The Great Books

By National Review

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Hillsdale College’s John J. Miller discusses classic works within the Western literary canon.

Episode Date
Episode 48: ‘The Book of Job’
34:04
John J. Miller is joined by Robert Alter of UC-Berkeley to discuss 'The Book of Job.'
Aug 14, 2018
Episode 47: ‘The Maltese Falcon,’ by Dashiell Hammett
34:21
John J. Miller is joined by Tom Nolan to discuss Dashiell Hammett's 'The Maltese Falcon.'
Aug 07, 2018
Episode 46: ‘Meditations’ by Marcus Aurelius
33:38
John J. Miller is joined by Tracy Lee Simmons of the University of Lynchburg to discuss Marcus Aurelius' 'Meditations.'
Jul 31, 2018
Episode 45: ‘The Education of Henry Adams’ by Henry Adams
33:59
John J. Miller is joined by Natalie Taylor of Skidmore College to discuss 'The Education of Henry Adams.'
Jul 24, 2018
Episode 44: ‘Confessions’ by Augustine
33:10
John J. Miller is joined by Sarah Ruden to discuss Augustine's 'Confessions.'
Jul 17, 2018
Episode 43: ‘History of the Peloponnesian War’ by Thucydides
31:49
John J. Miller is joined by Andrew Latham of Macalester College to discuss Thucydides's 'History of the Peloponnesian War.'
Jul 10, 2018
Episode 42: ‘Tevye the Dairyman’ by Sholem Aleichem
32:23
John J. Miller is joined by Ruth Wisse of Harvard University to discuss Sholem Aleichem's 'Tevye the Dairyman.'
Jul 03, 2018
Episode 41: ‘The Great Gatsby,’ by F. Scott Fitzgerald
35:04
John J. Miller is joined by Wilfred M. McClay to discuss F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby.'
Jun 26, 2018
Episode 40: ‘Little House on the Prairie’ by Laura Ingalls Wilder
32:30
John J. Miller is joined by Dedra Birzer of Hillsdale College to discuss Laura Ingalls Wilder's 'Little House on the Prairie' series.
Jun 19, 2018
Episode 39: ‘The Odyssey’ by Homer
31:56
John J. Miller is joined by  Emily Wilson of the University of Pennsylvania to discuss Homer's 'The Odyssey.'
Jun 11, 2018