Who is Mark Twain - Skeptic's Bookclub|
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We'll meet at the usual spot, Barnes and Nobel from 4-6pm on Sunday, February 14th. Bring your Valentine date!
The book is by Mark Twain. Here's a description...
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"Here, for the first time in book form, are twenty-four remarkable pieces by the American master—pieces that have been handpicked by Robert Hirst, general editor of the Mark Twain Project at the University of California, Berkeley. In "Jane Austen," Twain wonders if Austen's goal is to "make the reader detest her people up to the middle of the book and like them in the rest of the chapters." "The Privilege of the Grave" offers a powerful statement about the freedom of speech while "Happy Memories of the Dental Chair" will make you appreciate modern dentistry. Wickedly funny and disarmingly relevant, Who Is Mark Twain? shines a new light on one of America's most beloved literary icons—a man who was well ahead of his time."
Posted by dbuck
Feb. 08, 2010