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Stress-Free, Flexible Book Club

I’d always rather fancied being a member of a book club. Surely discussions started with “My book club is reading…” would add an air of sophistication to my less-than-sophisticated demeanor.  But as responsibilities and commitments mounted, reality set in – joining a book club would be stressful! What if I didn’t have the time to […]

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Book Club

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow recommends reading as an inexpensive pastime during the short, dull days of winter.  As inspiration, Paltrow asked several of her “best and most literary-minded girlfriends to share their top picks” which she’s posted on her web site Goop.com. Paltrow says, ” I always like knowing the literary preferences of people. I think […]

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Join Barack Obama’s book club

This morning NPR listeners will have heard an item about Barack Obama’s love of books. It was short and sweet, and if you want to learn more about the books that the president-elect reads then you should check out this feature. I’ve attempted to list every book that Obama has spoken about or been seen […]

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Britain’s Richard & Judy Add Canadian Novels to Book Club List

Two of ten novels chosen by  Richard and Judy for their 2009 reading list are written by Canadian authors.Richard and Judy, the popular talk-show duo and one of the greatest  influences on Briton’s reading habits, have selected Andrew Davidson’s The Gargoyle and Steven Galloway’s The Cellist of Sarajevo as part of their book club reads […]

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