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Catching Up with Great Books

Check out the Great Books Podcast: 30-minute conversations with scholars and experts about the books they love. Episodes in 2018 so far include The Aeneid, by Virgil, with Louis Markos of Houston Baptist University; The Federalist Papers, by Publius, with Charles Kesler of Claremont McKenna College; My Antonia, by Willa Cather, with Dedra Birzer of Hillsdale College; The Merchant of Venice, by Shakespeare, with Benedict Whalen of Hillsdale College; and Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte, with Lorraine Murphy of Hillsdale College.

New episodes release on Tuesdays. Coming next: Uncle Tom’s Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe, with Kelly Scott Franklin of Hillsdale College. Coming soon: The Seagull, by Anton Chekhov; Reflections on the Revolution in France, by Edmund Burke; and more.

Remember, politics is downstream of culture. Get cultured with the Great Books Podcast. Subscribe for free today!

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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