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Comment author: gokfar 26 November 2012 07:14:40AM *  6 points [-]

I think you should join us in the LessWrong group on Goodreads (18 members and growing).

Comment author: [deleted] 26 November 2012 07:26:25AM *  0 points [-]

I might. I don't have an account right now though; I'll have to sign up. What do you use the group for? I don't see anything in the discussions or bookshelf

Comment author: Emile 26 November 2012 11:19:41AM 2 points [-]

Right now I only use it as a convenient way to find other LessWrongers and the books they read.

Comment author: RomeoStevens 26 November 2012 11:08:02AM 2 points [-]

I'm wondering as well. The intuitive feature would be showing me which books are most popular among this group.

Comment author: gokfar 26 November 2012 05:22:43PM *  1 point [-]

Right now, not much. I'm thinking of intersecting reading lists to start a regular book club. This would benefit those who (like you) want reviews by the LW community.

I am unsure how to implement the idea though. Following each member and looking for common elements manually is tedious. Scraping lists is beyond my programming skills, so assistance on this matter would be greatly appreciated. So would feedback on the general idea.

ETA: moving discussion to the Open Thread

Comment author: [deleted] 26 November 2012 09:27:18PM *  0 points [-]

Ah. So it's just that it's still young. LW book club sounds good, I'm in.