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Subject: The noms are in for April--looks like it's The Sound and the Fury!
Date Posted: 3/15/2009 10:48 AM ET
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I will post some discussion threads as soon as I can get a copy of the book and see how it should be divided up. Thanks, everybody--I hope we can have a good time with this classic this month. I'm excited to read some Faulkner, he's a new author to me.

 

 



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Date Posted: 3/16/2009 8:34 AM ET
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I nominate East of Eden by Steinbeck.

I've read most of Steinbeck's work but never got around to this one.

Date Posted: 3/16/2009 5:27 PM ET
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Oh I love East of Eden! 

I also have The Sound and the Fury on my TBR pile.  I've never read any Faulkner, but I have to try him at some point.

Date Posted: 3/19/2009 9:40 AM ET
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Well, as long as we're nominating big thick books (hee!) I nominate Oliver Twist. This one's been on my TBR pile forever!

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Date Posted: 3/19/2009 12:32 PM ET
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I'd be in for Oliver Twist. If not April, some other month. I read East of Eden just a year ago, and while I love Steinbeck, there's too much I haven't read yet to reread EoE right now.

If it is EoE for April, I reserve the right to butt in to the discussion anyway, even though I'm not reading it.

Date Posted: 3/20/2009 11:43 AM ET
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I haven't read any of the above mentioned books but since April is big book month I thought I would nominate: Count of Monte Cristo by Dumas.

Date Posted: 3/25/2009 4:03 PM ET
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bumping to the top, LOL--come on in and make yourself heard!

Date Posted: 3/25/2009 4:12 PM ET
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I'd be up for any of the nominees.

Date Posted: 3/25/2009 10:52 PM ET
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I haven't read East of Eden or the Sound and the Fury. However, I have read alot of Steinbeck and no Faulkner whatsoever. Does anyone know if Sound and the Fury is a good intro into his work or would you start off with something else? Thanks!

Date Posted: 3/26/2009 8:30 AM ET
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I have not read any of the books in Janelle's first post - I'm game for any of them. Since Vanessa and Rick have read East of Eden perhaps we should take that one out of the list.

Also, does anyone want to lead discussion in May or June?

I will volunteer to lead in July.

Date Posted: 3/26/2009 3:14 PM ET
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I am game for Faulkner.

Date Posted: 3/27/2009 3:09 PM ET
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I vote for Sound and Fury - I've read all the others, and never read any Faulkner. I've been meaning to join in on these for ages!!

 

 

Date Posted: 3/31/2009 10:07 AM ET
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I'm looking forward to reading The Sound and the Fury. Looks like a new author for several of us.