Monthly Archives: June 2009

Interview with Laurie Sheck, author "A Monster’s Notes"

Listen to the wonderful phone call we just had with poet and author Laurie Sheck. Laurie just published “A Monster’s Notes” – a reimagining of Frankenstein and a book that Kirkus Review called “Utterly astonishing and not to be missed.”I agree. An… Continue reading

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Frankenstein liked reading?

If you love books and reading – novels, science, history, poetry – join us Monday night, June 29 at 8pm ET via phone.Laurie Sheck Poet and Novelist Author of “A Monster’s Notes” Monday, June 29 8pm ET Register here for free and get the call-in num… Continue reading

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Wisdom is a habit?

There’s been a lot of discussion in the Reading Odysseycommunity lately about wisdom, community and habits.When we read the Bible, we saw that King Solomon got hiswisdom as a gift from God. Wisdom was a divine attribute ofthe individual, who was e… Continue reading

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Bob Strassler’s Q&A session with the Thucydides reading group

Bob Strassler, editor of the Landmark Thucydides, held a wonderful Q&A session tonight, Monday, June 15 at 8pm eastern with the Thucydides reading group.- AudioYou can Download BobStrassler-June15-2009-Thucydides-QNA here.- TwitterYou can see the … Continue reading

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Call with Peter Bevelin, author "Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger"

Great call today with Peter Bevelin author of “Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger”Peter asked us not to record the call so we have no audio.- Tweet recapYou can see the live tweet recap here:http://search.twitter.com/search?max_id=2119952624&pa… Continue reading

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Wonderful call with Dr. Amato, American Museum of Natural History

We just had a wonderful call with Dr. Amato, Director of the Center for Conservation Genetics at the American Museum of Natural History. If you missed it, then you must listen to this audio recording, follow this web-based powerpoint and check out… Continue reading

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Nicomachean Ethics – Books I – III

We had a great phone conversation – and before that e-mail dialogue about Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics Books I – III.To download the mp3 audio click here: Download Aristotle-6-9-09NichEthicsI-IIIWe had a great dialogue about whether:- virtue and… Continue reading

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