Unknown Friends

By Rachelle Ferguson

"Reading brings us unknown friends." (Honoré de Balzac) Rachelle Ferguson from Kittywham Productions discusses classic and contemporary literature in her book review podcast Unknown Friends.

  1. 1.
    S2E17: The Girls of Slender Means, by Muriel Spark
    26:18
  2. 2.
    S2E16: Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley
    30:10
  3. 3.
    S2E15: Alas, Babylon, by Pat Frank
    22:16
  4. 4.
    S2E14: The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
    28:11
  5. 5.
    "The Rosehead Nail," by A. E. Stallings (Bonus episode)
    14:34
  6. 6.
    S2E13: North and South, by Elizabeth Gaskell
    29:51
  7. 7.
    S2E12: True Grit, by Charles Portis
    22:17
  8. 8.
    S2E11: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, by Robert C. O'Brien
    22:11
  1. 9.
    S2E10: The Screwtape Letters, by C. S. Lewis
    27:13
  2. 10.
    S2E9: The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame
    27:22
  3. 11.
    S2E8: Virgil Wander, by Leif Enger
    30:44
  4. 12.
    Agnes Grey: Chapter 1 (Bonus episode)
    31:16
  5. 13.
    S2E7: Agnes Grey, by Anne Brontë
    31:26
  6. 14.
    S2E6: The Violent Bear It Away, by Flannery O'Connor
    27:53
  7. 15.
    S2E5: Notes from the Tilt-A-Whirl, by N. D. Wilson
    23:54
  8. 16.
    S2E4: Mansfield Park, by Jane Austen (Part 2)
    40:35
  9. 17.
    S2E3: Mansfield Park, by Jane Austen (Part 1)
    22:46
  10. 18.
    S2E2: Doomsday Book, by Connie Willis
    27:26
  11. 19.
    S2E1: 84, Charing Cross Road, by Helene Hanff
    19:44
  12. 20.
    Six Strategies for Reading More Books in 2021 (Bonus Episode)
    19:30
  13. 21.
    Delivery & The House of Christmas: Two Poems (Christmas episode)
    12:57
  14. 22.
    The 3 Best Books of Season One (Bonus Episode)
    13:13
  15. 23.
    Ep. 30: The choice between heaven and hell in The Great Divorce
    26:07
  16. 24.
    Ep. 29: Science, art, and wonder in All the Light We Cannot See
    27:35
  17. 25.
    Ep. 28: Moments and meetings in Mrs. Dalloway
    32:18
  18. 26.
    Ep. 27: Making our home on earth in Hannah Coulter
    29:25
  19. 27.
    Ep. 26: Ruthlessness and empathy in Ender's Game
    25:11
  20. 28.
    Ep. 25: Asking the right questions in The Magician's Elephant
    22:58
  21. 29.
    Ep. 24: Servants and victims in Little Dorrit
    24:28
  22. 30.
    Ep. 23: "Destroyed but not defeated" in The Old Man and the Sea
    21:58
  23. 31.
    Ep. 22: Medieval myth and Biblical questions in The Book of the Dun Cow
    22:08
  24. 32.
    Ep. 21: Hasidism, Modern Orthodoxy, and friendship in The Chosen
    22:37
  25. 33.
    Ep. 20: The beauty of restraint in Sense and Sensibility
    25:56
  26. 34.
    Ep. 19: Media and thought control in The Space Merchants
    22:19
  27. 35.
    Ep. 18: Overturning the world in The Poet and the Lunatics
    25:11
  28. 36.
    Ep. 17: Duty and destiny in Roderick Hudson
    25:24
  29. 37.
    Ep. 16: One strange, nostalgic summer in Dandelion Wine
    26:12
  30. 38.
    Ep. 15: Classic British humour in Three Men in a Boat & Leave It to Psmith
    25:33
  31. 39.
    Ep. 14: Serving a strange land in Death Comes for the Archbishop
    23:08
  32. 40.
    Ep. 13: Thinking more of others in Wives and Daughters
    28:54
  33. 41.
    Bonus Episode: Ep. 1-12 Outtakes!
    5:55
  34. 42.
    Ep. 12: Folly and integrity in The House of Mirth
    26:33
  35. 43.
    Ep. 11: "A blazing song of innocence" in Peace Like a River
    25:12
  36. 44.
    Ep. 10: Conscience, corruption, and reform in The Warden
    21:33
  37. 45.
    Ep. 9: Prodigal sons and everyday wonders in Gilead
    25:41
  38. 46.
    Ep. 8: Self-knowledge and "direct desire" in A Room with a View
    25:03
  39. 47.
    Ep. 7: Patience and communication in Persuasion
    25:09
  40. 48.
    Ep. 6: A Praying Life & Women of the Word (nonfiction special)
    24:55
  41. 49.
    Ep. 5: Unspoken tragedy in Never Let Me Go
    27:32
  42. 50.
    Ep. 4: Young Charles Dickens and The Pickwick Papers
    31:21

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