Monthly Archives: January 2007

How’s Book 1 going?

Folks, Just checking in to see how it’s going with Book 1. Do you have any questions? Any favorite stories? Best, Phil Continue reading

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Invitation to Athens-Sparta Exhibit

Folks, For anyone who lives in the NYC area, I’d like to invite you to join my other reading group in our trip to the Athens-Sparta Exhbit. Take a look and let me know. Here’s a link to the press release on the Onassis Cultural Center website:http… Continue reading

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Herodotus intro call – audio recording

Folks, Here’s the audio recording for our introductory call: Download Herodotus2007-Jan2007-introcall.mp3 Thanks, Phil Continue reading

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Questions for Book 1

Folks, Thank you for reading Herodotus with us in this “dry run”! You are such an interesting, diverse group. It’s a thrill to be doing this with you. Below are the questions we’d like you to keep in mind as you read Book 1. “See” you Monday, Febr… Continue reading

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Member Bruce Upbin’s article on Bob Strassler

Folks, Bruce Upbin, senior editor at Forbes and longtime member of our reading group, just wrote and published an article on Bob Strassler – our favorite classicist and editor of one of the best editions of any of the classics I’ve ever seen. Bob … Continue reading

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Introductory call for Herodotus (books, etc.)

Folks, I look forward to reading Herodotus with you. Our first call is: Monday, January 22 8pm new york time 1-800-615-2900 / 11758 Our assignment for this first call is the following: Read these pages from “How to Read a Book” 36 – “What is the r… Continue reading

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Hedy Williamson (RO2)

I was born and live in Laguna Beach California. I received a BFA from UC Santa Cruz with a specialization in printmaking . I was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Jamaica where I taught art and worked with young craft workers. After Peace Corps I remaine… Continue reading

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