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Winter 2014–2015 Indie Next List for Reading Groups

This is one of my favorite ABA-generated Indie bookstore lists. In addition to an overall Top Ten, there are also selections based on six different categories: “There’s No Place Like Home,” “When … or If … Tomorrow Comes,” “Indomitable Women,” “Structural Surprises,” “Engrossing Nonfiction,” and “War … and Peace. 135 more words

Books

Reading Group 3: The Heroism of Vision

Susan Sontag – The Heroism of Vision

 Overview:

 Quotes:

 “Nobody ever discovered ugliness through photographs” – Page 85

  • Photographs are always beautiful, only ‘beautiful’ things are photographed.
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Critical Perspectives

Reading Pictures

Visual literacy is a common enough topic for us educators. We know the power of photos, sketches, maps, graphs…some of the many kinds of pictures or visual images we encounter while reading. 331 more words

My Journey into the World of Words: Writer in Residence for January, Andrew Smith

My Journey into the World of Words by Andrew Smith

My journey in the world of words began this year in February to be precise. For some years people had told me I was a talented writer. 1,439 more words

Creative Writing

Excessive Blushing and Twirling and Other Book Club Oddities

It’s Gratituesday! My book club drives me crazy. But in a good way. So, yup, today I’m thankful for book club.

Why, you ask. Why would your book club drive you crazy? 871 more words

Gratitude

Philosophy of Information reading group on reddit

In case you are interested, there is a Philosophy of Information reading group on reddit. They will be going through one chapter each week from Luciano Floridi’s book… 350 more words

Philosophy Of Information