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Gearing up for Great Books – Nazi VR and Man’s Search for Meaning

In between grading and meetings, today I’m also getting ready to lead the discussion of Viktor Frankl’s classic book, Man’s Search for Meaning, Wednesday night at MSOE’s Great Books Dinner & Discussion event. As part of my prep, I found … Continue reading

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Great Books: The Devil in the White City

Last night was my Great Books Dinner and Discussion event at Milwaukee School of Engineering.  I usually facilitate a book discussion every June, and lately I’ve added the November discussion to my rotation, as well.  This month’s selection was The Devil … Continue reading

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The appeal of Lisbeth Salander

What a wonderfully energizing discussion of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series last night at Great Books!   In one of those truth-is-stranger-than-fiction coincidences, guess who was across town at Boswell Books at the same time?  Eva Gabrielsson, speaking about her book “There Are … Continue reading

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