We had 7 or 8 at club last week and 5 or 6 had read the book. Great discussion! Thanks Mark for hosting (sorry Robert). Our new book is Empire of the Sun by J.G. Ballard. You’ve got more than a month. Go get it motherfucker. Our next club is January 11th @ new guy […]
Club is in Loveland at Mark’s house this Friday. Be there! Micheal Lewis The Fifth Risk Pages: 219 NF What are the consequences if the people given control over our government have no idea how it works? “The election happened,” remembers Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, then deputy secretary of the Department of Energy. “And then there was […]
Our pick for November is Radio Free Vermont – Fiction – by Bill McKibben: As the host of Radio Free Vermont–“underground, underpowered, and underfoot”–seventy-two-year-old Vern Barclay is currently broadcasting from an “undisclosed and double-secret location.” Vern uses his radio show to advocate for a simple yet radical idea: an independent Vermont, one where the state secedes from […]
Fiction about the AIDS crisis in Chicago, Vermont secession from the United States, and a contrast between the Industrial Age of John Henry and the Digital Age we live in today. Non-Fiction about people living self-sufficient lives in rural Japan. The Great Believers – Fiction – by Rebecca Makkai: Spanning thirty years, The Great Believers […]
Bookclub had the best food Friday night. Jim’s burger sauce was amazing! 7 came and enjoyed. Our next club will be at Jeff’s (tentatively) on October 26. Our pick: Gilead – Robinson (256 pages)(The memories of a minister in Gilead, Iowa is dying of a heart condition and wants to pass along the things he […]
The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence by Carl Sagan is our new pick. Next club is September 28th at Jim’s house in Longmont. He is bringing the picks. Party on.
We had a great bookclub last night, sitting outside at Andrew’s. Our next book is Exit West by by Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid. It is a fictional immigrant story that has great reviews including by former President Barack Obama. Donald Trump doesn’t read. Next club is August 24th at Chris’ apartment. Address to come. Ryan will […]
Bookclub is tomorrow, Friday, July 27th at Andrew’s House in Longmont (1108 Sherman Street) at 6:30. He’s cooking brats. Bring drinks, veggies, chips, etc. Here are Quinn’s picks for voting. The Spider and the Fly by Claudia Rowe (288 pages) In this superb work of literary true crime — a spellbinding combination of memoir and […]
July Pick: The Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway https://www.amazon.com/Nick-Adams-Stories-Ernest-Hemingway/dp/0684169401
It is book two of the trilogy. Dive into book one if you haven’t read it. Super good. Next club is June 29. At Roberts house. Chris picks. Morgan is moving so we’ll be celebrating him.