We were all ranged board-room style for the first time, instead of sitting around a coffee table informally. Here is a picture of Indira reading Thurber's parody of Hemingway from a 1947 New Yorker issue:
And a rare picture of Joe reading from the ardent love scene which inaugurated Hemingway's novel expression for the female orgasm:
The reading not only started in time, but it finished before time too. Wonderful, if we can keep this up and everyone observes a voluntary limit of about 1,000 words or so for the reading, and 5 mins for the discussion, or a total of 10 to 12 minutes.
Priya, Soma, Amita, Joe, Talitha, Bobby, Thommo, Zakia
Here is a link to the full account and record of the session on May 21, 2010.
The next sessions are as follows:
June 11, 2010 Poetry
July 9, 2010 Moby Dick by Herman Melville