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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).

You must be in your mid-20s to mid-30s to join, answer all profile questions, and include a photo of yourself (to recognize you when you come to the meeting and to roughly verify age) for membership approval.

We regularly remove members from the group who haven't visited in over six months.  Nothing personal!

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Recent Meetups

  • July 25 · 7:00 PM

    July Book Discussion

    15 Readers | 1 Photo

    This month we'll be reading The Book of Lost Things, by John Connolly.  A young boy enters a mysterious portal and goes on adventures, a tradition apparently mandated by... Learn more

  • June 27 · 7:00 PM

    June Book Discussion

    12 Readers

    This month we'll be reading Imperium: A Fiction of the South Seas, by Christian Kracht, translated by Daniel Bowles.  Once you're done, you'll be able to turn your nose... Learn more

  • June 6 · 7:00 PM

    May Book Discussion

    20 Readers

    IMPORTANT NOTE: Because of Memorial Day we will be meeting on Monday, June 6.  Since the June Book Discussion will be short, please bring suggestions for shorter books.... Learn more

  • April 25 · 7:00 PM

    April Book Discussion

    15 Readers

    This month we'll be reading "Are You There, Vodka?  It's Me, Chelsea", by Chelsea Handler: a deeply personal, introspective, and thought-provoking autobiography in which... Learn more

  • March 28 · 7:00 PM

    March Book Discussion

    20 Readers

    This month we'll be reading "My Uncle Oswald", by Roald Dahl.  Wikipedia charmingly notes that Uncle Oswald is a character who previously appeared in Dahl's short story... Learn more

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