Catching up on Classics (and lots more!)

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The Mysteries of Udolpho
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Start date
July 1, 2020
Finish date
September 30, 2020
Why we're reading this
3rd Quarterly Long Read 2020
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Selected poems
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Start date
August 1, 2020
Finish date
August 31, 2020
Discussion
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Why we're reading this
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Northanger Abbey
by
Start date
August 1, 2020
Finish date
August 31, 2020
Discussion
Jane Austen Collection
Why we're reading this
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Revisit the Shelf Group Read, December 2013

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2001: A Space Odyssey
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Start date
August 1, 2020
Finish date
August 31, 2020
Discussion
Current Group Reads
Why we're reading this
August 2020 New School Group Read
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