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Pensive Faust Book club is a reading group that meets in Wellington CBD.

We aim to bring together wit, wisdom and offer a new cultural revolution to the Wellington scene. Fuse lively, creative events with brain-teasing and mind-expanding food for thought in the form of discussions, events and exploration of books and music.

We usually read contemporary fiction but are not limited to literary genre, being fond of good discussions and a fulfilling read we at times choose something completely different.

Since starting in June 2010 we have read a wide range of novels, including many classics.

If you love reading join our Book club in celebration of the power and diversity of words.

How this group works:

Join us and enjoy good company, interesting discussions and a great deal of socializing.

Our current books are:

Amnesia, Peter Carey

The Dept of Speculation, Jenny Offill

Venue and date: CQ Hotel, Cuba St, Thursday  26th  May at 6.00pm

Find us on these sofas, past reception in between the bar and the restaurant.

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Recent Meetups

  • 4 days ago · 6:00 PM

    May Book Discussion

    4 Members

    Books for May are Amnesia by Peter Carey and Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill. Amnesia, Peter Carey: Amnesia moves between the critical dates of 2010, 1943 and 1975... Learn more

  • April 28 · 6:00 PM

    April Book Discussion

    5 Members | 4.00 | 1 Photo

    Books for April are Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut and The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco.In 1327, Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and... Learn more

  • March 24 · 6:00 PM

    March Book Discussion

    3 Members

    Historical theme for March.An Officer and a Spy, Robert Harris: A compelling recreation of the Dreyfus Affair of 1895 narrated through Colonel Georges Picquart, who... Learn more

  • February 25 · 6:00 PM

    February Book Discussion

    6 Members

    Non- fiction this month. We dispensed with the list at the Nov meeting and chose Being Mortal: illness, medicine and what matters in the end by Atul Gawande, and... Learn more

  • February 2 · 6:00 PM

    Movie: Brooklyn

    8 Members

    We read Brooklyn towards the end of 2012. Now there's the movie Book your own ticket and collect by 6pm. Movie... Learn more

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