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...

Wise Words: Jay Liu and Justin Li discuss books and their role in our lives.
September 9, 2018 App Interview

In this interview, high school students Jay Liu and Justin Li talk about how books affected them growing up and the important role that books and reading have in our world.

Lit Life: Sophia Elbrecht and Meri Chen discuss Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

In this recording, mother and daughter discuss the treatment of the mentally challenged and Charlie’s evolution throughout the book.

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Alec Acosta and Christopher Abreu

Alec Acosta (19) talks with his teacher Christopher Abreu (32) about his childhood, school experiences, meaningful friendships, artistic interests, and about what his hopes are for the future.

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.

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.

Literary Merit: Haaris Rathore and Alia Rathore discuss "Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini

In this discussion we discuss about themes and questions about the book "Kite Runner" as well as discussing a possible reason to why Khaled Hosseini was motivated to write this book.

Cat’s Cradle Disscussion

In this discussion, Luka Karginov and his Father, Andrei Karginov discuss aspects of the book Cat's Cradle, including key characters, the writing style and important scenes in the novel.

Interview with my Grandma about the wonders of the world and how reading influenced her life

We talked about traveling and how important it is to explore the world. Also the influence that reading had on her life and how it inspired to open up her mind.

Emily, My Sister, Reflects on Reading

My sister, Emily, sits down with me to discuss her own relationship with reading and how it’s been a vital part of her culinary career in several ways.

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Keith Lamar and Amy Gordiejew

Keith (45) speaks to his friend Amy (39) over the phone about their collaboration on his self-published book "Condemned" about a prison riot he is accused of masterminding. Keith says he is innocent. He is currently on death row in...

Novel Wisdom: Sri Chawla and Arya Chawla talk about books, literary merit, and why we read.
September 14, 2018 App Interview

In this recording, high school student Arya Chawla talks with her mother Sri about the most pivotal novel she has read, and what she would recommend high school students to read.

Learning to Read

I interview my kid brother about what it was like to learn how to read, to be diagnosed with dyslexia, and what his relationship to books is like today.

Ethan Harrast and his dad talk Shakespeare, reading preferences, and must reads.

I this recording, Hinsdale Central student Ethan Harrast interviews his father about the most pivotal novel he has read, what he recommends to read, and his high school reading habits.

Mother childhood

When my mom was a kid she enjoyed reading a lot she told me about the book she like she wish she had like Harry Potter when she was a kid but then have that back then she started reading...