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Mar 14, 2010, 5:58pm Top


Is there such a thing as a group that is simultaneously reading and discussing a particular book on LT?

That seems to be about the only thing I haven't found yet on this wonderful venue.

I ask here because there are non-fiction books that would benefit from a steady paced reading; say a chapter a week, and an exchange of impressions with other readers.

Has it been done?

Mar 14, 2010, 6:49pm Top

We're doing a number of group reads in the 2010 75 Books Challenge group. Right now they're all fiction books, but anyone can propose a group read. In many cases we're pacing ourselves by reading sections and then discussing them. You're welcome to join us. Most of us in the group are both fiction and nonfiction readers, so you're likely to find some takers.

Mar 14, 2010, 7:08pm Top

I'd love a nonfiction group read!

Mar 14, 2010, 9:40pm Top

me too can we start this please?

Edited: Mar 15, 2010, 6:42am Top

I've not gone into the Book Challenge threads, as I always have enough stacks to do me.

First, what subject do you want to chew on?

One book that's been on my pile for a month or more is Waste and Want. Anyone interested?

Mar 15, 2010, 6:57am Top

If possible can we chose books that are available on the kindle as well. That is the primary source of my reading pleasures. But sure thing this book sounds cool to me.

Mar 17, 2010, 7:06pm Top

Waiting for others to join in.
My copy is on the pile next to the bed.

Mar 25, 2010, 8:32pm Top

I'd be game for Waste and Want, if a few other people join up, as well.

Mar 25, 2010, 8:44pm Top

I got a third of the way through Waste and Want a few years ago and would be keen to start again (with renewed purpose). So count me in.

Mar 26, 2010, 9:14am Top

Just ordered it 2-day shipping from Amazon - will be here this next Tuesday.

So I suppose I'm in, as well.

Mar 28, 2010, 11:01am Top

When should we start?

Mar 28, 2010, 12:08pm Top

Patience pays off here.

We'll start with a new thread later this week, so we can label what we're doing.

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