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message 1: by Kiwi (Karin) (new)

Kiwi (Karin) (kiwikarin) | 38 comments Hi everyone,
during our discussion re: Rebecca, we suggested to always decide on a specific subject to collect suggestions for the next read (i.e. by one specific author, books written in Paris, plays, or whatever).
Our first "book by topic" will be around biographies (be it autobiographical or simply biographical). Does not be about someone famous....

Please send your suggestions by Friday afternoon - we'll launch the polls on Friday night, to be closed Sunday night.

Happy hunting!

message 2: by Alan (new)

Alan | 172 comments Mod
I'm nominating Papilion, autobiography of a famous and charismatic 70s French fugitive!

message 3: by Laura (new)

Laura (ltoops) | 12 comments I nominate Shadows Bright as Glass, by Amy E Nutt, a story of Jon Sarkin's reinvention of himself after a stroke during brain surgery and an interesting overview of neuroscience studies and advances

message 4: by Viviane (new)

Viviane | 172 comments Hello,

It was nice to meet you all yesterday. I nominate Marie Antoinette by Stefan Zweig (I haven t read this one but he usually is a good biographer).


message 5: by Lindsay (new)

Lindsay (lindsv) | 96 comments Mod
The Doodle is UP!!!!! To be closed on Sunday Morning (so we have time to buy the book ;)
Will do the doodle for dates later... are you guys thinking first week of next month?

message 6: by Caroline (new)

Caroline (liney) | 22 comments If its not too late can I suggest Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin?

message 7: by Lindsay (new)

Lindsay (lindsv) | 96 comments Mod
sorry... next time?

message 8: by Lindsay (last edited Nov 06, 2011 06:08AM) (new)

Lindsay (lindsv) | 96 comments Mod
Alright, the poll is closed! Next read: Papillon by Henri Charriere.

Happy reading!

Also, are we thinking first week in December for the meeting? Let me know thoughts so I can put up a new poll :)

message 9: by Viviane (new)

Viviane | 172 comments First week of December is fine for me.


message 10: by Laura (new)

Laura (ltoops) | 12 comments First week works for me too. See you soon!

message 11: by Lindsay (new)

Lindsay (lindsv) | 96 comments Mod
doodle for the date is up

message 12: by Lindsay (new)

Lindsay (lindsv) | 96 comments Mod
alright, looks like the meeting with be wednesday, december 7. happy reading!

message 13: by [deleted user] (new)

Will it be 8 at L'Imprevu again?

message 14: by Lindsay (new)

Lindsay (lindsv) | 96 comments Mod
yes. unless someone has another choice.
where did you guys find the book? i haven't found it yet...

message 15: by [deleted user] (new)

I saw it in Shakespeare & Co yesterday.

message 16: by John (new)

John Gaynard (johnjgaynard) | 4 comments I remember reading Papillon a good few years ago and your discussion has given me the desire to read it again!
Best wishes,

message 17: by Caroline (new)

Caroline (liney) | 22 comments I ended up buying mine online.

Alan, great nomination, I'm loving it so far!

message 18: by Lindsay (new)

Lindsay (lindsv) | 96 comments Mod
finally got the book yesterday (ordered it online and it took awhile!) coming to the meeting but i don't think i will have the book finished...
does anyone have another nomination for a place to meet? i know some people wanted one with food... if not, then back the our normal bar

message 19: by Kiwi (Karin) (new)

Kiwi (Karin) (kiwikarin) | 38 comments Hi guys. Finished the book - but cannot guarantee to be there this evening. I'll try to make it. CU Kiwi

message 20: by Viviane (new)

Viviane | 172 comments Hello,

Haven t finished the book but will come tonight.

See you there !


message 21: by Lorraine (new)

Lorraine | 1 comments Hello,
Haven't finished either (because I didn't start early enough). More than half way through though so will be there tonight. See you later, Lorraine

message 22: by [deleted user] (new)

Hiya, won't be able to make it tonight I'm stuck at uni, sorry!

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