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We meet at a bar in Lincoln Park once a month to discuss that month's book, as well as select the next month's book. Past books range from literary (such as The Secret History by Donna Tartt) to popular (Carrie by Stephen King), from fiction to nonfiction (Last Call by Daniel Okrent), from excellent (A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan) tooccasionallyatrociously bad (Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn).

You must be in your mid-20s to mid-30s to join, answer all profile questions, and include a photo of yourself (to recognize you when you come to the meeting and to roughly verify age) for membership approval.

We regularly remove members from the group who haven't visited in over six months.  Nothing personal!

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Recent Meetups

  • November 21 · 7:00 PM

    November Book Discussion

    15 Readers

    This month we'll be reading The Three-Body Problem, by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu.  In the not-too-distant future Earth starts receiving signals from strange... Learn more

  • October 24 · 7:00 PM

    October Book Discussion

    15 Readers

    This month we'll be reading "Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers", by Mary Roach. Get comfortable with the dead before you have to brush shoulders with them on... Learn more

  • September 26 · 7:00 PM

    September Book Discussion

    15 Readers

    This month we'll be reading The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins.  Reviewers have called it the "next Gone Girl", which makes sense because she left on the train, dummy!

  • August 29 · 7:00 PM

    August Book Discussion

    15 Readers | 5.00

    This month we'll be reading The Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, translated by Lucia Graves.  The book is about a novel, and the "novel is rare, the author... Learn more

  • July 25 · 7:00 PM

    July Book Discussion

    15 Readers | 1 Photo

    This month we'll be reading The Book of Lost Things, by John Connolly.  A young boy enters a mysterious portal and goes on adventures, a tradition apparently mandated by... Learn more

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