LiL 47: Jeremy Bentham

LiL = Lost in Literature Literature: the life and death of Jeremy Bentham Lost Episode Tie-In: Season 5 Episode 7 "The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham Listen here! For once, I actually struggled to get enough content within the time frame I'm allotted on the podcast. As I was reading various selected works by … Continue reading LiL 47: Jeremy Bentham

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LiL 44: A Christmas Carol

LiL = Lost in Literature Book: A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens Episode Tie-In: Season 5 "Because You Left" & "The Lie" Listen here! Shove your skepticism on this book's relevance aside, if in fact you do have any. I was pleasantly surprised by all that I found buried in here. It wasn't as immediately apparent … Continue reading LiL 44: A Christmas Carol

LiL 43: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

LiL = Lost in Literature Book: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum Episode Tie-In: There's No Place Like Home (Season 4) Listen here This is one of my favorite books. It's straight up fantasy, and so is interspersed with unique illustrations of love and loss, friendship and betrayal. It depicts inadvertent heroism … Continue reading LiL 43: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

LiL 41: The Tempest

LiL = Lost in Literature Book: The Tempest by Sir William Shakespeare Lost Episode Tie-In: The Other Woman, The Shape of Things To Come Listen here Reading Shakespeare Shakespeare can be hard to flat out read sometimes. My trick? I read it aloud. Emphatically, in various accents (which is comical, because I cannot affect accents … Continue reading LiL 41: The Tempest

LiL 40: Slaughterhouse-Five

LiL = Lost in Literature Book: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Lost Episode Tie-In: Season 4 Episode 5 "The Constant" Listen here! This piece of literature took me by surprise. A lot of Lost books have been rare gems in the midst of a plethora of literary options the writers had at their fingertips. We know … Continue reading LiL 40: Slaughterhouse-Five

LiL 38: The Invention of Morel

LiL = Lost in Literature Listen Here! Book: The Invention of Morel by Aldofo Bioy Casares Lost Episode Tie-In: Season 4 Episode 4 "Eggtown" I'm going to do something a little different in this post... If you usually listen to the segment, you are either about to listen or have already listened, so you know … Continue reading LiL 38: The Invention of Morel

LiL 37: Heart of Darkness

LiL = Lost in Literature Listen Here! Book: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad Lost Tie-In: Season 4 Episode 2 "Confirmed Dead" I started this book three times over the course of the last 5 months. The first time the novella is referenced is in the season 1 episode Walkabout, which I ended up reading … Continue reading LiL 37: Heart of Darkness

LiL 36: Through the Looking Glass

LiL = Lost in Literature Listen here! Book:Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis CarrollLost Tie-In: Season 3 Finale "Through the Looking Glass" In this installment of Lost in Literature, I dive into Dodgson's exploration of chirality. Always the teacher, Charles Dodgson sought to broaden the minds of the little girls … Continue reading LiL 36: Through the Looking Glass