Oh Captain! My Captain!

Episode 15 March 31, 2021 00:31:45
Oh Captain! My Captain!

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John and Rachel discuss a genre of fiction that’s not quite as boring as it may often seem and sit down with one of the most intriguing guests to date as they celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Month with a distinguished, published poet.


Books Mentioned: Salt to the Sea, Valiant, The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, Dangerous Alliance, Like a Love Story, Lord of the Flies, Jane Eyre, Villette, Falling Hard: 100 Love Poems by Teenagers, Honeybee, Pillow Thoughts, Forever Words

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