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The Book Fix

The Book Fix

By Loren Jones
Let's take a deep dive into the weird and unknown history of classic books in literature and everything that's book-related. Grab a drink, and maybe a snack too, and let's figure out what made literary history tick.
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Episode 5 - Money, Money, Money (aka Zora Neale Hurston & Langston Hughes)
This week, we took a special dive into the 1920s to look at the Harlem Renaissance's prominent writers and how they left their mark on American literature and the Modernist movement.  Sources are listed at www.lazycoffeeprincess.com under The Book Fix along with a transcript of the episode's audio. For updates, you can find Loren on Twitter as @lcprincess or Instagram as @LazyCoffeePrincess . If you like the episode or podcast, feel free to subscribe or leave a rating. Both are greatly appreciated.
07:44
April 3, 2021
Episode 4 - Reap the Downfall (aka F. Scott Fitzgerald)
This week, we are taking a deep dive into the life of the Jazz Age man himself, F. Scott Fitzgerald. How long did his fame last, and why is everyone friends with Hemingway? Listen to find out the answers to these questions and more.  Sources are listed at www.lazycoffeeprincess.com under The Book Fix along with a transcript of the episode's audio. For updates, you can find Loren on Twitter as @lcprincess or Instagram as @LazyCoffeePrincess . If you like the episode or podcast, feel free to subscribe or leave a rating. Both are greatly appreciated.
06:32
March 27, 2021
Episode 3 - Heroic, Wonderful, and Splendid (aka Louisa May Alcott)
This week, we dive into the interesting life of Louisa May Alcott who wrote the beloved books Little Women, Little Men, and Jo's Boys. Was Jo the only character that was based on a real person or were the rest of the March sisters based on Alcott's own siblings? Episode sources are listed on www.lazycoffeeprincess.com along with an episode transcript. Sources are listed at www.lazycoffeeprincess.com under The Book Fix along with a transcript of the episode's audio. For updates, you can find Loren on Twitter as @lcprincess or Instagram as @LazyCoffeePrincess . If you like the episode or podcast, feel free to subscribe or leave a rating. Both are greatly appreciated.
06:10
March 13, 2021
Episode 2 - The Recluse in the Woods (aka J.D. Salinger's weird history)
This week we'll take a deep dive into the history of J.D. Salinger's strange history and problematic life. Did he really want to get out of the public's attention or just want to create a crazy legacy for himself? Let's return to the well-loved book The Catcher in the Rye and our awkward years in this episode.  Sources are listed at www.lazycoffeeprincess.com under The Book Fix along with a transcript of the episode's audio.  For updates, you can find Loren on Twitter as @lcprincess or Instagram as @LazyCoffeePrincess .  If you like the episode or podcast, feel free to subscribe or leave a rating. Both are greatly appreciated. 
07:13
March 6, 2021
Episode 1 - Are "Classics" Really Classic? (aka what makes a book a classic)
This week we'll explore the theories on what makes a book a classic. Is it a group of old guys hiding in a basement debating or is it all of culture as a whole that keeps these books in circulation?  Sources are listed on www.lazycoffeeprincess.com under The Book Fix along with a transcript of the episode audio.  Thank you for listening. 
09:42
February 27, 2021