The Great Books

By National Review

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 Apr 11, 2021

A treasure for the book-lover
 Oct 21, 2020
A treasure, featuring articulate scholars with complete command of the literature. Hosted by an outstanding facilitator, unfailingly well-prepared. Content scaled to the intellectually curious but not necessarily scholarly audience. Bravo!

 May 22, 2019


Hillsdale College’s John J. Miller discusses classic works within the Western literary canon.

Episode Date
Episode 200: ‘Cruising Speed’ by William F. Buckley, Jr.
John J. Miller is joined by Richard Brookhiser of National Review to discuss William F. Buckley, Jr.'s 'Cruising Speed.'
Oct 19, 2021
Episode 199: ‘The Call of Cthulhu’ by H. P. Lovecraft
John J. Miller is joined by Paul LaFarge of Bennington College to discuss H. P. Lovecraft's 'The Call of Cthulhu.'
Oct 12, 2021
Episode 198: ‘Murder Must Advertise’ by Dorothy Sayers
John J. Miller is joined by Gina Dalfonzo to discuss Dorothy Sayers's 'Murder Must Advertise.'
Oct 05, 2021
Episode 197: ‘Rebecca’ by Daphne du Maurier
John J. Miller is joined by Tatiana de Rosnay to discuss Daphne du Maurier's 'Rebecca.'
Sep 28, 2021
Episode 196: ‘The River War’ by Winston Churchill
John J. Miller is joined by James W. Muller of the University of Alaska Anchorage to discuss Winston Churchill's 'The River War.'
Sep 21, 2021
Episode 195: ‘The Viking Sagas’
John J. Miller is joined by Arthur Herman of the Hudson Institute to discuss 'The Viking Sagas.'
Sep 14, 2021
Episode 194: ‘Brideshead Revisited’ by Evelyn Waugh
John J. Miller is joined by Haley Stewart to discuss Evelyn Waugh's 'Brideshead Revisited.'
Sep 07, 2021
Episode 193: The Poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
John J. Miller is joined by Fiona Sampson to discuss the poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Aug 17, 2021
Episode 192: ‘The Book of the New Sun’ by Gene Wolfe
John J. Miller is joined by Ada Palmer of the University of Chicago to discuss Gene Wolfe's 'The Book of the New Sun.'
Aug 10, 2021
Episode 191: ‘Coriolanus’ by William Shakespeare
John J. Miller is joined by Adam Carrington of Hillsdale College to discuss William Shakespeare's 'Coriolanus.'
Aug 03, 2021
Episode 190: ‘Master and Commander’ by Patrick O’Brian
John J. Miller is joined by Lewis Lapham to discuss Patrick O'Brian's 'Master and Commander.'
Jul 27, 2021