Plato’s Republic, discussion

by Edie Wadsworth on January 1, 2013

It’s finally here! You’ve been so patient and I apologize for the Helter Skelter way I run a bookclub. Welcome to my life! Because we’re behind, here’s what I recommend. We’re gonna skip Julius Caesar for now and discuss it in the summer, which means that we’re moving on to Virgil’s Aeneid for January. Hopefully, […]



by Edie Wadsworth on October 31, 2012

It is with deepest affection that I welcome my wonderful bookish friend Michele, who blogs at The Great Read, no less, to give us some insight into Antigone! I love her dearly and consider her a true friend. She’s been such a wonderful source of wisdom and encouragement to me and has graciously agreed to […]


The Odyssey, books 13-24

by Edie Wadsworth on September 30, 2012

I’m so sad that we’re finished with The Odyssey! Don’t you feel like it changed you? Great books get under our skin and make us see the world differently. I hope you enjoyed it and I hope it’s magic will live in your heart for a long time to come. I’m sorry if this video […]


The Odyssey, books 1-12 (and an updated reading list)

by Edie Wadsworth on September 14, 2012

This video is a housekeeping video where I discuss the reading list and reading in general and the prevalent misconception that I somehow get it all done. Which I don’t. And I’ll tell you all about it. This video highlights the concept of xenia and how that is demonstrated to Odysseus from Nausicaa. And finally, […]


The Odyssey—Introduction

by Edie Wadsworth on September 1, 2012

In case you’ve been watching too much Honey Boo Boo Child and have missed all the super important goings on around here, I started an online book club and it officially begins today! We are reading classics in (mostly) chronological order and are starting with The Odyssey.  I’ll be posting the rest of this years’ […]


Read Well, Live Well::A classical online book club

by Edie Wadsworth on August 9, 2012

Well, you convinced me to do it. Albeit, it’s not like you had to twist my arm or anything but I’m so excited to announce the birth of a new online book club for those desiring to read or reread the classics.  September is a perfect time to start, since school will be starting for […]

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