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.

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.

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.

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.

Novel Wisdom: Juliana Gutierrez and Jordan Smits talk about book Pride and Prejudice and their favorite momements.

In this recording Juliana Gutierrez and her cousin, Jordan Smits talk about the book Pride and Prejudice that Jordan reccomended to her, and their favorite characters, moments, and what they took away from the book.

Lit Life: Kathleen R. and her grandmother discuss the characters in Pride and Prejudice.

In this recording, a granddaughter and grandmother discuss the character’s motivations for their actions in Pride and Prejudice.

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: Mia and James Gaddis connect themes from Crime and Punishment to modern society

Twins talk about Dostoyevsky’s purposeful commentary on social issues through his novel and the modern implications of those themes.

Lit Life: Tess Elman and Eric Elman talk about The Sun Also Rises by Earnet Hemingway

In this interview a father and daughter talk about the underlying themes of the book and how masculinity plays a large part in it.

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: Jacob Brown and Stephanie Yuskis discuss The Color Purple and how its themes relate to today’s world.

In this recording, a mother and son discuss how Alice Walker’s novel provides unique and interesting perspectives on this issues of rape, abusive relationships, and sexuality.

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.

Book Wise: Juliana Gutierrez and Carol Gutierrez talk about their reading history and book reccomendations.

In this interview, Hinsdale Central student Juliana Gutierrez talks to her mother, Carol Gutierrez, about her reading experiences in the past, her favorite books she has read, and book reccomendations.