Rediscover the World's Greatest Stories

Frank Lavallo hosts two readers and the three of them summarize the world’s greatest works of classic literature, giving their reactions along the way. If SparkNotes had an audio best friend, it would be us!

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Novel Conversations Season 6 Blooper Reel

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Another epic outtake reel featuring Host, Frank Lavallo, and Readers, Elizabeth Flood, Phil Setnik, Peter Toomey & Katie Smith as they blunder and fumble during the making of Novel Conversations Season 6. Enjoy!

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“Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury

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S7 Ep 1: This 1953 dystopian novel presents a future American society where books are outlawed and knowledge has consequences.
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“Till We Have Faces” by C. S. Lewis

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S6 Ep 8: C.S. Lewis’s final novel, Till We Have Faces, is a retelling of the Greek myth of Cupid and Psyche.
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“Mrs. Dalloway” by Virginia Woolf

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S6 Ep 7: The 1925 classic novel details a day in the life of a fictional high-society woman in post–First World War England.
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“The Red Pony” by John Steinbeck

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S6 Ep 6: The episodic 1933 novella follows Jody Tiflin and his life on his father's California ranch.
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