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Book Lovers Get Together - 28th September

Postby pisceangirl » Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:17 am

Hi there! Just kicking off a get together for Book lovers... we can catch up over coffee and talk about all things literary (and more!). Tentatively scheduling this for 28th Sept afternoon. Suggestions for venue welcome and we can decide based on response to the thread.

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Postby SGslinger » Thu, 19 Sep 2013 1:22 pm

Sounds like an absolutely wonderful idea. I'd recommend the The Book Cafe: http://www.thebookcafe.com.sg/

Maybe even do a book swap? Although I'm sure no one will take my books, given how I'm into history, politics and other heavy-reading stuff.

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Postby pisceangirl » Thu, 19 Sep 2013 5:45 pm

SGslinger wrote:Sounds like an absolutely wonderful idea. I'd recommend the The Book Cafe: http://www.thebookcafe.com.sg/

Maybe even do a book swap? Although I'm sure no one will take my books, given how I'm into history, politics and other heavy-reading stuff.


Thanks for the venue suggestion Slinger! Happy to take your books-will pass you some great literature from the Twilight series in exchange :P <kidding>

On a serious note, book swap sounds good for subsequent meet ups. Also, I was thinking of making this a regular book club thing where we pick a book for the upcoming meet up and discuss it.

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Postby Akimbo » Fri, 20 Sep 2013 8:23 am

I'm up for something like this, although I wouldn't want any of Slinger's books...too heavy. Both figurative and literal. The last one I saw was big enough to be a murder weapon or a pillow. My Harry Potter books are like that too though... :P
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Postby SGslinger » Fri, 20 Sep 2013 11:37 am

I'm just about to start Frank Dikotter's "The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution, 1945-1957". Happy to have that as the first book of the book club...

... Or not.

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Postby pisceangirl » Fri, 20 Sep 2013 12:09 pm

SGslinger wrote:I'm just about to start Frank Dikotter's "The Tragedy of Liberation: A History of the Chinese Revolution, 1945-1957". Happy to have that as the first book of the book club...

... Or not.


We can certainly include it in the "Book review" section (so you get to read it first and share with us... yayyy!!!)

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Postby pisceangirl » Thu, 26 Sep 2013 6:06 pm

Book reading- a dying habit? Discuss.


(Inspired by the response to this thread...or lack thereof! :cry: )

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Postby v4jr4 » Fri, 27 Sep 2013 5:55 pm

Akimbo wrote:I'm up for something like this, although I wouldn't want any of Slinger's books...too heavy. Both figurative and literal. The last one I saw was big enough to be a murder weapon or a pillow. My Harry Potter books are like that too though... :P


That, or Murakami's :P
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Postby Akimbo » Fri, 27 Sep 2013 7:16 pm

v4jr4 wrote:That, or Murakami's :P


I should start reading him...

Hey v4jr4, long time no see. Welcome back.
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Postby SGslinger » Sat, 28 Sep 2013 11:41 am

pisceangirl wrote:Book reading- a dying habit? Discuss.


(Inspired by the response to this thread...or lack thereof! :cry: )


Nemmind ah. Come have a drink tonight instead.

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Postby pisceangirl » Sat, 28 Sep 2013 1:47 pm

SGslinger wrote:
pisceangirl wrote:Book reading- a dying habit? Discuss.


(Inspired by the response to this thread...or lack thereof! :cry: )


Nemmind ah. Come have a drink tonight instead.


Only if you promise not to talk about "The Tragedy of Liberation..." (what an oxymoronic title!)

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Postby v4jr4 » Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:07 am

Akimbo wrote:
v4jr4 wrote:That, or Murakami's :P


I should start reading him...

Hey v4jr4, long time no see. Welcome back.


Norwegian Wood or Kafka on the Shore is a good start (me think).
Oktoberfest? :D
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Postby Akimbo » Thu, 03 Oct 2013 1:55 pm

Oktoberfest! :cool:
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Postby pisceangirl » Sat, 26 Oct 2013 7:52 pm

Finally found a decent Book Club on meetup.com! Its called The Contemporary Reads Book Club, in case anyone's interested. We meet once a month and next up (for Nov) is "The Wind Up Bird Chronicle" by Murakami.

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Postby starspangledbanner » Sat, 18 Jan 2014 11:02 pm

i only read car magazines and the back of cereal boxes…can i still join??


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