Marlon James & Jake Morrissey

Literary Grudge Match

Literary Grudge Match

Marlon and Jake kick off the first episode by taking on some literary giants in a grudge match for the ages. This time it's Charles Dickens vs. Anthony Trollope and Louisa May Alcott vs. Laura Ingalls Wilder in a no-holds-barred royal rumble. The two of them pull no punches, whether they're talking about racism or Edith Wharton's snobbery, colonialism or Hugh Grant's hair. So get ready to cheer on your favorite dead author and literary warrior as Marlon and Jake go mano a mano in a street fight you've definitely never come across before. Select titles mentioned in this episode: The Palliser Novels by Anthony Trollope The Warden by Anthony Trollope A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens Bleak House by Charles Dickens Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens David Copperfield by Charles Dickens Little Women by Louisa May Alcott Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder Lorna Doone by R. D. Blackmore Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens Maurice by E. M. Forster Stuart Little by E.B. White The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck East of Eden by John Steinbeck Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway by Ernest Hemingway Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino

Duration: 43 min

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