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My New Book Challenge

I’ve been thinking for some time about a new book challenge, but I haven’t been quite able to come up with a theme. After attending an event celebrating Banned Books Week last year, I thought about reading all 100 of … Continue reading

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The Bookseller of Kabul Virtual Book Discussion

The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad. Published in 2002. Synopsis: Shorty after the United States began its attack on Afghanistan in late 2001, Asne Seierstad is in Kabul working as a war correspondent. There she befriends Sultan Khan, who possesses … Continue reading

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Radio Shangri-La Virtual Book Discussion

Radio Shangri-La: What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth by Lisa Napoli. Published in 2011. Synopsis: Unsatisfied with her job with a major media outlet, and seeking greater meaning in her life, Lisa Napoli is given the opportunity … Continue reading

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Animal Farm Virtual Book Discussion

Animal Farm by George Orwell. Published in 1945. Synopsis: While the owner of Manor Farm is in a drunken stupor, his farm animals revolt, overtake the farm and rename it Animal Farm. Grounded in Seven Commandments, Animal Farm initially becomes … Continue reading

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Stranger Than Fiction Virtual Book Discussion

Stranger Than Fiction: True Stories by Chuck Palahniuk. Published in 2004. Synopsis: This collection of short, non-fiction essays by the writer of Fight Club is divided into 3 sections. “People Together” deals with odd events (i.e. nudist testicle eating festivals and … Continue reading

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