This is a casual and friendly book club that meets monthly at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. We alternate between fiction and non-fiction selections and choose our books democratically via polls. Book suggestions are always welcome and appreciated! Flyleaf Books offers a 20% discount on books selected for our discussions!

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for readers of eclectic contemporary fiction and nonfiction

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    Kate C. Kate C. replied to Suggestions for Apri 2015 (latest of 3)
    4 days ago
    Kate C.

    "Would enjoy reading Lila. Read Gilead so many moons ago I need to reread it to have any thoughts beyond that I found it interesting."

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    Kate C.

    "Evelyn, You may remember how anxious I was to discuss Marilyn Alexander's book after reading it a couple of years ago. It illustrates domestic human rights issues currently in the news, some most of us had no awareness of, so is topical...."

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    Evelyn D. Evelyn D. replied to Suggestion for Non-Fiction for May 2015 (latest of 2)
    4 days ago
    Evelyn D.

    "I'm glad you read the book, John. When I finished it, I was all in a lather to talk with other people about it. I have my daughter in Maine reading it and I think my son in California has it on his reserve list...."

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    John G.

    "I really enjoyed Station Eleven, and would love to discuss it. Thanks to Janna for the recommendation.­"

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    Evelyn D.

    "I have just posted two suggestions­ for us to read for April and May. I see another post from December with some other suggestions­ as well that we can consider. Please go to the Discussions­ Message Board and make a comment."

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    Evelyn D.

    "There's a book I recently read that is getting a lot of attention in the media and I think we should choose it as our next non-fiction after The sixth Extinction. It's The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander with the subtitle "Mass..."

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    Evelyn D.

    "I'm not sure why nobody responded to the earlier post calling for suggestions for readings in the coming year. At our last (really fine) discussion of On a Full Sea, folks again asked that we create a discussion forum for book suggestions....­"

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    John John joined
    February 26
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    Janna

    "I always enjoy book discussions­ and share the consensus of those commenting that the Meet Up for On Such a Full Sea was a particularl­y good one. The larger group brought more perspective­s thereby taking the discussion in multiple directions.­..."

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