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February 2020 Book Group

Wednesday, February 12 at 7:30 pm at Myopic Books

The Future of Another Timeline by Annalee Newitz

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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January 2020 Book Group

Wednesday, January 8 at 7:30 pm at Myopic Books

The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal

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 2019 Book Group

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

Stories from New Suns ed. by Nisi Shawl

  • “The Galactic Tourist Industrial Complex” by Tobias S. Buckell
  • “The Fine Print” by Chinelo Onwualu
  • “The Freedom of the Shifting Sea” by Jaymee Goh
  • “Blood and Bells” by Karin Lowachee
  • “Dumb House” by Andrea Hairston

If you’re in Wicker Park early and interested in dinner, some of us will be at Oiistar (1385 N Milwaukee Ave) starting around 6:00-ish.

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July 2019 Book Group

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

The Breath of the Sun by Rachel Fellman

Since it rained in June, we are trying Wicker Parknic agian! 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, dinner at Urban Belly (1542 N Damen Ave), starting around 6:00-ish.

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May 2019 Book Group

Wednesday, May 8 at 7:30 pm at Myopic Books

Stories from Six Months, Three Days, Five Others by Charlie Jane Anders

  • “As Good As New”
  • “Six Months, Three Days”
  • “Clover”

Plus bonus story

  • “Because Change was the Ocean and We Lived by Her Mercy”

The book is short, you are encouraged to read the whole thing, but discussion will initially focus on the selected stories.

Links to all stories can be found here.

“As Good As New” is also available on Levar Burton Reads (LIVE! in San Francisco).

If you’re in Wicker Park early and interested in dinner, some of us will be at Silom 12 (1846-48 N Milwaukee Ave) starting around 6:00-ish.

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