How did each of us get hooked on reading? Was there a specific book that made us say, “Man, I love reading,” or was it just an ever-present reality? Find out on reading testimony day on Table of (mal)Contents.
Listen to a late Friday afternoon recording where we discuss:
- How we got hooked on books;
- How we became (or avoided becoming) reading apostates;
- Aaron defines “trash novels” and goes full Canadian;
- Just how trashy Harlequin romance novels really are; and
- Barnabas issues a challenge to Aaron.
Among the books mentioned today:
- Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
- Lost in the Barrens by Farley Mowat
- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
- Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin
- A Wind in the Door by Madeleine L’Engle
- Super Sons Vol. 3: Parent Trap by Peter Tomasi and Carlos Barberi
Extra credit: The “What If” Conan story mentioned in this episode!
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Aaron Armstrong is the author of several books and screenplays, most recently Luther: The Life and Legacy of the German Reformer, Brand Manager of The Gospel Project, and co-host of The Hero of the Story, a podcast presented by The Gospel Project.
Dave Schroeder is the VP of Marketing for B&H Publishing Group, contributor to LifeWay Books, and a lover of many books.