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A Good Book and a Book Club

May 14th, 2012 · 1 Comment

A good book can open up the mind in a way nothing else can. A book transports us into the mind of the author, and makes us see the world through the author’s eyes.

I thought of this in a recent Book Club meeting. I had missed the past few meetings, so it was good to be back. I realised how much I had missed as I listened to the various books being discussed.

I really think everyone should not just read good books, but also discuss them with a small group of people on a regular basis. Create a Book Club of your own. Pick people who are very different from you, so you will get exposure to a world of books that is very different from the kind you read.

In my case, it has now been more than 12 years since we have been meeting. I hope you too can foster such ties with both books and a small set of book lovers.

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  • 1 Vishal // May 14, 2012 at 11:15 am

    Is there a conf call or skype call to join. To start a group like this will need lot of friends and then there is no way to ensure that this can be sustained.

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