in Alexandria (kingstowne), VA
in Alexandria, VA
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in Washington, dc
in Bethesda , MD
in Rockville, MD
8 Meetup Groups match “contemporary literature” near Arlington, VA
Are you a solitary creature who lives in constant danger of being crushed by a stack of books? When company comes, do you have to move books off the sofa so they can sit down? Or maybe you're an avid reader looking for other avid readers in a culture that seems uninterested in reading anything more complicated that a cereal box? If so, you've come to the right place. We'll meet the third Sunday of every month to discuss literary fiction. Why "literary" fiction? It's not because we're a snooty bu …
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Calling book lovers who want to meet and discuss. Those who enjoy a book with a story and developed characters. Contemporary books. We are hoping to meet at a restaurant to also enjoy some food and maybe a glass of wine with our conversation.
Welcome to the Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Club! We’re a diverse group of readers of all ages and backgrounds, meeting twice a month. Every second Sunday (usually) we discuss a fantasy selection, alternating between traditional and urban/contemporary fantasy each month. Every fourth Sunday (usually) we discuss a science fiction selection, alternating between classic and modern sci-fi. We've seen so much interest in our book selections, we also open up smaller morning discussion sessions 1-2 weeks be …
If you read a lot of contemporary fiction and nonfiction that is well-reviewed by respected critics, then this book club is for you! For simplicity's sake, we will be choosing our titles from the New York Times notable books list from the past 3-4 years. The book club will meet on the first Wednesday of the month, alternating fiction and non-fiction selections chosen by our rotating group of hosts. If one month's pick doesn't interest you, wait until next month when we choose new titles! The me …
Join the Jewish Book Group at the JCC of Greater Washington! All are welcome at the Jewish Book Group, which meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the JCC of Greater Washington. Join a diverse group and discuss Jewish fiction and nonfiction, contemporary and classics. Our past books include All Other Nights by Dara Horn, My Glorious Brothers by Howard Fast, Songs for the Butcher's Daughter by Peter Manseau, and Skeletons at the Feast by Christopher Bohjalian. Please contact f …
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This book club reads and discusses a wide variety of books: literary fiction, science fiction, fantasy, nonfiction, mystery, classics, thrillers, young adult, biography, and more! We don't vote on books; any member may suggest a book, and we'll add it to the list. The group meets in Old Town Alexandria the second Tuesday of each month, with a break (or an alternate activity) in December. We can't wait to welcome you to our next meeting! UPCOMING BOOKS: OCTOBER: Angel's Game, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon …
We are a group of readers who enjoy meeting to discuss our latest discoveries in Jane Austen's books and life. Our meeting format is flexible and fluid. We have read through all of Jane Austen's novels, strayed into Austen's contemporaries, watched a film, had a picnic, and enjoyed coffee shops throughout the DC metro area. You'll want to stay tuned for 2013 events, and join us if you are free! All are welcome. And by all we mean those well studied in Austen and those new to the idea of reading …
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