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"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 moved to Austin from San Diego in mid-2013, and in that time gained two beautiful twin grandchildren! I still work part-time as an education consultant and nearl..."
"I just moved to Austin from Seattle. I like books and discussing books, so I look forward to joining this group."
"I've always loved reading. It's heaven to discover a great author I have not read before. In my much younger days, I was known to read the backs of..."
"I love to read Very excited in meeting new people as well."
"Kia Ora! I'm Lisa, lover of books, travel and all things writing!"
"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."
"I'm always on the lookout for new authors, and this group sounds like a fun way to compare notes with others."
"I live half-time in Austin and half-time in New York City, and read for a living. My favorite reading is literary fiction and very good poetry. Before I started..."
"I've loved reading since childhood. I was an English Lit major as an undergrad student and miss discussing books. Would like to meet other people who love..."
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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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