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View Poll Results: August 2011 Mobile Read Book Club Vote
Black Rain by Masuji Ibuse 8 15.09%
Slaughterhouse Five by Kurk Vonnegut 22 41.51%
Birds Without Wings by Louis de Bernieres 2 3.77%
The Man Who Was Thursday by GK Chesterton 6 11.32%
Life of Pi by Yann Marte 2 3.77%
Ask the Dust (1939) by John Fante 0 0%
The Help by Kathryn Stockett 6 11.32%
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh 3 5.66%
The Book of Fate by Brad Meltzer 0 0%
Hounded by Kevin Hearne 4 7.55%
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Old 08-01-2011, 12:17 AM   #16
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If things continue the way they are, this will be the first month (this year) where there are books with no votes. I find that interesting.
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I voted for Man Who Was Thursday. Maybe we can start an "alternative read" for it like we did for Riders of the Purple Sage a few months back.
I think given that I've got Slaugherhouse-Five and A Passage to India to read this month, I'm uncertain I'll get to it this month. However, if a discussion is still underway by the time I actually get to it, I'll be happy to contribute.
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Based on the numbers, I wonder if its safe to call this a done deal?
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Based on the numbers, I wonder if its safe to call this a done deal?
It ain't over until the gravitationally challenged lady sings, but I just purchased Slaughterhouse Five.
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I think given that I've got Slaugherhouse-Five and A Passage to India to read this month, I'm uncertain I'll get to it this month. However, if a discussion is still underway by the time I actually get to it, I'll be happy to contribute.
Skip A Passage To India. There are so many other better books out there to read (even the telephone book (white pages) is a lot more interesting to read).
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I think given that I've got Slaugherhouse-Five and A Passage to India to read this month, I'm uncertain I'll get to it this month. However, if a discussion is still underway by the time I actually get to it, I'll be happy to contribute.
I'm not sure I understand that... Slaughterhouse 5 is the far and away leader right now which you seem to say you are going to read this month already.

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It ain't over until the gravitationally challenged lady sings, but I just purchased Slaughterhouse Five.


I think that is the first time I've heard it put that way.
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I think that is the first time I've heard it put that way.
She's not fat, she's just short for her weight.

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I'm not sure I understand that... Slaughterhouse 5 is the far and away leader right now which you seem to say you are going to read this month already.

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I mean that I might not get to reading The Man who was Thursday this month as well as the others I mentioned - although I would like to read it.

I'm definitely reading Slaughterhouse-Five and A Passage to India.
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I think you're right.
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One of these days GK Chesterton will win!
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I'd like to see Chesterton win some time. Which one gets nominated next month?
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This is the biggest blowout we've ever had.
For a book I nominated!

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