The Bookening

40 Episodes
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By: Warhorn Media

3 guys—a pastor, a scholar, and their gleeful provocateur—discuss the great books. We take God and literature seriously—but the second one not overly so.

12 books that will make you rich
#248
Last Wednesday at 5:00 AM

The Bookening talks about 12 books that will make you rich.


Eventually we talk about 'Invisible Man'
#247
04/28/2021

Eventually The Bookening talks about Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison.


Invisible Man, Part 3
#246
04/21/2021

The Bookening continues to discuss Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison.


Invisible Man, Part 2
#245
04/14/2021

The Bookening discusses Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison.


Invisible Man, Part 1
#244
04/07/2021

The Bookening provides some much needed context for Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison.


Klara and the Sun
#243
03/31/2021

The Bookening talks Klara and the Sun.


Should I read a bad book for class?
#242
03/24/2021

The Bookening discusses an age old question.


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Part 2
#241
03/17/2021

The Bookening reviews Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Part 1
#240
03/10/2021

The Bookening discusses Roald Dahl and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.


Jane Austen Redux of Awesomeness
#239
03/03/2021

The Bookening discusses all six Jane Austen novels.


Northanger Abbey, Part 2
#238
02/24/2021

The Bookening discusses Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen (Part 2).


Northanger Abbey
#237
02/17/2021

The Bookening begins a discussion of Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen.


The Brothers Karamazov, Part 3
#236
02/10/2021

The Bookening concludes its discussion of The Brothers Karamazov by Dostoevsky.


The Brothers Karamazov, Part 2
#235
02/03/2021

Jake unloads both barrels on Dostoevsky as The Bookening continues to discuss The Brothers Karamazov.


The Brothers Karamazov, Part 1
#234
01/27/2021

The Bookening provides some much needed context on The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky.


Ready Player You
#233
01/20/2021

An important update on the show.


Redux 2020, Part 2
#232
01/13/2021

The Bookening summarizes 2021.


Redux 2020, Part 1
#231
01/06/2021

The Bookening looks back on the books they read in 2020.


Christmas with Brandon
#230
12/23/2020

Nathan and Brandon try to determine the best Christmas passage in literature.


Booklist 2021
#229
12/16/2020

Our booklist for 2021.


Dune, Part 2
#228
12/09/2020

The Bookening provides much needed context on Dune by Frank Herbert.


Dune, Part 1
#226
12/02/2020

The Bookening talks about Dune by Frank Herbert.


Help us out this Giving Tuesday
#227
12/01/2020

Please help us out this Giving Tuesday.


Thanksgiving + Support Brandon's Poetry
#225
11/25/2020

Brandon is an Irish poet. Happy Thanksgiving.


1984, Part 3
#224
11/18/2020

The Bookening digs even further in George Orwell's 1984. It's good prophecy but is it a good book?


1984 Part 2
#223
11/11/2020

The Bookening the accuracy of the predictions of 1984 by George Orwell.


1984, Part 1
#222
11/04/2020

The Bookening discusses 1984 by George Orwell.


When the Fleet was in at Mobile (Patricia Highsmith)
#221
10/28/2020

The Bookening talks about "When the Fleet was in at Mobile" by Patricia Highsmith.


Singing My Sister Down (Margo Lanagan)
#220
10/27/2020

The Bookening talks about Singing My Sister Down by Margo Lanagan.


The Girl with the Hungry Eyes (Fritz Leiber)
#219
10/21/2020

The Bookening talks about The Girl with the Hungry Eyes by Fritz Leiber.


The Packerhaus Method (Gene Wolfe)
#219
10/20/2020

The Bookening discusses The Packerhaus Method by Gene Wolfe.


The Tell-tale Heart
#218
10/14/2020

The Bookening discusses "The Tell-tale Heart" by Edgar Allen Poe.


October Spooky Stories Intro
#217
10/13/2020

Our heroes introduce the creepy stories they will be reading this month for Halloween.


Literary theory 2: Structuralism, Deconstruction, and more, hooray!
#216
10/07/2020

The Bookening talks literary theory.


Teaching literature, Part 2
#215
09/30/2020

The Bookening talks about the literature side of teaching literature.


Teaching literature
#214
09/23/2020

The Bookening talks about teaching.


Literary theory: the good, the bad, and the incomprehensible (Part 1)
#213
09/16/2020

The Bookening talks about the history of literary theory and criticism.


The Return of the King, Part 2
#212
09/09/2020

The Bookening concludes their discussion of The Return of the King by J. R. R. Tolkien.


The Return of the King, Part 1
#211
09/02/2020

The Bookening talks Return of the King by J. R. R. Tolkien.


Never Let Me Go, Part 2
#210
08/26/2020

The Bookening continues to discuss Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro.