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"I've lived on the east coast, north and south, and have been living in Austin for 15 years now. I am looking forward to finding interesting books to read and..."
"Looking forward to meeting others who like to discuss what they read - been reading with a passion since a kid and belong to one of the longest running online book..."
"I'm always on the lookout for new authors, and this group sounds like a fun way to compare notes with others."
"Teach writing & American Literature at ACC so I read everything I can that doesn't apply to that, want to keep reading fun (for me), teaching often does..."
"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 am interested in reading the types of books mentioned on your web page"
"I rediscovered my love for reading a few years ago and I wanted to join a group that enjoys having conversations about books."
"I just moved to Austin from Seattle. I like books and discussing books, so I look forward to joining this group."
"Artist & educator; interested in contemporary art & culture"
"Just moved from DC, have odd work hours but hope to attend once a month"
"I like to familiarize myself with other cultures. One way is by reading about them. It's impossible to keep up with several languages, so I read a lot of transl..."
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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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