“A Good Man Is Hard to Find” by Circe Institute Sorry, listening to the audio on this website requires Flash support in your browser. You can try playing the MP3 file directly by clicking here. Close Reads Podcast, Episode 1June 5, 2015 This weekend, I listened to David Kern, Angelina Stanford, and Tim McIntosh discuss Flannery O’Connor’s famous short story “A Good Man Is Hard to Find”. O’Connor is one of my favorite authors, and I’ve read this story many, many times. But I was delighted to learn from the many insights David, Angelina, and Tim shared in this podcast. If you haven’t read Flannery O’Connor, you really need to. And this podcast episode is not only an excellent introduction to this gifted author, but also a good example of how to read a story closely. Click on the arrow above to start listening.