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No new posts American Character: A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good - by Colin Woodard

Book #167: September through November 2019 (Non-Fiction) • Discussion Leader: We need a volunteer!

The author of American Nations examines the history of and solutions to the key American question: how best to reconcile individual liberty with the maintenance of a free society

Available on Amazon.com in Kindle, Audio book Hardcover, Paperback format. This is a 3-month discussion so there is plenty of time to get involved.

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Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:11 am

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No new posts July 20, 2019: Life in the 21st Century - by Arthur C. Clarke

Book #166: July through September 2019 (Fiction) • Discussion Leader: LanDroid

"A science fiction writer offers a glimpse of life in the twenty-first century with a visit to a law office run by computer, to baseball pitchers with bionic implants throwing 120-mph fastballs." - Patrick Rothfuss, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of The Name of the Wind

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Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:34 pm

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No new posts The Four Horsemen: The Conversation That Sparked an Atheist Revolution - by Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett

Book #165: June through August 2019 (Non-Fiction) • Discussion Leader: We need a volunteer!

In 2007, Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and Daniel Dennett filmed a landmark discussion about modern atheism. The video went viral. Now in print for the first time, the transcript of their conversation is illuminated by new essays from three of the original participants and an introduction by Stephen Fry.


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Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:53 pm

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No new posts Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong - by James W. Loewen

Book #164: February through April 2019 (Non-Fiction) • Discussion Leader: capricorn152244

"Every teacher, every student of history, every citizen should read this book. It is both a refreshing antidote to what has passed for history in our educational system and a one-volume education in itself."
- Howard Zinn

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Sun Sep 22, 2019 5:52 am

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No new posts The Last Unicorn - by Peter S. Beagle

Book #163: November - January 2019 (Fiction) • Discussion Leader: We need a volunteer!

"The Last Unicorn is the best book I have ever read. You need to read it. If you’ve already read it, you need to read it again." - Patrick Rothfuss, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of The Name of the Wind

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Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:13 pm

Jenifer Kay Hood

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No new posts Winter Is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped - by Garry Kasparov

Book #162: Nov. & Dec. 2018 and & Jan 2019 (Non-Fiction) • Discussion Leader: We need a volunteer!

The stunning story of Russia's slide back into a dictatorship-and how the West is now paying the price for allowing it to happen.

Available on Amazon.com in paperback, hardcover, Kindle & audio book format. This is a 3-month discussion so there is plenty of time to get involved.

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Sun Jan 27, 2019 12:10 pm

Harry Marks

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No new posts 1984 - by George Orwell

Book #161: Aug., Sept. & Oct. 2018 (Fiction) • Discussion Leader: Harry Marks

This book is available absolutely free all over the web so participating should be easy. Enter this forum to find links to read OR listen to 1984 for FREE.

Among the seminal texts of the 20th century, Nineteen Eighty-Four is a rare work that grows more haunting as its futuristic purgatory becomes more real.

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Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:31 pm

Harry Marks

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No new posts Finding Purpose in a Godless World - by Ralph Lewis (Foreword by Michael Shermer)

Book #160: Aug., Sept., Oct. & Nov. 2018 (Non-Fiction) • Discussion Leader: We need a volunteer!

A psychiatrist presents a compelling argument for how human purpose and caring emerged in a spontaneous and unguided universe.

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Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:25 pm

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No new posts Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind - by Yuval Noah Harari

Book #159: May, June & July 2018 (Non-Fiction) • Discussion Leader: We need a volunteer!

"Sapiens tackles the biggest questions of history and of the modern world, and it is written in unforgettably vivid language.” - Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel

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Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:47 pm

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No new posts The Time Machine - by H. G. Wells

Book #158: Mar., Apr. & May 2018 (Fiction) • Discussion Leader: Would you like to volunteer?

Read the book absolutely FREE at LiteratureProject.com

The first great novel to imagine time travel, H. G. Wells’s The Time Machine (1895) follows its narrator on an incredible journey that takes him eventually to the earth’s last moments. When a Victorian scientist invents a machine that allows him to travel to the year A.D. 802,701, he encounters a highly evolved society of people called Eloi...

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Sat May 19, 2018 2:10 am

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No new posts Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis - J. D. Vance

Book #157: January, February & March 2018 (Non-Fiction) • Discussion Leader: We need a volunteer!

From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America’s white working class

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Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:16 pm

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No new posts We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy - by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Book #156: January, February & March 2018 (Non-Fiction) • Discussion Leader: We need a volunteer!

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In these "urgently relevant essays," the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me "reflects on race, Barack Obama’s presidency and its jarring aftermath - including the election of Donald Trump."

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