Season 2 Episode 1

Saving Shakespeare

In this first episode of season 2 of Annotated, the story of how Shakespeare was saved for posterity by two of his friends and a cagey publisher.

This episode is sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio. Visit for great listening recommendations.

To enter this season’s giveaway of 10 great books about books from 2017, visit

For further reading, we suggested Emma Smith’s The Making of the First Folio.

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