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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.

#100: The 60-Plus Panel Discusses George Orwell’s 1984, Pt. 2

Aired Monday, February 12, 2018   ·   08:00 AM CST   ·   27 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, Deborah Leap and Deryle Hope discuss the subjects of privacy, the destruction of intimacy and relationships, the destruction of mental concepts and words through the language of Newspeak, and the proles.

#99: The 60-Plus Panel Discusses George Orwell’s 1984.

Aired Monday, January 29, 2018   ·   08:00 AM CST   ·   27 minutes

Host Dennis Leap and Deryle Hope discuss the overall impact of 1984 and Orwell’s presentation of the subject of language as a control of concept and thought.

#98: Introduction to George Orwell’s Dystopian Classic 1984, Pt. 2

Aired Monday, January 22, 2018   ·   08:00 AM CST   ·   27 minutes

Host Dennis Leap discusses George Orwell’s life and provides a short summary of his mind chilling book, 1984.

#97: Introduction to George Orwell’s Dystopian Classic 1984

Aired Monday, January 15, 2018   ·   08:00 AM CST   ·   25 minutes

Host Dennis Leap discusses George Orwell’s life as the backdrop for his mind chilling book, 1984. Orwell’s early life is very similar to Winston Churchill’s.

#96: Final Thoughts on Thomas More’s Utopia, Part 2

Aired Monday, January 8, 2018   ·   08:00 AM CST   ·   28 minutes

Host Dennis Leap discusses the Utopia that is sure to come to the entire earth.

#95: Final Thoughts on Thomas More’s Utopia

Aired Monday, January 1, 2018   ·   08:00 AM CST   ·   27 minutes

Host Dennis Leap discusses why there is no Utopia on earth today.

#94: The 60-Plus Panel Discusses Book Two of Thomas More’s Utopia, Pt. 2

Aired Monday, December 25, 2017   ·   08:00 AM CST   ·   27 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope and Deborah Leap discuss Utopian culture: travel, the importance of seeking pleasure, marriage and divorce, discipline for pre-marital sex and euthanasia.

#93: The 60-Plus Panel Discusses Book Two of Thomas More’s Utopia

Aired Monday, December 18, 2017   ·   08:00 AM CST   ·   26 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope and Deborah Leap discuss the environment, cities, and occupations on the island nation of Utopia.

#92: The 60-plus Panel Discusses Book one of Thomas More’s Utopia, Pt. 2

Aired Monday, December 11, 2017   ·   08:00 AM CST   ·   28 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, Deborah Leap and Deryle Hope discuss Raphael Hythloday’s
reasons for not wanting to serve a king—from book one of Thomas More’s Utopia.

#91: The 60-plus Panel Discusses Book one of Thomas More’s Utopia

Aired Monday, December 4, 2017   ·   08:00 AM CST   ·   26 minutes

Host Dennis Leap, Deborah Leap and Deryle Hope discuss an overview of book one of Thomas More’s Utopia.