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The Book Group and Shirley Hazzard's Transit of Venus

Shirley Hazzard, The Transit of Venus (1980, Virago 2004 … 2014)

Before the meeting: Serendipitously, I heard that this book had been chosen for the Book Group’s June meeting just after visiting the wonderful exhibition… 1,251 more words


Beek Reads: Nobody Wants to be the Queen

“What role would you want in the hive?” we asked, the eight of us sitting in the circle of benches surrounded by Q Gardens’ newly green herbs and late spring blooms. 1,455 more words

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Dragons & Jetpacks: Books of the Month, July 2018

Dragons & Jetpacks is a science fiction and fantasy bookgroup, based on Goodreads. The group is open to all, all that is required is a Goodreads account. 50 more words


Two Recent Reads – Epitaph for a Spy by Eric Ambler and The Expendable Man by Dorothy B. Hughes

Something a little different from me today – a few thoughts on a couple of recent reads, both of which could be loosely classified as crime fiction. 1,241 more words

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July 2018 Book Group

Wednesday, July 11 at 7:30 pm at Myopic Books

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play by Anne Washburn

If you’re in Wicker Park early and interested in dinner, some of us will be at… 16 more words

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He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly

I had been avoiding the novel HeSaid/SheSaid by Erin Kelly because I had heard it was about rape and I thought that subject matter would not suit me. 217 more words

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