December 2016 Book Group

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

Stories from Sisters of the Revolution ed. by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer

  • “The Perfect Married Woman” by AngĂ©lica Gorodischer
  • “The Men Who Live in Trees” by Kelly Barnhill
  • “Tales from the Breast” by Hiromi Goto
  • “The Woman Who Thought She Was a Planet” by Vandana Singh
  • “Stable Strategies for Middle Management” by Eileen Gunn

Plus bonus stories

  • The Screwfly Solution” by James Tiptree, Jr.
  • “When It Changed” by Joanna Russ

We’ll be picking books for the first half of 2017 so come with suggestions!

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. The Sultan’s web site, chicagofalafel.com, appears to be unsafe to visit at this time.

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September 2016 Book Group

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

Buffy Season Eight by Jane Espenson, Steven S. DeKnight, Drew Goddard, Georges Jeanty, Jeph Loeb, Brad Meltzer, Brian K. Vaughn, and Joss Whedon

Read as much as you can in any format you find, single issues, trade paperbacks, or hardcovers.

Wicker Parknic! If you’re in Wicker Park early and interested in dinner, we’re having a picnic. Bring your own food and gather near the fountain in Wicker Park (1425 N Damen Ave) starting around 6:00-ish.

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August 2016 Book Group

Wednesday, August 10 at 7:30 pm at Myopic Books

Stories from Kabu Kabu by Nnedi Okorafor

  • “The Magical Negro”
  • “The Winds of Harmattan”
  • “The Carpet”
  • “The Popular Mechanic”
  • “Tumaki”

Plus bonus story

  • “Spider the Artist” (Discussed May 2010)

Note that four of these stories contain domestic violence, “The Winds of Harmattan,” “The Popular Mechanic,” “Tumaki,” and “Spider the Artist.”

If you’re in Wicker Park early and interested in dinner, some of us will be at Big & little’s (1310 N Milwaukee Ave) starting around 6:00-ish.

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