Books

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of books.

Video playlists about Books

How to tell a story

6 talks • 1h 51m
Why do we love our favorite stories? Do they need a beginning, middle and end, and a character who changes by the conclusion? Masters of storytelling explore new answers to age-old questions of the craft.

11 talks from authors

11 talks • 2h 53m
These well-known writers weave beautiful words on the page … and on the stage.

Talks for when you wish you had time to read

7 talks • 1h 44m
When you’re just too busy to curl up with a good book, these talks bring the beauty of literature in audio form.

Talks that inspired TED Books

6 talks • 1h 23m
Have you ever finished watching a talk and been eager to learn more? Long enough to explore a powerful idea but short enough to read in a single sitting, TED Books pick up where TED Talks leave off.
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