Let’s Talk Books: Unsung with Dr. Su

Let’s Talk Books: Unsung with Dr. Su

In the final episode of the Let's Talk Books series for the semester, Adrian is back with Dr. Su, talking about a poem titled "Unsung." Their discussion focuses on the poem's themes and literary significance. https://youtu.be/Om1hkVCfwaU https://youtu.be/ACsbiLsa8Kg
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Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Chess Set

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Chess Set

Armin Hamrah '23 Armin joins Adrian de Vernou as our second contributor to the Literature column as he is hoping to continue bringing forth chess-themed poetry every week. Today's piece is inspired by Wallace Stevens's "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird." ♟ Among five half dozens,    The only sovereign protection Were the vulnerable pawns. ♟♟ Defending twins Diagonally having one another’s backs True brotherly love ♞ Check this L Take the L ♞♟ An interesting combo, says the optimist. An impossible combo, says the pessimist. ♜ Hopeless after an early blunder, Yet a hero in the endgame’s thunder. ♜♟…
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Let’s Talk Books: THE BIBLE with Dr. J!

Let’s Talk Books: THE BIBLE with Dr. J!

We've seen science fiction, short stories, and business... but were you expecting the Bible?!? Check out Adrian de Vernou's newest episode of the Let's Talk Books Series with religion teacher Dr. Juelsguaard! https://youtu.be/D_a6Yyu2kZE https://youtu.be/aFv2XQzWBGg Image from Unsplash
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Let’s Talk Books: Falter with Mr. Judge

Let’s Talk Books: Falter with Mr. Judge

In this episode of Adrian's Let's Talk Books series, he will be discussing a very contemporary novel, Falter, with Mr. Judge. For those of you interested in the environment, AI technology, and humanity as a whole, then you've come to the right post! Image from Unsplash.com https://youtu.be/CDv94wWGQgY https://youtu.be/oip6Kxn5SyE
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The Stranger… Ft Dr. Pierson

The Stranger… Ft Dr. Pierson

In this episode of Adrian's Let's Talk Books Series, he talks with English teacher Dr. Pierson about a stunning philosophical work: The Stranger by Albert Camus. Photo provided by Unsplash.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iJS8nMzoI8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEx8PNaGQ8Y
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Let’s Talk Books: A Farewell to Arms with Dr. Harper

Let’s Talk Books: A Farewell to Arms with Dr. Harper

In this episode of Adrian's Let's Talk Books series, he chats with English teacher Dr. Harper about one of Ernest Hemingway's most famous works, A Farewell to Arms. They will be discussing relationships during times of war and why it's worth revisiting the novel in 2020. Photo from Unsplash https://youtu.be/mpVIGZQMtTM https://youtu.be/aT9zJQOOn2A
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Let’s Talk Books: The Tenth of December

Let’s Talk Books: The Tenth of December

Adrian and Mr. Moffat talk about a short story collection that all of you should definitely check out! This is some amazing insight from a teacher who is very experienced with the world of short stories! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XY_vpkI_B7g&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JldX1xBKoR4
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