Episode 127: Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein"

This week, Gavia and Morgan convene their first book club of the year to discuss Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, first published in 1818. Topics include Shelley's storied personal history, the novel's themes of parenthood and colonialism, and its long legacy of dramatic and cinematic adaptations.

Read More

Episode 10: Love & Friendship

Morgan and Gavia discuss Whit Stillman's adaptation of Jane Austen's unfinished novel Lady Susan, Love & Friendship. Topics discussed include the trick of adapting Austen for the screen, how Love & Friendship and Lady Susan differ from Austen's other work, Austen fandom, and the funniest five minutes either of your intrepid co-hosts have seen in a movie so far this year.

Read More