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Not Your Mama's Book Club

I was recently invited to attend a 137-year-old reading club. This is not a hyperbole.

“We would love to have you,” said my neighbor, Mr. Clark, who extended the invitation and who, I found out later, was breaking all kinds of club rules by asking a potential new member to just drop in. 732 more words

Truth

a spur of the moment reader:) musing Monday March 2nd

I missed posting last week from Monday onwards so straight back into Musing Monday.

What I plan to read this week. So many waiting my pleasure and I don’t normally decide until the spur of the moment. 385 more words

Challenges

The act of killing / James Gilligan: Shame, guilt and violence

17 January 2015, Miroslav Kraljević Gallery

16:00 to 18:00 Film screening: The Act of Killing, Documentary, 2012, Director: Joshua Oppenheimer, Christine Cynn

Death squad appeared in Indonesia in 1965 to subvert state power by the military in less than a year have helped the army to kill more than one million alleged communists, ethnic Chinese and intellectuals. 251 more words

Reading Groups

Reading Group 2: New Media and Vernacular Photography (2/10/2014)

  • Flickr blurs the divide between amateur and professional.
  • Kodak easy to use roll film camera – organised social artistic practice as well as leisure activity and recording device…
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Critical Perspectives

Musing Monday:February 23rd

Musing Mondays is a weekly meme that asks you to choose one of the following prompts to answer:
  • I’m currently reading…
  • Up next I think I’ll read…
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Challenges

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group VIII: Aimé Césaire

Wednesday March 18th 2015, 6pm: Join with radicals, thinkers, activists, poets, and intellectuals on the Monterey Peninsula to read and discuss some of the world’s greatest philosophers. 94 more words

Reading Groups

Join me tonight at 6:00 central time for the Holly Recommends Book Club!

Tonight from 6-8 central time we’ll be discussing The Fault in Our Stars by John Green and Dear Life by Alice Munro.

Each book links to some discussion questions. 43 more words

Books