100 episodes

Book club meets fight club - each week high school English teachers Dr. Ian DeJong and Joe Holschuh each bring a book to share with their friend Nick Argires. Weekly themes, winners and recommendations.

You Don't Know Lit You Don't Know Lit

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 34 Ratings

Book club meets fight club - each week high school English teachers Dr. Ian DeJong and Joe Holschuh each bring a book to share with their friend Nick Argires. Weekly themes, winners and recommendations.

    114. Big City (RERUN)

    114. Big City (RERUN)

    In honor of Ian and Joe being on vacation, here's a rerun of the YDKL classic covering America's most popular genre: Big City books. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison (1952) vs Native Son by Richard Wright (1940).

    • 1 hr 2 min
    113. Spies

    113. Spies

    Blood of Victory by Alan Furst (2022) vs The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carré (1963).

    • 56 min
    112. Bookspirations

    112. Bookspirations

    Mrs. Doubtfire bookspired by Madame Doubtfire by Anne Fine (1987) vs The French Dispatch bookspired by An Editor’s Burial: Journals and Journalism from the New Yorker and Other Magazines by Wes Anderson (2021).

    • 55 min
    111. Lord of the Flies

    111. Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies by William Golding (1954)

    • 30 min
    110. Boats

    110. Boats

    In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick (2000) vs The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown (2013)

    • 52 min
    109. America III

    109. America III

    The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie (1993) vs The Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich (2005).

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

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Always a jolly time

These guys have great rapport with each other. They welcome listeners into an hour of camaraderie that is more than satisfying.

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a fav

Thanks to my old literary theory professor and his strange buddies for bringing me my weekly source of serotonin. thanks also for increasing my tbr by approximately 20 books

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My new fav!!

I am loving this podcast! I’m a huge bookworm (or lit-head) and this is my new podcast home. You guys are very funny and literate, and that’s a great combo. I’ve sent in a few suggestions and will continue to do so.

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