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If you read a lot of well-reviewed contemporary fiction and nonfiction, then this book club is for you! Each month, our members will vote on a work of fiction and/or nonfiction, mostly from the New York Times notable books list from the past 3-4 years. After reading the selection, we will come together and engage in a lively, in-depth discussion.

The book club will meet midweek in a Metro-accessible location (these days we meet in a cafe in Dupont Circle). If one month's pick doesn't interest you, wait until next month when we choose new titles! Our readers are passionate about books and our discussions are lively, interesting, and enlightening.

Happy reading, and we hope to see you at our future meetings!

-Greta

Upcoming events (2)

June Fiction: Severance by Ling Ma

Le Pain Quotidien

********PLEASE NOTE EARLIER STARTING TIME******** ********PLEASE NOTE EARLIER STARTING TIME******** ********PLEASE NOTE EARLIER STARTING TIME******** Come join us to discuss Severance by Ling Ma! In this funny and ferocious book, a superstorm and fever epidemic have decimated New York. But even in the post-apocalypse, one seemingly cannot escape pointless bureaucracy. Severance is a wicked satire of consumerism and work culture. Laced within the post-apocalyptic novel is an encapsulation of a first-generation immigrant's nostalgia for New York. We hope to see you at our discussion in June.

Rescheduled: July Nonfiction: The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis

******PLEASE NOTE EARLIER STARTING TIME****** ******PLEASE NOTE EARLIER STARTING TIME****** ******PLEASE NOTE EARLIER STARTING TIME****** Join us to discuss The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis, a "breezy, appealing" book with a serious examination of three relatively obscure government departments, energy, agriculture and commerce. Lewis shines a light on the life-or-death work these agencies perform, and shows how the Trump administration is doing what it can to undermine them. We hope to see you in May for a stimulating discussion!

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April Fiction: There There by Tommy Orange

Le Pain Quotidien

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