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One Book, One Community Book Read

On Liberty, by John Stuart Mill

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The text chosen for the first One Book, One Community multimedia book read was On Liberty by John Stuart Mill. A brief biography of John Stuart Mill is found here. For more about On Liberty, see this link.

If we hold another public event to discuss this author and his text in either a traditional face-to-face meeting or via social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr, those will be posted to our UC2 sites (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr) once determined.

On Liberty is available in both traditional and electronic formats (prices range from free up to about $20, more if the text is part of an anthology or collection). A few of the online access and purchase source are:

  • Copies of the text are available most libraries, including IPFW's Helmke Library and Allen County Public Library.
  • Downloadable free pdf:  Available here or here.
  • Print version: Multiple paperback and hardback versions available through traditional and online sources. For example,  Amazon.com offer copies with prices starting at $1.99 such as this one.
  • Project Gutenberg: This site offer free downloads in multiple formats. Available here.
  • B&N Nook: Search "On Liberty" multiple choices ranging from free-$13. Website.
  • Amazon Kindle: Search - "On Liberty" Mills - to find multiple choices starting from $0.89. Website.

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