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As a gale howls outside my door, I’m already drifting into hibernation mode, grumbling about the summer failing to appear and digging out a polo neck jumper to wear today. Given Honoria’s ‘switch it off’ post yesterday and an idea that arose in the comments section of this post, I’m proposing an Anti-Room bookclub – anyone can join in – to get us curled up in our abodes with a classic, blankets, tea and biccies over winter. Have no idea how this will work, but here’s a suggestion to kick about. How about meeting up online at TAR, at a specific time, maybe every two months? Your suggestions/feedback on the following would be appreciated.

How often should it be held? Every two months?

Should we stick to the classics (19th century and further back) or expand it out into Modern Classics (Virago type books, classic 20th century reads)?

How do we select the books? Should contributors take turns or should we bung in a load of suggestions and have a vote?

Is everyone happy enough to meet up online here at a designated date and time to have a discussion?

Suggest our first book.

Feedback, ideas, suggestions, s’il vous plait!

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