The boys begin Part III of Season III with a bang, as they tackle Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic (but perhaps overlooked) Sherlock Holmes novel The ...View Details

The boys discuss the final entry in the "Monks" section of the season: Karl's pick of Yukio Mishima's The Temple of the Golden Pavilion. They talk abo...View Details

The boys are back in the most explosive episode of The Readers Karamazov yet. They discuss a classic of dystopian sci-fi, Walter M. Miller Jr.'s nucle...View Details

In the first non-Eco book of the season, the boys tackle Herman Hesse's Narcissus and Goldmund, a tale of two very different medieval figures. Karl an...View Details

In the final episode on The Name of the Rose, the boys discuss the "solution" to the mystery of the abbey murders, the potential of comedy, and music....View Details

The boys tackle days 3+4 of The Name of the Rose, as the plot (and the pig's blood) thickens in the abbey. They talk about the book's monastic structu...View Details

Retro vintage Readers K episode (originally for Patrons only, when we had Patrons) in which Karl and Søren discuss the famous "Grand Inquisitor" secti...View Details

The boys are back to start Season 3, The Name of the Rose. After a brief overview of the season, they dive right into Days 1 and 2 of Umberto Eco's Th...View Details

The boys close Season 2 with a grand fête centered around W.G. Sebald's The Rings of Saturn. They try to discern if the book is fiction or memoir or w...View Details

The boys discuss two short stories by Jorge Luis Borges. In their discussion of "Pierre Menard" they speculate on authorship, historical imagination, ...View Details

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