The I-Will-If-You-Will Book Club just finished reading John Steinbeck's Dust Bowl saga. Scholar Susan Shillinglaw joins us in the comments to talk about the book's legacy.
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The I-Will-If-You-Will Book Club is reading John Steinbeck's Dust Bowl classic. (Some of us for the very first time!) Join us in the comments to discuss what we've read so far.
The I-Will-If-You-Will Book Club is reading John Steinbeck's Dust Bowl classic. (Some of us for the very first time!) Here we discuss Chapters 1 through 10.
Somehow, a lot of us at NPR Books have never read John Steinbeck's classic. When we realized this anniversary was coming up, we thought: What better way to pay tribute than to actually crack it open?
We're looking for the next selection for our occasional book club.
Moby-Dick is a difficult book to read. But the author of a new book about the Melville classic says it's worth it to make the effort.
The I Will If You Will Book Club completes Neil Gaiman's The Sandman: Dream Country by reading the fourth story, "Facade." This leads us to cultural ideas of death, the ever-growing mythology of superheroes, and a whole lot more.
If you're enjoying the current I Will if You Will Book Club selection, The Sandman: Dream Country, we've got some suggestions for other comics you might try.
This week, our book club discussion turns to "A Midsummer Night's Dream," as told in the graphic novel The Sandman. If you thought a play within a play was something, check out the whole thing as part of a larger story about dreaming and writing.
We continue our discussion of Neil Gaiman's The Sandman: Dream Country with a chat about the second story, "A Dream Of A Thousand Cats," which considers not only the position of cats in society, but the ability of stories to shape reality.