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“ Seven thousand of them were indicted and arraigned, and then they entered the maw of the criminal justice system—right here—through the gateway into Gibraltar, where the vans were lined up. That was about 150 new cases, 150 more pumping hearts and morose glares, every week that the courts and the Bronx County District Attorney's Office were open. And to what end? The same stupid, dismal, pathetic, horrifying crimes were committed day in and day out, all the same. What was accomplished by assista ...more ”
Can you read a book set in each of the fifty states? This is a self paced challenge for readers …more
[close] Can you read a book set in each of the fifty states? This is a self paced challenge for readers of all ages and fans of all genres. Get ready to take a literary tour across the USA! Announcements -Feel free to add your own books to the appropriate state folder! -Add your progress to the "Challenge Progress" folder
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Reading the NY Times Bestsellers list. Er, from Summer of 2013, as this list dates back to 1942.…more
[close] Reading the NY Times Bestsellers list. Er, from Summer of 2013, as this list dates back to 1942. If you're looking for young adult bestsellers you can find that here.
98 members, last active 7 years ago
The purpose of this group is to meet and discuss mythopoeic literature. Homer. Appolonius of Rho…more
[close] The purpose of this group is to meet and discuss mythopoeic literature. Homer. Appolonius of Rhodes. Dante Alighieri. Thomas Malory. Edmund Spenser. John Milton. George MacDonald. G.K. Chesterton. C.S. Lewis. Charles Williams. J.R.R. Tolkien. Cordwainer Smith. R.A. Lafferty. James Blaylock. Tim Powers. Add your own favorites. You should join if you "bow not yet before the Iron Crown." We'll do "stuff" at "events". Read a Chesterton essay. Recite an Eliot poem. Examine 60s science fiction. Watch a Shakespeare performance. I don't know. Stuff. We'll figure it out.
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[close] This group is for all lovers of good fiction, with an emphasis on gay fiction novels... is it not odd that in these days and times with so much change that more gay novels are not getting the public recognition they should receive? Is this not something that should be expressed more vividly in television shows and films on a varied basis? ... because frankly I believe we are lacking in that genre.
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