Saturday, April 17, 2004

Online Interactive Book Discussion Group

Audio Avenue is pleased to announce the next three
months of online, interactive book discussion
programs, sponsored by the Mid-Illinois Talking Book
Center and TAP Information Services.

The group meets on the dates mentioned below in an
ivocalize conference room from 7:00 P.M. Central-8:00
P.M. Central. Everyone is welcome. Tom Peters from TAP
Information Services leads the discussions.

To enter the room, go to this link:
http://www.talkingcommunities.com/entrance.pl?LIB-Auditorium&nopass_field=1
type your name in the name box and click enter to go
into the room. A small software applet will download
on your computer as you enter. To interact with audio,
you need a pc microphone which you can get at Wal-Mart
for under $10. If you do not have a microphone you can
interact with text.


Tuesday, April 20, 2004: Theodore Rex, by Edmund
Morris (RD 53306) (Biography)
This sequel to The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (RD
14168) concentrates on Roosevelt’s two terms as
president following the 1901 assassination of William
McKinley. Morris examines Roosevelt’s major
achievements, including a Nobel Peace Prize, the
Panama Canal treaty, and enduring antitrust and
conservation legislation.

Wednesday, May 19, 2004: The Last Report on the
Miracles of Little No Horse, by Louise Erdrich (RC
53273) (Fiction)
>From 1912 to 1996 Agnes De Witt has presented herself
to the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota as a
benevolent priest, Father Damien, all the while
concealing her female identity. She recalls her life
story while debating what to reveal to an envoy from
the Vatican investigating a nun’s alleged miracles.

Thursday, June 17, 2004: The Seventies: The Great
Shift in American Culture, Society, and Politics, by
Bruce J. Schulman (RC 54009) (Non-Fiction)
Historian portrays life in the U.S. in the 1970s, and
shows how the decade transformed American popular
beliefs and cultural attitudes. Analyzes presidential
politics, national policies, and the shift of economic
power. Describes the many social changes, including
racial integration, the graying of America, and the
women’s movement.

If you have any questions, please contact Tom Peters
at tapinformation@yahoo.com or Lori Bell at
lbell927@yahoo.com


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