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Literary Disco

Literary Disco

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Literary Disco

Literary Disco

Literary Disco

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A podcast about books. Hosted by Rider Strong, Tod Goldberg and Julia Pistell.

Latest Episodes

Episode 175: Weather

EToday, with another short break from Middlemarch, Julia, Rider, and Tod talk about Jenny Offill's latest novel Weather. They also discuss the beauty of the "bidet life" and the adjustment of fearing everything. This week's episode is sponsored by HelloFresh. Go to HelloFresh.com/80literarydisco and use code 80literarydisco to get a total of $80 off, including free shipping on your first box. Additional restrictions apply, please visit HelloFresh.com for more details.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51 MIN4 d ago
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Episode 175: Weather

Episode 174: Middlemarch, Book 5

EThe return of Literary Disco! Today, we continue our march through Middlemarch as we read the George Eliot classic and book five, The Dead Hand. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

34 MIN3 w ago
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Episode 174: Middlemarch, Book 5

Episode 173: Bookshelf Revisit, Summer 2020

This week, Julia, Rider, and Tod do an old-fashion bookshelf revisit where each of them take a volume for their shelves and bring it up for discussion. Julia's pick: The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel Rider's pick: Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace Tod's pick: Death, Immortality, and Meaning in Life by John Martin Fischer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

36 MINJUN 15
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Episode 173: Bookshelf Revisit, Summer 2020

Episode 172: Middlemarch, Book 4

EThis week is part four of our #Quarantine read of George Eliot's long and intimidating classic novel from the nineteenth century, Middlemarch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30 MINMAY 27
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Episode 172: Middlemarch, Book 4

Choose Your Own Houdini

Today, in another departure from our Middlemarch read, we will read one of the new Choose Your Own Adventure books, which unlike the beloved books from the 80s, the new Choose Your Own Adventure novels are based on the lives of historical figures, except that they are all spies! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30 MINMAY 22
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Choose Your Own Houdini

Episode 171: Middlemarch, Book 3

EThis week is part three of our #Quarantine read of George Eliot's long and intimidating classic novel from the nineteenth century, Middlemarch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

40 MINMAY 12
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Episode 171: Middlemarch, Book 3

Quick Poems for Quarantine

EOn today's episode, as a quick respite from our reading of Middlemarch, Julia, Rider, and Tod each present a poem to discuss. Julia presents "The Mower" by Philip Larkin; Rider presents "No worst,there is none" by Gerard Manley Hopkins; and Tod presents "Go Make Something Old" by Matthew Zapruder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

35 MINMAY 6
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Quick Poems for Quarantine

Episode 169: Middlemarch, Book Two

EThis week is part two of our #Quarantine read of George Eliot's long and intimidating classic novel from the nineteenth century, Middlemarch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

34 MINAPR 28
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Episode 169: Middlemarch, Book Two

Episode 168: Murder Most Foul

EBob Dylan released something new during the pandemic: Murder Most Foul, a seventeen-minute long song that begins with John F. Kennedy's assassination. This week, Julia, Rider, and Tod discuss the lyrics, Dylan in general, and Dylan's surprising Nobel Prize in Literature. What a trickster... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

32 MINAPR 21
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Episode 168: Murder Most Foul

Episode 167: Middlemarch, Book One

EEver wondered what 900 pages of turgid prose sounds like when dropped on a desk? This week is part one of our #Quarantine read of George Eliot's long and intimidating classic novel from the nineteenth century, Middlemarch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

34 MINAPR 14
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Episode 167: Middlemarch, Book One

Latest Episodes

Episode 175: Weather

EToday, with another short break from Middlemarch, Julia, Rider, and Tod talk about Jenny Offill's latest novel Weather. They also discuss the beauty of the "bidet life" and the adjustment of fearing everything. This week's episode is sponsored by HelloFresh. Go to HelloFresh.com/80literarydisco and use code 80literarydisco to get a total of $80 off, including free shipping on your first box. Additional restrictions apply, please visit HelloFresh.com for more details.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Episode 175: Weather

Episode 174: Middlemarch, Book 5

EThe return of Literary Disco! Today, we continue our march through Middlemarch as we read the George Eliot classic and book five, The Dead Hand. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

34 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Episode 174: Middlemarch, Book 5

Episode 173: Bookshelf Revisit, Summer 2020

This week, Julia, Rider, and Tod do an old-fashion bookshelf revisit where each of them take a volume for their shelves and bring it up for discussion. Julia's pick: The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel Rider's pick: Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace Tod's pick: Death, Immortality, and Meaning in Life by John Martin Fischer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

36 MINJUN 15
Comments
Episode 173: Bookshelf Revisit, Summer 2020

Episode 172: Middlemarch, Book 4

EThis week is part four of our #Quarantine read of George Eliot's long and intimidating classic novel from the nineteenth century, Middlemarch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30 MINMAY 27
Comments
Episode 172: Middlemarch, Book 4

Choose Your Own Houdini

Today, in another departure from our Middlemarch read, we will read one of the new Choose Your Own Adventure books, which unlike the beloved books from the 80s, the new Choose Your Own Adventure novels are based on the lives of historical figures, except that they are all spies! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30 MINMAY 22
Comments
Choose Your Own Houdini

Episode 171: Middlemarch, Book 3

EThis week is part three of our #Quarantine read of George Eliot's long and intimidating classic novel from the nineteenth century, Middlemarch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

40 MINMAY 12
Comments
Episode 171: Middlemarch, Book 3

Quick Poems for Quarantine

EOn today's episode, as a quick respite from our reading of Middlemarch, Julia, Rider, and Tod each present a poem to discuss. Julia presents "The Mower" by Philip Larkin; Rider presents "No worst,there is none" by Gerard Manley Hopkins; and Tod presents "Go Make Something Old" by Matthew Zapruder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

35 MINMAY 6
Comments
Quick Poems for Quarantine

Episode 169: Middlemarch, Book Two

EThis week is part two of our #Quarantine read of George Eliot's long and intimidating classic novel from the nineteenth century, Middlemarch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

34 MINAPR 28
Comments
Episode 169: Middlemarch, Book Two

Episode 168: Murder Most Foul

EBob Dylan released something new during the pandemic: Murder Most Foul, a seventeen-minute long song that begins with John F. Kennedy's assassination. This week, Julia, Rider, and Tod discuss the lyrics, Dylan in general, and Dylan's surprising Nobel Prize in Literature. What a trickster... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

32 MINAPR 21
Comments
Episode 168: Murder Most Foul

Episode 167: Middlemarch, Book One

EEver wondered what 900 pages of turgid prose sounds like when dropped on a desk? This week is part one of our #Quarantine read of George Eliot's long and intimidating classic novel from the nineteenth century, Middlemarch. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

34 MINAPR 14
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Episode 167: Middlemarch, Book One

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