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.

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Recent Meetups

  • March 30 · 7:00 PM

    March Book Discussion

    19 Readers

    Our book will be The Sherlockian by Graham Moore. The author just won the Oscar for best adapted screenplay for The Imitation Game, which starred Benedict Cumberbatch,... Learn more
  • February 23 · 7:00 PM

    February Book Discussion

    18 Readers

    This month's book is "The Master and Margarita" by Mikhail Bulgakov. Since February is the coldest, most depressing time of year, why not lighten the mood with some... Learn more
  • January 26 · 7:00 PM

    January Book Discussion

    34 Readers

    We will be discussing Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood. It's dystopian science fiction, which is good, because trust you me, the future will probably be awful.
  • December 29, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    December Book Discussion

    24 Readers

    We will discuss The Secret History, the debut novel by up-and-comer Donna Tartt.
  • November 24, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    November Book Discussion

    22 Readers

    We will read Haruki Murakami's What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, a memoir about, you guessed it, running. There is a free version here, so you won't have to... Learn more
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Founded Nov 2, 2010

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