Episode 2: Half a Life & Poet Voice


In our second podcast, we go back to our bookshelves again (or maybe put on our ipods, or maybe even just look at the back of the book).

Then we take a deep dive into Darin Strauss’ memoir, Half a Life, which leads to a hot debate about the current challenges of nonfiction.

Finally, Tod tries to stump Julia and Rider by reading things from the internet in the voice of a substandard poet.

If you haven’t finished the book yet, don’t fret– you can revisit the episode any time. And there are no major spoilers– Half a Life is a meditative book so it’s more about style than plot, anyway.

Feel free to leave your reaction to the book in our comments, or tweet us @LiteraryDisco.

Happy listening,
Literary Disco

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