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The Moderns began in 2010 as a book club devoted to reading Hemingway and his peers. We've since evolved into a club that chooses books from the Modern Library's list of the 100 best 20th Century English language novels. It's a great list that takes


This is a group for anyone interested in reading, especially great lasting literatures. Anyone interested is welcome. Mind that reading a book before participation will make the meeting a lot more interesting.

Classic readers

Greetings. There is hardly anything I enjoy more than to read a good book and discuss it among thoughtful individuals! How about you? Please join if you are interested in being an active participant in a book club focused **exclusively** on classic l


There are many book clubs. This group reads literary classics...books that have stood the test of time. So we'll never read the hot new thing...we'll read books that are 10-10,000 years old but are still in print. We'll read Homer, Dante, Salinger, F


The Modern Library list of top 100 modern works of English literature contains amazing novels. Here's an opportunity to revisit works you may have read in high school or college and to fill in some of the gaps in your literary education. Each month w

Book Lovers

If you're longing for intellectual discussions and love literature then this is the group for you. I've toyed with this idea for some time but have finally decided to go actively looking for a group that will dawdle over coffee or dinner for hours an


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


Poe, Orwell, Dickens, Wilde, Holmes, Steinbeck, King, Hemingway – sound interesting? Welcome to The Classics book club. Join me in diving into many of the great authors of the 19th, and 20th centuries. If you love great literature, join us for our m

Classic Literature Enthusiasts

A Sunday afternoon, a glass of wine, a few snacks, a fantastic piece of playwriting, and a group of avid play readers who like to have fun!  What could be better? Check out our Play List that we have already read HERE.


Although called Caversham Critics, this book group is open to all friendly Reading based fiction lovers. We shall explore old and modern classics, contemporary fiction, and perhaps even pretend to be judges by comparing our notes on the shortlists fo


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February 6, 2015

Literature lovers, let’s gather to read and discuss the lives and wonderful works of American authors and artists from the early 1900s. Join me at a Parisian café listening to the tales of war battles and bullfights from Hemingway, at the decadent pa

Flappers and Philosophers
January 20, 2015

A literary and artist circle to meet up for coffee or drinks. A place for the dialogue concerning literature and art. Whether to speak out, share, or listen, this is a group for anyone who loves and cares about literature and art and wishes to better

Almost geniuses
August 12, 2014

Gonna read together and compost using worms! Who's this guy? He looks dumb­45u6zrP0

July 23, 2014

People who want to read and explore In Search of Lost Time

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

March 31, 2014

Learn more about Polis at our website. Polis is a vibrant community of adult learners who seek to add fulfillment and meaning to their lives through an ongoing engagement with the liberal arts and sciences. Our discussion-based courses include both

Polis Students
January 14, 2014

We're a society for classical literature enthusiasts, keen to discuss literary works which have not only stood the test of time, but are both brilliant and thought provoking. The Melbourne Literary Classics Society allows members the opportunity to e

December 30, 2013

This is a group for anyone interested in reading, especially great lasting literatures. Anyone interested is welcome. Mind that reading a book before participation will make the meeting a lot more interesting.

Classic readers
October 17, 2013

Let's meet to read and analyze a few pages of Finnegans Wake. Perhaps we can find a space in a local Irish Pub. I propose a monthly meeting to start. At that rate, we could be through the book and ready, through a commodius vicus of recirculation, to

June 20, 2013

Group meant for non-professionals who simply want to enjoy time together by reading plays together and learning to appreciate this type of literature without intimidation or expectation of prior reading experience or knowledge.

Play Readers
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