If you're one of those people whose New Year's resolution is to read more books, then Mark Zuckerberg might have the fillip you need to reach your goal. The social-media titan — who has more than 30 million followers on Facebook — is beginning a book club in the form of a community page. Titled "A Year of Books," the group will read new material every two weeks and discuss it in comment threads. "My challenge for 2015 is to read a new book every other week — with an emphasis on learning about different cultures, beliefs, histories and technologies," Zuckerberg wrote on his timeline. "Books allow you to fully explore a topic and immerse yourself in a deeper way than most media today. I'm looking forward to shifting more of my media diet towards reading books." The first book is Moisés Naím's The End of Power, about the world's trend toward giving individual people more power, as opposed to larger entities. At time of publication, more than 120,000 users had liked the page — that's either a lot of accountabilibuddies or empty promises!
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