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Novel Conversations

Aug 22, 2016

In this novella, a man finds a pearl in his attempt to provide for his sick son, but greed and corruption play a hand in the outcome of his success. Listen as Frank Lavallo hosts readers, Scott and Ildi Rich, for a summary and discussion of the novella, "The Pearl." Then stay tuned for Endnotes with Ted Schwartz...


Aug 4, 2016

In "The Great Gatsby," a veteran uses elaborate measures in his attempt to recapture the past and the love he once knew. Listen as Frank Lavallo hosts readers, Scott and Ildi Rich, for a summary and discussion of the novel, "The Great Gatsby." Then stay tuned for Endnotes with Ted Schwartz for some interesting facts...


Aug 4, 2016

In "The Old Man and the Sea," An older Cuban fisherman, Santiago, has an epic struggle with a giant marlin fish in the Gulf Stream. Listen as Frank Lavallo hosts readers, Scott and Ildi Rich, for a summary and discussion of the novel, "The Old Man and the Sea." Then stay tuned for Endnotes with Ted Schwartz for...


Aug 4, 2016

In "The Giver," a young boy named Jonas discovers that the seemingly perfect society in which he lives contains big and dark secrets when he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory. Listen as Frank Lavallo hosts readers, Patrick and Joan Andrews, for a summary and discussion of the novel, "The...