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Just the Best Literature

Hosted by Dennis Leap

Just the Best Literature inspires you to not only read printed books, but to read only the best books. Besides books, host Dennis Leap will lead discussions on other current literature such as essays and important articles.

#84: The True History Behind the Printing of the King James Bible

Aired Monday, October 16, 2017   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   26 minutes

Host Dennis Leap discusses the earliest history behind the printing of the King James Bible from the first to the fourteenth centuries.

#83: The Book Everybody Buys But Few Read

Aired Monday, October 9, 2017   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   23 minutes

Host Dennis Leap discusses the number 3 book on the Western Literary Cannon—The Holy Bible. It is continually the world’s number 1 best seller. Ironically few people read it.

#82: The Men’s Panel Discusses Jules Verne’s classic: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Part 2

Aired Monday, October 2, 2017   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   30 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope, George Haddad and John Wood discuss the characters Pierre Arronax, Consiel, and Ned Land and their importance in the book.

#81: The Men’s Panel Discusses Jules Verne’s classic: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Aired Monday, September 25, 2017   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   28 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope, George Haddad and John Wood discuss the mysterious aspects of the book and the characters Captain Nemo and Pierre Arronax.

#80: The 60-Plus Panel Discusses Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Part 2

Aired Monday, September 18, 2017   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   28 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope, Deborah Leap and guest, Sarah Evans, discuss the characters and human interest aspects to Jules Verne’s classic.

#79: The 60-Plus Panel Discusses Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Aired Monday, September 11, 2017   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   28 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope, Deborah Leap and guest, Sarah Evans, discuss the importance, the science and the mysterious side to Jules Verne’s classic.

#78: Introduction to Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Aired Monday, September 4, 2017   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   51 minutes

Host Dennis Leap discusses Jules Verne’s bio. He is considered the “father” of the science fiction adventure genre. Also discussed is the scientific importance of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

#77: Men’s Panel Discusses Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations, Part 2

Aired Monday, August 28, 2017   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   28 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope, Jack Wood and George Haddad discuss Great Expectations main male characters: Pip, Mr. Joe, John Wemmick and Herbert Pocket.

#76: Men’s Panel Discusses Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations

Aired Monday, August 21, 2017   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   27 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope, Jack Wood and George Haddad discuss the overview of Great Expectations: manual for growing into manhood, statement on ingratitude, grappling with the positives and negatives of life, the pitfalls of emotion.

#75: The 60-Plus Panel Discusses Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations, Part 2

Aired Monday, August 14, 2017   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   30 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope, Deborah Leap and guest Sarah Evans discuss Great Expectations's main female characters: Mrs. Joe, Biddy, Estella, Miss Havisham and Mrs. Belinda Pocket.