June at 1book140: Whodunnits vs. International Novels

Nominate titles in one of two categories for our Twitter book club to read.
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1book140_icon.JPG After Jeff Howe's autocratic decree that we read The Great Gatsby last month, it's time for our Twitter book club to seize power back for democracy. On our hashtag, #1book140, opinion is divided between Whodunnits and novels with international themes. Since it wouldn't be democracy without at least two parties, let's start by nominating both.

To nominate a book, add your suggestions in the comments below. eaders on Twitter have already suggested whodunnits and international novels by Raymond Chandler, Gabriel Garcia Márquez, and Graham Greene. A small revolt may be brewing among Beach Readers, but there's room in this democracy for a third party.

In the meantime, you can still participate in conversation on The Great Gatsby or the parallel conversation on Sherman Alexie's Blasphemy.

Nominations close midday on Saturday.

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J. Nathan Matias develops technologies for civic participation, media analytics, and creative learning at the MIT Media Lab and Center for Civic Media. He also co-facilitates @1book140, The Atlantic's Twitter book club.

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