Andrew Kern is founder and president of the CiRCE Institute, a co-author of The Lost Tools of Writing and of Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America and host of CiRCE Institute Podcast Network.
In this episode of Libromania, a podcast for the book-obsessed, David chats with historian, Christopher Hull, about his new book Our Man Down in Havana: The Story Behind Graham Green's Cold War Novel. Although he's obviously best known for his many wonderful novels (and screenplays), Greene spent most of his adult life working for Great Britain's secret service. He was an adventurer, and a bit of rogue, and in many ways his work in the world of espionage met a deep-seated psychological need. In this episode, David and Dr. Hull cover this back-story (and much more).Be sure to find Our Man Down in Havana wherever you love to buy books -- and be on the lookout for the brand new audio book, out now.Remember: subscribe, rate, review!
Join managing editor Heidi White as she talks to Baylor’s Dr. Junius Johnson on how and why Christians can enjoy big-budget blockbuster films and franchises. Covering particular film franchises and universal points of discussion and evaluation, Heidi and Dr. Johnson discuss how (and how not) to go to the movies this summer.Remember: subscribe, rate, review.
In this episode of Libromania, a podcast for the book-obsessed, David chats with novelist David Joy about what it's like to be a regional novelist and whether that was something he set out to be when he first started writing fiction. They discuss the authors that influenced his work, how his neighbors have responded to his novels, and much more.Remember: subscribe to subscribe to the Libromania feed to stay up-to-date with the show!
Welcome to Ask Andrew, a weekly podcast where Andrew Kern contemplates important ideas, essential terms, and unavoidable themes in classical education–and what they mean for the day-to-day of teaching and learning. In this episode, Andrew offers some additional thoughts in response to question about the place and purpose of catechism in education. This is part 4 of a series of episodes on the topic.Remember: subscribe, rate, review!
In which David chats with Paul Sahre, one of the world's foremost book cover designers. Sahre's designed covers for the likes of Chuck Klosterman and Malcolm Gladwell, and he's done updates for Hemingway and Spark, among others. In this conversation, David and Paul discuss the process of designing a cover, some of his favorite covers of all time, and much more.Remember: If you like this episode be sure to subscribe to the Libromania feed wherever you get podcasts.