Hardcore Literature

By Benjamin McEvoy

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Episodes: 71


 May 30, 2021

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Welcome to your new favourite book club. If you enjoy deep dives into the greatest books ever written, you will love Hardcore Literature. Provocative poems, evocative epics, and life-changing literary analyses. We don’t just read the great books - we live them. Together we’ll suck the marrow out of Shakespeare, Homer, and Tolstoy. We’ll relish the most moving art ever committed to the page and stage from every age. Join us on the reading adventure of a lifetime.

Episode Date
Ep 71 - Book Club Schedule for 2024
Dec 24, 2023
Ep 70 - Gothic Literature and the Rise of the Vampire
Oct 29, 2023
Ep 69 - The Importance of Being Earnest (Oscar Wilde)
Oct 14, 2023
Ep 68 - How to Start Writing Literature (Lessons from Great Writers)
Jul 12, 2023
Ep 67 - How to Create a Powerful Daily Reading Practice
Jun 04, 2023
Ep 66 - The Bookish Q&A Show (Coffee with Hardcore Literature)
Apr 26, 2023
Ep 65 - How to Possess Poetry by Memory
Apr 22, 2023
Ep 64 - How to Approach a Special Author Project
Apr 03, 2023
Ep 63 - Reflecting on Life, Literature & Reading the Great Books
Mar 22, 2023
Ep 62 - Prometheus Bound (Aeschylus)
Mar 20, 2023
Ep 61 - How Much Land Does A Man Need? (Tolstoy)
Feb 25, 2023
Ep 60 - The Tragedy of Macbeth (Shakespeare)
Feb 22, 2023
Ep 59 - The Book of Job (Reading the Bible as Great Literature)
Feb 14, 2023
Ep 58 - How to Make 2023 Your Greatest Reading Year (and Lessons from the Great Books)
Jan 29, 2023
Ep 57 - The Best Beginnings in Great Literature
Nov 02, 2022
Ep 56 - How to Read in Times of Need
Jul 01, 2022
Ep 55 - Shakespeare's Comedies
Jun 14, 2022
Ep 54 - The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
May 02, 2022
Ep 53 - The Crucible (Arthur Miller)
Mar 27, 2022
Ep 52 - Reflecting on the Great Books on my Birthday
Mar 17, 2022
Ep 51 - The Anxiety of Influence (Harold Bloom)
Feb 22, 2022
Ep 50 - Reading Goals for 2022
Dec 31, 2021
Ep 49 - A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens)
Dec 23, 2021
Ep 48 - Book Club Schedule for 2022
Dec 22, 2021
Ep 48 - Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Thomas Hardy)
Dec 10, 2021
Ep 47 - How the Great Books Saved My Life
Nov 08, 2021
Ep 46 - How to Write a Book Review
Nov 01, 2021
Ep 45 - How to Overcome the Challenges Facing Readers Today
Oct 15, 2021
Ep 44 - Don Quixote (Cervantes)
Oct 03, 2021
Ep 43 - Self-Reliance (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
Sep 22, 2021
Ep 42 - Siddharta (Hermann Hesse)
Sep 19, 2021
Ep 41 - Our Favourite Comfort Reads
Sep 15, 2021
Ep 40 - Shakespeare's Tragedies
Aug 18, 2021
Ep 39 - Literature I'm Loving Right Now
Aug 12, 2021
Ep 38 - The Bhagavad Gita
Jul 30, 2021
Ep 37 - Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
Jul 21, 2021
Ep 36 - How to Read World Literature in Translation
Jul 11, 2021
Ep 35 - Persuasion (Jane Austen)
Jul 05, 2021
Ep 34 - The Poems of Emily Dickinson
Jul 01, 2021
Ep 33 - Crime and Punishment (Dostoyevsky)
Jun 15, 2021
Ep 32 - Lessons Learned from Running a Book Club
Jun 15, 2021
Ep 31 - Milton's Paradise Lost (Book I)
Jun 13, 2021
Ep 30 - Answering Your Bookish Questions - The Q&A Show
May 28, 2021
Ep 29 - How to Live the Great Books (Approaches to Literature)
May 12, 2021
Ep 28 - The Gulag Archipelago (Solzhenitsyn)
May 03, 2021
Ep 27 - Anna Karenina (Tolstoy)
Apr 09, 2021
Ep 26 - Man and His Symbols (Carl Jung)
Apr 07, 2021
Ep 25 - The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway
Mar 10, 2021
Ep 24 - How to Heal Your Trauma with Literature (A Guide to Bibliotherapy)
Mar 03, 2021
Ep 23 - How to Read Imaginative Literature (Lessons from Lockdown)
Feb 15, 2021
Ep 22 - Join the Hardcore Literature Book Club
Feb 12, 2021
Ep 21 - What Is Art? (Tolstoy)
Jan 26, 2021
Ep 20 - Shakespeare's Sonnets
Jan 05, 2021
Ep 19 - Reading and Life Goals for 2021
Dec 27, 2020
Ep 18 - The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)
Dec 15, 2020
Ep 17 - The Screwtape Letters (C. S. Lewis)
Nov 24, 2020
Ep 16 - Richard III (Shakespeare)
Nov 12, 2020
Ep 15 - The Q&A Show: Answering Your Questions About Books, Reading & Literature
Oct 23, 2020
Ep 14 - The Sailor Who Fell From Grace with the Sea (Yukio Mishima)
Sep 28, 2020
Ep 12 - How to Talk to Your Shadow: Practical Tips from Jungian Psychology
Jul 31, 2020
Ep 11 - Metamorphoses (Ovid)
Jul 22, 2020
Ep 10 - Aristotle's Virtues: Ambition and Good Temper
Jul 20, 2020
Ep 9 - How to Read and Appreciate Short Stories
Jul 17, 2020
Ep 8 - How to Read the Complete Works of Shakespeare in a Year
Jul 09, 2020
Ep 7 - Aristotle's Virtues: Magnificence and Pride
Jun 26, 2020
Ep 6 - Aristotle’s Virtues: Courage, Temperance, Generosity
Apr 22, 2020
Ep 5 - The Poetry of Rumi
Apr 13, 2020
Ep 4 - The Nicomachean Ethics (Aristotle)
Dec 26, 2019
Ep 3 - Letters to a Young Poet (Rainer Maria Rilke)
Nov 19, 2019
Ep 2 - Man's Search for Meaning (Viktor Frankl)
Nov 15, 2019
Ep 1 - The Prophet (Khalil Gibran)
Oct 30, 2019