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Kathleen A.

Organizer

Location:

Newport Beach, CA
Hometown: Newport Beach

Organizer since:

September 1, 2008

What authors, books define you, make you think, make you laugh?

I read books on many topics, but I tend towards science and history. I read everything from Janet Evanovitch to books on physics. I subscribe to magazines from SciAm Mind to Harper's to Time, but I don't want to be defined by what I'm reading.

What do you hope to get out of the club?

Meeting more often to talk about books. I went a few times to the Newport Beach Public Libary meetings on books, but more than half don't fit my schedule, so I'm looking for other discussion groups.

Describe a successful discussion.

Where I have been able to read a book that I have wanted to read but now have a reason to make the effort to finish it. The book ends up giving me a new and vauable perspective, and I meet new friends when discussing how the book resonated with others.

Are you a talker? Listener? Icebreaker? All or noneof the above?

All of the above. I listen to find out about others people.

Introduction

I like to read and discuss many topics.

What Kathleen A. is saying about this Meetup Group

Loving seeing the group dynamics grow and change. Wonderful book suggestions and questions from other group members.


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