Close Reads – The End of the Affair: Book 2
In this week’s episode, David, Heidi, and Tim discuss the likability (or lack thereof) of Maurice Bendrix, the protagonist of The End of the Affair; the way the book demands empathy from its reader; Green’s consideration of sex, lust, and sin; and much more, of course.
Close Reads – The End of the Affair: Part One
Proverbial, Episode 26 – Stars
This week’s proverb comes to us by way of Dr. Samuel Johnson and it goes like this: “He that considers how little he dwells upon the condition of others will learn how little the attention of others is attracted by himself.” Join Joshua Gibbs as he contemplates what this proverb has to say to modern men and women.
The Daily Poem
Thursday, May 14: Walt Whitman’s “A Noiseless Patient Spider”
Wednesday, May 13: Bayard Taylor “A Night with a Wolf”
Tuesday, May 12: Katherine Larson’s “Metamorphoses”
Monday, May 11: Robert Pinsky’s “Poem with lines in any order”
The Play’s the Thing