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Nominations & Polls > September 2016 Nominations

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message 1: by Kaycie (new)

Kaycie | 455 comments Mod
The categories for September nominations are:
Love
State of the Nation


Nominate away!


message 2: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten  (kmcripn) For love: Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

For state of the nation: Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis


message 3: by Darren (new)

Darren (dazburns) | 741 comments Mod
I nominate:

for Love: The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

for State of the Nation: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain


message 4: by Donna (new)

Donna I nominate:

Love
Patience & Sarah - Isabel Miller

State of the nation
Animal Farm - George Orwell

Thanks.


message 5: by Leslie (new)

Leslie | 825 comments All of these sound good so I will forgo nominating this time around.


message 6: by Darren (new)

Darren (dazburns) | 741 comments Mod
wahey! both my nominations topped the polls - suppose I'd better read them now ;o)
in fact I already started Tom Sawyer last night...


message 7: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten  (kmcripn) Darren wrote: "I nominate:

for Love: The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

for State of the Nation: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
[bookcove..."


Wonder how they classify that under State of the Nation?


message 8: by Leslie (new)

Leslie | 825 comments Kirsten *Dogs Welcome - People Tolerated" wrote: "Wonder how they classify that under State of the Nation?..."

I guess because it exemplifies a certain time & place?


message 9: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten  (kmcripn) mmmm... I suppose... I'd put Twain under comedy.


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