Novel Conversations is a podcast summarizing the world’s greatest works of classic literature: in 35 minutes you get the whole story from cover to cover. (If SparkNotes had an audio best friend, it would be us!) In each episode, Frank Lavallo hosts two readers, and the three of them give their reactions to the story and read their favorite passages along the way. Each episode features Endnotes by Ted Schwartz, a segment with interesting facts about the author.

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"Cannery Row" by John Steinbeck

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S1 Ep 8

Host: Frank Lavallo

Readers: Scott and Ildi Rich

Endnotes: Ted Schwartz

Author: John Steinbeck

Year of Publication: 1945

Plot: This is a collection of stories about the people of the cannery district of Monterey, California, during the Great Depression. A group of kind-hearted miscreants struggle in their attempts to throw a surprise party for their role model.

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