Sometimes we read books
|Here at Blogging the Renaissance, it's not all funny stories about teaching, puns on penis and vagina, and snark about conferences. Sometimes we actually do research and sometimes we keep up with work in our field. And now, through the magics of the internets, you can keep up right along with us. We're starting an occasional reading group (very occasional if other obligations like teaching, committees, and of course blogging, get in the way), in which we pick a book and set a date by which we'll have read it, and then we'll post about it. Radical idea, we know. If you want to read the book and join in the commenting fun, so much the better. We'll be thrilled. If not, well, we'll just talk to each other, as we do so often here. We're not proud.|
As with our conference reports, you'll be able to find our reading history in the sidebar, for all the future archival historians out there. And for all the authors in our field who are constantly Googling themselves (lock the bathroom door).
For our first book, we're deciding among: