You may not know this about me, but I have three degrees (from three different institutions) that I earned by reading and thinking and talking at length about books. Rather than let them go entirely to waste, I thought it would be fun to start a podcast about literature. It’s called Let’s Talk Lit!, and it’s now available via iTunes (direct link).
It’s rated explicit, because sooner or later, I’m sure I’ll end up cursing on it or quoting some text that curses violently. I may have a beer or two when recording, although I haven’t indulged while recording as of yet. I’m currently reading Don DeLillo’s Falling Man: A Novel. And the first real episode of the podcast (after the introduction podcast), spends about 12 minutes discussing some themes that I see developing in the first four chapters of the book.
I hope this will be a regular discussion of books that I’m reading and thinking about, and should some of you want to join in, I’ll be starting a Let’s Talk Lit! book club (which you can join now, informally, by reading along). I’m also interested in having guests, so if you love books and literature or you’re one of my graduate student friends, one of my former students, or one of my former professors, please let me know you’re interested in participating and we’ll see where it takes us.