Hi! This group is a friendly bunch of readers leaning toward the literary end of the reading spectrum. If you like unconventional, even iconoclastic, books, aren't too dogmatic or too easily offended, this group may be worth a try. NOTE: No racists or bigots welcome, and please, no @ssholery.

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    Neil Edward Fraser Neil Edward Fraser joined
    2 days ago
    Neil Edward Fraser
    "East Van guy by way of Halifax and a brief stint in Portland. I have worked in comics and newspaper print production and like good music, good books, good movies and good beer."
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    Bonnie Bonnie­ joined
    July 3
    Bonnie
    "Just moved to Vancouver for grad school, and all I want to do in this perfect weather is read in the grass."
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    James Massender

    "Focus chapters: "Cutti­ng In" "The Sperm Whale'­s Head - Contrasted View" "The Right Whale'­s Head - Contrasted View" "The Nut" "The Grand Armada"­"

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    James Massender

    "Focus chapters: "Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales"­ "Of the Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales..."­ "Of Whales in Paint, in Teeth, in Wood" "Stubb­ Kills a Whale"­ "The Dart" Discussion 1. Is truth possible in representat­ion? 2...."

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  • New Discussion Reply
    EeLyn

    "Yes yes yes! great list, James, thanks for sharing."

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    Marcy Marcy­ joined
    June 29
    Marcy
    "In the neighbourhood, often writing and/or reading. I love books that establish new perspectives without apology and aspire to make some myself some day. Excited to meet new people of both the fictional and tangible variety!"
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    James Massender

    "Add your book suggestions to this discussion! Thanks to EeLyn for a fruitful discussion about the way we run things! A note on the process All suggestions for future books are welcome. The list is ope..."

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    James Massender

    "Two wondrous, wide-ranging, and thought-provoki­ng lists! I love the transpositions across so many disciplines! Thinking of forms and genres, i came up with this: Adventure Travelogue Tragedy Treatise Romance Object less..."

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    Vivien Vivien­ joined
    June 24
    Vivien
    "Hi, My name is Vivien"
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    Leanne Leanne­ joined
    June 24
    Leanne
    "I love to read, and am always looking for a new good book to dive into."
 
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