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Kristian's Nominees 2016

Just to keep it simple in the comments, here are the books Kristian nominated:

1. Umberto Eco, Name of the Rose
2. Hanya Yanagihara, A Little Life
3. Herman Hesse, Narcissus and Goldmund
4. Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore
5. Donna Tartt, The Goldfinch

Some Books that Brandon Wants to Read (2016)

Okay, here's my lineup:

All Quiet on the Western FrontStation ElevenThe Bully PulpitBartelby the ScrivenerThe Man in the High Castle  Get your nominees up and start voting. Let's plan on meeting in February (maybe on the 11th so Myles can be there?).  I think my book was the last one that we (I) read, so we'll choose one of yous others nominees for then. Or whichever one of the winners is shortest?

I'll provide the ginger beers. Think we'll work our way down the top 10 brands.

Anyone up for more manly manly books?

Now that Joe got released, maybe he'll have a little more time on his hands. Any of the rest of you still interested in keeping this thing going? It's always been one of the highlights of my month when we get together. And I'm sure Doug has a treasure trove of good stories that we haven't heard yet.

Also, we need to try a few of these: