A Belated Introduction

Episode 8 February 28, 2023 00:30:12
A Belated Introduction
Unburied Books
A Belated Introduction

Feb 28 2023 | 00:30:12

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Show Notes

In this bonus episode, we explain how the podcast got started, detail our plan to tackle the collection, and describe our personal taste in books. Once Kassia started listing her favorite NYRB books it was impossible to get her to stop. Hopefully the run of this podcast will be equally protracted.

References:
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
Villette by Charlotte Bronte
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
Dante
Homer
The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
Ivy Compton-Burnett: A Memoir by Cicely Greig
A House and Its Head by Ivy Compton-Burnett
Manservant and Maidservant
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
Anita Brookner
Elizabeth Taylor
Sylvia Townsend Warner
The Dream of the Red Chamber, or The Story of the Stone by Cao Xueqin
The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton
The Poetry of Derek Walcott 1948-2013
Geek Love by Katherine Dunn
2666 by Roberto Bolano
Conversations with Beethoven by Sanford Friedman
The Tenants of Moonbloom by Edward Lewis Wallant
The Yacoubian Building by Alaa-Al-Aswany
A Month in the Country by J. L. Carr
Family Lexicon by Natalia Ginzburg
Patrick Leigh Fermor
The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg
Eileen Chang
Henry Green
Olivia Manning
Leonora Carrington
Journey by Moonlight by Antal Szerb
Dorothy Baker
Jessica Mitford
Nancy Mitford
Barbara Comyns
Muhammad by Maxime Rodinson
Speedboat by Renata Adler
The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Armin
Eve Babitz
The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West
Reds
Thomas Browne
Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
The Life of Henry Brulard by Stendhal
Short Letter, Long Farewell by Peter Handke

To purchase books we've covered and browse some of Dylan & Kassia's favorites, please visit our digital bookshop at https://bookshop.org/shop/unburiedbooks. Buying them here helps to support the show.

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