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First Thursday Book Club Meetup

We meet in a relaxed informal environment to discuss two books/novels that have been read during the month prior to the meeting. Attendees have the opportunity to give their opinions, views and ideas and to listen to those others.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Based on last night's book club, I can see the differing perspectives on Shadow of the Wind are set to become the key issue which decide the next Federal election. I think we should demand that Abbott and Shorten state their positions now rather than wait until the final week of the campaign.

    February 7, 2014

    • richard

      I obviously missed out on something by not being in, or not hearing, Michael's conversation. All I can recall was the entirely reasonable and entirely justified comparison of Pink Floyd's music with great literature. Or perhaps I miss-heard...

      February 7, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      The difficulty with great literature, like great music, is it often needs a commitment to get into and its often not clear early on whether the effort will be worth it. So while I love literature and films set in India I still struggle to finish Salmon Rushdie books something I am determined to do before I die or end up locked in a padded room somewhere. And as for Shadow of the Wind, this might be just my bias. I also equally like things set in Spain.

      February 8, 2014

  • Hazel

    vibrant, illuminating, amusing, interesting, and well organised

    February 7, 2014

  • Lara

    My first book club. Almost finished the book. Was a good holiday read.

    January 5, 2014

  • Karen

    What is the current reading list Hazel?

    January 3, 2014

    • Hazel

      hi Karen thanks for joining us. you can find our reading list, past, present and future at : http://first-thursday...­ do bookmark it so that you are kept up-to-date. This is the only place you will find our reading list.

      January 3, 2014

    • Hazel

      Don't forget to RSVP for our next meeting and pay your $10 lifetime membership fee, which can be done easily via the Meetup website. Looking forward to meeting you in February. Hazel

      January 3, 2014

  • Bernadette N.

    I unfortunately am flying to Canberra that night for my daughter's birthday. See you in March

    December 24, 2013

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