaxing guide to nature’s bounty by George Washington Carver. Salads have never seemed so special.   We are 100% listener supported, and you can help. Everyone who supports us in February 2022 will be entered into a raffle to win a made-just-for-you episode! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Music: "Heaven Be Here,” by PCIII licensed under CC BY   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let’s return to sleepy science with more from Charles Darwin on domestic breeding, pigeon mating, and messy definitions. What is a species anyway? It’s a mystery!   We are 100% listener supported, and you can help. Everyone who supports us in February 2022 will be entered into a raffle to win a made-just-for-you episode! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "On the Origin of Species” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1228   Music: "Dream Colours,” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under CC BY https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Sink into tasteful slumber this week with the history of home decor from the Queen of The Gilded Age. Basically, "like Italy and be rich" seems to sum it up.   We are 100% listener supported, and you can help. Everyone who supports us in February 2022 will be entered into a raffle to win a made-just-for-you episode! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "The Decoration of Houses” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/40367   Music: "Peace,” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under CC BY https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let’s relax and sleep with more from this bucolic delight, and learn about managing our traction engine, getting out of life’s inevitable ditches, and the qualities of a good grease.   Help keep us 100% listener supported here: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "Farm Engines and How to Run them” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/43867   Music: "Exit Exit,” by PCIII, licensed under CC BY If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let’s return to the sleepy sands of Egypt and finish our exploration of religious architecture, with symbolic temples, towering obelisks, and shrines that held...puppets, apparently? Who knew!   Support us and keep us 100% listener supported here: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "Manual of Egyptian Archaeology” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/14400   Music: "Exit Exit,” by PCIII, licensed under CC BY If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Let’s return to the heavens and relax with some sleepy stardust about our solar system, learn a bit about our neighbor planets, and consider how they got here in the first place. Far out! Support us here: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW   Read "Astronomy for Young Folks” at Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/45112   Music: "Exit Exit,” by PCIII, licensed under CC BY   If you'd like to suggest a copyright-free reading for soft-spoken relaxation to help you overcome insomnia, anxiety and other sleep issues, connect on our website, boringbookspod.com.
Comments (15)

Na en

also titled: descriptions of an autistic person

May 6th
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Na en

That was too interesting, listened to the whole thing :D

Sep 8th
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Yasmine C

not boring at all

Mar 5th
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Yasmine C

very soothing and love the poetry

Mar 5th
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NickyMax

Storyteller' voice is soothing

Oct 12th
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Anna Mouse

Such a nice book

Oct 12th
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Boring Books for Bedtime Podcast

I apologize if you tried to listen to this first-thing and got nothing but silence or static. Apparently, the file was corrupted, but all fixed now. Thanks for your patience!

Jun 17th
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Kushal Kaushik

Hello from India. I love your channel and I want to thank you for putting me to sleep every night. Not sure how else I would be able deal with my insomnia.

May 26th
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Anna Mouse

It's the best thing I've discovered in the internet for the long time

May 4th
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Troy McKoy

You can really stop reading after 10 minutes 'cause everyone is already sleeping... LOL and do you get flack from authors for adding their titles to the "boring" list? LOL

Mar 26th
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Christine Ingels

Thank you again for your reply and recommendation on Reddit! Can't wait!

Nov 27th
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