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Vote for August's book - Happy 4th Hipsters, Here are your choices for August's book: A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore user 2. Jul 4, 2008 10:31 AM
Re: [bookclub-453] August's book - Preview not available Denise Jul 2, 2008 12:55 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] August's book - Preview not available Denise Jul 2, 2008 12:55 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] August's book - What about Joseph O'Neill's Netherland? http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05­/15/books/chapters/first-chapt­er-netherland.html Lauren Jul 2, 2008 12:12 PM
RE: [bookclub-453] August's book - How about an Indy Press book? Melville House has a dark satire out that sound fun: The Little Girl and the Cigarette http://www.mhpbooks.com/lgciga­rette.html ------------------------------­--------------- Organizer Philadelphia Unemployment Project Brady D. Jul 2, 2008 12:03 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] August's book - Preview not available Denise Jul 2, 2008 9:11 AM
RE: [bookclub-453] August's book - Did some checking on "A Dirty Job" and it sounds just great! I second the motion. -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Denise Sent: Tuesday, July 01,[masked]:29 PM To: bookclub-4 Paul Jul 2, 2008 7:16 AM
July meetup is full and still want to discuss the book - Preview not available Monique Jul 2, 2008 2:30 AM
Re: [bookclub-453] August's book - Oops - and here's the Amazon link http://www.amazon.com/gp/produ­ct/1583480188/ref=s9sims_c4_im­g1-rfc_p?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER­&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_r=0QZT­HDXGDWH8WYK7WZME&pf_rd_t=101&p­f_rd_p=320448701&pf_rd_i=50784­6 On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 10:30 PM, su susmit Jul 1, 2008 10:38 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] August's book - Hi Jen - I'd go out on a limb and recommend "Romance, Riches & Restrooms" by Tim Phelan - recently won an IPPY (Independent publishers) award. It's a tragicomic memoir with a twist. Haven't read the book yet - but I've met the author at the squash susmit Jul 1, 2008 10:29 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] August's book - Preview not available Denise Jul 1, 2008 7:29 PM
August's book - Hey Hipsters, We've had a slew of new members join lately - check out their profiles when you get a chance and you may find a kindred spirit. I think the number of Haruki Murakami fans has grown to the point you guys could start your own Meetu user 2. Jul 1, 2008 5:27 PM
Inviting all well read hipsters - Dear fellow Hipsters- As I mentioned this in our last meetup - that I would like some of some of your intellectual on something less than 200 pages. It's my newly launched blog http://shaltrade.com . While not entirely a work of fiction - I aim to m susmit Jun 28, 2008 1:48 PM
Alt. Meeting for June - Hello everyone, I will be out of town for our June meeting, but would love to still meet up and discuss! Would anyone want to get together perhaps on the 30th? Thanks! -Louis Lou Jun 17, 2008 4:46 PM
Meetup details changed: Hip & Well Read "White Teeth" - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://bookclub.meetup.com/453­/calendar/8147480/ When: July 23,[masked]:00 PM Where: Chapterhouse Ca user 2. Jun 15, 2008 2:21 PM
Vote for July's book - Hey Hipsters, Our collective unconscious seems to be focused on teeth, or things with sharp teeth. Carl Jung would be intrigued. Here are your four choices for July's book: Grotesque by Natsuo Kirino user 2. Jun 6, 2008 5:19 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] July's book - Per Petterson's "Out Stealing Horses" Made NY Times's "10 Best of 2007" list review: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06­/24/books/review/McGua user 7. Jun 4, 2008 10:16 AM
a few book options - Here are a few options... The Raw Shark Texts - Steven Hall The Beautiful Miscellaneous - Dominic Smith Meg Meg Jun 4, 2008 9:26 AM
Re: [bookclub-453] July's book - How about White Teeth, by Zadie Smith? On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 8:32 PM, Jen G < [address removed] > wrote: Roo Jun 4, 2008 9:20 AM
Re: [bookclub-453] July's book - Hi Jen-- Sharp Teeth by Toby Barker --- On Tue, 6/3/08, Jen G wrote: > From: Jen G > Subject: [bookclub-453] July's book > To: [address removed] > Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2008, 5: Jodi Jun 3, 2008 10:06 PM
RE: [bookclub-453] July's book - Preview not available Constantine f. Jun 3, 2008 8:50 PM
July's book - Hey Hipsters, Send me your suggestions for what you want to read for July. Please include title and author. When I get four choices I'll send you a link for the poll so you can cast your vote. Jen G. user 2. Jun 3, 2008 8:32 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] New Meeting: Hip & Well Rea - The Welcome page for Hip & Well Read says tonight's meeting is at T.A. Flannery's, 11 S. 21st Street. Marc On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 12:46 PM, Steve Rosenblatt < Marc May 20, 2008 1:22 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] New Meeting: Hip & Well Read - I noticed that about this Meetup. The location is usually secret until about a day before the event. There may be an organizer related reason for this but to me, whether I go or not is often determined by the location. It may just be simpler for the Steve R. May 20, 2008 12:46 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] New Meeting: Hip & Well Read - Hello, New member here. I notice there's no location listed for today's Meet-Up -- I was wondering if there was a location, and if so, where that might be. Peace, Roo On Mon, May 19, 2008 a Roo May 20, 2008 11:52 AM
Re: [bookclub-453] New Meeting: Hip & Well Read - Hey Jen, Did you get any replies re: meeting Tara on Thurs to discuss the book? If not, I'll send her an e-mail message. Thanks, Jodi --- On Mon, 5/19/08, Jen G wrote: > From: Jen G > Subject: Jodi May 19, 2008 8:31 PM
New Meeting: Hip & Well Read - Announcing a new meeting for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "Then We Came to the End" When: Wednesday, June 25, 7:00 PM Event fee: USD 2.00 per person Where: (A location for this m user 2. May 19, 2008 5:25 PM
Additional May meeting? - Hey Hipsters, One of our members, Tara, can't make either of the offered May dates, but would really like to discuss this book with the club. She's like to know if anyone can meet on May 22. Please contact her through her profile if yo user 2. May 18, 2008 10:53 AM
Your choices for June - Hey Hipsters, Here are your four choices for June's book: The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold user 2. May 14, 2008 8:47 PM
RE: [bookclub-453] Suggestions for June - Preview not available Tara D. May 11, 2008 9:06 PM
RE: [bookclub-453] Suggestions for June - Preview not available Constantine f. May 11, 2008 4:58 PM
Suggestions for June - Hey Hipsters, Time to start thinking about your summer reading...send me titles and authors and we'll vote on the first four books people send me. Please keep your suggestions to the area of contemporary literature that has been published in th user 2. May 11, 2008 10:02 AM
Re: [bookclub-453] An experiment - Preview not available Erich Apr 22, 2008 5:36 PM
An experiment - Hey Hipsters, So you know the book for May...let's talk about an idea for June. I like the democratic way in which we vote on books to read, and I get a lot of positive comments about it. I'd like to see what you think about letting one member user 2. Apr 22, 2008 5:17 PM
New Meeting: Hip & Well Read - Announcing a new meeting for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "Oscar Wao" #2 When: Wednesday, May 28, 7:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: (A location for this meeting hasn't been user 2. Apr 21, 2008 5:43 PM
New Meeting: Hip & Well Read - Announcing a new meeting for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "Oscar Wao" #1 When: Tuesday, May 20, 7:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: (A location for this meeting hasn't been c user 2. Apr 21, 2008 5:42 PM
may book - what is the next book for may? -- Liz Solms[masked] (usa)[masked] (jamaica) Liz Apr 21, 2008 4:29 PM
Vote for May's book - Hey Hipsters, Here are your choices for May: The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz user 2. Apr 14, 2008 7:56 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] May's book - Italo Calvino's If on a Winter's Night a Traveler Gloria Naylor's Ben D. Apr 13, 2008 7:36 PM
May's book - Hey Hipsters, You got ideas for our book for May? Send the title and author to me... Jen G. user 2. Apr 13, 2008 6:12 PM
Story Slam! - Hey Hipsters, We've got a new member, Intern, who wanted me to pass this message on to you: "I want to take this opportunity to invite you and the members of your book club to the First Person Arts Story Slams! As a user 2. Apr 5, 2008 2:14 PM
New Meeting: Hip & Well Read "Never Let Me Go" #2 - Announcing a new meeting for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "Never Let Me Go" #2 When: Wednesday, April 23, 7:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: (A location for this meeting has user 2. Mar 17, 2008 8:05 PM
New Meeting: Hip & Well Read "Never Let Me Go" #1 - Announcing a new meeting for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "Never Let Me Go" #1 When: Tuesday, April 15, 7:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: (A location for this meeting hasn' user 2. Mar 17, 2008 8:04 PM
Your choices for April - Hey Hipsters, I got some wonderful suggestions for April. I put the first four I received into a poll: Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman user 2. Mar 14, 2008 5:36 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] April's book - The Free Library of Philadelphia has a Podcast for their Author Events. Here's a link to Roddy Doyle's appearance: http://libwww.freelibrary.org/­podcast/?podcastID=56 Marc Marc Mar 14, 2008 8:43 AM
Re: [bookclub-453] April's book - Re: [bookclub-453] April's book I recommend The Deportees and Other Stories by Roddy Doyle. It's a book of thema Michael Mar 14, 2008 8:20 AM
RE: [bookclub-453] April's book - Brian (. Mar 13, 2008 11:25 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] April's book - I loved Anansi Boys, or maybe we should do a graphic novel? Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi? On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 10:06 PM, Constantine frangos < [address removed] &g Heather Mar 13, 2008 10:45 PM
RE: [bookclub-453] April's book - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } "The Anansi Boys" by Neil Gaiman? From: hipwellread@gmai Constantine f. Mar 13, 2008 10:06 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] April's book - Preview not available Denise Mar 13, 2008 9:18 PM
April's book - Hey Hipsters, Ok think quick! E-mail me your suggestion for April's book - title and author, please. I'll put up a poll as soon as I get four options. Remember, contemporary fiction only. Jen G. user 2. Mar 13, 2008 7:36 PM
Zagat Survey - Hey Hipsters, I don't usually pass on this kind of thing, but I know we have a lot of members that are new to the area and this might be useful: "ZAGAT SURVEY seeks critics for their Philadelphia Restaurants guide! user 2. Mar 4, 2008 7:22 PM
RE: [bookclub-453] New Meeting: Hip & Well Read "A Spot of Bother" #2 - Diana Feb 24, 2008 8:02 PM
New Meeting: Hip & Well Read "A Spot of Bother" #2 - Announcing a new meeting for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "A Spot of Bother" #2 When: Wednesday, March 26, 7:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: (A location for this meeting ha user 2. Feb 24, 2008 7:42 PM
New Meeting: Hip & Well Read "A Spot of Bother" #1 - Announcing a new meeting for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "A Spot of Bother" #1 When: Tuesday, March 18, 7:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: (A location for this meeting hasn user 2. Feb 24, 2008 7:41 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] On line discussion proposal for Laura Restrepo's "D elirium" - Hi! This whole thing is new to me but i would love to get involved i dont really know where to start! i think an online discussion will be a great idea! Let me know what to do meghan Aaron & Meghan Feb 14, 2008 9:45 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] On line discussion proposal for Laura Restrepo's "D elirium" - Preview not available Erich Feb 14, 2008 9:09 AM
Book for March? - Hey Hipsters, Where does the time go? Already we're looking to make our first book choice for spring. I've taken some suggestions from past polls and member profiles to come up with your choices for March: The Abstinence Teacher user 2. Feb 8, 2008 10:14 AM
New Event: Hip & Well Read - Announcing a new event for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "Saturday" Meetup When: Wednesday, February 27, 8:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: (A location for this event hasn't user 2. Jan 21, 2008 5:07 PM
New Event: Hip & Well Read - Announcing a new event for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "Midnight's Children" Part 2 When: Tuesday, February 19, 7:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: (A location for this even user 2. Jan 21, 2008 5:02 PM
February's book - Hey Hipsters, How's that Salman Rushdie going? Tired of him? Or do you want to continue reading him for February? Here's how we'll decide...I've set up a poll for people to vote for Midnight's Children (Part 2) or for another book altog user 2. Jan 7, 2008 6:09 PM
New Event: Hip & Well Read "Midnight's Children" Meetup #1 - Announcing a new event for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "Midnight's Children" Meetup #1 When: Wednesday, January 30, 8:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: (A location for this user 2. Dec 24, 2007 1:59 PM
New Event: Hip & Well Read - Announcing a new event for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "Midnight's Children" Meetup #1 When: Tuesday, January 15, 7:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: (A location for this ev user 2. Dec 24, 2007 1:57 PM
Vote for January's book! - Hey Hipsters, Holy eight-flying reindeer! You guys gave me a lot of titles to sift through, but that's what I get when I ask a bunch of smarties for tome titles. I heard a lot of support for a book by Ian McEwan or Wally Lamb, and a few sugges user 2. Dec 12, 2007 7:44 PM
RE: [bookclub-453] January's book - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } Hi all, I'm fairly new to the group and haven't had the chance to make a meetin Jennie Dec 6, 2007 9:05 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] January's book - I'm with the people who voted for Ian McEwan. I've been dying to read something by him. Jason Dec 6, 2007 8:11 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] January's book - what about "House of Leaves" by Mark Z. Danielewski when is the next book club meeting? where and what time? thanks, ~Kristina user 3. Dec 6, 2007 5:37 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] January's book - Another book that might fit the bill - and I've read it but would happily read it again - is "Cloud Atlas" by David Mitchell. It's actually 7 interconnected novellas, each written in a different style/genre (engl Willis M. Dec 6, 2007 2:57 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] January's book - Hi All, Meghana here (another newbie) .. I vote for Infinite Jest..it sounds great. and since we dont seem to be against tomes..I suggest Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts. Meg Meghana Dec 6, 2007 2:32 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] January's book - Hi all, it's Becca (also new) - Wally Lamb is great, I've read She's Come Undone but not this one. I'm also interested in the Ian McEwan book. Throwing my 2 cents into the mix though, how about some Chuck Palahniuk? I' Becca K. Dec 6, 2007 2:14 PM
RE: [bookclub-453] January's book - Preview not available user 5. Dec 6, 2007 10:51 AM
Re: [bookclub-453] January's book - Hi, Jen. I suggest Tolstoy Lied by Rachel Kadish. First-person narrative, the subject is love but it's NOT chick or "lite" lit, and Kadish writes so smoothly I defy anyone to stop after the first five pages. Will look forward user 3. Dec 6, 2007 6:35 AM
January's book - Hello Hipsters, Let's start thinking about what we want to read for January, and this time let's try something a little different. Most of the time we don't pick books that are very long and/or complicated for the club because we need more th user 2. Dec 5, 2007 9:32 PM
New Event: The Santaland Diaries - Announcing a new event for Hip & Well Read! What: The Santaland Diaries When: Saturday, December 15, 8:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: Click the link below to find out! Event Descriptio user 2. Nov 25, 2007 5:29 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] What to do about December? - Jen - how are you? Good meeting at T.A. Flannerys last night. Too bad you & Mark weren't there. Just wanted to wish a quick happy thanksgiving AND to see if you & Mark had plans this Sat.  Willis M. Nov 21, 2007 3:51 PM
RE: [bookclub-453] What to do about December? - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } Hey All, That sounds like fun, I haven't been to any shows in Melissa H. Nov 9, 2007 3:55 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] What to do about December? - Sounds like a great idea. I think Santaland Diaries would be fun and enjoyable. Roni Nov 8, 2007 11:56 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] What to do about December? - Great idea. I'm in (schedule permitting). megan <[address removed]> wrote: I think that this is Willis M. Nov 8, 2007 4:25 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] What to do about December? - I think that this is a great idea! I have yet to attend a meeting, but my vite is for the Santaland Diaries. Megan On 11/7/07, Jen G &l megan Nov 8, 2007 10:43 AM
Re: [bookclub-453] What to do about December? - absolutely user 2. Nov 7, 2007 10:04 PM
RE: [bookclub-453] What to do about December? - Already responded yes, and adding Santaland Diaries too... Diana -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Jodi Sent: Wednesday, November 07,[masked]:01 PM To: [address removed] Su Diana Nov 7, 2007 9:02 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] What to do about December? - Book-related event sounds good. I vote for The Santaland Diaries (Sedaris plus the holidays? Yay!) :-) --- Jen G wrote: ------------------------------­--- Hey Hipsters, With holidays approaching, I think a lot of pe Jodi Nov 7, 2007 9:00 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] What to do about December? - I think that is a wondeful idea. Count me in. Thanks. Karen > Hey Hipsters,With holidays approaching, I think a lot of > people, including myself, won't have time to read and do a > meeting in December. I was thinking of attending a > book- Karen A Nov 7, 2007 8:28 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] What to do about December? - i'm new to the group so i haven't met any of you yet (hi i'm danika!), but i'd definitely be down for a book-related event... On Nov 7,[masked]:40 PM, Jen G wrote: > Hey Hipsters, > > With holidays approaching, I think a lot danika Nov 7, 2007 8:11 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] What to do about December? - I'm in. Sounds like a lot of fun. On Nov 7,[masked]:42 PM, Erich wrote: > I'm in. > > > -- Jen G wrote: > Hey Hipsters, > > With holidays approaching, I think a lot of people, including myself, won't > h Sophie Nov 7, 2007 8:02 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] What to do about December? - I'm in. -- Jen G <[address removed]> wrote: Hey Hipsters, With holidays approaching, I think a lot of people, including myself, won't have time to read and do a meeting in December. I was thinking of attending a book-relat Erich Nov 7, 2007 7:42 PM
RE: [bookclub-453] What to do about December? - Diana Nov 7, 2007 6:59 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] What to do about December? - Put me down. I'd love to go - and I adore Dickens. Best, Ellen -----Original Message----- From: Jen G <[address removed]> To: bookclub-453-announce@meetup.c­ user 3. Nov 7, 2007 6:47 PM
What to do about December? - Hey Hipsters, With holidays approaching, I think a lot of people, including myself, won't have time to read and do a meeting in December. I was thinking of attending a book-related event instead for our December event, something like a performa user 2. Nov 7, 2007 6:40 PM
New Event: Hip & Well Read "Wake Up, Sir!" Meetup #2 - Announcing a new event for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "Wake Up, Sir!" Meetup #2 When: Wednesday, November 28, 8:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: (A location for this event user 2. Oct 22, 2007 7:39 PM
New Event: Hip & Well Read - Announcing a new event for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "Wake Up, Sir!" Meetup #1 When: Tuesday, November 20, 7:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: (A location for this event h user 2. Oct 22, 2007 7:38 PM
Poll for November's book - Hey Hipsters, Here are the four choices for November's book: American Pastoral - Philip Roth user 2. Sep 25, 2007 8:45 PM
New Event: Hip & Well Read - Announcing a new event for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "Delirium" Meetup #2 When: Wednesday, October 24, 8:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: (A location for this event hasn' user 2. Sep 16, 2007 8:03 PM
New Event: Hip & Well Read "Delirium" Meetup #1 - Announcing a new event for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "Delirium" Meetup #1 When: Tuesday, October 16, 7:00 PM Event fee: USD1.00 per person Where: (A location for this event has user 2. Sep 16, 2007 8:01 PM
November's pick - Preview not available user 2. Sep 16, 2007 5:16 PM
Re: [bookclub-453] check it out - Here's mine too. I've been going nuts on this site. http://www.librarything.com/ca­talog/Ike524 -- Erik Sean Estep <[address removed]> Erich Sep 12, 2007 10:58 AM
check it out - Has any one seen this yet?... http://librarything.com/ Moody friends. Drama queens. Your life? Nope! - their life, your s Jeanne Sep 8, 2007 9:18 PM
News - Hey Hipsters, Changes are afoot in H&WR...one of our members, Jodi, has volunteered to do an additional monthly meeting, so that means now you will have three options for a meeting to discuss our book of the month. Thank you, Jodi! Her mee user 2. Sep 3, 2007 11:11 AM
New Event: Hip & Well Read - Announcing a new event for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "Suite Francaise" Meetup #2 When: Thursday, October 11, 6:30 PM Event fee: USD2.00 per person Where: (A location for this event user 2. Sep 3, 2007 11:00 AM
New Event: Hip & Well Read "Suite Francaise" Meetup - Announcing a new event for Hip & Well Read! What: Hip & Well Read "Suite Francaise" Meetup When: Wednesday, September 26, 8:00 PM Event fee: USD2.00 per person Where: (A location for this event user 2. Sep 2, 2007 4:54 PM

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