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"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 love to read, share thoughts and hear the impressions of the others in the group."
"A once avid reader, who loves language & ideas, but just needs that extra push to start reading again. Gravitate to older works; looking forward to reading conte..."
"I love to read Very excited in meeting new people as well."
"Resigned my teaching post in Japan and returned to the USA in '08."
"Hi, I love the idea of reading books recommended by others (that I might not have thought of)"
"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..."
"Read, ruminate, discuss, repeat."
"Work in medical field by day and love to balance that by getting lost in books! My friends are all having kids with no time to read or discuss books!"
"I'm a recent grad, missing the discussion that follows a finished book."
"Hello nice book people,
I'm an avid reader of fiction and non-fiction and would enjoy more face to face discussions about good literature. This club seems..."
"I rediscovered my love for reading a few years ago and I wanted to join a group that enjoys having conversations about books."
"Hello! I've been looking for a good book club to join and love contemporary fiction so hoping to be able to attend.
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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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