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99: Debate - Classics or Not?: I Just Skipped the Scenery...and the Descriptions

Updated: Jan 14



What do you think of the classics? And, for that matter, how do you define classics? We take on these issues and more in today's episode, discussing the merits of Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Zora Neale Hurston, and more.

Listen to the episode, and then join us on social media to let us know where YOU think about this debate.




Works and Authors Mentioned

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Emma

Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations

Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man

Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird

Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby

John Steinbeck's East of Eden

Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness

Shakespeare’s Othello, Hamlet

James Joyce’s Ulysses

Clive Cussler (check out Pacific Vortex!)

Samuel Beckett (here's a collection, Three Novels: Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable)​ ​

Give Me One: Apps Worth Trying

Sara's pick: PicTapGo

Ashley's pick: Down Dog

Jen's pick: IMDb


Interested in what else we're reading? Check out our Featured Books page.


#debate #classics #hottopics

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