Category Archives: book group

October 2017 Book Group

Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30 pm at Myopic Books

Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

If you’re in Wicker Park early and interested in dinner, some of us will be at Native Foods (1484 N Milwaukee Ave), starting around 6:00-ish.

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September 2017 Book Group

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

Three novellas by Lois McMaster Bujold, published as Borders of Infinity and in other omnibus editions as noted:

  • “The Borders of Infinity,” in Miles Errant (read this one if you can only read one)
  • “The Mountains of Mourning,” in Young Miles
  • “Labyrinth,” in Miles, Mystery, and Mayhem

Read as many as you can or like. We’ll definitely discuss the first, and the others if people get to them. Borders of Infinity (1989, 2017) is back in print but has limited availability from CPL, try for the other omnibuses if you can’t find it.

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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August 2017 Book Group

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

When the Moon was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore

Our July picnic was rained out, so we’ll try again in August. 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, Sultan’s Market (2057 W North Ave), starting around 6:00-ish.

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May 2017 Book Group

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

WisCon 41 GOH Night

Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro (vol. 1 plus as far as you can read)

Online selections by Amal El-Mohtar

Short stories:

Poems:

If you’re in Wicker Park early and interested in dinner, some of us will be at Jeni’s Ice Creams (1505 N Milwaukee Ave) for dessert, and Falafel & Grill (1317 N Milwaukee Ave) for dinner around 6:00-ish.

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