Liberty: Ayn Rand vs. Truman Capote – Episode 15
Two runaways, two worlds, and the pursuit of freedom. This week’s episode covers Anthem and Breakfast at Tiffany’s, two American classics with surprising similarities. Sources / Further Reading:Biography of Ayn Rand (Gale)Biography of Ayn Rand (Encyclopedia Britannica)Biography of Truman Capote (Encyclopedia Britannica)“The Legendary Friendship of Harper Lee and Truman Capote”About Truman Capote (PBS) Continue reading
Lord of the World – Episode 7
Here we uncover another dystopian classic: Robert Hugh Benson’s little-known novel from 1907, Lord of the World. Sources / Further Reading:List of Dystopian Literature (Wikipedia)Article on Benson by The Catholic World ReportSummary of papal statements (Wikipedia)Interview with Pope Francis by Catholic News Agency (2015) Continue reading
We vs. Me – Episode 1
In this pilot episode, I discuss my latest read, We – a dystopian classic novel by Russian author Yevgeny Zamyatin. Continue reading
Hi, I’m Marian—sharing a fondness for classics and other books here and on my YouTube channel. I’m a Christian, designer, and avid tea drinker, and my home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest, US.