Literary Merit Book Recommendation Interview
September 18, 2018 App Interview

In this interview I talk with my mother about her past and present reading experiences. She recommends the book “The Five People You Meet In Heaven” by Mitch Albom and talks about how it has affected her in life.

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.

Alex Cabal and the Standard Ebooks “saga”

Open source, the public domain, and various freedoms take center stage in the story behind Standard Ebooks. Learn about Standard Ebooks, a project founded by Alex Cabal to solve one particular problem, and how it brought together contributors with diverse...


My sisters love for media/literature and her opinions about streaming media.

Kai Moskow and Kade Pisowicz Second StoryCorps Interview

Kai Moskow and Kad Pisowicz explore various topics relating to the consumption of literature and how different perspectives provided my literature has affected their lives.

Todd Ramsey and Susan Osborne

One Small Step partners Todd Ramsey (40) and Susan Osborne (75) talk about their changes in political beliefs, local politics in Kansas, and Susan's critique of the Catholic Church.

English Interview Project

A discussion with my dad about his career as an English professor.

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray Discussion

Interviewing my sister Caroline

I asked my sister about a piece of literature that influenced her or made her more open minded and she discussed J. D. Salinger and some of his work that she enjoyed.

Russ Howell and Paul Reeves

Friends Russ Howell (70) and Paul Reeves (60) share a conversation about their love of reading. The two talk about their relationship with reading growing up, the books that have impacted them, and the miracle of losing yourself in a...

Interview with Dean Margret Auer

An Interview about the Life and Legacy of Dudley Randall

Hannah Shaw and Allen Shaw

Hannah Shaw (28) shares a conversation with her father, Allen Shaw (72), about Allen’s childhood, his family, his career, and how his perspective on life has changed over time.

Great Expectations Interview

Emmy Duerr interviews a Sophie Marcom about the classic novel Great Expectations.

Literary Merit Book Recommendation

Alyssa Nasca interviews her friend, Liv Sommer, about her recommendation on what Alyssa should read before she graduates.

Dinner at IHOP, 11/18/19

We experimented with the app. Ended up in a discussion of the literature books they have read over the last few years with their literature teacher Lydia Netzer.

Leila Christenbury and Robert Craven

One Small Step partners Leila Christenbury (73) and Robert "Tony" Craven (67) have a conversation about the importance of learning how to learn, their journeys with the church, and teachers unions.

My Father: The Author

Zahra Ndirangu interviews her father, published author Ndirangu Githaiga, on his book that tells of the Kenyan experience. They delve into talks of race, literature, and representation.