5 episódios

A podcast for literary procrastinators. Do you love books but hardly ever read them? We all need need a fire fire lit under us... a deadline... like a library return date with no renewals allowed.Join us as we explore the books we’ve had on our list for years but haven’t gotten around to reading. We will post the “return by” dates so you know how long you have to join in the fun. This will be an interactive podcast welcoming lots of listener input! So if you feel so inclined, finish a bit before the “return by” date so you can best get in on the action. Email your insights and reviews to returnbypodcast@gmail.com

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A podcast for literary procrastinators. Do you love books but hardly ever read them? We all need need a fire fire lit under us... a deadline... like a library return date with no renewals allowed.Join us as we explore the books we’ve had on our list for years but haven’t gotten around to reading. We will post the “return by” dates so you know how long you have to join in the fun. This will be an interactive podcast welcoming lots of listener input! So if you feel so inclined, finish a bit before the “return by” date so you can best get in on the action. Email your insights and reviews to returnbypodcast@gmail.com

    005 - "Laurus" by Eugene Vodolazkin

    005 - "Laurus" by Eugene Vodolazkin

    This month, the regulars welcome Chase as they discuss Laurus, a novel by Russian author Eugene Vodolazkin. The book follows Laurus, a traveling healer and penitent who is desperate to make up for the unjust death of his lover who he allowed to die...

    • 1h 32 min
    004 - "The Power & The Glory" by Graham Greene

    004 - "The Power & The Glory" by Graham Greene

    The regular "Return By:" crew breaks open Graham Greene's gritty novel about a Mexican Whisky Priest during the Mexican Catholic persecution of the early 20th century and his inner and external struggles. Greene focuses on themes of sin, sanctity,...

    • 1h 13 min
    003 - "Ivanhoe" by Sir Walter Scott

    003 - "Ivanhoe" by Sir Walter Scott

    Grace, Kathleen, Christine, and Fr. Brad tackle the classic book "Ivanhoe" written by Sir Walter Scott and first published in 1819.

    • 1h 18 min
    002 - "Leisure" by Josef Pieper

    002 - "Leisure" by Josef Pieper

    Grace, Kathleen, Christine, and Fr. Brad join each other for some Leisure. That is in practice and in theory. They talk about Josef Pieper's philosophical classic "Leisure: The Basis of Culture."

    • 1h 35 min
    001 - "Manalive" by GK Chesterton

    001 - "Manalive" by GK Chesterton

    Grace, Kathleen, Christine, and Fr. Brad sit down to discuss what they gleaned from Gilbert Keith Chesterton's whimsical novel "Manalive," a tale of murder, burglary, bigamy, and insanity, and Truth, Beauty, and the Goodness of Life.

    • 1h 20 min

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