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The Moderns, now in its fifth year of existence, evolved from a book club devoted to reading Hemingway and his peers. Last year we started choosing books from the Modern Library's list of the 100 best 20th Century English language novels. It's a grea

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Classic Literature Enthusiasts
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I have wanted to be in a book club for a long time, but cringe when my friends tell me their clubs are reading "Diaries of a Shoppaholic" and the like. I love to read, but feel like I have a more and more difficult time finding books that I really lo

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They just don't write em' like they used to! We'll have a casual chat about a new classic each time. We can meet whenever and wherever. Not all book clubs have to gather at a coffee shop :-) Some titles already on the list include Anna Karenina, Drac

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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

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What is our Great Books Reading Discussion Group and how do we work? First we use the methods and texts from the Great Books Foundation. Our method is called Shared Inquiry and all texts are for this year from the first series of the Great Books Rea

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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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August 12, 2014

Gonna read together and compost using worms!

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Composteers
July 23, 2014

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

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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

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Bibliophiles
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

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croncs
May 27, 2014

Do you live in Chicago? Are you interested in joining a tight knit group of readers that take time out of their busy lives to wrestle with some of the greatest texts ever composed? Dust off those old copies of Shakespeare and Plato, crack open your e

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Great Books Readers and Thinkers
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

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Polis Students
February 21, 2014

This group is for anyone who wants to read classics and discuss them once a month. You do not need to have a background in classics, just a curiosity and desire to read, but we of course welcome anyone's reading knowledge. The group will meet the las

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Readers
January 14, 2014

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.

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Literati
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.

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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

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