Join the Yahoo Science Book group http://groups.yahoo.com/group/scibooks/ for casual chat with focus on "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer" by Siddhartha Mukherjee. This book won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction.
You do NOT have to read the book. You can still bring your questions; some reading will be a plus.
Laid back atmosphere at Barnes and Noble Cafe. Grab a coffee and or snack, read a magazine while you hang out. Enjoy the great company.
If you enjoy it , great, as they meet 2x a month--see the web site above.