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.More episodes
Host: Frank Lavallo
Readers: Jennifer Weinbrecht & Patricia Fernberg
Endnotes: Ted Schwartz
Author: Jane Austen
Year of Publication: 1815
Plot: Through Emma, Austen explores the concerns and difficulties of genteel women in Regency England, creating a lively comedy of manners and the dangers of meddling in other people’s lives.