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May Book Group - Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

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    A former member

    ah, I'm still at work -- much rather be with you guys! Hope it all goes/is going well. Next time!

    May 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Glad a few people are still healthy! It will be my last session for the year! I'm on my way. See ya'all soon.
    Nik

    May 28, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I'm off to Sri Lanka for work for 6 months! Very exciting. Happy reading and see you in a while.

      May 28, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      That sounds fantastic! Thanks, see you when you're back.

      May 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I've grabbed a table out the back.

    May 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Steve and co - I will be there. I am in the condition of my life and looking forward! :)

    May 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I hate to ruin this fun dropout party, but I'm healthy and still planning to go to tonight's meeting! :D Hopefully they'll be someone else there to hear my crazy rantings, would hate to burden the staff with them. Get better soon guys!

    May 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Ditto on the sickness for Ingrid and me, I'm afraid :(

    May 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi, it must be the month of colds, because I have one too. It's really annoying, as I loved this book and was really looking forward to discussing it. Good suggestion, Steve!

    May 28, 2013

  • Karen M.

    I am really sorry but i have a bad cold so am going home to bed. See you next month

    May 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry won't make it this month! Look forward to hearing about the next book and hopefully joining you in June. H

    May 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Upstairs at the London is a wine/ tapas bar now. Really nice but ordering might be a bit complicated, might need to find a nook downstairs.

    May 22, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks for the update. I'll call and try to book a bit of quiet space.

      May 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wish I could join you all later this week, I'm now back in London and missing the best book club on the planet! I've found a local meetup book club here but it's got a very high benchmark to live up to! Fingers crossed the people are as nice and the book recommendations are as good as TLTBC. I loved chatting books with you all over the last few years. All the best

    Kirsty

    May 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi all, yes the title is Behind the Beautiful Forevers. It's a lovely read so far I am finding.

    I've also found a couple of essays that Katherine Boo has written which have some characters you may recognise, and I was thinking they may provide some interesting food for conversation around the art of storytelling in non-fiction.

    Search for Katerine Boo on http://longform.org/. It's a great site for all kinds of essay from random sources, including some fascinating vintage ones.
    Happy reading.

    May 15, 2013

  • Karen M.

    The book I found is called 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers'. It is the correct book?

    May 4, 2013

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