NovelClass

NovelClass

Every month, host Dave Pezza and an all-star guest pick a book, give it a read, and record their qualms, praises, and bad jokes. Nothing is off the table, and we’re mostly sober. If you’ve had the book club blues like us, then NovelClass is your newest, nerdiest friend. No rubber stamps, no shameless plugs, only friendly banter and constructive criticisms. NovelClass is part of the Writer's Bone Podcast Network.... Show More

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In Episode 3.09, Dave Pezza is once again joined by Caitlin Malcuit, host of Friday Morning Coffee on the Writer's Bone podcast. The pair discuss David Eggers' The Parade. Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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In Episode 3.08, Dave Pezza and guest host Vanessa Lillie (Little Voices) discuss Angie Kim's Miracle Creek. This episode was recorded live at The Nook Coffee House in East Greenwich, R.I. and is sponsored by OneRoom.

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In Episode 3.07, Dave Pezza and guest host Daniel Ford (Black Coffee, Sid Sanford Lives!) discuss Gila Green's Passport Control. Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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In Episode 3.06, Phoef Sutton (From Away, Colorado Boulevard) returns to NovelClass and talks to Dave Pezza about Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451. Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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April 23, 2019 41 min

In Episode 3.05, Dave Pezza chats with author Daniel Ford (Black Coffee, Sid Sanford Lives!) about Nico Walker's Cherry. Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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In Episode 3.04, Dave Pezza chats with author Jessica Jarlvi (When I Wake Up and What Did I Do?) about Leila Slimani's The Perfect Nanny. Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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In Episode 3.03, Dave Pezza and guest host Steph Post (Miraculum, Lightwood) discuss Diane Setterfield's Once Upon a River.

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Dave Pezza and guest host author Erica Wright (The Blue Kingfisher, All the Bayou Stories End with Drowned) discuss Lyndsay Faye's The Paragon Hotel. Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.       

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February 28, 2019 68 min

Live from What Cheer Writers Club in Providence, R.I., host Dave Pezza is joined by authors K Chess (Famous Men Who Never Lived, out March 5 from Tin House Books) and Daniel Ford (Sid Sanford Lives!) to discuss Haruki Murakami's mind-bending epic Kafka on the Shore. Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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An angsty runaway teenager. A mysterious wartime phenomenon. A small town library hiding secrets. Talking cats. Fish rain! What in the what is Haruki Murakami's Kafka on the Shore? NovelClass' Season 3 premiere is going to sort it all out! Live from What Cheer Writers Club in Providence, R.I., host Dave Pezza and authors K Chess and Daniel Ford will explore Murakami's writing style, his characters and dialogue, and more! Light refr... Read more

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December 17, 2018 60 min

In the Season 2 finale, Dave Pezza and Daniel Ford take a shot of Christmas cheer and discuss Charles Dickens' holiday classic A Christmas Carol.  Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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Dave Pezza and Alyssa Penny discuss Gail Honeyman's Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine. Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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November 19, 2018 39 min

Dave Pezza and Daniel Ford discuss Rachel Kushner's The Mars Room. Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom. 

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Dave Pezza and special guest host Eric Bennett (A Big Enough Lie) discuss Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward. Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.  

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Dave Pezza and special guest host Elliot Ackerman (Waiting for Eden, Dark at the Crossing) discuss Tadzio Koelb's debut novel Trenton Makes. Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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Dave Pezza and guest host Caitlin Malcuit discuss Laura Van Den Berg's The Third Hotel. Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.  

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September 16, 2018 43 min

Dave Pezza, Rebecca Weston, and Daniel Ford discuss Tommy Orange's debut novel There There. Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom and was recorded at the PRX Podcast Garage in Allston, Mass.

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September 3, 2018 61 min

NovelClass is back from its mid-season break! Host Dave Pezza is joined by guest readers and childhood friends Kevin Almonte, Robert Bucci, and Guido Fargiorgio to discuss Domenico Starnone’s Trick. This episode was recorded on the road at the University of Texas at Austin and is sponsored by OneRoom.

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In Season 2’s mid-season finale, recorded live at Belmont Books, Dave Pezza is joined by guest readers Sean Tuohy and Daniel Ford to discuss Elmore Leonard’s Rum Punch. Today’s episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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Dave Pezza and guest reader Phoef Sutton (Emmy Award-winning screenwriter, novelist, and co-host of Film Freaks Forever!) discuss Richard Matheson’s I Am Legend. The pair also talk about three film adaptations: “The Last Man on Earth,” “The Omega Man,” and “I Am Legend.”  Warning: This episode contains spoilers (and vampire/zombies). Today’s episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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