organizations: Hinsdale Central High School

December 8, 2017
Novel Wisdom: Louise Sun and Joseph Sun talk about And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Hinsdale Central high school student Louise and her father Joseph discuss one of the most prominent mystery novels of all time, and why mystery is an important genre.

November 30, 2017
Novel Wisdom: Rebekah Lampman and Peyton Lienhart talk about “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert and it’s significance

In this recording, Rebekah Lampman and Peyton Lienhart discuss “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert, and it’s impact on us as readers.

November 26, 2017
Camille and Lisa Lubic have a literary conversation about the novel, Pride and Prejudice.

In this interview, Camille and Lisa Lubic discuss the pivotal parts and messages of Pride and Prejudice. Pivotal discussion at moment 10.

October 18, 2017
Novel Wisdom: Natalie Bourand and Jean Bourand talk books, literary merit, and why we read.

Natalie and Jean Bourand discuss Atlas Shrugged, the value of reading, and how culture has an impact on our reading choices.

September 30, 2017
An immigrant and fathers take on fiction and nonfiction

I asked my dad, an immigrant to the US from Canada, how literature has effected his life, specifically between fiction and nonfiction

September 15, 2017
Novel Wisdom: Amanda and Christi Cashman talk about childhood, books, and the importance of reading

My mom and I discussed her childhood growing up in a small town in Nebraska and the importance reading, especially nonfiction, had on shaping her outlook on the world.

September 15, 2017
Interview: Shea Draddy interviewing Jim Draddy on book preference and impact of books on us.

Shea and Jim discuss Jim's life and how books have impacted him. They talk about how he has changed to incorporate more books into his life, and how he impacts others around him by reading and recommending books to others...

September 15, 2017
Novel Wisdom: Sara Villanueva and Rachel Dannhausen-Brun talk books, happy places, and inspiration.

In this recording, high school students Sara Villanueva and Rachel D-B discuss how reading impacts life and views of the world, where is the best place to read, and what the most memorable phrase Sara has read is.

September 15, 2017
Novel Wisdom: Sol Barrios and her mom, Zully Delfiacco discuss books and their effect on a person's life.

Sol Barrios discusses various books with her mother, Zully Delfiacco, and questions their impact on her mother's life. Zully also recommends books and explains her reasoning behind why she chose to recommend them.

September 15, 2017
Novel Wisdom: Sydney Albert and Jeff Albert talk about fiction literature

In this recording, student Sydney Albert and her father talk about the most important fiction novels and why they would recommend them.