And the Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini/Longrow Peated Campbeltown Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Michael & Ethan enter their discussion of And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini, drinking a unique Longrow single malt.

In this episode:

  • Ethan stalls.
  • Michael is primed for a career in politics, or childcare.
  • Ethan has a bull session in his mind.
  • Michael & Ethan proffer dime-version analyses.  That's totally a real thing.
  • Ethan tracks the increasing population of the human race.
  • Ethan analyzes this 21st-century Afghan-American book based on an 18th-century Irish novel.
  • You have good reason to doubt what Ethan says.
  • Aliens listen to this podcast. So should you.
  • Michael & Ethan begin a hunt for Shakespeare's skull.
  • They start a two-week fight.

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Next month, we'll read and discuss Plainsong by Kent Haruf.  Read along, and tell us what you think!

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