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At our March meeting we will discuss a book selected by David Gilmour: Yoko Tawada, The Emissary, Translated from the Japanese by Margaret Mitsutani 138 pages. New Directions, Winner of 2018 National Book Award in Translated Literature. Advertisements
We are going to start off the new year with a book suggested by Mark Jensen: H. G. Wells, A Modern Utopia, originally published in 1905, widely available in a number of formats.
“When Tradition is Forcibly Overturned” Just before the year 2017’s end on December 27th-New York Times published an article titled “THE LAST MAN TO SPEAK HIS LANGUAGE”. Intutu Peru: Amedeo Garcia rushed up the river in his canoe, slipping in … Continue reading
The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s OWN natural desires to learn
I have a confession to make, I am neither a rightist or leftist nor a libertarian and if for some odd reason I may seem one or the other that’s because there is a great misjudgment of who I might … Continue reading
At our October meeting we will discuss the following book suggested by Sid Whaley: Elisabeth Rosenthal, An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back, published by Penguin Press, 2017.
“Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.” E. B. White At the risk of fulfilling White’s prophecy, I will attempt to analyze Bryson’s humor. Bryson frequently communicates using various kinds … Continue reading
At our January 2016 meeting we will discuss the following book selected by Van Perdue: The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend by Glenn Frankel ——————————— Van provides the following additional information about his selection: For those who want … Continue reading
We met on Thursday (December 3) to discuss two books selected by me: The Stranger by Albert Camus, originally published in French (L’Étranger) in 1942 [several English translations are available] AND The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud, originally published in … Continue reading
Thank-you Sterling for having chosen this book. I can’t say I enjoyed it, who could enjoy reading about corruption and murder? But I can say I learned quite a bit from it. I had no idea this was going on … Continue reading