East of Eden: Chapters 1-5Listen now (74 min) | It’s always an exciting time when we jump into a new book here at Close Reads, and even more so when it’s a book that so many of…
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East of Eden: Chapters 6-11Listen now (70 min) | So this is the episode where we discuss Cathy Ames. Are we meant to have sympathy for her? Is she pure evil? Where she stack up…
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Anna Karenina: The ConclusionListen now (80 min) | And so we come to the end. After these many months, we have finally arrived at the end of Tolstoy’s great novel, Anna Karenina…
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Anna Karenina: Part 7 (to the end)Listen now (58 min) | The end of Anna Karenina is drawing close and in this episode Heidi, Tim, and Brandon discussed why this section is considered one…
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Anna Karenina - Part 6: Chapters 17-32Listen now (48 min) | It’s time to rejoin Anna and Vronsky here in the second half of part 6 as they navigate upheaval, both political and personal…
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Anna Karenina: Part 7, Chapter 1-17Listen now (62 min) | It’s baby time in Anna Karenina! In this exclusive episode, Heidi, Tim, and Brandon discuss Anna’s unique charm, the curious…
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Anna Karenina: Part 6, Chapters 1-16Listen now (64 min) | Welcome back to another bonus episode of Close Reads! Heidi, Tim, and Brandon are back to discuss Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina. And in…
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Anna Karenina: Part 5, Chapters 18-33Listen now (61 min) | Featuring Heidi White and Brandon LeBlanc
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Eudora Welty's "Why I Live at the P.O."Listen now (93 min) | Eudora Welty’s “Why I Live at the P.O” is one of the most anthologized stories of the twentieth century—one of the most beloved…
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East of Eden: Chapters 12-17Listen now (64 min) | Welcome back to our ongoing conversation about Steinbeck’s masterpiece, East of Eden. This episode’s conversation focuses…
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East of Eden: Chapters 18-22Listen now (72 min) | As we continue on with John Steinbeck’s classic novel, Cathy is now Kate, ingratiating herself to a new “mother,” and causing…
Anna Karenina: Part 1, Chapters 1-8Listen now (75 min) | Featuring David Kern, Heidi White, Tim McIntosh, and Brandon LeBlanc
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