#EconlibReads offers online reading groups (both live and online-only) on a monthly basis. Each Group will focus on a particular topic, and a common set of readings will form the basis for our discussions.

Online reading groups are conducted online via Twitter and in our dedicated Facebook group. Virtual Reading Groups are conducted via the Zoom online platform at pre-determined dates and times.

Participation is offered at no-cost, and there is no need to be an expert on the topic for discussion! In fact, these reading groups are designed to be appropriate for people engaging with the topic at hand for the first time as well as for established scholars. The only requirement is that participants be eager to read and engage in civil conversation.


In June, we’ll be reading James M. Buchanan’s The Limits of Liberty.

To get started, check out this Liberty Classic. We’ll post questions for further thought and conversation starting Monday, June 15. The discussion will follow the general schedule below:

Week 1 (June 15): Chapters 1-4

Week 2 (June 22): Chapters 5-7

Week 3 (June 29): Chapters 8-10





Coming in July~August… Tyranny Comes Home, by Christopher Coyne and Abigail Hall. Get your copy today!

The conversation begins on July 20. The readings will be discussed as follows:

Week 1 (July 20): Chapters 1- 3

Week 2 (July 27): Chapters 4-5

Week 3 (August 3): Chapters 6-Conclusion



Please find a PDF version of our previous Reading Group discussion questions below:


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