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Blue Voyage by Conrad Aiken
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Villette by Charlotte Brontë
Villette
by Charlotte Brontë
read in February, 2013
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God and Gold by Walter Russell Mead
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Ishi's Brain by Orin Starn
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This is a well written and interesting account of the life of Ishi, famous as the last surviving "wild" Indian of northern California, and about the efforts of various people and groups to learn more about Ishi, and to repatriate his remains to group ...more
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Emma by Jane Austen
Emma
by Jane Austen
recommended for: anyone who enjoys great prose and a happy ending
read in January, 2013
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Great book. Emma meddles in peoples lives; Emma learns that she doesn't always know best; everything works out in the end; everyone who wasn't already married gets married in the final chapter. Beautifully written, of course - it's Jane Austin.
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Midwinter Day by Bernadette Mayer
Midwinter Day
by Bernadette Mayer
read in December, 2012
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I was introduced to this book by the lead assistant to the professor for Coursera's and UPenn's course Modern and Contemporary American Poetry, who generously spent part of her Midwinter Day (and a couple of preceding days) this year leading a discus ...more
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Why We Are Here by Edward O. Wilson
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Why We Are Here by Edward O. Wilson
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Invisible Armies by Max Boot
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" I'm reading Bernadette Meyer's Midwinter Day in prep for Julia's discussion on ModPo forum starting 12/19. Very good. Have already read some sections ...more "
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A Few Haiku (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Oct 20, 2012 11:40PM
Description: Haiku and other short poems
80784 Poetry Close Reading Group — 44 members — last activity Oct 20, 2013 04:06PM
We will attempt to close read difficult/modern poems. This will be a continuation of the practice of close reading that we started in ModPo: https://c ...more
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