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    Thread: Our First Poll
Post: Our First Poll

Up for discussion:    Lord of The Flies by William Golding The boy with fair hair lowered himself down the last few feet of rock and began to pick his way toward the lagoon. Of Mice and Men by J...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 12,566 12-02-2016, 03:51 PM
    Thread: May 4th Discussion
Post: May 4th Discussion

Notice: We don't have moderators for all the books in this poll. If you're willing please let me know Up for discussion:    The Bridge of San Luis Rey by by Thornton Wilder On Friday noon, July ...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 12,619 02-17-2017, 06:08 PM
    Thread: June 22nd Discussion [edit: update date]
Post: June 22nd Discussion [edit: update date]

Up for discussion:    Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka AS GREGOR SAMSA AWOKE FROM unsettling dreams one morning, he found himself transformed in his bed into a monstrous vermin. Catcher in the Rye by ...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 12,487 04-01-2017, 02:24 PM
    Thread: October 5th Discussion
Post: October 5th Discussion

Up for discussion:    The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas On the 24th of February, 1815, the lookout of Notre-Dame de la Garde signalled the three-master, the Pharaon, from Smyrna, Trieste...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 12,058 07-04-2017, 05:44 PM
    Thread: November 16th Discussion
Post: November 16th Discussion

Up for discussion:    Ask the Dust by John Fante One night I was sitting on the bed in my hotel room on Bunker Hill, down in the very middle of Los Angeles. The Razor's Edge by Somerset Maugham I...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 11,797 08-25-2017, 09:26 PM
    Thread: January 25th 2018 Discussion
Post: January 25th 2018 Discussion

Up for discussion:    Light in August by William Faulkner SITTING beside the road, watching the wagon mount the hill toward her, Lena thinks, ‘I have come from Alabama: a fur piece. All the way from...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 11,699 11-08-2017, 12:14 AM
    Thread: March 7/8th 2018 Discussion
Post: March 7/8th 2018 Discussion

Up for discussion: Dracula by Bram Stoker 3 May. Bistriz.- Left Munich at 8:35 P.M., on 1st May, arriving at Vienna early next morning; should have arrived at 6:46, but train was an hour late. Bu...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 12,842 11-29-2017, 01:08 AM
    Thread: ~May 24th, 2018 Discussion
Post: ~May 24th, 2018 Discussion

Black Spring by Henry Miller I am a patriot-of the Fourteenth Ward, Brooklyn, where I was raised. The rest of the United States doesn't exist for me, except as idea, or history, or literature. At ten...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 14,506 04-03-2018, 09:59 PM
    Thread: ~May 24th, 2018 Discussion
Post: ~May 24th, 2018 Discussion

Black Spring by Henry Miller I am a patriot-of the Fourteenth Ward, Brooklyn, where I was raised. The rest of the United States doesn't exist for me, except as idea, or history, or literature. At ten...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 14,451 04-10-2018, 08:48 PM
    Thread: ~July 12th Discussion
Post: ~July 12th Discussion

The Call of the Wild by Jack London Buck did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was brewing, not alone for himself, but for every tide-water dog, strong of muscle and with w...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 15,455 04-27-2018, 02:53 PM
    Thread: ~August 23rd Discussion
Post: ~August 23rd Discussion

Growth of the Soil By Knut Hamsun The long, long road over the moors and up into the forest—who trod it into being first of all? Man, a human being, the first that came here. SteppenWolf by Herma...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 15,357 06-18-2018, 09:15 PM
    Thread: End of November Discussion
Post: End of November Discussion

Make sure you vote for two ! The Door by Magda Szabo translated by Len Rix I seldom dream. When I do, I wake with a start, bathed in sweat. Then I lie back, waiting for my frantic heart to slow,...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 13,852 09-09-2018, 11:55 AM
    Thread: Tie Breaker
Post: Tie Breaker

Roughing It by Mark Twain MY brother had just been appointed Secretary of Nevada Territory—an office of such majesty that it concentrated in itself the duties and dignities of Treasurer, Comptroller...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 10,485 09-17-2018, 11:21 AM
    Thread: End of January 2019 Discussion
Post: End of January 2019 Discussion

Make sure you vote for TWO ! Heart of Darkness by Josefph Conrad THE NELLIE, A CRUISING yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had made, the wind w...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 13,744 11-06-2018, 10:06 PM
    Thread: Mid-March Discussion
Post: Mid-March Discussion

The Sorrows of Young Werther by Goethe J. Wolfgang translation by Catherine Hutter I can’t tell you how glad I am to have got away. Dear friend, how strange is the human heart! I love you, we were in...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 11,120 12-23-2018, 05:18 PM
    Thread: July Discussion
Post: July Discussion

American Pastoral by Philip Roth The Swede. During the war years, when I was still a grade school boy, this was a magical name in our Newark neighborhood, even to adults just a generation removed fro...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 14,514 05-03-2019, 11:30 PM
    Thread: Early-Mid September
Post: Early-Mid September

The Door by Magda Szabo, translated by Len Rix I seldom dream. When I do, I wake with a start, bathed in sweat. Then I lie back, waiting for my frantic heart to slow, and reflect on the overwhelming...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 23,661 07-22-2019, 09:47 PM
    Thread: Mid-End of November Discussion
Post: Mid-End of November Discussion

A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway In the late summer of that year we lived in a house in a village that looked across the river and the plain to the mountains. In the bed of the river there w...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 23,486 09-30-2019, 07:07 PM
    Thread: January 2020 Discussion !!
Post: January 2020 Discussion !!

Fifth Business by Robertson Davies My lifelong involvement with Mrs Dempster began at 5:58 o’clock p.m. on 27 December 1908, at which time I was ten years and seven months old. I am able to date t...
BookAdmin Polls for Discussions 0 37,064 12-15-2019, 02:14 AM