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From the Close Reads Podcast Network, Close Reads is a book-club podcast hosted by David Kern and featuring an array of contributors, including Tim McIntosh, Heidi White, and others. We read Great Books and talk about them.
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    • 4.9 • 15 Ratings

From the Close Reads Podcast Network, Close Reads is a book-club podcast hosted by David Kern and featuring an array of contributors, including Tim McIntosh, Heidi White, and others. We read Great Books and talk about them.
A NOTE ABOUT OLDER EPISODES: Since most podcast apps don't go further back than 100 episodes, you'll need to click here to listen to anything further back than that. And our first 32 episodes can be found here, on the original CiRCE Institute feed.

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    The Moviegoer: Episode 2

    The Moviegoer: Episode 2

    Join Tim and Heidi as they dig ever-deeper in Walker Percy's novel (while David is working at his new bookstore).
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    The Moviegoer: Episode 1

    The Moviegoer: Episode 1

    Join David, Heidi, and Tim as they dive into Walker Percy's The Moviegoer. Topics of conversation include the book's particular vibe, its plotlessness, the uniquely Southern AND catholic perspective of Percy, and much more.
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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Home: Q&A Episode

    Home: Q&A Episode

    As usual, your many questions were delightful, thoughtful, and challenging. We took a crack at answering them.
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    • 1 hr 29 min
    Home: The Final Pages

    Home: The Final Pages

    Here we are at the end of another book. The big question of this episode is whether the book ends in a satisfying way (the answer depends on the contributor) -- and whether it matters. Join us!
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Home: Pages 250-300

    Home: Pages 250-300

    In this episode David, Heidi, and Sarah-Jane discuss catharsis, resolution, and changing-minds.
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    • 1 hr 23 min
    Home: Pages 200-250

    Home: Pages 200-250

    This week David, Heidi, and Sarah-Jane discuss intense theological conversations, Jack's faith (or lack thereof), Boughton's role on contract with Glory's, and much more.
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    • 1 hr 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

christyi ,

Great Book Talk!

Such great conversation around truly great books!

nehpetsekellen ,

I'm giving you five

...because I love listening to you discuss books. However, the podcast editing could occasionally be improved upon. I'm still listening, though, so maybe it's not so bad.

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