What we're about

A book club for lovers of the written word to come together over pots of afternoon tea (and coffee) for relaxed discussion, disection and deconstruction of their favourite readings.

This group aims to help all of us get that much more out of each reading experience.

Open to all humans over 18.

You can also find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/PaperbackBookClub .

Click here (http://www.meetup.com/paperback/messages/boards/thread/29740272) to check out our current reading list for January - December 2013!

How does a book club work?

A book club generally takes the following format:

Members are all given a certain amount of time to read one chosen book - say, a month.
After that, we get together to discuss the book - for instance, its themes, characters, plot, style, etc. - and what we may have each gotten out of reading it.
The process is to help develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of the novel being discussed. Generally, these discussions are meant to be enjoyable and stimulating!
Rinse and repeat :)

How is the Paperback Book Club different from other book clubs?

We'd like our discussions to be relaxed and accessible to all - not necessarily only those with English Literature degrees! Understanding and appreciation of the written word should be for everyone.
We have (or plan to have) our meetings over lovely afternoon tea spreads. This way, we can combine two of life's fundamental pleasures - books and tea!

For the PBC's FAQs, click here (http://www.meetup.com/paperback/messages/boards/thread/17337012).

If you're interested in joining us, just RSVP for the next scheduled meetup and we'll see you there!

Upcoming events (4)

June 29th: Beauty is a Wound by Era Kurniawan

PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe, Kuala Lumpur.


Six of Crows & Crooked Kingdom

PODs The Backpackers Home & Cafe

This time we’re going to discuss two books:the first and second volume of ‘Dregs series’, namely, Six of Crows and the Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo. The books are said to be unputdownable. Come join us for the discussion!

Reading List 2019, for Book Title, Dates,Time & Venue read description .

Nook Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral

Reading List 2019 ( with Dates) January 26th: Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng February 23rd: White Tears by Hari Kunzru March 30th: Lincoln In The Bardo by George Saunders April 27th: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe May 25th: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway June 29th: Beauty is a Wound by Era Kurniawan July 27th : Home Going by Yaa Gyaasi August 31 St: Street of a Thousand Blossoms by Gail Tsukiyama September 28th: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward October 26th Exit West by Mohsin Hamid November 30th: Children of the alley( Gebelawi) by Nagiub Mahfouz December21st: Nectar in a sieve Kamala Markandaya

Brain Science and behaviour
Needs a date and time

Needs a location

A call out to those of you interested in neuroscience, psychology, behaviour, cognitive science, psycholinguistics or anything which affects perception and behaviour of humans. . We could discuss books, articles podcasts such as http://www.radiolab.org/story/91496-who-am-i/ the exact nature of this meetup can be decided later according to members wishes Time and date to be decided later according to majority wishes. Most probably on a Saturday Afternoon 3-5 or 5-7 pm at a cafe at Nusentral

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