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message 1: by Christine (last edited Nov 03, 2014 08:03PM) (new)

Christine | 1217 comments January 2015 New School nominations are open! Please review the requirements below for books eligibility.

1.) Books that have already been featured as group reads are not eligible for nomination.
BOOKSHELF: https://www.goodreads.com/group/books...

2.) Eligible publications dates for books are 1900-1999.

3.) Only one nomination and one second per member!!

4.) Nominations will remain open until the 14th of the month. Polls will open on the 16th and run till the last day of the month.


message 3: by Kirsten (last edited Nov 01, 2014 01:19PM) (new)


message 5: by Pink (last edited Nov 01, 2014 01:45PM) (new)

Pink | 6554 comments I'll nominate Decline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh


message 7: by Duane (last edited Nov 01, 2014 05:04PM) (new)


message 8: by Philina (new)

Philina | 1562 comments I second Love in the Time of Cholera.


message 9: by Nathan (new)

Nathan I nominate A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams, and second A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man


Andrea AKA Catsos Person (catsosperson) | 1791 comments 2nd Love/Cholera

I'd like to try a Lat Am author.


message 13: by [deleted user] (new)

I'll nominate The Bell by Iris Murdoch ... I never hear much about it, but it is a worthy modern classic.


message 14: by Rachel (new)

Rachel Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut is my nomination.


message 17: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4959 comments Mod
Last month I nominated Maugham's The Razor's Edge. It managed a fifth place tie in the poll. So this month I'll try a female author and nominate The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, 1920


message 18: by Alissa (new)

Alissa Patrick (apatrick12211) i second age of innocence


message 19: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6554 comments Bob wrote: "Last month I nominated Maugham's The Razor's Edge. It managed a fifth place tie in the poll. So this month I'll try a female author and nominate The Age of Innocence by [author:Edith..."

I'd like to read some more of Maugham, the problem is that I want to read everything!


message 20: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4959 comments Mod
Pink, I know what you mean. However I did start reading Liza of Lambeth this morning. It's his first publication.


message 21: by Renato (last edited Nov 06, 2014 08:40AM) (new)


message 22: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6554 comments Renato wrote:
"I nominate Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison."


I'll second this


message 23: by Melanti (new)

Melanti | 2384 comments Renato wrote: "I nominate Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison."

Third!


message 24: by Alex (new)

Alex | 12 comments I second A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Love me some James Joyce.


message 26: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten  (kmcripn) Renato wrote: "I second Things Fall Apart.

I nominate Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison."


I loved THINGS FALL APART.


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message 28: by Christine (new)

Christine | 1217 comments Just a reminder that nominations will close on the 14th, and the poll will open on the 16th.

Here are our nominations so far:

Phil: The Leopard
Kirsten: The End of the Affair
Layal: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - Seconds: Nathan, Alex
Pink: Decline and Fall
Alissa: Love in the Time of Cholera- Seconds: Phil, Andrea, Julie, Nathan
Duane: Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West - Seconds: Marcie, Janet
Nathan: A Streetcar Named Desire
Jasper: The Bell
Rachel: Breakfast of Champions
Janet: Things Fall Apart - Seconds: Renato
Bob: The Age of Innocence - Seconds: Alissa, Freya
Renato: Invisible Man - Seconds: Pink, Melanti, Tracy
Julia: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
Freya: Tender Is the Night


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message 30: by Christine (last edited Nov 14, 2014 08:32AM) (new)

Christine | 1217 comments Nominations are now closed! The poll will open on November 16. We have so many great choices this month. There are like 8 books I want to vote for!

Follow this link to the book poll: https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/1...


message 31: by Christine (new)

Christine | 1217 comments The poll is now closed, and our January New School group read will be Love in the Time of Cholera.


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