June 2018 Book Group

Wednesday, June 13 at 7:30 pm at Myopic Books

Sing” and “Listen” by Karin Tidbeck

Wicker Parknic! If you’re in Wicker Park early and interested in dinner, bring your food or something to share for a picnic in Wicker Park (1425 N Damen Ave), or, in case of bad weather, Native Foods (1484 N Milwaukee Ave), starting around 6:00-ish.

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May 2018 Book Group

Wednesday, May 9 at 7:30 pm at Myopic Books

Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed

If you’re in Wicker Park early and interested in dinner, some of us will be at Urban Belly (1542 N Damen Ave), starting around 6:00-ish.

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February 2018 Book Group

Wednesday, February 14 at 7:30 pm at Myopic Books

Stories from Changing Planes by Ursula K. Le Guin

  • “Sita Dulip’s Method”
  • “Porridge on Islac”
  • “The Silence of the Asonu”
  • “Wake Island”
  • “The Fliers of Gy”
  • “The Island of the Immortals”

Plus bonus story

  • “The Royals of Hegn”

Read as much of the volume as you like, discussion will focus on the 6 listed stories first and the bonus story and the rest of the volume depending on time and what people have read.

If you’re in Wicker Park early and interested in dinner, some of us will be at Sultan’s Market (2057 W North Ave) starting around 6:00-ish.

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December 2017 Book Group

Wednesday, December 13 at 7:30 pm at Myopic Books

Stories from Iraq + 100 ed. by Hassan Blasim

  • “Kahramana” by Anoud
  • “The Day by Day Mosque” by Mortada Gzar, trans. by Katharine Halls
  • “Operation Daniel” by Khalid Kaki, trans. by Adam Talib
  • “Kuszib” by Hassan Abdulrazzak
  • “The Here and Now Prison” by Jalal Hasan, trans. by Max Weiss

We’ll be picking books for the first half of 2018 so come with suggestions!

If you’re in Wicker Park early and interested in dinner, some of us will be at Mahalo (1501 N Milwaukee Ave) starting around 6:00-ish.

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