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.

Lit Life: Nathan and Mary Kim talk about The Great Gatsby

In this recording, brother and sister discuss about F. Scott Fitzgerald's book and some of the lessons or messages he is trying to convey through this novel.

Novel Wisdom: Whitney Wilda and Jennifer Stavreva talk books.
September 6, 2018 App Interview

In this recording, Jennifer Stavreva, a student, and Whitney Wilda an Illinois history teacher discuss the books that need to be read before a student graduates high school.

Natalie and Robert Holt talk about the importance of Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged
December 10, 2019 App Interview

In this interview Natalie and Robert Holt discuss the importance of the lessons learned in Atlas Shrugged and how they are applicable today.

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...

Tina Rivera and Her Mother, Biljana Rivera Book Talk
September 13, 2018 App Interview

In this recording, Tina talks about how her mothers background has shaped her reading life today. Also, Tina asks about a must read book that her mom recommends for her before she graduated high school.

The Importance of Reading: Caroline and Amy Lyman discuss Amy’s reading life and most influential novels
September 14, 2018 App Interview

In this recording, student Caroline Lyman interviews her mother, an occupational therapist, Amy Lyman, and they discuss the Amy’s early love for reading, most influential novels, and the lessons learned from them. Interesting take on the importance of reading today...

Lit Life: Marcos Lopez II and Angelique Lopez talk about the similarities between literary and real Hispanic families.

In this recording, a son and his mother discuss the familial lessons conveyed in Marquéz’s 100 Years’ of Solitude. Examining the parallels and differences between the Buendía and our families to distinguish between Marquéz’s depiction of family for literary purposes...

“Use your grey cells, figure it out!” Novel Wisdom: Leah Vaikutis and Judy Sidrys analyze a crime novel that was recommended to Leah.

In this interview, Leah Vaikutis interviews her aunt, Judy Sidrys, about "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd". They debrief the characters, underlying themes, and connections to modern day society as they reminisce through this brilliant crime novel. The very interesting Hercule...

Lit Life: Evan Sekiguchi and Alison Parry discuss the relative perception of developed vs the undeveloped world

In this recording, Evan and Alison discuss the themes of religion and nature, as well as mans role in society that occur in the book The Poisonwood Bible.

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.