Sep. 21, 2012

SciFri Book Club Open Thread -- Let's Talk about 'Flatland'

by Leslie Taylor

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Hi SciFri Book Club members! What did you think of Flatland? Loved it? Hated it? Any themes from the book you want to encourage Ira, Flora, and Annette to talk about with today's guest, mathematician Ian Stewart?
Below are some of the SciFri community's early responses to Flatland shared on Twitter and Facebook. Use them as jumping-off points, or share your own response to the book in the comments below.
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