Durhamites between the ages of 21 and 40 are invited to discuss cutting edge literature and to enjoy a beer AT THE SAME TIME! This group is sponsored by Durham County Library and hosted by two ACTUAL LIBRARIANS.

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Welcome, Durham Book Readers!

  • March 30 · 8:00 PM

    Frog Music by Emma Donoghue

    8 Book Readers

    BookList:/* Starred Review */ Donoghue flawlessly combines literary eloquence and vigorous plotting in her first full-fledged mystery, a work as original and... Learn more
  • February 23 · 8:00 PM

    This is How You Lose Her Junot Diaz

    6 Book Readers

    BookList:/* Starred Review */ Dîaz continues to keep company with his alter ego, Yunior, a Dominican turned New Jerseyan, in his second short story collection. Drown (... Learn more
  • January 26 · 8:00 PM

    Parasite Rex

    5 Book Readers

    Amazon.com Review: Many books provoke a visceral reaction, but few really make you itch. Science writer Carl Zimmer's Parasite Rex does just that, provoking a... Learn more
  • December 8, 2014 · 8:00 PM

    Show & Tell

    6 Book Readers

    Last night, genteXters requested a December meeting to talk about what books everyone's reading. So, come on down to an unstructured (or, more unstructured than normal)... Learn more
  • October 27, 2014 · 8:00 PM

    The Maid's Version

    8 Book Readers

    Amazon.com Review: An Amazon Best Book of the Month, September 2013 (also a Big Fall Books Preview 2013 selection): From the opening line--"She frightened me at every... Learn more
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  • Jennifer founded genteXt Book Group: Books, Bars and Beers

    on December 5

 
Founded Dec 5, 2007
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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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