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TN Read-Along #9: Reality Bites Back Live Chat
May 4, 2011 – 10:38 AM | 2 Comments
TN Read-Along #9: <I>Reality Bites Back</I> Live Chat

Remember, we go live at 9 PM ET tonight — Wednesday 4 May — with a Q&A with author Jennifer L. Pozner. Bring questions, comments, and critiques of Chris Harrison!
The chat window will appear just …

Tomato Nation Read-Along #9: Reality Bites Back
May 1, 2011 – 2:30 PM | 17 Comments
Tomato Nation Read-Along #9: <I>Reality Bites Back</I>

So sorry for the delay in announcing our next book, but we'll be reading Jennifer L. Pozner's Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth about Guilty Pleasure TV. It's available in paperback, as well as for …

Tomato Nation Read-Along #9: Poll
March 25, 2011 – 9:04 AM | 12 Comments
Tomato Nation Read-Along #9: Poll

It's a pop-culture behind-the-scenes extravaganza in the TNRA poll this time around. Joining Brinda and Grann from last time: JWOWW, Angela Chase, Scott Weiland's wife, Graydon Carter, and oh yeah the Philadelphia Mob. Klassy!
Can't wait …

TN Read-Along #8: Little Women Discussion Thread
March 8, 2011 – 11:09 AM | 89 Comments
TN Read-Along #8: <I>Little Women</I> Discussion Thread

Touched to the heart, Mrs. March could only stretch out her arms as if to gather children and grandchildren to herself, and say, with face and voice full of motherly love, gratitude, and humility:
"O my …

Tomato Nation Read-Along #8: Poll
March 2, 2011 – 4:01 PM | 11 Comments
Tomato Nation Read-Along #8: Poll

After losing out to Zinn by a mere two votes, the Shannen Doherty book is back for another crack at the TNRA, along with Grann's nonfiction yarn; a fistful of Alcott; and a couple of …

TN Read-Along #7: A People's History Discussion Thread
January 18, 2011 – 12:27 PM | 22 Comments
TN Read-Along #7: <I>A People's History</I> Discussion Thread

William James, the Harvard philosopher, wrote a letter to the Boston Transcript about "the cold pot of grease of McKinley's cant at the recent Boston banquet" and said the Philippine operation "reeked of the infernal …

Tomato Nation Read-Along #7: A People's History of the United States
January 8, 2011 – 10:00 AM | 20 Comments
Tomato Nation Read-Along #7: <I>A People's History of the United States</I>

Howard Zinn edges Shannen Doherty at the last moment — how many times to do you get to write that sentence — to make A People's History of the United States our 7th read-along book. …

Tomato Nation Read-Along #7: Poll
January 2, 2011 – 2:35 PM | 3 Comments
Tomato Nation Read-Along #7: Poll

New year, new batch of books to choose from! David Foster Wallace finally got his moment last time, but there's another Wallace-adjacent book in the poll this time around, we've got a couple of true-crime-ish …

TN Read-Along #6: Consider the Lobster Discussion Thread
December 2, 2010 – 2:57 PM | 5 Comments
TN Read-Along #6: <I>Consider the Lobster</I> Discussion Thread

We covered quite a bit in the live chat last night — enjoy the Ralph Wiggum School of Segues "transitions" between topics! — but if you couldn't make it, or have come to the comments …

TN Read-Along #6: Consider the Lobster Live Chat
December 1, 2010 – 5:10 PM | 4 Comments
TN Read-Along #6: <I>Consider the Lobster</I> Live Chat

Don't forget, we start at 9 PM tonight, December 1. Can't make the chat? Look for a traditional discussion thread shortly thereafter.
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