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Close Reads #62: "Gilead" Kick-off Show

CiRCE Institute Podcast Network

Aug 14 2017 • 57 mins

On this episode of Close Reads, Angelina, Tim, and David kick off their discussion of Marilynne Robinson's beloved, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Gilead (2004). Topics include whether this is a sad book, a bit on Robinson's biography, John Ames's joy in the face of suffering, and  more.


This episode is brought to you by Schole Academy from Classical Academic Press, featuring new literature courses taught by Close Reads co-star, Tim McIntosh.

It's also brought to you by our good friends at New College Franklin. Set up a campus visit now!

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