How to ‘Scandalize’ your book group—either the online or in-person kind

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imageThe Solomon Scandals is fiction—a mix of suspense, tragedy and satire—but more than a little history lurks within in it. A high-rise collapsed in Northern Virginia, and a Senator really did hold a secret and illegal investment in a CIA-occupied building a few miles away.

Characters and events are composites or imaginary. But Scandals still raises scores of questions about its time and place. With the above in mind I’ve put together a quick guide to help kick-start a discussion for a book group, either the virtual or in-person kind. Scandals was required reading in a history course at George Washington University last year and might also be fodder for classes elsewhere.

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