Tag: literature

  • #33 – Book talk: Animal Farm by George Orwell

    In this episode, Ethan and Luke discuss Animal Farm by George Orwell. They compare it to other Orwellian literature, muse on the political impacts the book has had, and recount the story. Later on in the episode they discuss biographies, author’s motivations to write books, and all the wrong reasons that people write books, as…

  • #12 – Book talk: White Nights by Dostoevsky

    In this episode, Luke and Ethan discuss the book White Nights written by Dostoevsky. They summarize the plot of the book, share the impact it had on them, and discuss their plans for this summer and the future of the podcast. Links mentioned: Project Gutenberg White Night’s copy: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/36034/36034-h/36034-h.htm Podcast Information: Website: https://TheRidgePodcast.com RSS: https://TheRidgePodcast.com/feed/podcast…

  • #5 – Book talk: Fahrenheit 451 and Night

    In this episode, Luke and Ethan discuss two books: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and Night by Elie Wiesel. They talk about interesting themes in each book, how Fahrenheit draws many scary parallels to the world we live in today, and talk about how meaningful the story that is told in Night is to them.…