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.

Join us and be the first to know when new Meetups are scheduled
Log in with Facebook to find out
By creating a Meetup account, you agree to the Terms of Service

Welcome!

  • 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
  • October 27, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    October Book Discussion

    23 Readers

    We will be reading "The Big Nowhere" by James Ellroy, a modern noir classic. It will be close to Halloween, so feel free to wear a costume. I won't be wearing a costume,... Learn more
  • More Meetups

What's new

 
Founded Nov 2, 2010

Help support your Meetup

Chip in
We're about:

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Create a Meetup Group and meet new people

Get started Learn more
Allison

Meetup has allowed me to meet people I wouldn't have met naturally - they're totally different than me.

Allison, started Women's Adventure Travel

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy