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Are you tired of reading bestsellers that you can’t remember a week later? Is your book group running out of great selections? Take a novel approach to some of the greatest stories ever told. A Novel Idea: A New Look at Some Old Books offers thirty-six classic works of literature, presented with plot synopses, discussion questions and new insights into what makes these books both timeless and timely. A great book combines poetry of language with psychological insight and prophetic wisdom. Those few authors that have created truly great novels deserve our serious attention; they add to our ability to live creative and thoughtful lives, and they help get our flabby brains in shape. So let’s get back to the best books!