Novels and Naps

Novels and Naps

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Episode 18: The Old Maid Part 3
March 22, 2020

Please enjoy some more unedited word times. The Old Maid Part 3. It's books. It's naps. Good night.  Questions, comments, or reading recommendations? Shoot me an email at You can also support us at

Episode 17: The Old Maid Part 2
March 19, 2020

Hey, look, here's some stuff for listening. Part 2 of The Old Maid is ready. Things are happening. People are peopleing. Foundlings are growing into adults.  Check us out on Patreon since quarantine has killed my day job (temporarily? permanently? wh

Episode 16: The Old Maid Part 1
March 17, 2020

Novels and Naps is back for all of your quarantine needs. Join us for our first installment of Edith Wharton's The Old Maid. A weird read. A gentle read. A whatever you need read.  I don't edit things. You're welcome.  Questions, comments, or re

Episode 15: The Metamorphosis Part 3
November 15, 2019

Is this book a metaphor for depression? What is happening? Why am I reading this?  Anyway, this is the third and final installment of Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis. novelsandnapspodcast@gm

Episode 14: The Metamorphosis Part 2
November 08, 2019

Catch up with Gregor in his new and unfortunate form! Support at and like on --- Support this podcast:

Episode 13: The Metamorphosis Part 1
November 03, 2019

Sometimes you feel like a people, sometimes you don't.... Let's explore humanity.  Support on Like at --- Support this podcast:

Episode 12: The Black Cat
October 28, 2019

In honor of Halloween I present you with a reading of Edgar Allan Poe's The Black Cat. Enjoy! Oh, and come like and support --- Support this podcast:

Episode 11: Jane Eyre Part 11
October 27, 2019

It lives! And then it dies because the novel is complete.  --- Support this podcast:

Episode 10: Jane Eyre Part 10
February 21, 2019

In this installment our friend Jane wanders off into the world, goes camping, and then finds an AirBnB. --- Support this podcast:

Episode 9: Jane Eyre Part 9
February 09, 2019

Mr. Rochester and Jane have a dramatic breakup. Mr. Rochester continues to be a scary creep. People should not live in rural isolation. Also, Rochester. Just, Rochester. What is this even?Enjoy!--- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.c