Caroline Woodward Burrell Period 10 Story Corps Interview Why I Read PART TWO

Caroline Woodward and her dad John Woodward discuss why he reads, literary merit and what books have influenced him.

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.

AP Lit- Book wise Pre-Interview. Mrs. Williams

Mrs. Williams and I talked about her history with reading and what kinds of books she likes and dislikes. She recommended 2-3 books for me to read.

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.

Lit Life: Alyssa Lee and John Naisbitt discuss the novel Life of Pi by Yann Martel.

A student and her former history teacher discuss the argument Life of Pi presents on religion and the power of the human spirit.

Book Wise: Reeya Patolawala and Monish Patolawala talk about some literary classics.
September 13, 2018 App Interview

Father and Daughter duo talk about his favorite fiction works, the effect they have had, and the joy of reading a physical book.

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.

Kiernan Lynch interviews her grandmother on her love of books and why she likes to read.

In this interview, student Kiernan Lynch asks her grandmother about new literary discoveries as she traveled the world and how books have shaped her perception of the world and herself.

Novel Wisdom: Anastasia Sakkos and Marija Bounavolonto discuss “the Color Purple” and why it has been recommended.

In this recording, Illinois student Anastasia Sakkos and boss Marija Buonavolanto discuss the book recommendation of “the Color Purple” as it relates to gender and racial roles.

Literary Novels: Allegra Dugan interviews Micaela Dugan on coming of age, reading, and growth.

In this interview, high school senior, Allegra Dugan, talks to her older sister, Micaela Dugan, about finding a love for reading and how Micaela's attitude toward classic literature has grown. They discuss life lessons learned from novels and teachers and...

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.

Book Wise: Ella and Joe Pope talk about their reading lives, impactful books, and book recommendations
September 12, 2018 App Interview

In this recording, father and daughter, Ella and Joe Pope, talk about their reading lives, the books that have influenced them the most, and what books should be read before the end of high school.

The Namesake: Alec Hill and history teacher Mrs. Patel discuss a novel’s significance and its connection to readers.

In this interview, high school student Alec Hill and history teacher Mrs. Patel examine The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri. This book was recommended to Hill by Mrs. Patel for his senior year reading list. Topics of discussion include immigration, family...

Novel Wisdom: Rachel DB and Sara Villanueva discuss historical fiction and the novel Between Shades of Gray.

In this recording, students Rachel D-B and Sara Villanueva discussed why to read and love historical fiction novels, the importance of perseverance, and remembering the stories of people whose stories often get forgotten.

Lit life: Ramona Dawson and Nichole Dawson discuss “Little Women”

In this recording mother and daughter discuss the main issues of little women, and how our generation understands those lessons differently.

Novel Recommendations: Ensuring a Complete Education. Mark and Annie Huetteman talk book recommendations and the impact of literary merits.
September 14, 2018 App Interview

In this recording Annie Huetteman interviews her father, Mark Huetteman, about how literature has played a role in his life. He recommends to her a literary merit to complete her high school education.