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This is your literary and topical book discussion group in Central & North Phoenix! We choose to discuss books that have been reviewed on National Public Radio programming. We are in our fifth year of existence. Book selection  is a collaborative process among the regularly attending members of the Meetup. If you enjoy and appreciate thoughtful discussion of literature, please join us. See below for our next month 's meeting and book choices.  Occasionally we may have a social meeting such as a brunch or gathering to watch a movie related to a book we've read.

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Recent Meetups

  • 4 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Defining the American Experience

    8 The Literati

    The primary chosen and recommendedbook for November is the highly acclaimed Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.  The second book, if you have time,  is Men We Reaped... Learn more
  • October 16 · 7:00 PM


    2 The Literati

    The books for October ,A Tale for the Time Being  by Ruth Ozeki and The History of Love by Nicole Krauss, weave stories emphasizing how lives can be intertwined and... Learn more
  • September 18 · 7:00 PM

    Time to Deviate

    10 The Literati

    The book for September is Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts. We are deviating from our normal practice in that: 1) We are reading only one book this month because it is... Learn more
  • July 17 · 7:00 PM

    Who is Human?

    9 The Literati | 5.00

    The book selections for July are Never Let Me Go by Kazoo Ishiguro and We Are Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler.
  • June 19 · 7:00 PM

    The Making of Civil War - Humor and History

    6 The Literati

    The book selections for June are the Good Lord Bird by James McBride and America Aflame by David Goldfield. The Good Lord Bird — James McBride A manuscript, supposedly... Learn more
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  • Brenda C founded Heard about it on NPR Book Club of Phoenix

    on July 7

Founded Jul 7, 2009

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