We meet at a bar in Lincoln Park once a month to discuss that month's book, as well as select the next month's book. Past books range from literary (such as The Secret History by Donna Tartt) to popular (Carrie by Stephen King), from fiction to nonfiction (Last Call by Daniel Okrent), from excellent (A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan) tooccasionallyatrociously bad (Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn).

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Recent Meetups

  • 4 days ago · 7:00 PM

    August Book Discussion

    39 Readers

    This month we'll be reading "Americanah", by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.  It's a tale of a young Nigerian immigrant's stay in America, and winner of the Donald Trump Worst... Learn more
  • July 27 · 7:00 PM

    July Book Discussion

    21 Readers | 5.00

    This month we'll be reading "A House in the Sky", by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett. Radicalism is bad, guys, mmmkay?
  • June 29 · 7:00 PM

    June Book Discussion

    26 Readers

    This month, we will read Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. Like happens in many books, some children are attending a British boarding school, and then bad things happen.
  • June 1 · 7:00 PM

    May Book Discussion

    22 Readers | 5.00

    Because of Memorial Day, our "May" book discussion will occur at the beginning of June. We will be reading "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr, which follows... Learn more
  • April 27 · 7:00 PM

    April Book Discussion

    30 Readers

    Our book is Room by Emma Donoghue, told from the point of view of a five-year-old boy who has lived his entire life in a single room. It looks like a fascinating... Learn more
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