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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“Tortilla Flat” by John Steinbeck

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S4 Ep 3

Host: Frank Lavallo

Readers: Scott & Ildi Rich

Endnotes: Ted Schwartz

Author: John Steinbeck

Year of Publication: 1935

Plot: Tortilla Flat, a small town near Monterey, California becomes a haven for a gang of jobless locals who inhabit two homes, left behind as an inheritance to Danny, our story's hero. He and his friends comprise a group of drunkards, thieves, and even bums, who are good at heart, requiring little more from life than friendship and a little wine.

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