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The Diamond as Big as the Ritz - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Literary Roadhouse Ep 134

9/19/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Diamond as Big as the Ritz Find this week’s story here: The Diamond as Big as the Ritz by F. Scott Fitzgerald Next week’s story: Passage by Kevin Jared Hosein Rated: Clean And then there were two… Rammy’s got married recently and was on his honeymoon during the recording of this episode.... The post The Diamond as Big as the Ritz | F. Scott Fitzgerald | Literary Roadhouse Ep 134 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:32:01

The Dinner Party - Joshua Ferris - Literary Roadhouse Ep 133

9/12/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Dinner Party Find this week’s story here: The Dinner Party by Joshua Ferris Next week’s story: The Diamond as Big as the Ritz by F. Scott Fitzgerald Rated: Clean Rammy, Gerald and Anais rave about “The Dinner Party” by Joshua Ferris,which was suggested by former guest Colette Sartor. The three hosts discuss... The post The Dinner Party | Joshua Ferris | Literary Roadhouse Ep 133 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:33:54

Stone Mattress - Margaret Atwood - Literary Roadhouse Ep 132

9/5/2018
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Discussion Notes: Stone Mattress Find this week’s story here: Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood Next week’s story: The Dinner Party by Joshua Ferris Rated: Clean This week all four Literary Roadhouse hosts gushed about this superbly sharp and entertaining short story by Margaret Atwood. “Stone Mattress” inspired an in-depth discussion of excellent prose, characterizations and symbolism.... The post Stone Mattress | Margaret Atwood | Literary Roadhouse Ep 132 appeared first on Literary...

Duration:00:42:54

Christmas Party | Russell Banks | Literary Roadhouse Ep 131

8/29/2018
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Discussion Notes: Christmas Party Find this week’s story here: Christmas Party by Russell Banks Next week’s story: Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood Rated: Clean This week Gerald, Rammy, and Anais are joined by Baylee Annis, Assistant to the Director of the Adirondack Center for Writing. She is poet, essayist, journalist, and loves talking about words so much she... The post Christmas Party | Russell Banks | Literary Roadhouse Ep 131 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:40:27

Landfill - Joyce Carol Oates - Literary Roadhouse Ep 130

8/22/2018
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Discussion Notes: Landfill Find this week’s story here: Landfill by Joyce Carol Oates Next week’s story: Christmas Party by Russell Banks Rated: Clean Language, Sensitive Topic Gerald, Maya and Anais discuss Landfill by Joyce Carol Oates. They struggle to discuss a story that too closely resembles a real life tragedy while painting an insensitive picture of the... The post Landfill | Joyce Carol Oates | Literary Roadhouse Ep 130 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:29:35

Sal Wants to Sleep - Serena Johe - Literary Roadhouse Ep 129

8/15/2018
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Discussion Notes: Sal Wants to Sleep Find this week’s story here: Sal Wants to Sleep by Serena Johe Next week’s story: Landfill by Joyce Carol Oates Rated: Clean Language, Discussion of Suicide Gerald, Maya and Anais discuss Sal Wants to Sleep by Serena Johe, a short story about a man named Sal who, as the title suggests,... The post Sal Wants to Sleep | Serena Johe | Literary Roadhouse Ep 129 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:28:18

That Evening Sun | William Faulkner | Literary Roadhouse Ep 128

8/8/2018
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Discussion Notes: That Evening Sun Find this week’s story here: That Evening Sun by William Faulkner Next week’s story: Sal Wants to Sleep by Serena Johe Rated: Explicit (clean language, adult themes) This week the Literary Roadhouse hosts are joined by longtime listener Richard Dennis. He is a retired corporate attorney who now lives and writes in northern... The post That Evening Sun | William Faulkner | Literary Roadhouse Ep 128 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:54:27

William and Mary - Roald Dahl - Literary Roadhouse Ep 127

8/1/2018
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Discussion Notes: William and Mary Find this week’s story here: William and Mary by Roald Dahl Next week’s story: That Evening Sun by William Faulkner Rated: Clean This week Gerald, Rammy and Anais discuss Roald Dahl’s short story “William and Mary.” This story’s unexpected turn toward horror and revenge thrilled all three hosts. In addition to discussing... The post William and Mary | Roald Dahl | Literary Roadhouse Ep 127 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:36:37

Defender of the Faith - Philip Roth - Literary Roadhouse Ep 126

7/25/2018
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Discussion Notes: Defender of the Faith Find this week’s story here: Defender of the Faith by Philip Roth Next week’s story: William and Mary by Roald Dahl Rated: Clean This week the Literary Roadhouse hosts discuss Philip Roth’s short story “Defender of the Faith.” The story succeeded in uniting the hosts’ opinions. The no-frills story captivated Maya,... The post Defender of the Faith | Philip Roth | Literary Roadhouse Ep 126 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:34:58

The Bottle Neck - Hans Christian Andersen - Literary Roadhouse Ep 125

7/18/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Bottle Neck Find this week’s story here: The Bottle Neck by Hans Christian Andersen Next week’s story: Defender of the Faith by Philip Roth Rated: Clean The Literary Roadhouse hosts welcome back Michael La Ronn, who previously came on our show to disc uss Life in Stone, Glass, and Plastic by José Pablo Iriarte... The post The Bottle Neck | Hans Christian Andersen | Literary Roadhouse Ep 125 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:44:12

Carnival Nine - Caroline M. Yoachim - Literary Roadhouse Ep 124

7/11/2018
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Discussion Notes: Carnival Nine Find this week’s story here: Carnival Nine by Caroline M. Yoachim Next week’s story: The Bottle Neck by Hans Christian Andersen Rated: Clean The Literary Roadhouse hosts discuss the short story finalist for the 2017 Nebula Awards and 2018 Hugo Awards, “Carnival Nine” by Caroline M. Yoachim. Breaking with our recent tendency to... The post Carnival Nine | Caroline M. Yoachim | Literary Roadhouse Ep 124 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:32:59

The Proxy Marriage - Maile Meloy - Literary Roadhouse Ep 123

7/4/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Proxy Marriage Find this week’s story here: The Proxy Marriage by Maile Meloy Next week’s story: Carnival 9 by Caroline M. Yoachim Rated: Clean On today’s podcast, we welcome Colette Sartor. She is an award-winning short story author and essayist. Her works have appeared in numerous publications, including The Chicago Tribune, Kenyon Review... The post The Proxy Marriage | Maile Meloy | Literary Roadhouse Ep 123 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:42:59

The Drowned Giant - J. G. Ballard - Literary Roadhouse Ep 122

6/27/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Drowned Giant Find this week’s story here: The Drowned Giant by J. G. Ballard Next week’s story: The Proxy Marriage by Maile Meloy Rated: Clean At the behest of longtime listener Todd Williams, the Literary Roadhouse hosts discuss “The Drowned Giant” by J. G. Ballard. While technically a science fiction story centered... The post The Drowned Giant | J. G. Ballard | Literary Roadhouse Ep 122 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:28:56

And of Clay Are We Created - Isabel Allende - Literary Roadhouse Ep 121

6/20/2018
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Discussion Notes: And of Clay Are We Created Find this week’s story here: And of Clay Are We Created by Isabel Allende Next week’s story: The Drowned Giant by J. G. Ballard Rated: Clean The Literary Roadhouse hosts discuss “And of Clay Are We Created” by Isabel Allende, a short story loosely based on the... The post And of Clay Are We Created | Isabel Allende | Literary Roadhouse Ep 121 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:28:04

Who Will Greet You at Home - Lesley Nneka Arimah - LRH Ep 120

6/13/2018
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Discussion Notes: Who Will Greet You at Home Find this week’s story here: Who Will Greet You at Home by Lesley Nneka Arimah Next week’s story: And of Clay Are We Created by Isabel Allende Rated: Clean The four Literary Roadhouse hosts discuss the Caine Prize for African Writing runner up “Who Will Greet You at... The post Who Will Greet You at Home | Lesley Nneka Arimah | Literary Roadhouse Ep 120 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:46:11

The Kitchen Child - Angela Carter - Literary Roadhouse Ep 119

6/6/2018
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Discussion Notes: The Kitchen Child Find this week’s story here: The Kitchen Child by Angela Carter Next week’s story: Who Will Greet You at Home by Lesley Nneka Arimah Rated: Explicit (discussion of sexual content) On today’s podcast, we welcome a special guest Gael Gilliland. She is founder of The Legacy Recorder (www.thelegacyrecorder.com) which helps people... The post The Kitchen Child | Angela Carter | Literary Roadhouse Ep 119 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:45:53

Wyatt Thurst - Brendan Bowles - Literary Roadhouse Ep 118

5/30/2018
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Discussion Notes: Wyatt Thurst Find this week’s story here: Wyatt Thurst by Brendan Bowles Next week’s story: The Kitchen Child by Angela Carter Rated: Explicit (discussion of sexual content) The Literary Roadhouse hosts, sans Maya (but she’ll be back next week!) discuss “Wyatt Thurst”, a short story by the winner of the Writers Trust of... The post Wyatt Thurst | Brendan Bowles | Literary Roadhouse Ep 118 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:28:36

Marry the Sea - Marie-Helene Bertino - Literary Roadhouse Ep 117

5/23/2018
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Discussion Notes: Marry the Sea Find this week’s story here: Marry the Sea by Marie-Helene Bertino Next week’s story: Wyatt Thurst by Brendan Bowles Rated: Clean The Literary Roadhouse hosts discuss a short story recommended by Kristy Lin Biluni, the Sexy Grammarian who appeared on Episode 106. This week’s story “Marry the Sea” by Marie-Helene... The post Marry the Sea | Marie-Helene Bertino | Literary Roadhouse Ep 117 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:29:29

Laughing and Turning Away - Patrick Holloway - Literary Roadhouse Ep 116

5/16/2018
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Discussion Notes: Laughing and Turning Away Find this week’s story here: Laughing and Turning Away by Patrick Holloway Next week’s story: Marry the Sea by Marie-Helene Bertino Rated: Clean The Literary Roadhouse hosts, sans Maya, discuss the second place winner of Carve Magazine’s Fall 2017 Raymond Carver Contest, “Laughing and Turning Away” by Patrick Holloway.... The post Laughing and Turning Away | Patrick Holloway | Literary Roadhouse Ep 116 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:29:02

Once Removed - Colette Sartor - Literary Roadhouse Ep 115

5/9/2018
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Discussion Notes: Once Removed Find this week’s story here: Once Removed by Colette Sartor Next week’s story: Laughing and Turning Away by Patrick Holloway Rated: Clean The Literary Roadhouse hosts, sans Maya still, discuss the show’s second Colette Sartor story, “Once Removed.” This episode quickly turned into a love fest with all three hosts loving... The post Once Removed | Colette Sartor | Literary Roadhouse Ep 115 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:29:56