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Nexus Book Club

A group for those of us who like reading and books. Fiction, non-fiction, drama, poetry... everything goes.

Members: 825
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Welcome to the Nexus Book Club!

Hello to all our new (and old) members! We'd love to hear from you; please take the time to introduce yourself either on the forum or the wall.

Feel free to discuss the books you're reading at the moment, your favorite authors or works, and so on. I'm sure everyone has a book they think others here might find interesting!

Also, don't forget to check out the page Books by A|N Members Who are Published Authors, located just under the members section on your right.


Books of Interest to Atheists and Skeptics
Breaking The Spell by Daniel Dennett
A Devil's Chaplain, by Richard Dawkins
The End of Faith, by Sam Harris
The God Delusion, by Richard Dawkins
God is Not Great, by Christopher Hitchens
Godless, by Dan Barker
Letter to a Christian Nation, by Sam Harris
Why I am not a Christian, by Bertrand Russell

Sites for Bibliotaphs
Audible.com
BookCrossing.com
BookMooch.com
The Internet Archive
LibraryThing.com
LibriVox.org
Project Gutenburg
Shelfari.com

Discussion Forum

top 10

Started by Jeffrey. Last reply by David Maxwell Jun 3. 16 Replies

Top 5 Books on Atheism

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Kosak Grabovsky Dec 15, 2013. 1 Reply

The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives, by Leonard Mlodinow

Started by A Former Member. Last reply by Keith Brian Johnson Jun 16, 2013. 5 Replies

Atheism books (beyond Hitchens, Dawkins, & Harris)

Started by Dr. Thoss. Last reply by Kelli Evans Nov 24, 2012. 52 Replies

Robert Jordan "Wheel of Time" fans?

Started by Jenn Wiffen. Last reply by Joseph P Sep 10, 2012. 1 Reply

Why do they all have "happy endings"

Started by Cory D Wells. Last reply by Kosak Grabovsky Jul 24, 2012. 3 Replies

Currently Reading: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Started by The Big Blue Frog. Last reply by Cory D Wells Jul 24, 2012. 8 Replies

Raven’s Gate, by Anthony Horowitz

Started by A Former Member May 18, 2012. 0 Replies

The Atheist Book Club @GoodReads.com

Started by Donegal. Last reply by Jessica Mar 28, 2012. 8 Replies

To all Lovecraftians

Started by Fabio. Last reply by A Former Member Mar 3, 2012. 11 Replies

I Don't Believe in Atheists, by Chris Hedges

Started by A Former Member. Last reply by D.O.S Jan 7, 2012. 7 Replies

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Comment by Brian Sperger on August 6, 2009 at 7:52am
Hello. I just joined the group and wanted to jump right in. I was wondering if anyone had read Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine. She is on Democracy Now a lot promoting her thesis of how disasters prompt rushed legislation that wouldn’t normally be passed. The post below made me think of it and I wanted to get some skeptics opinions of it before buying. Thanks.
Comment by Aiden on August 4, 2009 at 3:19pm
Comment by Crazy Cat Lady on August 2, 2009 at 8:40pm
Don't look if your a Terry Goodkind Fan

Hitler finds out plot of new Goodkind Book

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCuMN3ndh3U
Comment by Cupcake on July 28, 2009 at 9:27pm
Lydia, I hope you will let me know what you think of it.

Sarah, Thanks for that link!
Comment by lydia z. on July 28, 2009 at 3:33pm
I just realized that he is the author of "Thunderbolt Kid". I love him. I just reserved it at the library.
Comment by Cupcake on July 28, 2009 at 2:22pm
It is very interesting! I especially like the audio version as the author reads it himself. He has a great voice that grabs & holds your attention. He describes general sciences like paleontology, astronomy, chemistry, geology & particle physics in a way that anyone can understand.

I barely passed my science classes as a kid, because I thought it was boring & way over my head. (I always thought I was too stupid for science.) From the first moment my husband turned on this audiobook I was entranced. My children reacted the same way and they were only 4 & 6 at the time. We have listened to it many times since. It's a "must have" for long road trips and a great way to introduce children to science.

I can't praise this audiobook enough!
Comment by A Former Member on July 28, 2009 at 2:06pm
Sarah, thanks for that link. I had forgotten about that site.
Comment by lydia z. on July 28, 2009 at 2:05pm
cupcake: My kids listened to Hitchens and Dawkins as well. The pronouncement of my 9 yr old? "There is no god because there is no proof." She cracks me up! I bet they would love a short history of everything as well.
Comment by A Former Member on July 28, 2009 at 2:03pm
Thanks Lydia.
Comment by lydia z. on July 28, 2009 at 2:01pm
Dallas... your bio and pictures are amazing. I've only been able to skim them at work but I will devour them tonight.
 
 
 

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