Infinite Gestation goes contemporary in this episode featuring John Darnielle’s debut novel, Wolf in White Van, nominated for the National Book Award in 2014. Though many know Darnielle as singer-songwriter and member of The Mountain...

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Pat reads Jazz, Sam reads Beloved, they discuss both! Departing from the usual format, this episode features both novels by Toni Morrison in a discussion exploring the work of one of American literature’s greatest icons. Highlights include some comparisons to the film Beloved starring...

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Pat and Sam are joined by guest Matt Bird in an episode returning to Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. With the success of the series on Hulu, and certain recent political developments, Atwood’s frightening vision of...

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In an era whereby journalism (and facts in general) have become increasingly important, Scoop reminds us that though the methods, means and technology of news collection and distribution have changed drastically, the story essentially remains the same....

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Infinite Gestation welcomes special guest Matt Bird for a discussion on Southern Gothic Literature, and more specifically, three short stories by Flannery O’Connor. “Good Country People”, “Everything that Rises Must Converge” and “A Good Man is...

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The long-awaited Shakespeare episode has finally arrived! In this episode the panel delves into the question and the many theories of: who was Shakespeare? Questions as to Shakespeare’s true identity are not new. Over the decades, scholars...

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It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis made a sudden and dramatic climb on bestseller lists in late fall 2016. Parts of the novel bear some uncanny similarities to the 2016 election –– Donald Trump in...

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Orwell and Hemingway in Spain – the long awaited episode on the Spanish Civil War is finally here! Herein the panel covers Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell and For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest...

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The official “Nonfiction Round Table Year End Review What’s Coming Up Episode”.  Featuring a look at the inner workings of the podcast and a look back on the panelists’ favorite episodes from 2016. Sam Zurcher shares some...

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In a tribute episode to Edward Albee (who passed away this September 2016), Infinite Gestation discusses Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962) – perhaps the author’s best known work. The 1966 film adaptation of the award winning...

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