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Good books are almost fractally deep: you find whole worlds wherever you look, and no matter how far in you zoom. Breaking a book into multiple meetings makes the most of this fact. It gives you space to dwell — on a page, even on a single word — without feeling like you’re wasting anyone’s time. No: that’s what a book club is for, not to sum up what you’ve read but to live inside it.

Co audiobook listening? Podcasts? But how to handle forking?

People carried Debt: The First 5000 Years in the streets during Occupy Wall Street and read it together page by page in seminars David organized.

Explode an essay into a surface - Exploding PDFs


I got emails from couples, saying that reading my blog together once a week was their romantic bonding activity.

Lucy Keer’s “speedruns” of topics

Stian's Notes on Ad-Hoc Book Clubs

Beyond the Desk