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October 14, 2008

Book Clubs in the News

Posted by carol
Occasionally we highlight news articles featuring book clubs across the country. This month's round-up ranges from young readers in California to a Pennsylvania reading group that has been meeting for 40 years.

Contra Costa Times: The Real Breakfast of Champions --- Books!
Early risers meet for the Breakfast Book Club, a discussion group started by a California elementary school "to encourage life-long readers."

Independent Mail: Book Club Goes on a Journey with "Two Helens"
Kathryn Smith recalls how her South Carolina book club journeyed into the past with a visiting author.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: A Passion for Literature Keeps Book Club Going
Four decades after the members of the Neighborhood Book Club in Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, first got together, they're still reading, meeting, and discussing.

Wisconsin State Journal: A Local Book Club's Pick
A Wisconsin book club member reveals her group's latest pick (The Fugitive Wife by Peter C. Brown) and how she makes book selections.