Brandon Chasteen

Brandon Chasteen

Brandon Chasteen has a Phd. Abd of English literature, although now he works in land and oil. He's a down-home-Texas boy-made-good who just happens to know everything about literature and literary history and literary theory. He podcasts for The Bookening.

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The Hobbit, Part 3

The Bookening discusses the second half of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit.

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The Hobbit, Part 2

The Bookening discuses Gollum and riddles in the dark in The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien.

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An episode about genre fiction

Our heroes discuss the notion of genre as it relates to Lord of the Rings and fantasy.

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The Hobbit, Part 1

The Bookening talks about The Hobbit.

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An unexpected podcast

The Bookening loses their way in Mirkwood.

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Tolkien Begins

The Bookening does its first epic episode about JRR Tolkien.

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War and Peace, Part 4

The Bookening talks about Pierre, Andrei, Natasha, and more from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy.

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War and Peace, Part 3

The Bookening argues over which is best–Anna Karenina or War and Peace.

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War and Peace, Part 2

The Bookening offers baggage and initial thoughts on War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy.

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War and Peace, Part 1

The Bookening provides context for War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy.

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