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’
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
John J. Miller is joined by  Emily Wilson of the University of Pennsylvania to discuss Homer's 'The Odyssey.'
Jun 11, 2018