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Stasiland by Anna Funder
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Upcoming books...

On Thursday the 24th we will be reading "The God of small things" by Aruhndati Roy. Last month we read "The well at worlds end" by A.J. Mackinnon which most found to be a great read. His earlier book "The unlikely voyage of  Jack de Crow" has been reviewed here and is definitely a recommended read.See More
Mar 14, 2011
Bern replied to Thursday Mens reading group's discussion Stasiland by Anna Funder
"Great review, thanks."
Jan 11, 2011
Thursday Mens reading group replied to Bern's discussion Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed - Jared Diamond
"Hi always meant to read this..it is not light reading..but its not meant to be..will post a review when I do!"
Jan 6, 2011
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Stasiland by Anna Funder

The group really enjoyed this read, it caused much discussion and even led to a debate about the whole wikilinks issue that has been a hot media topic..but lets not go thereThis is a…See More
Jan 6, 2011
Thursday Mens reading group posted a blog post

Book List 2010/11

Hi all!... here is the updated list for early 2011.Dec. 23rd “Stasiland” by Anne FunderJan. “The map that changed the world” Simon WinchesterFeb.-Mar “The well at worlds end” A.J. Mackinnon“Freedom” Johnathan Franzen (If available)The group will be choosing 1 book each for the rest of the year..we have decided we will only be doing 1 Book per month this year...so watch this space for further updates!!See More
Dec 10, 2010
Thursday Mens reading group replied to Bern's discussion 20 Things I Learned About Browsers And The Web
"This is great, recommended to anyone who is looking for an introduction to the internet..its suprising how hard it is to find an up to date, clear intro in book form, and saves time trawling through google results to boot.. the future is here,…"
Dec 2, 2010
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The Meaning of Everything by Simon Winchester

The Meaning of Everything by Simon Winchester is about the making of the Oxford English Dictionary.  For those who think the Oxford English dictionary is that boring old thing that sits on your shelf gathering dust, that thing you should consult whenever you come across a new word instead of skimming over it, think again! The OED's evolution is as interesting as the story of English itself. (The author does an interesting "English 101"  type overview of the History of English)It is the…See More
Nov 26, 2010
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Updated reading list for Men's Reading/discussion group.

Hi all!... here is the updated list for early 2011.Dec. “Stasiland” by Anne FunderJan. “The map that changed the world” Simon WinchesterFeb.-Mar “The well at worlds end” A.J. Mackinnon“Freedom” Johnathan Franzen (If available)See More
Nov 25, 2010

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Upcoming books...

On Thursday the 24th we will be reading "The God of small things" by Aruhndati Roy. Last month we read "The well at worlds end" by A.J. Mackinnon which most found to be a great read. His earlier book "The unlikely voyage of  Jack de Crow" has been reviewed here and is definitely a recommended read.

Posted on March 14, 2011 at 15:53

Book List 2010/11

Hi all!... here is the updated list for early 2011.

Dec. 23rd “Stasiland” by Anne Funder

Jan. “The map that changed the world” Simon Winchester

Feb.-Mar “The well at worlds end” A.J. Mackinnon

“Freedom” Johnathan Franzen (If available)

The group will be choosing 1 book each for the rest of the year..

we have decided we will only be doing 1 Book per month this year.

..so watch this space for further updates!!

Posted on December 10, 2010 at 14:59

Updated reading list for Men's Reading/discussion group.

Hi all!... here is the updated list for early 2011.

Dec. “Stasiland” by Anne Funder

Jan. “The…

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Posted on November 25, 2010 at 13:47

FUTURE READING LIST.....

Here are the recommended books for the next 6 months!

OCT 28th

"True History of the Kelly Gang" Peter Carey and " Dancing with strangers" Inga Clendinnen

NOV 25th

"The name of the rose" Umberto Eco and "The meaning of everything" Simon Winchester

DEC 23rd

"Possesion" A.S. Byatt and "Staziland" Anne…

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Posted on October 20, 2010 at 14:30

2010 ..The year ahead!

2010

Aug. 26th.

"Leviathan" and "He died with a falafel in his hand." by John Birmingham.

Sept 23rd

"Dancing with Strangers" Inga Clendinnen.

and "True history of the Kelly gang." by Peter Carey.

Oct 28th

"Batavias graveyard" Mike Dash. "Possesion" by A.S. Byatt

Nov 25th

"Eats, shoots, leaves." Lynne Truss and

"The meaning of everything." Simon Winchester, "The name of the Rose" Umberto Eco

Dec…

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Posted on August 10, 2010 at 16:13

Comment Wall (6 comments)

At 13:34 on January 8, 2009, Ashleigh Veitch said…
Hey, Dazorama get a picture!!!!!!!!!!!!
At 15:47 on January 8, 2009, KD said…
welcome daz
At 14:19 on January 29, 2009, Ashleigh Veitch said…
Please explain????????????
At 14:32 on January 29, 2009, Ashleigh Veitch said…
Omo would be proud!
At 19:33 on January 29, 2009, Tim said…
I was hoping for something a little more original.
At 23:32 on February 2, 2009, Paul Ortega said…
LOL-LOVE ON LOAN, A drama set in library, full of love, lust, sub text and betrayal. Returned, this Summer.

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