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"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'm a New Orleans girl but have been in Austin since 2004. I love to read! I wish I could do it full-time! However, I have to bring home the bacon so I'll..."
"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..."
"I love to read Very excited in meeting new people as well."
"I love sharing ideas and insights about good fiction."
"I'm new to Austin and have never been to a book club before, but I have always wanted to join one!"
"I'm a busy non profit professional who hasn't been doing a good job of prioritizing reading."
"I love to read, share thoughts and hear the impressions of the others in the group."
"I'm an editor/writer and majored in literature but, since I technically read all day for a living, need a little incentive to get with "the good stuff"..."
"I miss reading and would like to participate in a book club."
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"vegetarian cook. lover of real food, books, music, coffee, beer and wine."
"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..."
"The only thing better than reading is sharing thoughts on books with others who read."
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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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