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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


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


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

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


This is a book club with novels selected from Modern Library's 100 Best Novels. See the list:­0/100-best-novels/ The book club will meet once a month on Saturday/Sunday to discuss the selected reading. Since we'll s


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

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


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


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


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 fifth series of the Great Books Re

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April 8, 2014

Once a month we get together to discuss (speaking in Spanish) a book (originally written in Spanish) from the 20th and 21th centuries by famous Spanish authors from Spain, Latin America, the Caribbean and any other Spanish speaking country or region.

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
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

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.

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 this 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

September 2, 2013

Do you love classic literature? If so, please join our group in reading and discussing great works of literature. The goal of the group is not only to motivate one to read, but also to motivate one to discuss and really delve into the meanings and gr

Books Lovers
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
June 5, 2013

Enjoy reading and discussing contempory literary fiction with fellow bookworms over tea or coffee.

June 2, 2013

Have you always meant to catch up on reading classic literature pieces which you didn't read in high school or college? Or, do you need extra motivation to get through course reading for a class that you are taking? This discussion group is focused o

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