This week, Somer goes ancient with the classic epic poem, The Iliad. Who wrote it and when? Is that even really important? What is important is, where is the stinking horse we all know so well? Listen and find out!
This week, Somer makes a case for a more recent classic, The Satanic Verses. She explains the meaning of the title as well as the book itself. There’s also cause for a mini party in this episode regarding movie adaptation.
This week, Somer labors to make a case for a book that she knows will elicit many eyerolls from some listeners, but hang in there anyway! She only ever asks that you give a book a one chapter try, so why not give Pride and
This week, Somer covers the heroic classic, Beowulf. We don’t know who wrote it, or when, but we certainly know who’s the best hero ever because he tells us. We also know that a certain movie adaptation makes Somer a little loud and grouchy.
This week Somer covers The Picture of Dorian Gray, the only novel written by infamous zinger, Oscar Wilde. She talks about the touchy stuff concerning the author as well as the silliness of the philosophies within the work.
This week, Somer talks about the first work of famed realist author, Gustave Flaubert. Madame Bovary is held in high regard, even today and is a beautiful depiction of a complicated woman in literature.