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Join John J. Miller, the director of the journalism program at Hillsdale College, as he embarks upon a journey across the Western World's rich literary heritage.

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Join John J. Miller, the director of the journalism program at Hillsdale College, as he embarks upon a journey across the Western World's rich literary heritage.

The most recent ten episodes of this podcast are available on this feed. Full archives are available to NRPLUS subscribers at NationalReview.com.

    Episode 139: ‘The Life of Samuel Johnson’ by James Boswell

    Episode 139: ‘The Life of Samuel Johnson’ by James Boswell

    John J. Miller is joined by Jack Lynch of Rutgers University to discuss James Boswell's 'The Life of Samuel Johnson.'

    • 33 min
    Episode 138: ‘The Persians’ by Aeschylus

    Episode 138: ‘The Persians’ by Aeschylus

    John J. Miller is joined by Spencer Klavan to discuss Aeschylus's 'The Persians.'

    • 30 min
    Episode 137: ‘Anne of Green Gables’ by Lucy Maude Montgomery

    Episode 137: ‘Anne of Green Gables’ by Lucy Maude Montgomery

    John J. Miller is joined by Haley Stewart to discuss Lucy Maude Montgomery's 'Anne of Green Gables.'

    • 32 min
    Episode 136: ‘The Decameron’ by Giovanni Boccaccio

    Episode 136: ‘The Decameron’ by Giovanni Boccaccio

    John J. Miller is joined by Paul Rahe of Hillsdale College to discuss Giovanni Boccaccio's 'The Decameron.'

    • 30 min
    Episode 135: ‘Ulysses’ by James Joyce

    Episode 135: ‘Ulysses’ by James Joyce

    John J. Miller is joined by Dutton Kearney of Hillsdale College to discuss James Joyce's 'Ulysses.'

    • 32 min
    Episode 134: ‘Notes from Underground’ by Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Episode 134: ‘Notes from Underground’ by Fyodor Dostoevsky

    John J. Miller is joined by Jessica Hooten Wilson of John Brown University to discuss Fyodor Dostoevsky's 'Notes from Underground.'

    • 31 min

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