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Welcome BookLovers!
The Denver-Berkeley Book Club has an in-person and an online meeting each month, so you can choose which format works for you.

We meet in-person (may change to online for fall/winter depending on circumstances) on the fourth Wednesday and online on the following Thursday of each month. We generally use the publisher-provided Reading Group questions as a starting point and end up in an interesting and free-ranging discussion about our chosen book.

If you see a book that interests you please join us. Everyone is welcome. It's not necessary to finish (or start) the book, but there will be spoilers! We read a variety of fiction and non-fiction, generally focusing on one genre every few months. For the rest of 2022 we are reading books about travel.

You can find a list of books that we have read here: Denver-Berkeley Book Club Read List. We also have a Goodreads group at Denver-Berkeley Book Club that lists all the books we've read as well as all the books suggested by the group to read.

Starting Jan 2022, we are collecting $4.00 annual dues from everyone, after a 3 month introductory period. This is to offset the Meetup fees. Please contact me if you have any questions or if you would like the annual dues waived, no questions asked.

Upcoming events (4+)

Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner (In Person Meeting)

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Weiner spent a decade as a foreign correspondent reporting from such discontented locales as Iraq, Afghanistan, and Indonesia. Unhappy people living in profoundly unstable states, he notes, inspire pathos and make for good copy, but not for good karma. So Weiner, admitted grump and self-help book aficionado, undertook a year's research to travel the globe, looking for the "unheralded happy places." -Goodreads

Choose between the In Person meeting (Wednesdays) and the Online meeting (Thursdays). Depending on circumstances, the In Person meetings may change to Online over the fall/winter. Location will be at or near Book Bar on Tennyson, in the Berkeley CO area. Please check back for exact location.

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Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner (Online Meeting)

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Weiner spent a decade as a foreign correspondent reporting from such discontented locales as Iraq, Afghanistan, and Indonesia. Unhappy people living in profoundly unstable states, he notes, inspire pathos and make for good copy, but not for good karma. So Weiner, admitted grump and self-help book aficionado, undertook a year's research to travel the globe, looking for the "unheralded happy places." -Goodreads

Choose between the In Person meeting (Wednesdays) and the Online meeting (Thursdays). This event is for the Online meeting. The Zoom link will be posted a few hours before the scheduled start time.

The Pillars of Hercules by Paul Theroux (In Person Meeting)

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[Paul Theroux's] grand tour of the Mediterranean begins in Gibraltar and takes him through Spain, the French Riviera, Italy, Greece, Istanbul and beyond. He travels by any means necessary - including dilapidated taxi, smoke-filled bus, bicycle and even a cruise-liner. And he encounters bullfights, bazaars and British tourists, discovers pockets of humanity in war-torn Slovenia and Croatia, is astounded by the urban developments on the Costa del Sol and marvels at the ancient wonders of Delphi. -Goodreads

Choose between the In Person meeting (Wednesdays) and the Online meeting (Thursdays). Depending on circumstances, the In Person meetings may change to Online over the fall/winter. Location will be at or near Book Bar on Tennyson, in the Berkeley CO area. Please check back for exact location.

The Pillars of Hercules by Paul Theroux (Online Meeting)

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[Paul Theroux's] grand tour of the Mediterranean begins in Gibraltar and takes him through Spain, the French Riviera, Italy, Greece, Istanbul and beyond. He travels by any means necessary - including dilapidated taxi, smoke-filled bus, bicycle and even a cruise-liner. And he encounters bullfights, bazaars and British tourists, discovers pockets of humanity in war-torn Slovenia and Croatia, is astounded by the urban developments on the Costa del Sol and marvels at the ancient wonders of Delphi. -Goodreads

Choose between the In Person meeting (Wednesdays) and the Online meeting (Thursdays). This event is for the Online meeting. The Zoom link will be posted a few hours before the scheduled start time.

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The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion (Online meeting)

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