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The Book Club PragerU

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Podcast by PragerU

    The Book Club: The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton and James Madison with Ben Shapiro

    The Book Club: The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton and James Madison with Ben Shapiro

    Do you understand the Constitution? What makes America different? Ben Shapiro joins Michael Knowles to discuss The Federalist Papers, a collection of essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay. They discuss the founders’ vision for a limited government that protects the God-given rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

    In our fast-paced world, it’s tough to make reading a priority. At least it used to be. At https://thinkr.org/ they summarize the key ideas from new and noteworthy nonfiction, giving you access to an entire library of great books in bite-size form. Read or listen to hundreds of titles in a matter of minutes: start your free trial today at https://thinkr.org/

    • 27 min
    Allen Estrin: Intellectuals by Paul Johnson

    Allen Estrin: Intellectuals by Paul Johnson

    Thinkers from Karl Marx to Noam Chomsky have shaped political thought and transformed societies. In this episode of The Book Club, Michael Knowles and PragerU’s executive director, Allen Estrin, discuss Intellectuals by Paul Johnson and how the book highlights both the brilliance and dangers of intellectuals’ impact on humanity.

    In our fast-paced world, it’s tough to make reading a priority. At least it used to be. At https://thinkr.org/ they summarize the key ideas from new and noteworthy nonfiction, giving you access to an entire library of great books in bite-size form. Read or listen to hundreds of titles in a matter of minutes: start your free trial today at https://thinkr.org/

    • 22 min
    Abigail Shrier: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

    Abigail Shrier: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

    Pride and Prejudice is one of the most famous and most beloved romantic novels of all time. In this episode of The Book Club, Michael Knowles and Abigail Shrier explore the themes of love, virtue, and social hierarchy discovered in the pages of Jane Austen’s classic work. Tune in!

    • 20 min
    Andrew Klavan: Hamlet by William Shakespeare

    Andrew Klavan: Hamlet by William Shakespeare

    William Shakespeare’s Hamlet is the greatest play ever written. In this episode of The Book Club, Michael Knowles and Andrew Klavan discuss the themes of this classic work — inaction, appearance versus reality, doubt and truth — and how they mirror modern society. Pick up a copy and join us for this impactful episode.

    In our fast-paced world, it’s tough to make reading a priority. At least it used to be. At Thinkr.org, they summarize the key ideas from new and noteworthy nonfiction, giving you access to an entire library of great books in bite-size form. Read or listen to hundreds of titles in a matter of minutes: start your free trial today at Thinkr.org

    To hear more of Michael, check out the Michael Knowles Show podcast: apple.co/2tSTNyY

    • 22 min
    Dennis Prager: Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

    Dennis Prager: Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

    What is mankind’s greatest pursuit? In the world premiere of The Book Club, Michael Knowles and Dennis Prager take you through psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s moving memoir of life in a Nazi death camp, and how this experience shaped his thinking. Man’s Search for Meaning explores human suffering, hope, and the pursuit of purpose in one of the darkest moments in history. Don’t miss it!

    In our fast-paced world, it’s tough to make reading a priority. At least it used to be. At Thinkr.org, they summarize the key ideas from new and noteworthy nonfiction, giving you access to an entire library of great books in bite-size form. Read or listen to hundreds of titles in a matter of minutes: start your free trial today at Thinkr.org.

    To hear more of Michael, check out the Michael Knowles Show podcast: https://apple.co/2tSTNyY

    • 21 min

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