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Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

This is the story of a spiritual journey of a man living in India and Nepal at the time of the Buddha. It is absolutely not my thing at all, but when it came up as a book group choice … Continue reading

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The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

This novel is fifteen years old now, and I think I may be the last woman on Earth to read it. It is certainly a novel for women, because it is written by a woman and it is about women … Continue reading

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The Belief Instinct by Jesse Bering

At 205 pages. this is a pretty short book for one that has a subtitle of “the psychology of souls, destiny, and the meaning of life.”  Bering is an evolutionary psychologist, and has done all sorts of interesting studies which … Continue reading

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Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

I am a fan of Barbara Kingsolver, and I love the subject matter she has chosen for this book. But I did find myself skimming through quite a lot of this one. It seemed that an awful lot could have … Continue reading

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God is not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything – Christopher Hitchens

I read this book some years ago, when I lived in the UK, there it is published under the more moderate title of God Is Not Great: The Case Against Religion. I find the idea that religion poisons everything a … Continue reading

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God Is Not Great – book group discussion questions

God Is Not Great – How Religion Poisons Everything – by Christopher Hitchens At tonight’s meeting of the Las Vegas Non-Fiction Book Group we will be discussing “God is not Great”, a book I have read once some years ago … Continue reading

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