April 2013 Book Club Meeting

Hello Book lovers,

We selected our books for the April 2013 meeting.

"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
"Fight Club" by Chuck Palahniuk

If you have time you can read both books, otherwise you can select the book you are most interested in.

The Around Fitzroy & Collingwood Book Club is very informal; there is no set meeting agenda. Over a coffee, beer or wine, we usually have a chat about what everyone thought of the books of the month and see if anyone has read anything else exciting or heard of any great literary events on in Melbourne.

"The Great Gatsby" by F.Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby is a novel by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. The story takes place in 1922, during the Roaring Twenties, a time of prosperity in the United States after World War I. The book received critical acclaim and is generally considered Fitzgerald's best work. It is also widely regarded as a "Great American Novel" and a literary classic, capturing the essence of an era. The Modern Library named it the second best English language novel of the 20th century.

"Fight Club" by Chuck Palahniuk
Fight Club is a 1996 novel by Chuck Palahniuk. It follows the experiences of an unnamed protagonist struggling with insomnia. Inspired by his doctor's exasperated remark that insomnia is not suffering, he finds relief by impersonating a seriously ill person in several support groups. Then he meets a mysterious man named Tyler Durden and establishes an underground fighting club as radical psychotherapy.

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  • Karen W.

    Sorry have come down with a cold wish I could be there, hope you all have fun cheers Karen

    April 27, 2013

  • Jess

    I'd been looking forward to coming and meeting people and having a good chat, but sadly work had other ideas! The downside of being in hospitality..

    April 24, 2013

  • Ashley

    Yay, two of the books that have a permanent place on my bookshelf, only, where the heck did I put them?

    March 24, 2013

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