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OFFICIAL NON-FICTION POLL: Vote for our next NON-FICTION book!

Collaborate in choosing our next NON-FICTION book for group discussion within this forum. A minimum of 5 posts is necessary to participate here!

Which books would you read and discuss with us?

Please note that results are sorted by decreasing number of votes received.

BOOK 09: The Greatest Show on Earth by Richard Dawkins
4

20%
BOOK 02: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
3

15%
BOOK 01: The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
2

10%
BOOK 04: On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder
2

10%
BOOK 05: The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
2

10%
BOOK 06: The Ego Tunnel by Thomas Metzinger
2

10%
BOOK 10: Prequel: An American Fight Against Fascism by Rachel Maddow
2

10%
BOOK 03: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
1

5%
BOOK 07: The End of History and the Last Man by Francis Fukuyama
1

5%
BOOK 08: The Language Instinct by Steven Pinker
1

5%
 
Total votes: 20
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OFFICIAL NON-FICTION POLL: Vote for our next NON-FICTION book!

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ABOUT THIS POLL:

Like our currently running fiction poll, this NON-FICTION poll is very different than anything we have ever done here on BookTalk.org. The 10 book choices were chosen using a combination of suggestions made by members AND suggestions made by an artificial intelligence app called, Pi, Your Personal AI Assistant. Two of the book choices were suggested by members, and 8 were selected by AI. I asked Pi to list 8 NON-FICTION books published in the last 15 years that have been popular with book clubs and reading groups and that would make for quality book discussion topics.

HOW AND WHEN WILL A WINNER BE SELECTED?
There are a total of 10 NON-FICTION books on this poll. The book that gets voted for by a minimum of 6 active members will win and be selected for our next NON-FICTION discussion. This next book discussion doesn't have a planned start date. The discussion will start once we have enough interest in a book. Once it starts, it will be a 90-day book discussion, as always.

WHAT IS AN "ACTIVE" MEMBER?
An active member is someone who has made some quality posts on the forums and is someone we feel is likely to participate in the book discussion.

HOW CAN I HELP GET THIS NEXT NON-FICTION BOOK DISCUSSION STARTED?
First of all, cast your votes as soon as possible. Next, help pull in additional participants either from the BookTalk.org forums or elsewhere online or even offline. Tell your family and friends about this upcoming non-fiction book discussion and get them to join us. Post about this non-fiction discussion on other websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and other popular social media. Help get the word out and we will have yet another amazing book discussion started shortly.

HOW MANY BOOKS CAN I VOTE FOR?
Vote for any, and all, of the 10 books that you would read and discuss. You can vote for 1 book, 2 books, 3 books, or any number up to and including, all 10 books. The more books you vote for the more helpful you will be to your fellow members and the community as a whole. If people only vote for one or two books, this poll will take a long time to conclude. Your flexibility as a reader and forum participant is very appreciated.

CAN I CHANGE MY VOTE AFTER I HAVE ALREADY VOTED?
Yes, change your votes at any time up until the poll closes. And feel free to attempt to get other members to revise their votes.

WHAT ARE OUR 10 NON-FICTION BOOK CHOICES?

BOOK 01: The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
BOOK 02: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
BOOK 03: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
BOOK 04: On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder
BOOK 05: The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
BOOK 06: The Ego Tunnel: The Science of the Mind and the Myth of the Self by Thomas Metzinger
BOOK 07: The End of History and the Last Man by Francis Fukuyama
BOOK 08: The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language by Steven Pinker
BOOK 09: The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins
BOOK 10: Prequel: An American Fight Against Fascism by Rachel Maddow
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If we could just get a few more people to participate in this we could launch the next book discussion.
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