TLC 003: Strange Name for an Awesome Resource – The Great American Bathroom Book
Learn how you can broaden your personal knowledge of an enormous collection of classics and topics. This three-volume set is one of my favorite power tools!
On Episode 003 of the Timeline of Classics podcast, we’ll feature The Great American Bathroom Book: Single Sitting Summaries of All-time Great Books (originally titled: Compact Classics)
We’ve all been there…
- Help! I need a quick reminder of the characters, setting, or plot of a Shakespeare play.
- It’s been way too long since I studied this in my high school English class.
- I’ve got to teach this book tomorrow.
There’s a literary goldmine inside each volume!
In Episode 003 you’ll learn…
- how The Great American Bathroom Book (GABB) can introduce a broad range of titles from classic world literature to you and your students
- how the GABB books offer a wide variety of biographies, trivia, famous facts, quotes, words and phrases, etc. to enhance your working vocabulary and mental database
- how the GABB books, alongside Timeline of Classics, provide a powerful combination of resources for studying the good and great books
Featured in today’s episode:
- The Great American Bathroom Book: Single Sitting Summaries of All-Time Great Books – Volume I
- The Great American Bathroom Book: Single Sitting Summaries of All-Time Great Books – Volume II
- The Great American Bathroom Book: Single Sitting Summaries of All-Time Great Books – Volume III
Titles referenced from GABB:
- Hamlet, Prince of Denmark – William Shakespeare
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey
- Beowulf – unknown
- A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
- Henry VIII – William Shakespeare
- The Last of the Mohicans – James Fenimore Cooper
- Moby Dick – Herman Melville
- The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway
- The Rime of the Ancient Mariner – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
- Timeline of Classics: Historical Context for the Good and Great Books – Gail Ledbetter
I hope you’re able to glean a few useful nuggets from Episode #003! Let me know what you found most helpful…keep the comments coming!
Thanks for listening…
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