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Omakase - Weike Wang - Literary Roadhouse Ep 151

2/13/2019
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Discussion Notes: Omakase This week’s story: Omakase by Weike Wang Next week’s story: Us and Them by David Sedaris Rated: Clean This week we welcomed Alli Hoff Kosik as a guest to discuss “Omakase” by Weike Wang. She is a full-time freelance writer. Her work has been published in outlets like Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Brit +... The post Omakase | Weike Wang | Literary Roadhouse Ep 151 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:47:48

Chaunt - Joy Williams - Literary Roadhouse Ep 150

2/6/2019
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Discussion Notes: Chaunt This week’s story: Chaunt by Joy Williams Next week’s story: Omakase by Weike Wang Rated: Clean We’re a week late! We took off last week to catch up with some back log and work over flow. As our regular listeners know, the hosts you hear on each episode are the entire crew.... The post Chaunt | Joy Williams | Literary Roadhouse Ep 150 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:40:21

House Taken Over - Julio Cortazar - Literary Roadhouse Ep 149

1/23/2019
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Discussion Notes: House Taken Over This week’s story: House Taken Over by Julio Cortázar Next week’s story: Chaunt by Joy Williams Rated: Clean This week we are joined by a guest! Andy Kopczynski, a long time friend of Anais, a hater of literary fiction, and a lover and avid reader of pulpy fantasy and sci-fi. Can... The post House Taken Over | Julio Cortazar | Literary Roadhouse Ep 149 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:42:55

The Gift of the Magi - O. Henry - Literary Roadhouse Ep 148

1/16/2019
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Discussion Notes: The Gift of the Magi This week’s story: The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry Next week’s story: House Taken Over by Julio Cortázar Rated: Clean Gerald, Rammy, and Anais discuss the classic parable ¨The Gift of the Magi¨by O. Henry. Our podcast typically doesn’t love parables, which Rammy insists on submitting. However,... The post The Gift of the Magi | O. Henry | Literary Roadhouse Ep 148 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:27:13

The Adulterous Woman - Albert Camus - Literary Roadhouse Ep 147

1/9/2019
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Discussion Notes: The Adulterous Woman This week’s story: The Adulterous Woman by Albert Camus Next week’s story: The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry Rated: Adult Themes, Clean Language Gerald, Rammy, and Anais discuss “The Adulterous Woman” by Albert Camus, a stirring story about a woman’s mid-life yearning for freedom from the trappings of a... The post The Adulterous Woman | Albert Camus | Literary Roadhouse Ep 147 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:42:30

(REWIND) Year's End - Jhumpa Lahiri - Literary Roadhouse Ep 47

1/2/2019
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Discussion Notes: Year’s End Happy New Year! We’re still off this week and will return next week with a brand new episode. This week we’re replaying an episode from our archive. We picked this story because it’s one of our favorite discussions to date. Find this week’s rewind story here: Year’s End by Jhumpa Lahiri... The post (REWIND) Year’s End | Jhumpa Lahiri | Literary Roadhouse Ep 47 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:52:09

(REWIND) The Piano Tuner | Peter Meinke | Literary Roadhouse Ep 35

12/26/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Piano Tuner Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays! We’re off this week and next, but we still want to bring you great literary fiction. This week we’re replaying an episode from our archive. We picked this story because it’s one of our favorite discussions to date. Find this week’s rewind story here: The... The post (REWIND) The Piano Tuner | Peter Meinke | Literary Roadhouse Ep 35 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:38:38

A Sound of Thunder - Ray Bradbury - Literary Roadhouse Ep 146

12/19/2018
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Discussion Notes: A Sound of Thunder This week’s story: A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury Next week’s story: The Adulterous Woman by Albert Camus Rated: Clean Gerald, Rammy, and Anais discuss “A Sound of Thunder” by Ray Bradbury, a brilliantly visual story that sets the pace for an entire genre of plot structures, and explores... The post A Sound of Thunder | Ray Bradbury | Literary Roadhouse Ep 146 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:28:54

The Bet - Anton Chekhov - Literary Roadhouse Ep 145

12/12/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Bet This week’s story: The Bet by Anton Chekhov Next week’s story: A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury Rated: Clean Gerald, Rammy, and Anais discuss “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov, a deceptively simple story. Through discussion, our hosts discover that the moral of this story is buried deep in the narration’s point-of-view,... The post The Bet | Anton Chekhov | Literary Roadhouse Ep 145 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:46:21

Birdsong - Jahnavi Barua - Literary Roadhouse Ep 144

12/5/2018
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Discussion Notes: Birdsong This week’s story: Birdsong by Jahnavi Barua Next week’s story: The Bet by Anton Chekhov Rated: Clean Gerald, Rammy, and Anais discuss a very short story called “Birdsong” written by renowned Indian author Jahnavi Barua. This discussion will give aspiring writers a lot to chew on. Our hosts marvel at Barua’s writing craft,... The post Birdsong | Jahnavi Barua | Literary Roadhouse Ep 144 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:24:49

The Signal-Man - Charles Dickens - Literary Roadhouse Ep 143

11/28/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Signal-Man This week’s story: The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens Next week’s story: Birdsong by Jahnavi Barua Rated: Clean Gerald, Rammy, and Anais discuss a classic Charles Dickens ghost story, “The Signal-Man.” Anais notices a pattern in Dickens’ ghost stories, and draws parallel to another Dickens story we discussed on the podcast, “The Trial... The post The Signal-Man | Charles Dickens | Literary Roadhouse Ep 143 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:28:01

Roman Fever - Edith Wharton - Literary Roadhouse Ep 142

11/21/2018
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Discussion Notes: Roman Fever This week’s story: Roman Fever by Edith Wharton Next week’s story: The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens Rated: Clean This week the Literary Roadhouse welcomes guest Tim Weed, an author whose short fiction collection, A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing, made the 2018 Eric Hoffer Book Award Grand Prize Shortlist and was... The post Roman Fever | Edith Wharton | Literary Roadhouse Ep 142 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:42:20

Enough for Me - Becca Krock - Literary Roadhouse Ep 141

11/14/2018
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Discussion Notes: Enough for Me This week’s story: Enough for Me by Becca Krock Next week’s story: Roman Fever by Edith Wharton Rated: Explicit This week Gerald, Rammy, and Anais discuss a story from Gerald’s favorite literary journal, Carve Magazine. Through discussion, ours hosts’ opinions of “Enough for Me” by Becca Krock evolve. Gerald’s and Anais’s... The post Enough for Me | Becca Krock | Literary Roadhouse Ep 141 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:31:26

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge - Ambrose Bierce - Literary Roadhouse Ep 140

11/9/2018
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Discussion Notes: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge This week’s story: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce Next week’s story: Enough for Me by Becca Krock Rated: Clean We’re sorry this episode is two days late! If you want to prevent an episode from ever releasing late ever again, consider supporting us on... The post An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge | Ambrose Bierce | Literary Roadhouse Ep 140 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:27:55

The Crowd - Ray Bradbury - Literary Roadhouse Ep 139

10/31/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Crowd Find this week’s story, a Halloween Special: Listen to an audio version of The Crowd by Ray Bradbury Next week’s story: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce Rated: Clean Happy Halloween! Listener Nick Huard recommended a spooky Ray Bradbury story for Halloween, and we couldn’t resist! Gerald, Rammy, and Anais... The post The Crowd | Ray Bradbury | Literary Roadhouse Ep 139 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:19:52

The Five-Forty-Eight - John Cheever - Literary Roadhouse Ep 138

10/24/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Five-Forty-Eight Find this week’s story here: The Five-Forty-Eight by John Cheever Next week’s story, a Halloween Special: Listen to an audio version of The Crowd by Ray Bradbury Rated: Clean Gerald, Rammy, and Anais discuss “The Five-Forty-Eight” by John Cheever. All three hosts loved this story, which was remarkably similar in theme and protagonist... The post The Five-Forty-Eight | John Cheever | Literary Roadhouse Ep 138 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:31:47

A Rich Man - Edward P Jones - Literary Roadhouse Ep 137

10/17/2018
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Discussion Notes: A Rich Man Find this week’s story here: A Rich Man by Edward P. Jones Next week’s story: The Five-Forty-Eight by John Cheever Rated: Explicit Gerald, Rammy, and Anais discuss “A Rich Man” by Edward P. Jones. Anais valiantly tries to convince Gerald and Rammy that there’s more to the story than meets... The post A Rich Man | Edward P Jones | Literary Roadhouse Ep 137 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:27:28

The Mark on the Wall - Virginia Woolf - Literary Roadhouse Ep 136

10/10/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Mark on the Wall Find this week’s story here: The Mark on the Wall by Virginia Woolf Next week’s story: A Rich Man by Edward P. Jones Rated: Clean Gerald, Rammy, and Anais discuss “The Mark on the Wall” by Virginia Woolf, and struggle to separate thesis from plot. Rammy’s need for... The post The Mark on the Wall | Virginia Woolf | Literary Roadhouse Ep 136 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:28:29

Passage - Kevin Jared Hosein - Literary Roadhouse Ep 135

10/3/2018
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Discussion Notes: Passage Find this week’s story here: Passage by Kevin Jared Hosein Next week’s story: The Mark on the Wall by Virginia Woolf Rated: Clean This week Anais and Gerald are joined by Josh Caporale of Literary Gladiators, a booktube channel where a panel of four discuss and debate works of literature. They’re quite similar... The post Passage | Kevin Jared Hosein | Literary Roadhouse Ep 135 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:39:30

(REWIND) The Yellow Wallpaper - Charlotte Perkins Gilman - Literary Roadhouse Ep 49

9/26/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Yellow Wallpaper This week we’re replaying an episode from our archive! We picked this story because it’s one of our favorite discussions to date. (Boy has our sound editing improved in the years since this episode aired!) Find this week’s rewind story here: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman Next episode: ... The post (REWIND) The Yellow Wallpaper | Charlotte Perkins Gilman | Literary Roadhouse Ep 49 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:01:02:52