"Resigned my teaching post in Japan and returned to the USA in '08."
"I'm an Englishman who moved here five years ago from Provence. I love reading and I like the idea of books I wouldn't necessarily have chosen myself and..."
"I just moved back to Texas and want to join a book club. I am an English teacher and I love to read and talk about books."
"Hello! I have lived in Austin a few years, native Texan. Love to read and would like to meet interesting people to discuss books."
"Just moved to Austin. I love to read and explore new places."
"I've been reading all my life and enjoy discussing books with other people, especially hearing their views and insights."
"Hi. I'm new to the area & love reading and socializing, win-win!! I'm very excited that I found this group and look forward to joining a meetup soon."
"Lover of books, travel and all things writing!"
"I love to read Very excited in meeting new people as well."
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A contemporary fiction book club in Austin that will focus on current and recent authors such as:
Haruki Murakami Martin Amis Dave Eggers
Ian McEwan Cormac McCarthy Don DeLillo
Julian Barnes Jhumpa Lahiri Saul Bellow
Khaled Hosseini Donna Tartt Rohinton Mistry
J M Coetzee Gary Shteyngart Toni Morrison
Michael Ondaatje Jennifer Egan Margaret Atwood
Michael Chabon Junot Diaz Daniel Sada
Orhan Pamuk Juan Gabriel Vasquez
John Williams James Salter Mark Zusak
and many, many more.
Two meetings a month, one in north Austin the other south, with a lively book discussion and socializing with food and drink.
Our hopeful aim is to have everyone participate in our discussions and to come away having a greater appreciation and understanding of the book we have read.
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