Hip and Well Read April: Sacre Bleu (2nd meetup)

  • May 8, 2013 · 7:30 PM
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Hey Hipsters and Bibliophiles,

Let's try a random fun read by recommendation for one of our members...

Our April book will be Sacre Bleu: A Comedy d'Art  by Christopher Moore.

 

And special thanks to awesome bibliophile Melanie, we now have a secondary meetup!

 

In July 1890, Vincent van Gogh went into a cornfield and shot himself. Or did he?

Vincent’s friends, baker-turned-painter Lucien Lessard and bon vivant Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, have their doubts. Now they’re determined to answer the questions surrounding van Gogh’s untimely death—like who was the crooked little “color man” Vincent claimed was stalking him across France . . . and why had the painter recently become deathly afraid of a certain shade of blue? Ooh la laquelle surprise, and zut alors, what follows is a surreal odyssey and brothel-crawl deep into the art world of late-nineteenth-century Paris, as the one, the only, Christopher Moore cooks up a delectable confection of intrigue, passion, and art history . . . with cancan girls, baguettes, and fine French cognac thrown in for good measure.

 


Sacre Bleu is available on Amazon.com, however, I encourage you all to support your local independent book store or library:

City Paper's List of Independent Bookstores
Google Map/Listing of Independent Bookstores in Philly

PLEASE ONLY RSVP IF YOU INTEND TO SHOW UP, more than 3 no shows in a row will result in a temporary ban from RSVP-ing until you can assure me you will actually attend.  We are having far too many people RSVP and then not showup and people changing their RSVP at the last possible minute preventing other members from being able to attend.

You will notice that that if you RSVP "Yes," you'll be charged to attend. This is to help me cover my costs as Organizer and reduce the number of no-shows we have at meetings. Please keep in mind I'm only giving refunds if the meeting is canceled or rescheduled, not if you change your mind about attending.

Thinking about coming when the Meetup is FULL? Read/click here.


Happy Reading!

Michelle

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  • Joyce

    Thanks to Melanie for leading a lively discussion!

    May 9, 2013

  • Greg

    Not gonna make it tonight. Swamped at work. :/

    May 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm running 5 min late

    May 8, 2013

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