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Take your pick: book, Kindle or mp3.
In this group we ensure every title is available in all three formats.

We meet in the new Central Park complex (opposite UTS) on a Saturday afternoon. When the weather is fine we do so outdoors. Sometimes sitting on the lawn, other times in a cafe or the public food court.

The titles are chosen to encourage discussion of psychological, sociological, political, or philosophical themes raised by the author.

For you podcast-heads, rest assured, the readings are usually by professional actors. If you do prefer audio, go to Audible (click here) for a month's free trial subscription. Titles I already own are...

• James Joyce - Ulysses (full=30hours or abridged=4hours)

• Haruki Murakami - Norwegian Wood (not a great translation)

Herman Hesse - Steppenwolf

• Jonathan Franzen - Freedom

• John Updike - Rabbit Run

• Nick Hornby - About a Boy

• Nick Hornby - How to be Good (3h45m abridged audio)

• Tim Winton - An Open Swimmer

• Truman Capote - In Cold Blood

• Fyodor Dostoevsky - Crime & Punishment

• Thomas Hardy - Tess of the d'Urbervilles

• Thomas Hardy - The Return of the Native

• CS Lewis - The Screwtape Letters

• Barack Obama - Dreams from my Father

• Robert Heller - Catch 22(17 hours) **

• Ken Kesey - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

• Kurt Vonnegut - Slaughterhouse Five

• Kurt Vonnegut - Hocus Pocus

• Kurt Vonnegut - Breakfast of Champions

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World

• Aldous Huxley - Doors of Perception **

• Aldous Huxley - Crome Yellow

• Arthur C Clarke -2001: A Space Odyssey

• Carl Sagan - Contact

• Carl Sagan - Demon Haunted World

• Robert Heinlein - Stranger in a Strange Land

• Robert Heinlein - The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

• Anthony Burgess - A Clockwork Orange

• Philip K Dick - Do Android Dream of Electric Sheep?

• Neal Stephenson - Snow Crash **

• Neal Stephenson - Anathem

• Neal Stephenson - Quicksilver

• Daniel Domscheit-Berg - Inside Wikileaks

• Henry David Thoreau - Walden **

• Joseph Campbell - The Hero with a Thousand Faces

• Robert Shea & Robert Anton Wilson - The Illuminatus! Trilogy
..........Illuminatus! Part 1 - The Eye in the Pyramid (unabridged 13 hours)
..........Illuminatus! Part 2 - The Golden Apple (unabridged 10 hours)
..........Illuminatus! Part 3 - The Eye in the Pyramid (unabridged 11 hours)

Mark Twain - Huckleberry Finn

** indicates already studied by our meetup group

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