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Calling all book lovers! Come and join us to discuss the chosen (English language) book, in a friendly and relaxed environment. We give a month's notice for the next book and meetup schedule, hopefully enough time for you to get your copy of the book and dig in!

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"Fates and Furies" by Lauren Groff

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Welcome back to a real-life meetup! Note: the book club meet following this one is Elena Ferrante’s “My Brilliant Friend”, on Wednesday 23rd September. • What we'll do Finish reading the book beforehand (not a must, but highly recommended unless you don't mind spoilers!), then join us in person and share your insights over a meal and/or drink(s) at the ground floor restaurant of Arte Hotel in Sukhumvit Soi 19 close to Terminal 21 Mall. Approximately 391 pages. Available at Kinokuniya Bookstore (Paragon or Emquartier ) for 345 baht. As a kindle ebook on amazon.com it costs $8 US dollars. Alternatively, you may go for the audiobook version on audible.com. Synopsis Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not its truths but its secrets. At the core of this rich, expansive, layered novel, Lauren Groff presents the story of one such marriage over the course of twenty-four years. At age twenty-two, Lotto and Mathilde are tall, glamorous, madly in love, and destined for greatness. A decade later, their marriage is still the envy of their friends, but with an electric thrill we understand that things are even more complicated and remarkable than they have seemed. With stunning revelations and multiple threads, and in prose that is vibrantly alive and original, Groff delivers a deeply satisfying novel about love, art, creativity, and power that is unlike anything that has come before it. Profound, surprising, propulsive, and emotionally riveting, it stirs both the mind and the heart. • Important to know No entrance fee, no membership fees. As the use of hotel restaurant facilities is free, the ordering of meals and/or a drink or two is very much appreciated.

"My Brilliant Friend" by Elena Ferrante

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Note: the book club meet preceding this one will (likewise) be an in-person, real-life meetup and is on Wednesday 26th August, "Fates and Furies” by Lauren Groff. • What we'll do Finish reading the book beforehand (not a must, but highly recommended unless you don't mind spoilers!), then join us in person and share your insights over a meal and/or drink(s) at the ground floor restaurant of Arte Hotel in Sukhumvit Soi 19 close to Terminal 21 Mall. Approximately 331 pages. Available at Kinokuniya Bookstore for 361 baht. As a kindle ebook on amazon.com it costs $6.81 US dollars. Alternatively, you may go for the audiobook version on audible.com. Synopsis Beginning in the 1950s in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples, Elena Ferrante’s four-volume story spans almost sixty years, as its main characters, the fiery and unforgettable Lila and the bookish narrator, Elena, become women, wives, mothers, and leaders, all the while maintaining a complex and at times conflicted friendship. This first novel in the series follows Lila and Elena from their fateful meeting as ten-year-olds through their school years and adolescence. Through the lives of these two women, Ferrante tells the story of a neighborhood, a city, and a country as it is transformed in ways that, in turn, also transform the relationship between two women. • Important to know No entrance fee, no membership fees. As the use of hotel restaurant facilities is free, the ordering of meals and/or a drink or two is very much appreciated.

"Writers & Lovers" by Lily King

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In Person Meetup Note: the 2 book club meets preceding this one are “Fates and Furies” by Lauren Groff (Wednesday 26th August) and “My Brilliant Friend” by Elena Ferrante (Wednesday 23rd September) • What we'll do Finish reading the book beforehand (not a must, but highly recommended unless you don't mind spoilers!), then join us in person and share your insights over a meal and/or drink(s) at the ground floor restaurant of Arte Hotel in Sukhumvit Soi 19 close to Terminal 21 Mall. Approximately 336 pages. Available at Kinokuniya Bookstore for 456 baht. As a kindle ebook on amazon.com it costs $12.99 US dollars. Alternatively, you may go for the audiobook version on audible.com. Synopsis Blindsided by her mother’s sudden death, and wrecked by a recent love affair, Casey Peabody has arrived in Massachusetts in the summer of 1997 without a plan. Her mail consists of wedding invitations and final notices from debt collectors. A former child golf prodigy, she now waits tables in Harvard Square and rents a tiny, moldy room at the side of a garage where she works on the novel she’s been writing for six years. At thirty-one, Casey is still clutching onto something nearly all her old friends have let go of: the determination to live a creative life. When she falls for two very different men at the same time, her world fractures even more. Casey’s fight to fulfill her creative ambitions and balance the conflicting demands of art and life is challenged in ways that push her to the brink. • Important to know No entrance fee, no membership fees. As the use of hotel restaurant facilities is free, the ordering of meals and/or a drink or two is very much appreciated.

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"The God of Small Things“ by Arundhati Roy

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