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 right approach?”
234-244 – How to read History
80 – Herodotus

Read the introduction in Herodotus
Introduction (by John Marincola)

Here’s the two books to buy:

1. Penguin edition of Herodotus

Barnes & Noble: http://tinyurl.com/yyhg7a
Amazon: http://tinyurl.com/y3h4n4

2. How to Read a Book by Charles Van Doren, Martin Adler

Amazon: http://tinyurl.com/vzxgj
Barnes & Noble: http://tinyurl.com/yb4qhp

Thanks! I look forward to reading Herodotus with you.

Best,

Phil

P.S. Below is the full calendar of dates for our reading group.


All calls:
– Monday
– 8pm NYC time
1-800-615-2900 / 11758

Call dates:

Call 1: Intro – Jan 22
Call 2: Book 1 – Feb 5
Call 3: Book 2 and 3 – March 5
Call 4: Books 4 and 5 – April 2
Call 5: Book 6 – April 23
Call 6: Book 7 – May 14
Call 7: Book 8 & 9 – June 4

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