It’d be great (by definition) to read the Great Books of Western civilization, but even the relatively small percentage of people who aspire to such a goal doubtless find the task daunting. Professor Jason Jewell devised a plan to read them all over a seven-year period and comment on them on his blog. He just finished year two. It’s never too late to join him. Every week on his blog he identifies exactly what he will be reading, and the following Monday he comments on it.