Well, I am tentatively all for it. Do you intend to recommend books around our beloved community subject of manliness? I am strictly an English reader, so if we read books from other languages, could we try to make sure they have translations available? Then we could compare what we get from the different sources. So, count me in. Oh, I am currently reading Newton and the Counterfeiter, about Sir Isaac's term as Warden of the royal Mint and how he saved England from bankruptcy. Manly, indeed.
So we'll start reading July 8th. How long should we give ourselves to read it? I'd say about two weeks should be good, but then I'm an unemployed college student home for the summer, probably with more free time than most. Do we start a new book immediately, or do we give it a week or two for discussion and deciding on a new book? And finally, is this all going down in this thread or will we start a new thread for each book discussion, plus one to decide on a book for the next month?
I know its a lot, but I think its better to have everything planned out in advance rather than having the group finish one book and then kind of die off because no one knows what to do next. A suggestion, it might be a good idea to create a new group for the book-a-month idea, just so posts pertaining to it don't get lost with everything else.
There are several books I want to read this Summer, including: Happy Birthday, Wanda June by Kurt Vonnegut 1984 by George Orwell Through the Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
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