Book Talk

Premiere DateJul 7, 2012
00:00 Book Talk Intro – Kory French
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04:58 MYP – Cardigan Strike Attack
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09:33 Moby Dick – Herman Melville
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14:24 Piazza, New York Catcher – Belle & Sebastian
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24:03 Uncle Tom’s Cabin – Harriet Beecher Stowe
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28:38 Always Like This – Bombay Bicycle Club
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31:17 Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
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36:39 Inside and Out – Feist
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39:51 The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
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46:00 French Navy – Camera Obscura
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49:10 On The Road – Jack Kerouac
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54:50 I Feel It All – Feist
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58:33 Finish
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Subject – Made In The USA Week – The Great American Novel
Books – Moby Dick, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Huckleberry Finn, The Great Gatsby & On The Road

What is the Great American Novel? I would argue it is the author’s ability to capture the spirit and consciousness of an entire society at one particular time and then reflect that spirit back to them through metaphor, journey and resolve. Today on Book Talk I look at five novels from four different moments in American history that best capture that zeitgeist and as a result can be considered part of the Great American Novel canon.


Moby Dick


Huckleberry Finn


The Great Gatsby


On The Road


Belle & Sebastian Upcoming Shows:
There are no upcoming shows scheduled at this time.


Bombay Bicycle Club Upcoming Shows:
July 8 – T in the Park – Balado, UK
July 13 – Benicassin Festival – Benicassin, Spain
July 22 – Firefly Festival – Dover, Denmark
July 24 – Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH
July 25 – Magic Stick – Detroit, MI
July 26 – Molson Amphitheater – Toronto, ON
July 27 – Hillside Festival – Guelph, ON
July 28 – Royale Nightclub – Boston, MA


Feist Upcoming Shows:
Aug 8 – Oya Festival – Oslo, Norway
Aug 10 – Way Out Festival – Gothenberg, Sweden
Aug 13 – Flow Festival – Helsinki, Finland
Aug 15 – Stadtpark – Stadtpark, Germany
Aug 17 – Glanusk Park – Glanusk, Wales
Aug 21 – Tanzbrunnen – Nordrhein, Denmark


Camera Obscura Upcoming Shows:
There are no upcoming shows scheduled at this time.

Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…

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