Deep Thinking About Great Books

Deep Thinking About Great Books

Latest Episodes

Episode 4: War & Peace and the Comet of 1812
July 24, 2019

In this episode, we discuss the famous middle section of War & Peace, and the Broadway musical it inspired. 

Episode 3: Moby Dick and Rachmaninoff
March 19, 2019

In this episode, we finish our 3-episode long discussion of Moby Dick, and tie in discussions about creativity and Sergei Rachmaninoff.

Episode 2: Orson Welles and Moby Dick
March 03, 2019

In Episode 2 of the DTAGB podcast we continue our discussion of Moby Dick and take note of the fact that when Moby Dick became a sensation in the first half of the 20th century, it was because artists, rather than critics, loved it. What is it about...

Episode 1: Moby Dick
January 26, 2019

The inaugural podcast of Deep Thinking About Great Books focuses on the first half of Moby Dick by Herman Melville. In addition to licensed music, this episode contains Creative Commons Commercially Licensed songs as follows: Anguish by Kevin MacLeod...