A talk with my Dad

We talked about our child hood, memoriesof my mom, and our interests in short stories and novels.

Novel Discussion: Leia and Evans Pappas analyze the development of “The Shadow of the Wind” by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
December 11, 2018 App Interview

Leia Pappas and her father, Evans Pappas, discuss the relationships and themes present in “The Shadow of the Wind” while also mentioning why Evans recommended the book to Leia initially.

St. George Natives Kelly and Patricia Larson both grew up using the local library

Recording February 13, 2018 – Husband and wife Kelly James and Patricia Larson have many memories about visiting the St. George Library. They not only grew up in the area, but raised their family here too. The public library was...

The Great Gatsby: Annie Huetteman and Rachel Hylas analyze the classic literary merit
December 9, 2018 App Interview

In this recording, Annie Huetteman ask Rachel Hylas for her thoughts on The Great Gatsby. She explains what she believes about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s stylistic choices, the themes of the book, and the characters.

Lit Life: Philip Fan and Audrey Carter talk about The Things They Carried.

In this recording, high school seniors Philip Fan and Audrey Carter discuss the significance of storytelling in The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien.

The Show with Conor Dunne

In today’s inaugural episode of season one, Conor interviews guest Alison Albelda to discuss Fiction, important books to read and life.

New Reading Perspectives: Insight about the learning that local mother Aqsa Godil has received from her childhood and adult readings.

In this recording, Hinsdale Central Student, Ameera Ilyas, and her mother, Aqsa Godil, talk about her mother's interaction in Pakistan, a third world country, with reading and how it has shaped her understanding of the world. In this interview, we...

Novel Wisdom Follow Up: Roshannah and Sameer Gaur follow up on their initial interview about Lord of the Flies

In this recording, Roshannah Gaur and her father discuss the relevance of Lord of the Flies in today’s world and the impact it has had on our respective lives.

To Kill A Mockingbird Discussion: Bianca Pope & Nicolette Pope discuss the novel and their takeaways from it.

In this recordimg, Nicolette and her mother, Bianca, debrief through the novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” and discuss the biggest takeways, themes, characters, and more.

Practice interview

I talk with my classmate Vijval about childhood memories and people that inspire us.

An interview with an Author

A story about an author and his reason for writing

The world has changed since 1950

A wonderful interview that I had with Pam Feil on a Saturday afternoon in her backyard. I asked her various questions regarding her feelings about media and how it has evolved throughout her life.

The Impact of Literature: Alec Hill and Bill Haarlow discuss their reading habits and a few impactful works of fiction.

In this interview, Alec Hill and Bill Haarlow, both high school seniors in Illinois, talk about the role of reading in their lives. Additionally, Alec asks Bill to recommend a few impactful pieces of fiction that he must read to...

The Story of Hilmar de Moraes Part 4

Hear the story of Hilmar de Moraes, from childhood stories to achieving his job. Listen to his viewpoints and his wisdom. Pay close attention to his knowledge on the society and how to self-educate. Escute a história de Hilmar de...

A little nerdy conversation

I catch up with a dear friend of mine and talk about her goals, and then reminiscent of our time in highschool.

How the Party Phone Line turned into Zoom Party Calls

My name is Emily Dunn, and I am 19 years old. I’ve had the internet and consumed digital media my entire life, so I wanted to sit down with someone who has experienced an entire evolution of media and communication....

Bill museum memories

Bill recalls his first museum and art memories

Lit Life: Mitchell Anderson and James Anderson discuss the relevance and significance of two novels.

In this recording, son and father discuss the life lessons and takeaways from the two books “The Picture of Dorian Gray” written by Oscar Wilde and “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” by Ken Kesey, and also how much of...

Pride & Prejudice Book Talk: Alyssa Nasca and Monica Avalos talk all about the themes, characters, and plot of the story

In this interview, Alyssa and Monica discuss the most pivotal moments in the novel, why the book was recommended, and the differences between the novel and movie.