This disturbing short story by Edgar Allen Poe details a man exacting revenge on a friend who, the man believes, has greatly insulted him. In the dark wine cellars and catacombs, the friend is entombed for the rest of time.
The Fountain- A Graphic Novel, is beautifully illustrated by Kent Williams and written by Darren Aronofsky. This work of art precedes the motion picture we all know and love following two lovers exploring themes of death and rebirth.
Throne of Glass, A Court of Thorns and Roses, and Crescent City are fantasy series written by Sarah J. Maas. Maas's series are known for their incredible world and story building with heavy romantic themes.
Cat's Cradle is a satirical novel written by Kurt Vonnegut exploring both the excellence and danger around science and technological advances that, in the wrong hands, can become a lethal weapon.
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness is by Susannah Cahalan detailing her nightmarish journey through an unexplained mental collapse and the path to recovery upon being diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disorder.
Left Neglected by Lisa Genova follows Sarah Nickerson, a busy working mom constantly on the go, with a life upturning car accident giving her brain damage and forcing her to re-examine her life and its priorities.
Breakfast of Champions is a novel by Kurt Vonnegut that follows a Pontiac dealer and a fairly unknown sci-fi author with themes of free will, mental illness, and sometimes cynical views of humanity.
Breakfast at Tiffany's is the popular novella by Truman Capote, revolving around the mysterious though captivating Holly Golightly and her run-ins with Paul, a struggling author living in the same building. Holly is busy chasing wealth while Paul is chasing his love for Holly. A short and classic story.
Outlander (a book series) by Diana Gabaldon is a historical fantasy story following a British nurse, Claire, who is able to time travel to 18th century Scotland. This popular series is filled to the brim with romance and adventure.
Educated is a memoir by Tara Westover detailing her life from starting completely off the grid in a conservative Mormon family to becoming an educated and gifted author with a passion for exploring the world.
A survival account of the 4,000 mile journey made in 1941 by Slavomir Rawicz.
A fantasy trilogy written by Lev Grossman (2009-2014)
It's exactly what it says it is, an intro to dreams and their possible meanings relying on dream psychology of Jung and Freud, and others.
Crying in H Mart is a glorious memoir written by Michelle Zauner in 2021. Explore Michelle's childhood, her relationship with food, and the tender yet sometimes turbulent relationship with her mother that all lead to forming Japanese Breakfast (rock band discussed in episode 5).
The Blood and Ash series by Jennifer L. Armentrout is a 6-book spicy sci-fi series following a fierce maiden named Poppy as she longs for adventure and to break free from the mountain of expectations put on her shoulders.