This week I make a case for James Joyce's first novel, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. I didn't talk in detail about those letters to his wife and feel I deserve a prize for that.

It's nonsense and whimsy this week as I make a case for Lewis Carroll's classic, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

I got to dive into my beloved horror genre this week as I cover one of the progenitors of Cosmic Horror, The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers.

It's a comedic classic this week as I cover Miguel Cervantes' classics, Don Quixote! No spoilers, but lots of cool info nonetheless!

Instead of making a case for a single work, this week I'm making a case for a whole author! Daphne du Maurier is horrifyingly under-read by academics and leisure readers alike, so dare to be different, will ya?

Jonathan Swift graces the podcast this week as I make a case for his classic, Gulliver's Travels. Toilet humor, penis jokes, and creative fire extinguishing are only the beginning!

It's another Frenchman this week as I talk about Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne. Maybe a bit of a drudge, but if I can keep from snoring, so can you!

July 22, 2020

Episode 27: Ah, Bite Me

It took me too long to get to one of my personal favorites! This week, I talk about Bram Stoker's Dracula and why you should read it, even though I'm sure you know how the story goes.

This week I talk about four works, Pamela, Anti-Pamela, Shamela, and Fanny Hill. We go from super virtue to porn in this, so prepare yourselves!

This week we talk about Charlotte Bronte's amazing piece, Jane Eyre and I admit that, like Jane, I used to have a thing for the wrong kind of guy.

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