Summer Book Club 2016
Starts Monday, July 11, 2016
This year's book selection is Ready Player One, Ernest Cline's homage to 80s culture and video games.
The group will meet on three Mondays at 8 PM: July 11, July 25, and August 8, 2016.
Meetings will be held on VSTE Island in Second Life:
Participants should complete the readings before the meeting and AVOID reading ahead.
Meeting 1: Read from Start to the End of Section 0013
Meeting 2: Read from Section 0014 to the End of 0027
Meeting 3: Read from Level Three/0028 to End.
In order to fully participate in a major discussion wuestion for Meeting 1, participants should make a working list of all the 80s references that appear in the pages we are reading.
Suggested supplementary activities include:
- Watch the film, "WarGames" (1983)
- Watch/Read, "Ender's Game" (Any version)
- Listen to this 80s playlist
- Explore the Ready Player One blog,
- Watch this cool "Tribute to the 80s" by Ian Edgar