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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close 

by Jonathan Safran Foer

Calling all readers and philosophers! This group is for anyone 1) interested in reading a series of mind-blowing books and 2) keen on discussing their readings and unlocking the wonder behind every word contained in these masterpieces. We will embark on a grand adventure through the pages of the books listed on the meticulously-crafted reading schedule. We will meet twice a month, though only one book is assigned monthly. This way, we aren't hard-wired and mentally gridlocked while trying to cram all 400-500 pages of a work into one discussion. Every book will get two discussions in a month, so please read the first half by the first monthly meeting. Every session will be led by a different Bookwyrm, so everyone gets a chance to lead the discussion at some point!

Tentative Book Reading Calendar for 2015-2016:

July: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig

August: Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk

September: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

October: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

November: The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

December: The Shining by Stephen King

January: Into Thin Air by Jon Krakaeur 

February: American Psycho by Bret Eason Ellis

March: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

April: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

May: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

June: A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare



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Ayushe Sharma, Nathan Reveley
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