The TLT Group
Spring  2015
"Book" Discussion Series

Each month a different focus. March is online articles, April is a graphic novel, May is a cognitive science selection and June is fiction. More information on each event is below.

Based on your feedback, the discussions we will focus not only on content but also on various tools readers are using to access and annotate. Link to planning document, http://tlt.gs/bookdiscussion2015

Selection #1: ONLINE ARTICLES:
"The Cobweb: Can the Internet be Archived"
March 13, 2015    2:00 PM ET

Selection #1 focuses on two ONLINE ARTICLES.

ARTICLE #1: The Cobweb: Can the Internet be Archived by Jill Lepore, New Yorker article (1/26/2015) re: The Internet Archive: archive.org; The Wayback Machine; and The Vanished Library "...link rot, ...content drift, ...and reference rot... ""The footnote, a landmark in the history of civilization, took centuries to invent and to spread. It has taken mere years nearly to destroy." - p. 36

ARTICLE #2:  The Past Is Prologue; Archiving the internet American Libraries article by Rob Maier This resource was recommended by Ilene Frank.

Other related resources of interest
Websites Change, Go Away and Get Taken Down
Saving Human Knowledge at 800 Pages per Hour
Manutius Network 2015

In addition to engaging in conversation about the content, we will also discuss various ways participants accessed and annotated while reading.


Selection #2: GRAPHIC NOVEL
Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth
April 10, 2015 2:00 PM ET

"Logicomix cover" by Source. Licensed under Fair use via Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Logicomix_cover.jpg#mediaviewer/File:

Hear from the authors, a 4 minute description.

New York Times Review, September 25, 2019

In addition to engaging in conversation about the content, we will also discuss various ways participants accessed and annotated while reading.

NOTE: You can support The TLT Group indirectly by purchasing books from Amazon via links in our recommended reading list or shop using this AmazonSmile link. Amazon will then make a donation to the TLT Group.

Watch for more to come……

Selection #3: COGNITIVE SCIENCE
Brain Rules
May 8, 2015 2:00 PM ET

COGNITIVE SCIENCE

Selection #3 comes from our cognitive science survey:

Medina, John (2014) Brain Rules, (Updated and Expanded): 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School, Seattle, WA: Pear Press

Explore the author’s website and download the 12 Brain Rules.

Listen to a 3 minute YouTube introduction from John Medina.

In addition to engaging in conversation about the content, we will also discuss various ways participants accessed and annotated while reading.

NOTE: You can support The TLT Group indirectly by purchasing books from Amazon via links in our recommended reading list or shop using this AmazonSmile link. Amazon will then make a donation to the TLT Group.

Watch for more to come……

Selection #4: FICTION
An Unnecessary Women
June 12, 2015 2:00 PM ET

FICTION

Selection #4: Alameddine, Rabih (2014) An Unnecessary Woman Nov 11, 2014, Grove Press

Listen to this NPR review, “A Widow's Quiet Life Leaves Room For Sex, Guns And Literature” February 4, 2014.

Los Angeles Times Review, “Rabih Alameddine's 'Unnecessary Woman' ablaze with wonder” February 6, 2014

In addition to engaging in conversation about the content, we will also discuss various ways participants accessed and annotated while reading.

NOTE: You can support The TLT Group indirectly by purchasing books from Amazon via links in our recommended reading list or shop using this AmazonSmile link. Amazon will then make a donation to the TLT Group.

Watch for more to come……

Comment Stream

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We are in the process of planning the summer and fall book discussions so please let us know what you would like to read.