What we're about

For all lovers of dystopian and post-apocalyptic fiction!

The Second Last Book Club on Earth invites you to join its monthly book club in Melbourne CBD.

Get ready to pack your survival gear and join us at our next scheduled book club meeting!

Goodreads group can be found here:

https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/158754-the-second-last-bookclub-on-earth

Group rules

Please note The Second Last Book Club on Earth will remove members from the group who do not access this page for at least six months

Members who 'no show' twice will also be removed so remember to update your RSVP!

We aim to be a safe, inclusive and fun space that engenders good conversations about books. Disrespectful engagement with your fellow survivors will result in removal from the group.

Upcoming events (5+)

Book 62: Black Wave by Michelle Tea

The Waterside Hotel

Hi everyone In May we will be discussing Black Wave by Michelle Tea. You can read a description of the book here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28818761-black-wave At the time of posting this novel is available: * hard copies from booktopia, book depository and amazon * ebook from amazon * From Port Philip and Hume libraries (according to Worldcat) If you're having trouble accessing this book please let me know in comments. I have a hard copy which you are welcome to borrow. Please note I'll be collecting a gold coin donation towards meetup fees on the night. Please feel free to join us on goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/158754-the-second-last-bookclub-on-earth

Book 63: Leila by Prayaag Akbar

The Waterside Hotel

Hi everyone In June we will be discussing Leila by Prayaag Akbar. You can read a description of the book here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34932175-leila At the time of posting this novel is available: * hard copies from booktopia, book depository and amazon * ebook from amazon and booktopia * from many suburban libraries If you're having trouble accessing this book please let me know in comments. I have a hard copy which you are welcome to borrow. Please note I'll be collecting a gold coin donation towards meetup fees on the night. Please feel free to join us on goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/158754-the-second-last-bookclub-on-earth

Book 64: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

The Waterside Hotel

Hi everyone In July we will be discussing Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler. You can read a description of the book here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52397.Parable_of_the_Sower At the time of posting this novel is available: * hard copies from booktopia, book depository and amazon * ebook from amazon and booktopia * from the city library and several university libraries. If you're having trouble accessing this book please message me via meetup. I have a hard copy which you are welcome to borrow. Please note I'll be collecting a gold coin donation towards meetup fees on the night. Please feel free to join us on goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/158754-the-second-last-bookclub-on-earth

Book 65: The History of Bees by Maja Lunde

The Waterside Hotel

Hi everyone In August we will be discussing The History of Bees by Maja Lunde, translated by Diane Oatley. You can read a description of the book here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40604684-the-history-of-bees At the time of posting this novel is available: * hard copies from booktopia, book depository and amazon * ebook from amazon and booktopia * from lots of libraries If you're having trouble accessing this book please feel free to message me. I have a hard copy which you are welcome to borrow. Please note I'll be collecting a gold coin donation towards meetup fees on the night. Please feel free to join us on goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/158754-the-second-last-bookclub-on-earth

Past events (69)

Book 61: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

The Waterside Hotel

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