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"I am a contract writer for businesses. I raised two children who were excellent readers at an early age. About 5 years ago I read Sacred Games by Vikrim Chandra..."
"happy to be back in Texas after a 10-year odyssey in which I picked up the bad habit of reading without reflection. New to the book club thing and looking forward..."
"Lover of books, travel and all things writing!"
"I love to read, share thoughts and hear the impressions of the others in the group."
"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..."
"Hello! I have lived in Austin a few years, native Texan. Love to read and would like to meet interesting people to discuss books."
"I love to read Very excited in meeting new people as well."
"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"..."
"Hi, I am Jenn. I love to read good books!"
"Resigned my teaching post in Japan and returned to the USA in '08."
"I'm a fiction writer myself (one published book of short stories, another forthcoming) so am always interested in other readers' opinions of contemporary..."
"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'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..."
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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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