Close Reads Bonus Episodes

These bonus episodes for those listeners to want to dig even deeper are primarily focused on longer novels. Want to listen these episodes on your favorite podcast app? Follow this link to learn more: https://support.substack.com/hc/en-us/articles/4519588148244-How-do-I-listen-to-episodes-on-my-podcast-app-

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…
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 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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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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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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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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