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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

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This is book club for people who want to catch up on their modern classics such as Lolita, Catch-22 and On the Road. Book choices will be from the 20th century and on. We have a good group going so far, members coming from all over NYC. You do not ha

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This group is for English language learners and those that love literature and want to help spread its value and understanding. Once approximately every 40 to 60 days,  a classic or contemporary title will be chosen and read by the entire group. At t

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Calling all readers, writers, journalists, bloggers, and best-sellers interested in discussing the latest, greatest, classic and timeless creative non-fiction (*maybe some selected fiction). This once-a-month gathering is an opportunity for all inter

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Make new friends while discussing books and movies of all genres. We'll meet for coffee or dinner at cafes or restaurants in Corona. You don't have to be reading the current selection to join the discussion. All you have to do is enjoy reading and fe

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Literary Enthusiasts
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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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Book Lovers
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We are a group of  people, who met on Meetup last year to discuss books with a twist. Some of us have in the meanwhile fallen off the wagon (moving abroad, expanding family). So we're looking for new recruits excited about books a touch harder to dig

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Calling all Murakami Nerds! This is a book club for fans of Japanese writer Haruki Murakami, author of Norwegian Wood, 1Q84, and more. Each month, we will get together and discuss one of his novels. We'll also have Murakami-themed events with food, m

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Heard of the Alongquin Round Table, the Bloomsbury Group or the Lost Generation? I am looking to create my own group of rambunctious, jumped-up, distinguished luminaries [in their own minds], misunderstood geniuses to come together once a month and t

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The Bloomsburys
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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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August 17, 2015

Calling all novel nerds and literature ladies! Welcome to FICTION ADDICTION, an ensemble of young women (aged 20-35) who read, gather, and drink. Our fiction addiction is fed by a novel and a graphic novel each month. Meeting locations are chosen bas

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Perpetual Page Turners
June 25, 2015

This group is intended to provide an outlet for literary-minded folk to express their appreciation of language that they find aesthetically pleasing, insightful or witty, and an opportunity to discover new works. The group is also aimed at people int

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Word lovers
June 17, 2015

“‘Ulysses’ innovated for itself and itself only. It is inimitable. It is also possibly mad.” Anthony Burgess This is an act of desperation. Another Bloomsday has come and gone and I am no closer to understanding James Joyce’s “Ulysses” than I was whe

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Joyce Division
February 26, 2015

有太多太多超级棒的英语书籍了。让我们分享阅读经验、推荐好故事吧!

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February 15, 2015

Calling all readers, writers, journalists, bloggers, and best-sellers interested in discussing the latest, greatest, classic and timeless creative non-fiction (*maybe some selected fiction). This once-a-month gathering is an opportunity for all inter

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Conversationalists
January 20, 2015

I read James Joyce's Ulysses some 15 years ago and remember finding the book alternately hilarious and puzzling. I'd like to read the book again, but thought it would be fun to do so in company. This is a group for people who might enjoy reading Ul

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November 8, 2014

Heard of the Alongquin Round Table, the Bloomsbury Group or the Lost Generation? I am looking to create my own group of rambunctious, jumped-up, distinguished luminaries [in their own minds], misunderstood geniuses to come together once a month and t

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The Bloomsburys
October 8, 2014

Anyone who loves to speak and/or read English is welcome! We'll figure what to read or talk about...

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Englishlanguagelovers
September 20, 2014

This is the book club for slow reading advocates, people who feel there are too many distractions to really sit down with a good book, and people who really want to find a quiet moment to reconnect with something they once enjoyed. Once a week, we'll

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September 11, 2014

We are a group of  people, who met on Meetup last year to discuss books with a twist. Some of us have in the meanwhile fallen off the wagon (moving abroad, expanding family). So we're looking for new recruits excited about books a touch harder to dig

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