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December 17, 2009

Book Clubs in the News

Posted by webmaster
A book club going strong for 75 years? Yes! It's one of the impressive and interesting groups featured in this round-up of headline-making book club news, along with insight from Hannah Tinti on her novel The Good Thief.

Jamestown News: Seventy-Five-Year-Old Book Club Still Going Strong
A North Carolina book club founded in the early '30s is still going strong.

Myrtle Beach Sun News: Book Club Helps With Literacy
For members of the Book and Brunch Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, holiday cheer means giving the gift of literacy.

News Sentinel: Page Turner: Mom-Daughter Club Likes 'People of the Book'
An Indiana mother and her daughters get together at a tea house to discuss books. Find out what they think of People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks and other novels. Book Club Celebrates 10 Years of Reading, Friendship
Northeast Spruill Oaks Library patron Mary Belasco checked out a book titled How to Start a Book Club, and the Georgia group she founded recently marked a milestone: its 10th anniversary.

San Jose Mercury News: Times Book Club: Tinti's Life Experiences Color Her Fiction
Hannah Tinti offers insight into her novel The Good Thief. Click here to read Tinti's guest blog post.