Kiernan Lynch and Rachel Fuechtman talk about “A Tale of Two Cities” and why they read books of literary merit

In this recording, Hinsdale Central students Kiernan Lynch and Rachel Fuechtman discuss their thoughts on “A Tale of Two Cities” and how they interpreted the characters and themes.

Aunt Jessica SC Interview

In this interview, my aunt and I sat down and talked over a book we both read. We talk about a book called Their Eyes were Watching God.

Novel Wisdom: Nasar Qureshi and Yaser Aslam talk books, literary merit, and why we read.

Nasar Qureshi and Yaser Aslam discuss “The Kite Runner” and its takeaway messages, including specific discussions regarding symbols, events, characters, and central ideas of the story.

Ethan Harrast

In this recording, high schooler Ethan Harrast interviews his college student sister to clear up some questions about the plot of Handmaid’s Tale and how the dystopian novel relates to today and tomorrow’s world.

December 12, 2018
Discussing “The Kite Runner”

In this recording, AP Lit student Bilal Yousuf interviews his father about the book “The Kite Runner”, exploring its themes, plot, and overall quality.

Book Talk: Ian Drury & Allegra Dugan discuss literature, benefits of reading, and timeless novels.

Drury and Dugan discuss the challenges of finding one’s path in the world, blooming in the face of darkness, and influencial people and events. Also mentioning various books that have stuck with them and hopes for the future.

December 12, 2018
Grace Kennedy and her mom, Sue Kennedy, discuss the Great Gatsby, literary merit, and the impact of reading in our daily lives.

In this recording, mother and daughter Grace and Sue Kennedy discuss the Great Gatsby and why Sue recommended the book to Grace. The two also discuss how a book attains literary merit, and what impact reading has on our daily...

December 12, 2018
Was it justice? Lynn Matar and Mrs. Morley discuss Murder on the Orient Express.

In this interview, Lynn Matar asks Mrs. Morley her thoughts about different aspects of Agatha Christie’s book and debate whether justice was served in the end.