Novel Wisdom: Evan Ostrowski and Kim Harte discuss the Sympathizer and debrief the novel.

In this recording, Evan and his mother Kim discuss The Sympathizer and some follow up questions regarding major themes the novel offers.

Interview #1: Book Recommendation

In this recording, my friend Betsy and I discuss literature, including genre preferences, reading styles, and books she believes are essential to a high school education.

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...

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.

Lit Life: Rayan Nehme and Nabil Barakat discuss “The Kite Runner”, a novel about Amir’s life story

In this recording Rayan Nehme and Nabil Barakat discuss different aspects of Amir’s life including the decisions he makes.

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.

The Secret Life of Bees:Alexis Hamdan and Rita Lacher discuss the story

In this recording, Alexis Hamdan discussed the book The Secret Life of Bees with her grandma, Rita Lacher.

The Alchemist Discussion

We briefly discussed the valuable lessons present in the story as well as the important characters.

Lit life: Jana Zogbi and Liana Zogbi talk about how redemption is discussed in literature

In this recording, two sisters discuss the character development and relationships of the characters in the book The Kite Runner

Lit Life: Jackson Hughes and Michelle Soudier discussing “The Kite Runner” by Khalid Hosseini

This recording features Jackson, student, and his mom, Michelle Soudier, discussing “The Kite Runner” and how the book’s messages transcend the plot.

LitLife: Reeya Sr. and Riya Jr. discuss The Handmaid’s Tale

Riya and Reeya discuss the novel The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood and the relevance of it in today’s society.

The World is Not Black and White: It’s Very Grey
December 9, 2017 App Interview

In this interview, Haley Wint and Joonsoo Kim discuss charaters, plot, and meaning behind Agatha Christie's novel, And Then There Were None, to reveal why it stands the test of time to this day.

LitLife: David Halle and Maia Halle discuss The Tale of Two Cities

Maia and David discuss the novel The Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens and its themes

Lit Life: Megan McKay and Nick Moawad talk about the thematic and societal implications in the novel Huck Finn

In this recording, 2 friends discuss their favorite characters, events, and themes in the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and the deeper meanings that the book holds.

Interview #2: Discussing a Novel

In this interview, my brother Jonah and I discuss the novel 1984 by George Orwell. We talk about why he recommended this book to me as well as questions I had while reading the book.