Episode 63: A Separate Peace

It’s the sixty-third episode of Required Reading With Tom and Stella! This podcast, which is hosted by Tom Panarese (Pop Culture Affidavit, In Country) and Stella (Batgirl to Oracle: A Barbara Gordon Podcast, The Batman Universe) is two teachers talking about literature. Each episode, we will be taking a look at a single work, analyzing it, criticizing it and deciding if it’s required reading.

This time around we are looking at A Separate Peace by John Knowles.

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Episode 60: Tangent Special 5. Young Adult Literature

It’s the sixtieth of Required Reading With Tom and Stella! This podcast, which is hosted by Tom Panarese (Pop Culture Affidavit, In Country) and Stella (Batgirl to Oracle: A Barbara Gordon Podcast, The Batman Universe) is two teachers talking about literature. Each episode, we will be taking a look at a single work, analyzing it, criticizing it and deciding if it’s required reading.

This time around we are taking a break from our usual coverage and looking at the genre of Young Adult Literature.

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Episode 9: Eleanor & Park

Episode09_Cover for WebsiteIt’s the ninth episode of Required Reading With Tom and Stella! This podcast, which is hosted by Tom Panarese (Pop Culture Affidavit, In Country) and Stella (Batgirl to Oracle: A Barbara Gordon Podcast, The Batman Universe) is two teachers talking about literature. Each episode, we will be taking a look at a single work, analyzing it, criticizing it and deciding if it’s worth its place in the canon.

This time around, we look at Rainbow Rowell’s award-winning YA novel Eleanor & Park.

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If you’d like to learn more about Rainbow Rowell or Eleanor & Park, you can check out her website:  rainbowrowell.com

And here’s the intro song for the episode:  “Love Will Tear Us Apart” by Joy Division

 

Eleanor & Park Cover