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Main Street by Sinclair Lewis
 
A social satire, Main Street became a best-seller soon after its publication, fascinating readers with its biting humor and realistic portrayal of small-town communities. Published in 1920, the novel follows Carol Milford as she moves to a conventional small town, where she encounters its conceited residents characterized by their ignorance, hypocrisy, and smugness, while simultaneously being the target of their careless ridicule. Furthermore, the novel efficiently exemplifies the dividing l ...
 
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Main Street by LEWIS, Sinclair
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Carol Milford is a liberal, free-spirited young woman, reared in the metropolis of Minneapolis. She marries Will Kennicott, a doctor, who is a small-town boy at heart. When they marry, Will convinces her to live in his home-town of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota. Carol is appalled at the backwardness of Gopher Prairie. But her disdain for the town's physical ugliness and smug conservatism compels her to reform it. (Summary from Wikipedia).
 
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Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
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Job, The by LEWIS, Sinclair
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'The Job' is an early work by American novelist Sinclair Lewis. It is considered an early declaration of the rights of working women. The focus is on the main character, Una Golden, who desires to establish herself in a legitimate occupation while balancing the eventual need for marriage. The story takes place in the early 1900-1920's and takes Una from a small Pennsylvania town to New York. Forced to work due to family illness, Una shows a talent for the traditional male bastion of commerci ...
 
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Innocents, A Story for Lovers, The by LEWIS, Sinclair
 
“Mr. and Mrs. Seth Appleby were almost old. They called each other 'Father' and 'Mother.' But frequently they were guilty of holding hands, or of cuddling together in corners, and Father was a person of stubborn youthfulness.” It is only by subterfuge that Seth is able every year to obtain his two week's vacation from the shoe store, and they are off to the farm-house of Uncle Joe Tubbs on Cape Cod. But this year the vacation turns into a full blown scheme to open a country tea room somewher ...
 
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Our Mr. Wrenn, the Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man by LEWIS, Sinclair
 
"At thirty-four Mr. Wrenn was the sales-entry clerk of the Souvenir Company. He was always bending over bills and columns of figures at a desk behind the stock-room. He was a meek little bachelor--a person of inconspicuous blue ready-made suits, and a small unsuccessful mustache." Mr. Wrenn, however has a rich inner life embellished by his own imagination. When he comes into a modest inheritance, he feels he ought to learn to get out and wander a bit, and then his education begins. He finds ...
 
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Veritas Columbus Sermons
 
A sermon based on Matthew 5:21-26 by Brad Snyder, preached on June 25, 2017 at Veritas Tri-Village as part of the sermon series in Matthew.Framing the Discussion: How should we think about this concept of “anger”? Brad said that a helpful analogy to think of the connection between anger and murder is that anger is the seed and murder is the tre ...…
 
From the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature in East Lansing, Michigan. Dr. Jeffrey Swenson (Hiram College) presents his paper "Defending the Revolt from the Village: Reinforcing Sinclair Lewis in the Age of Trump." Dr. Marcia Noe (University of Tennessee Chattanooga), Jon Lauck, and the audience respond.Je ...…
 
(Click here to download audio.) The Mindset Tragedy of Opal Whiteley – Faith Before a Fall? The unique story of Opal Whiteley can give us all hope, or give us all warning. Raised in logging camps in poor surroundings, Opal was a self-trained naturalist whose playmates were the trees and wild animals of the forests she lived in. She also kept a ...…
 
If you want to avoid dystopia, you're going to need plenty of independent journalists. Why else would so many great works of dystopian fiction make a point of describing how the press has been muzzled, marginalized or eradicated? To learn more, Meg and Toby talk to Clay Wirestone, the news editor at the Topeka Capital-Journal in Topeka, Kansas ...…
 
Introduction: In the first episode of Literary Canon Ball we chat all about the forgotten classic that is Dodie Smith’s I Capture the Castle. Smith wrote I Capture the Castle, her first novel, while living in California during the second world war. She was already an accomplished screenwriter and later wrote the smash hit, 101 Dalmatians, which ...…
 
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Drunk Booksellers: The Podcast
 
Epigraph For the third year in a row, the Drunk Booksellers drove all over Seattle (and the surrounding regions) for Indie Bookstore Day. We asked booksellers at each of the 21(!!!) stores we visited to tell us what they're recommending in the current political climate. We also collected recommendations from past guests and #SEABookstoreDay Cha ...…
 
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The Rocketeer Minute Podcast
 
Guest Host: Lt. Col. Erik Flint Erik is the Director of the Lewis Army Museum at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The museum examines the transformation of combat vehicles, evolution of military air support and transportation, women serving in combat jobs, the latest life and limb-saving battlefield medical procedures, secured communicatio ...…
 
Highlights: New Feature: Now publishing the 1917 Official Bulletin daily at ww1cc.org/bulletin | @ 00:45 History: “You want to send American troops to FRANCE!?!” | @ 05:00 Big News: National WW1 Memorial gets nod and OK from CFA | @ 11:30 Helping out: Peer-to-peer fundraising video for Memorial day | @ 12:30 Sports: Randy Mobley - President of ...…
 
On this episode of Collider Movie Talk (Friday, May 12th, 2017) Mark Ellis, David Griffin, Perri Nemiroff, Sinead DeVries and Wendy Lee discuss the following: 1) New Mutants casts Anya Taylor-Joy and Maisie Williams 2) Wonder Woman box office tracking released 3) New clip released for Alien Covenant 4) Christina Hendricks to Star in The Strange ...…
 
Elmer Gantry is a satire that follows Elmer Gantry, a poor Kansas man who is encouraged to become a preacher and pursue success.Listen as Frank Lavallo hosts readers, Patrick and Joan Andrews, for a summary and discussion of the novel, "Elmer Gantry." Then stay tuned for Endnotes with Ted Schwartz for some interesting facts about Sinclair Lewis ...…
 
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The Sunday Edition from CBC Radio (Highlights)
 
A day without technology (38 sec); Margaret Atwood, a Sinclair Lewis scholar & a Hannah Arendt scholar on dystopia in the age of Trump (5:46); How Britain's curry crisis helped drive the Brexit vote (45:40); architectural façadism (1:12:21)By podcasting@cbc.ca.
 
In 1821, Scottish adventurer Gregor MacGregor undertook one of the most brazen scams in history: He invented a fictional Central American republic and convinced hundreds of his countrymen to invest in its development. Worse, he persuaded 250 people to set sail for this imagined utopia with dreams of starting a new life. In this week's episode o ...…
 
In 1821, Scottish adventurer Gregor MacGregor undertook one of the most brazen scams in history: He invented a fictional Central American republic and convinced hundreds of his countrymen to invest in its development. Worse, he persuaded 250 people to set sail for this imagined utopia with dreams of starting a new life. In this week's episode o ...…
 
ECFR’s director Mark Leonard talks with ECFR's research director, Jeremy Shapiro and Asia & China experts Angela Stanzel and François Godement about Trump's Asia policy and the EU's response to it. The podcast was recorded on 13th April 2017.Bookshelf:Bobo Lo, A Wary EmbraceDaniel Drezner, The Ideas Industry: How Pessimists, Partisans, and Plut ...…
 
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The Magnus Archives
 
Case #0052911 Statement of Ronald Sinclair regarding his years spent in a teenage half way house on Hill Top Road, Oxford. Original statement given November 29th 2005.Thank you to this week's patrons: Jagovanni, Summoboomo, Meredith Clayton, K, Morgan Garratt, Aslee Graves, Calacatia, Tiffany Irving, Rose Lewis and Jeff StanberrySean's Kickstar ...…
 
As Simon has some post surgery recovery Thomas is joined by the wonderful Frances as she talks about five books she thinks that you should all be reading… Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/ther ...…
 
Ceridwen Dovey talks about her wonderful new short story collection Only The Animals (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). These poignant stories are told by the souls of ten literature-loving animals who were killed in the course of human conflict. Then, a novel from the 1930’s is selling like hotcakes in 2017, as people wonder, “could it happen here”? W ...…
 
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Movies To Watch Before You Die
 
In this episode of Movies To Watch Before You Die, Mark is joined by guest Dan Helbling as the two break down the 2008 film There Will Be Blood. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. Starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Dano. Haven’t seen the film yet? Or maybe you need to refresh your memory? Buy or rent the film here: Hardcopy, Amazon Instant Video ...…
 
Technical Fomo and Netflix Homework. Keeping up with tech, culture and the systems we use. Our Theme Music is Chocolate and Cocaine by Lorenzo’s Music. Find out more at: http://www.lorenzosmusic.com/ Our logo was designed by Sounds Like An Earful. Find out more at: http://www.soundslikeanearful.com/ Links: Sshock2.com - Through the Looking Glas ...…
 
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David Feldman Show
 
It's Black and Stack! Since we all know who Lewis is, let's start with Brian Stack. Brian is a comedy writer and performer who spent nearly 20 years creating some of the most memorable characters from Conan's television shows. Remember Kilty McBagpipes? Hannigan the Traveling Salesman? Artie Kendall the Ghost Crooner? Sure you do. The list goes ...…
 
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Rabbitt Stew Comics
 
Top 300 Jan sales, May solicitations, Joe Books/Harvey Comics/Franco/Baltazar, Justice League of America 1, Elektra 1, Champions 1.MU, Old Guard 1, Belfry, Sun Bakery 1, Lego Batman, Tom King on Elmer Fudd/Batman, Inhumans Maximus casting, Jay Garrick and the Button, Matt Reeves on Batman, Hulkverine, Glenn's Gears, Inhumans, Alex Actonn by Ray ...…
 
People On This Episode Fabian A. Scherschel Drinker, Swearer, Wordsmith David M. Nicholas GIF-finder General Charlene Putney Chair of the Liberal Elite Mike Mullan-Jensen Lord of the Five Hundred Words Show Notes Full house on Geek News Radio. We got Mike, we got Char and we got the bants. Lots of bants. And Korean skincare. We’re starting off ...…
 
Shortly after Donald Trump started his Presidency, the market for dystopian fiction went crazy. George Orwell’s 1984 shot to the top of Amazon’s best-seller list, with the American classic It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis close behind. UNM English Professor Gary Scharnhorst talks about these literary warnings against the threat of authori ...…
 
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The Drill Down
 
This week, US border guards may demand your passwords, Apple’s first TV show, Yahoo gets a markdown, PewdiePie gets canned, robot bees save the environment, and more. What We're Playing With Andy: Legion Tosin: iMessage GamePigeon Dwayne: Norse Mythology By Neil Gaiman ; 2016 Lexus RX 350 Headlines U.S. proposal to collect travelers' passwords ...…
 
Simon and Thomas are back, back, back. This episode sees them catching up on the reading year that was 2016 and ahead to what might lie in store in 2017. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/there ...…
 
Hey there word nerds! Today I have the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Sally Parry, the Executive Director of the Sinclair Lewis Society. She earned her PhD in American Literature (as well as 19th Century British Fiction and Medieval Literature) from Fordham University in NYC and wrote her dissertation on Sinclair Lewis (Sinclair Lewis: The Darke ...…
 
It Can't Happen Here -is the name of a bestselling novel by Sinclair Lewis written in 1935. So why has it suddenly sold out across the U.S.? Sally Parry talks to Orla
 
It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis made a sudden and dramatic climb on bestseller lists in late fall 2016. Parts of the novel bear some uncanny similarities to the 2016 election –– Donald Trump in particular can be seen vividly in character of Buzz Windrip, demagogue and presidential candidate. Published in 1935 during the rise of fascism i ...…
 
*AUDIO CORRECTED 2/3/17* After being denied Pulitzers for Main Street and Babbitt, Sinclair Lewis finally won the prize in 1926 for this book about a doctor who holds onto his scientific integrity even when it keeps him from finding fortune and fame. We didn’t love the book or the egotistical Dr. Arrowsmith, but we found an hour’s worth of thin ...…
 
Dr. Parry talks about the renewed interest in Sinclair Lewis' 1935 novel IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE. She addresses similarities between that book and the current political scene in the U.S.
 
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The Coode Street Podcast
 
This week we return to the Gershwin Room to discuss what we’ve been reading lately, what we’re anticipating, what do you when you encounter a story by an idol or a good friend which isn’t quite up to standard, and what the state of political science fiction is, with both Orwell’s 1984 and Sinclair Lewis’s It Can’t Happen Here returning to the U ...…
 
The long wait is over! Welcome to the 6.9 Podcasts of Sexuary Marathon 2017! The gang (occasionally joined by an annoying old gnome) is back to talk about the books they read, and wax sophomoric on Zadie Smith, our existence on the dark timeline, serial killers, and the best 33 1/3 entries. We play a game of EIME, a game of Trump Quotes, try to ...…
 
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The Comics Alternative - Smart Discussions on Comic Books and Graphic Novels
 
Time Codes: 00:00:24 - Introduction 00:02:38 - Setup of interview 00:04:00 - Interview with Joe Ollmann 01:21:27 - Wrap up 01:22:58 - Contact us Of Human Bondage On this interview episode, Andy and Derek talk with Doug Wright Award-winner Joe Ollmann, whose new book, The Abominable Mr. Seabrook, comes out this week from Drawn and Quarterly. Joe ...…
 
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Radulich In Broadcasting Network
 
A new semi-weekly/monthly show where a featured guest picks a movie for me to watch and then we review it together. In this first installment, Gavin Napier (Casual Heroes, Bunkhouse Stampede, etc) Gavin has chosen the Paul Thomas Anderson movie, There WILL Be Blood! There Will Be Blood is a 2007 American epic historical drama film written and d ...…
 
Because of My Podcast: My Family Was Fed A Giant Meal Cale Nelson of Ham Radio 360 sent in a great story where a listener told him NOTt to make dinner the Thursday before Christmas. Then sent Cale a giant box of Barbecue. When you've got a houseful of kids, and your wife is happy because the food is excellent, and she didn't have to cook it - i ...…
 
The official "Nonfiction Round Table Year End Review What's Coming Up Episode". Featuring a look at the inner workings of the podcast and a look back on the panelists' favorite episodes from 2016. Sam Zurcher shares some thoughts on his recent reading of The New Tsar - The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin by Steven Lee Myers (along with a healt ...…
 
I’m so excited to have Jason taking over my blog today. I shared my own 2017 Christian Reading Challenge for Women yesterday and I just knew that we needed to put out a men’s companion challenge. If you’re a man, feel free to follow along with this challenge by yourself OR wrangle your wife into the women’s companion challenge. If you are a wom ...…
 
I’m so excited to have Jason taking over my blog today. I shared my own 2017 Christian Reading Challenge for Women yesterday and I just knew that we needed to put out a men’s companion challenge. If you’re a man, feel free to follow along with this challenge by yourself OR wrangle your wife into the women’s companion challenge. If you are a wom ...…
 
UPDATE: You can now find all the details for the MEN’S companion reading challenge here. Wrangle your husband into doing the challenge with you or send to a man in your life who might want to dig into some amazing Gospel-Centered books. Reading is one of the best ways that I invest in myself, in my homemaking, and in my spiritual life. But with ...…
 
UPDATE: You can now find all the details for the MEN’S companion reading challenge here. Wrangle your husband into doing the challenge with you or send to a man in your life who might want to dig into some amazing Gospel-Centered books. Reading is one of the best ways that I invest in myself, in my homemaking, and in my spiritual life. But with ...…
 
Greetings and Salutations! Welcome to another full length episode of the Books of Some Substance Podcast. On this episode: Nathan finds in Babbitt a flapper-ite hipsterish cesspool of nihilism; David allows a groan (or seven) of tedium to escape him, as he finds “substance” to have escaped from the novel itself; and Nick, having enveloped himse ...…
 
Special in between episode of Dialect Radio for you guys- here's my live set from my show on Colombia this month . It's been edited into two parts to take out my unreleased tracks ;) -- Dialect. It's the language we speak. Subscribe so you never miss an episode- https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/adam-foster-presents-dialect/id1080254469?mt=2 ...…
 
Welcome back! The B.O.S.S. Podcast returns! As we gear up for Sinclair Lewis' Babbitt, we open up a forgotten time capsule to read about the rise of white collar work at the beginning of the 20th Century, a world looking to sell you on pep! vim! zip! and zing! but ultimately dreary. Nothing really changes. On this shortened episode, and more so ...…
 
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Book Shambles with Robin and Josie
 
The day before the US election, Robin and Josie sat down with writer, comedian and activist Alexei Sayle. There's talk of Alexei's new paperback and his entire back catalogue of work, plus that of Sinclair Lewis, Graham Greene, Saki and what the hell is going on with the world these days.
 
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Book Shambles with Robin and Josie
 
The day before the US election, Robin and Josie sat down with writer, comedian and activist Alexei Sayle. There's talk of Alexei's new paperback and his entire back catalogue of work, plus that of Sinclair Lewis, Graham Greene, Saki and what the hell is going on with the world these days.
 
JUNIOR ASPIRIN RADIO SESSION 21 The United States of President America Election Special Devised and presented by Dan L. Fox, with contributions from Hillary R. Clinton, Andy D.T.B. Cooke, H. Sinclair Lewis, Nathaniel M. Mellors and Donald J. Trump As the Junior Aspirin Records label HQ moves its operations to a remote and heavily-fortified anar ...…
 
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