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View Poll Results: Which eBook do you want the Book Club read for March?
The Idiot Girl and the Flaming Tantrum of Death 6 12.24%
Against Intellectual Monopoly 2 4.08%
The Origin of Species 9 18.37%
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking 2 4.08%
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make A Big Difference 6 12.24%
The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary 13 26.53%
A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains 11 22.45%
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Old 02-25-2009, 10:04 PM   #46
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One for The Professor and the Madman here.
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Old 02-26-2009, 05:15 AM   #47
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A close race this month! FWIW, I'd like to recommend "The Professor and the Madman" too. It's an absolutely fascinating story.
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Old 02-26-2009, 05:25 PM   #48
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I highly recommend 'The Professor and the Madman'. It is fascinating reading.
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Old 02-27-2009, 12:39 PM   #49
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Old 02-27-2009, 12:43 PM   #50
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I recommend against "Origin of Species." Had to read that in college and thought I was going to die!
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Old 02-27-2009, 12:48 PM   #51
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Hmm.. this may be the first month that the book I voted for doesn't win.

I quite find I don't like that.

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Old 02-27-2009, 03:49 PM   #52
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And if the book I voted on had won, it would only have cost between free and $1. But now because it didn't win, we'll have to shell out between $8-$9.

So there is still time people to vote for the really inexpensive entry #1.
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Hmm.. this may be the first month that the book I voted for doesn't win.

I quite find I don't like that.

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Muahahahah! Been there done that partner!

But really though, you don't have to read what comes up. We can have extra discussions in the MRBC group. Since I've already read the one that is winning, I'll probably read another selection from the nominees (or more).
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And if the book I voted on had won, it would only have cost between free and $1. But now because it didn't win, we'll have to shell out between $8-$9.

So there is still time people to vote for the really inexpensive entry #1.
Didn't I see in the forum somewhere that you already read it?

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But really though, you don't have to read what comes up.
Really?

No, I will read whatever wins. That's why I like the book club. To get some exposure to books I don't normally read.

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No, I will read whatever wins. That's why I like the book club. To get some exposure to books I don't normally read.

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Me too Although I couldn't bring myself to reading Time Traders...
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I only downloaded it when I found it for free. It's in my to be converted to be read pile.
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Me too Although I couldn't bring myself to reading Time Traders...
If I can manage to actually finish A Passage to India you can manage to plod through Time traders.
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And the official winner is... The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Now go and purchase a copy and get to reading.
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I hope everyone enjoys it, I know I did. It's an excellent book.

In the spirit of things, I'll read another one of his books that has been languishing on my shelf for years. And maybe another from the nominees, which I haven't decided on yet.
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