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30.07.2008 19:30 to 22:00
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City/Town: Zurich
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Meeting Point: Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 31, 8001 Zürich

My monthly english-speaking bookclub is looking for some new members. If you enjoy reading a good book and then meeting up to chat about it please come along to one of our meetings! Currently we're reading "Girl meets Boy" by Ali Smith, and the place and date for the next meeting are above. Please visit our webpage for more info including our past and upcoming books, etc.

Feel free to let me know if you have any questions. We are currently a small group with somewhat strong opinions - depending on the book But you're more than welcome to check us out even if you haven't read the book.

Cheers,
Nanda
RSVP'd Yes: 7 (7 members and No guests)
  • Nanda - It's a nice short book :)
  • kbhowal - I want to join this club. I'd like to know more about this club.
  • bellybird - Hi, I would like to join your book club. See you soon.
  • adrienne48 - hi nanda, i am a new member of the forum and i am very interested in a book reading and discussion group - like yours! i just spent a year in australia and liked being a member of such a group there (but i am swiss). i would love to come to the next m...
  • sarahw - I can't believe I just found out about this. I will get the book and get reading ASAP. Hope to see you then.
  • kmacgregor - fantastic - looking forward to it!
  • streambug - I just moved here, and it's great to stumble upon a book club! I'll see you there...
RSVP'd No: 7
  • 5andra43 - I will be in the Uk for that one but would be very interested in going to the one after, just let me know what your reading etc. Sandra
  • Vodka! Vodka! - I will also be in UK but will join next one if you could confirm what you are reading next!
  • strollingby - would like to join but next month so please let me know the next book too
  • BHBT - Sorry Nanda, clashes with Talacker but sounds good!
  • DaveA - Until next time. Are the only readers signed up in this town female ? we want more male involvement !
  • argus - Too bad I'll be out of town. Please keep us informed which books y'all be reading next.
  • Lou - I can no longer make it. Please let me know when the next one is.
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Old 29.07.2008, 13:35
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Re: Bookclub meet in Zurich

Wow ... this is a better response than expected. Looking forward to seeing you all there

It would help if you could update your RSVP if you're not coming. We will ask for a good sized table at the place.

Looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow.

~ Nanda.
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Re: Bookclub meet in Zurich

Mmm your upcoming books list looks really interesting with the possible exception of: Flying with wings of wax by Eveline Hasler. “A woman in 19th century Switzerland who is allowed to train as a lawyer but in the end is not allowed to work in her profession and emigrates to America…”. Sounds like there's not much more to tell....

Anyhow event sounds good but unfortunately can't make it this week as can barely get back for the Talacker.

How are the books for discussion allocated week-on-week ?

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Old 29.07.2008, 13:55
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Hi Dave,

Evelyn Hassler is not in the upcoming books list, but on the list of books up for nomination.

The bookclub meets every month. Anyone can nominate a book and everyone gets to support it. Books with a decent number of support (or pitched well) gets picked. This is done at the meetings.

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Great stuff. Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend.Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.

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Old 30.07.2008, 13:24
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Re: Bookclub meet in Zurich

Just letting you guys know that the reservations been made under the name of "frei" and there are some showing up at 6:30.

I'll be there at 7:30. But there should be books on the table so it will be easy to spot us


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Hi,

I'm interested in joining you. When is your next meeting?

Cheers!
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Hi Dnela,

Details are constantly updated here. Hope to see you next week - aug 26

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Hi Dnela,

Details are constantly updated here. Hope to see you next week - aug 26

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Hi Nanda,

Cool thank you for the info. I'm on holiday for the aug 26 meeting but I will join on Sep 23. Let me know if I need to confirm on the site as well.

Cheers,

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Re: Bookclub meet in Zurich

There's no need to register. If you'd like to, you could send me your e-mail by PM and I'll add it to our notifications list so you'll receive any change notification - like if we decide to change the venue.

But it will be also updated on the site, so if you keep an eye on it, it should be fine.

See you in September and have a great holiday!

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There's no need to register. If you'd like to, you could send me your e-mail by PM and I'll add it to our notifications list so you'll receive any change notification - like if we decide to change the venue.

But it will be also updated on the site, so if you keep an eye on it, it should be fine.

See you in September and have a great holiday!

Hi Nanda,

I just tried sending you a PM but it seems your PM storage is full. I'll try again later.

Nela
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Re: Bookclub meet in Zurich

That's cause she is so popular.

I was thinking that this book club thing might be good for me too, cause I like to read and stuff.

Will look into it when I get back from holidays
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Awww .. Tash. I don't mind if you want to claim responsibility for bombarding my inbox to boost my popularity ratings


See you at the bookclub when you get back. The list of books are on there for up to November (True History of the Kelly Gang) to help you plan your holiday reading list
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Re: Bookclub meet in Zurich

I am interested in coming along on the 26th. Woul not have read the book by then, but would love to come along and check it out.
Could you book me in? Let me know if you need any details.
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Re: Bookclub meet in Zurich

No registerations required. Just turn up and look for the group of people with all the same books on the table. This month's book is Carpentaria and it's a thick greenish book. If you'd like my number, send me a pm.

Alternatively, if you wanted to, send me a pm with your e-mail address and we'll put you on our update list. This is more in case there are any last minute changes (which there shouldn't be). The website above does get updated, but in case you'd want the extra security, I could add you to the list. It also means you'll probably get some admin type e-mails from the group from time to time.

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Hello guys, I am a totally new member, but I would love to join you.
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Re: Bookclub meet in Zurich

Great Just come to our next bookclub meet:

What: The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger.

When: September 23, 19:30 @ Zentrum Karl der Grosse


But you don't have to have read the book to check us out. Again, the details and updates can be found on this link.

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Great Just come to our next bookclub meet:

What: The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger.

When: September 23, 19:30 @ Zentrum Karl der Grosse


But you don't have to have read the book to check us out. Again, the details and updates can be found on this link.

Cheers,
Nanda.
I'm new to Zurich and would love to join the book club and come along in September. I don't know much about this site yet. What, and how do I access it, is a PM?
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Hi JLou,

I'm not quite sure what you're trying to access here but I put the details of my bookclub on this site just for notification. We organise it ourselves.

For the bookclub, it's easy - just turn up It would be good if you get a chance to read the book, if not, just come by to our next meeting and say hi.

For details of the bookclub - please click on my previous post where I've given the link (it's in blue) to the bookclub details online. But even if you don't, the details of the next meeting - the book, location, time and venue have been given. So just come along.


Cheers,
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Re: Bookclub meet in Zurich

Hi Nanda,
Sorry. I thought a PM was another way of communicating-as you replied to a previous poster-"There's no need to register. If you'd like to, you could send me your e-mail by PM and I'll add it to our notifications list so you'll receive any change notification - like if we decide to change the venue."

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