Dec 25, 2019
LINCOLN IN THE BARDO by George Saunders
READY PLAYER ONE by Ernest Cline
Happy Holidays from the To Read List! To celebrate, we review two beloved books, READY PLAYER ONE and LINCOLN IN THE BARDO! Will Toby appreciate the George Saunders novel more the second time he attempts it? Will Bailey understand Ernest Cline’s...
Dec 18, 2019
LITTLE WOMEN by Louisa May Alcott
*NOTE: THIS EPISODE CONTAINS SPOILERS*
In this very special episode, Bailey invites four of her favorite ladies to analyze Louisa May Alcott’s coming of age classic, LITTLE WOMEN! We dig deep into the characters, such as how Jo breaks gender expectations, Amy masters the patriarchy,...
Dec 11, 2019
OUTLANDER by Diana Gabaldon
JUST KIDS by Patti Smith
With only a few hours of sleep, Andrew reviews his longest book yet—OUTLANDER! His verdict may surprise you. Then Bailey discusses JUST KIDS and learns she might be too square for Patti Smith. Finally, Toby makes his debut as game master.
Dec 4, 2019
To celebrate the launch of Elaine’s Cooking for the Soul, a post-apocalyptic cooking podcast, we talk with creator Alli Schleisman about the tools from literature we’d take with us into the apocalypse. Some of us will survive, some of us will thrive… and some will get a stomachache from too much pasta.
Nov 27, 2019
EAST OF EDEN by John Steinbeck
NORMAL PEOPLE by Sally Rooney
The crew digs into two beloved books, one a classic, one a new release. Toby discusses biblical allusions and fun sociopaths in EAST OF EDEN, while Bailey reconnects with high school ex-boyfriends via Sally Rooney’s NORMAL PEOPLE. Plus, Andrew teaches us the...