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"Nerds. Once a tortured subrace of humans condemned to hiding in dark corners from the brutal hand of social torment... now, captains of industry!" - Chris Hardwick

This is a book club for those of you who are interested in the kind of books that explore all of the great themes of science fiction, fantasy and horror -- like what, exactly, happens to the bourgeoisie in a zombie apocalypse (hint: they taste just like everyone else). We'll read everything from your bog standard literary novel to graphic novels, and maybe the occasional non-fiction nerd memoir (or "nermoir").

Our monthly meetings consist of 30 minutes of introductions, followed by a guided 1 hour group book discussion. Members are free to hang out after the discussion, and, you know, be all social and stuff.

Once or twice a month, we will also attend movie screenings and other nerdtastic events in and around OC and LA. If you have any event suggestions, let one of the organizers know!

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Recent Meetups

  • February 24 · 7:00 PM

    Season 5, Episode 2: Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

    15 nerds | 5.00

    Amazon Synopsis: The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped... Learn more

  • January 27 · 7:00 PM

    Season 5 Premiere: The Giver Quartet

    17 nerds | 5.00

    January marks our fourth anniversary!! Join us for a discussion of the complete Giver Quartet by Lois Lowry. If you missed November's book club, now's your chance to get... Learn more

  • January 18 · 7:00 PM

    Sherlock Season 4 Finale

    5 nerds | 5.00

    Sherlock's season 4 finale will be rebroadcast in theaters. You can purchase tickets in advance: https://www.cinemark.com/sherlock?showDate=1/16/2017&theaterIds=420... Learn more

  • Dec 31, 2016 · 7:30 PM

    F*ck You 2016!

    4 nerds

    One day we'll all look back at 2016, and think, "Hey, that really was just a terrible, terrible year." Let's celebrate its demise together and look toward 2017 with...... Learn more

  • Nov 25, 2016 · 7:00 PM

    LOSCON 43

    3 nerds

    No schedule posted yet, but programming guests can be found here: http://loscon.org/43/programmming/

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  • Leslie founded Nerds and Novels (SoCal Chapter)

    on January 5

 
Founded Jan 6, 2013

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