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Old 11-14-2016, 07:04 PM
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Okay, it seems there is still interest. We can stretch it out if that makes it easier for people to participate.

Nominations for December/January and February/March are open. I know people nominated some Chernow books but I want to make sure everyone is still there.
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Currently 32% in House of Morgan. Would be up for Chernow's Washington but not for December.
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Old 01-09-2017, 05:12 PM
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Starting late and with something easy in 2017 William Gibson's Spook Country

Can someone recommend a non-fiction book that isn't a doorstop for February?
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Old 01-09-2017, 05:24 PM
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Starting late and with something easy in 2017 William Gibson's Spook Country

Can someone recommend a non-fiction book that isn't a doorstop for February?
Something Carrie Fisher?
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Old 01-09-2017, 06:32 PM
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Something Carrie Fisher?
I vote for this!
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Not her latest though, it was so disappointing. Not enough actual Star Wars for my taste
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Old 01-10-2017, 05:37 AM
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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
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Old 01-10-2017, 08:44 AM
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Something Carrie Fisher?
I'd go for one of these! I'm much more interested in her life outside of SW but wouldn't mind if a SW-related book was chosen.
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Old 01-10-2017, 12:45 PM
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Co-sign on Larson, although I've already read this one. Would love to read Dead Wake next though
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Old 02-02-2017, 06:01 PM
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We'll do Carrie Fisher this month and something by Larson in March?

Princess Diarist seems to have the higher praise so we'll do that one!
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Princess Diarist seems to have the higher praise so we'll do that one!

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Old 03-08-2017, 11:06 AM
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We're doing Devil in the White City this month.

We need nominations for April and May!
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Old 03-09-2017, 07:41 AM
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Tale of the Genji has come up in conversation a lot for me recently, but I've also heard that it's very hard to read. Has anyone here read it? I'm really curious to check it out but don't want to nominate something too hard.
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Old 03-09-2017, 10:55 AM
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Tale of the Genji has come up in conversation a lot for me recently, but I've also heard that it's very hard to read. Has anyone here read it? I'm really curious to check it out but don't want to nominate something too hard.
It suffers a lot from being a novel before novels existed. Disjointed narrative, etc... I've been curious about it myself but probably not a good book club book.

Love to hear other people's thoughts though!
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