August Discussion Schedule for 'Gods Behaving Badly'

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It's 8:30 am and we're already dripping with sweat. We're slathered in SPF and have packed sandwiches, water toys for the kiddos, umbrella, folding chairs ... what are we forgetting? Oh yeah, our books! Grab your copy of Gods Behaving Badly, 1book140, we're hitting the beach.

Here's our discussion schedule for August. We're keeping it simple, this month. Ten chapters every week:

• Week One (August 2 through August 7): Discuss Chapters 1 through 10.

• Week Two (August 8 through August 14): Discuss Chapters 11 through 20.

• Week Three (August 15 through August 21): Discuss Chapters 21 through 30.

• Week Four (August 22 through August 31): Discuss Chapter 31 through the Epilogue.

As always, use a chapter hashtag when discussing the book. Chapter 1 is #1b140_1; Chapter 10 would be #1b140_10, etc.

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Jeff Howe is a professor of journalism at Northeastern University in Boston and a former Nieman Fellow at Harvard. He helps run @1book140, The Atlantic's Twitter book club. More

Jeff Howe is a professor of journalism at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts and a former Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. He previously worked as a contributing editor at Wired Magazine, where he covered the media and entertainment industries. In June 2006 he published "The Rise of Crowdsourcing" in Wired. In September 2008 he published a book on the subject for Random House. The book has been translated into 11 languages. Before coming to Wired in 2001 he was a senior editor at Inside.com and a writer at the Village Voice. In his 20 years as a journalist he has traveled around the world working on stories ranging from the impending water crisis in Central Asia to the implications of gene patenting. He has written for Time, U.S. News & World Report, The Washington Post, Mother Jones and numerous other publications. He lives in Cambridge with his wife and two children.

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