Hip and Well Read November: Blankets

  • November 28, 2012 · 7:30 PM
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Hey Hipsters and Bibliophiles,

The people have spoken and our November book will be Blankets by Craig Thompson.

At 592 pages, Blankets may well be the single largest graphic novel ever published without being serialized first. Wrapped in the landscape of a blustery Wisconsin winter, Blankets explores the sibling rivalry of two brothers growing up in the isolated country, and the budding romance of two coming-of-age lovers. A tale of security and discovery, of playfulness and tragedy, of a fall from grace and the origins of faith. A profound and utterly beautiful work from Craig Thompson.

Blankets 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!


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  • Jessica

    Another great meetup!

    November 29, 2012

  • Joyce

    Great discussion around this very interesting graphic novel. The various points of view of the meetup participants really enhanced my appreciation of it. Michelle did an excellent job leading the group!

    November 29, 2012

  • Casey R.

    I really enjoed discussing a graphic novel for my first time. So interesting to hear everyones reactions.

    November 29, 2012

  • pwbaker

    OK, so now completely confused; a spot opened up, apparently I had to take myself off the wait list in order to take that spot, then, with 1 open space, it only allowed me to go back on the wait list, but not to attend. So I'm back on the wait list now. Am I missing something here?

    October 31, 2012

    • Michelle

      I think Cory may have beat you to the punch. Don't worry, I'm sure there will be more openings as we get closer. Plan on attending and we will get you in.

      November 1, 2012

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