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 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 614 comments Mod
It's time to nominate our October Classic Group Read.

Nominations will close and poll will open on August 15th and it will last for one week.

Usual rules for nominations apply:
1. One nomination per person.
2. Classic books only (over 50 years old).
3. Books should be under 600 pages (books over can be nominated for our tri-monthly read instead).
4. No book we have read before as a group read.*
5. No book from an author who we have read either in the last 10 group reads or the last 4 tri-monthly reads.†
6. To facilitate poll creation, please use a Goodreads link to add the nomination by clicking on 'add book/author' above the text box.
7. Please indicate whether or not you would be willing to lead the discussion if your nomination is chosen.


*For a full list of books we have read before please check the master-list:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
(Note: lists sorted by book title, author surname, or date read)

†Authors not to nominate:
Jack London (September 2016)
Mark Twain (August 2016)
Truman Capote (July 2016)
Henry Miller (June 2016)
Rebecca West (May 2016)
Anne Brontë (April 2016)
Robert Louis Stevenson (March 2016)
Frank Kafka (February 2016)
Nevil Shute (January 2016)
Daphne du Maurier (December 2015)


James Joyce (July-September 2016)
Wilkie Collins (April-June 2016)
R.D. Blackmore (January-March 2016)
Charlotte Brontë (October-December 2015)



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☯Emily  Ginder | 772 comments Mod
Mark wrote: "The Story of Burnt Njal"

Mark, this book appears to have more than 600 pages and might be more suitable for our tri-monthly read. We are currently taking nominations in that category here: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 4: by Mark (last edited Aug 02, 2016 07:20AM) (new)

Mark André Dubliners sorry, my mistake, i withdraw my suggestion and would like to substitute Joyce's DUBLINERS, minus the Dead. oops! broke the rules again! so, i withdraw Dubliners, also. hmmm?


message 5: by Nina (new)

Nina | 449 comments I nominate The Dirty Dust: Cré na Cille by Máirtín Ó Cadhain. Happy to lead.


message 6: by Blu (new)

Blu  Tulips (blutulips) | 1 comments I nominate The Bostonians by Henry James


 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 614 comments Mod
Since October is the month of Halloween, how about a classic horror great, Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by MR James?


 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 614 comments Mod
Mark wrote: "Dubliners sorry, my mistake, i withdraw my suggestion and would like to substitute Joyce's DUBLINERS, minus the Dead. oops! broke the rules again! so, i withdraw Dubliners, also. hmmm?"

Hi Mark. James Joyce is on our recently read list, so I can't add Dubliners to the poll.


 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 614 comments Mod
The poll is up. It closes on the 22nd.

https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/1...


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