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Do you keep a running list of books to read? Does the phrase "Library Book Sale" give you goosebumps? Do you also enjoy the occasional adult beverage? Then this is the place for you! The goal of this group is to stimulate engaging conversation about

Literature Lovers

Do you keep meaning to read more of the great classics of literature but don't get around to it all that often? Then this book group is for you. I'm a novel lover who reads mainly new releases, but I want to start working my way through the classic b


This is Austin's only bookclub dedicated to classical literature from all different eras. Have you wanted to read Huckleberry Finn and be able to discuss it with other nerds? Or actually read the books you were assigned in high school English? Maybe

Cool Nerds

A World of Ideas Welcome to the best Think Tank in the Sacramento Region. We are inquiring minds, discussing interesting issues and share insights and ideas. We are all ages, professions, and political ideologies. Membership requires you post a cur


This group is for English language learners and those that love literature and want to help spread its value and understanding. Once approximately every 42 days,  a classic or contemporary title will be chosen and read by the entire group. At the end

English learners, ESL teachers,

We're a society for classical literature enthusiasts, keen to discuss Western canon. Each month a new book will be introduced for discussion at the next meeting. Meetings will be held in various cafés in the Melbourne metro area.


This group is the Denver Metro chapter of the Great Books Society of Colorado. For those who live more up north, check out our NoCo chapter:­ociety-of-Northern-Colorado/ What is the Great Books Society of Colorado?

Liberal Artists

This is a fabulous group of women who have been meeting to discuss great reads since 1996. We welcome readers of all ages - just bring a love of reading and a willingness to participate in some great discussions. The group meets at the El Toro Librar

Literate ladies

Welcome to the intersection of Humanity and Creativity! At Humanity Thru Art it is our mission to assist our communities develop greater humanity through the exploration and nurturing of the creative spark that exists within all of us. All we have to

Fellow Travelers

I'm starting this group because one of my New Years resolutions was to start reading the classics, from Epic of Gilgamesh to The Iliad to Pride and Prejudice to Slaughterhouse Five. All the truly great pieces of literature that I've missed. I thoug


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August 1, 2014

This group is open to any book lovers on the Northshore and New Orleans area. We can read and discuss new bestseller novels, old classics and even some poem collections. Let's read , meet over coffee and discuss our favorites reads. My goal is to sta

Book Lovers
July 21, 2014

We conduct seminar-style discussions (or classes, if you will) on the Great Books and great ideas, designed to stimulate intellectual activity and achievement. Jason Goetz, award-winning author of The Bubble Boys, The Decline of the Epic?, and the Es

Students of Life
July 17, 2014

Greetings readers! Join once a month for a bit of casual talk as we slog through great epics of Western Literature: from Gilgamesh to Ulysses. (any translation will do, these are merely suggestions)

July 15, 2014

Ever feel like you missed something in your high school or college literature class? Are you missing some of the cultural references to Dickens or Hemingway? Or perhaps with more contemporary classics you missed some Vonnegut, Updike, or Malamud? Thi

June 30, 2014

Are you less inclined to read contemporary lit and more drawn to the classics? Are you not all that into the lighter fare and more drawn to that which with exquisite detail captures the dark depths of the human condition? Do you find yourself saturat

June 23, 2014

For absolute beginners: You have studied Latin at school (any level) and are willing to use now as a spoken  language. This idea sprang up from the realization that I was able, after so many years, to put together some words into (maybe) meaningful s

Latine Loquentes - (MqM)
May 6, 2014

This is a group for readers who might want to take part in a reading group, but not have the time to devote to reading a novel once a month. We will read a short story and try to meet biweekly. I like beer, and I hope you do, too. We will meet at a p

February 26, 2014

Want to fill in some gaps, read those classics you missed? We'll be reading a book a month (approximately) and meeting to discuss, have fun, and share our thoughts. We seek to create a casual, fun, intimate and close-knit community in which to do thi

Book Enthusiasts
February 22, 2014

Hey, short-story lovers, let's meet and share our writing. I will collect our short stories, translate them to Chinese, and publish the book in China. Lots of fun to see your name as an author on a book, isn't it? As an organizer, I will pay the publ

short-story lovers
February 16, 2014

Are you tired of the dull prose and plots of some modern books? Join us as we delve into the delights of the classics. From Homer to Steinbeck, we'll meet every six weeks for afternoon tea on a Sunday afternoon to discuss a book chosen by one of us (

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