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MissMelbourne
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09.02.2011 19:00 to 21:00
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City/Town: Basel
Event Type: Coffee/Chat
Meeting Point: All Bar One, Steinenvorstadt 37

2011 is underway, and we've already got our books sorted until September, how organised are we!!

Here are all the books we selected on Monday, it looks like a good mix; 1 non fiction, 2 fiction, 2 biographies, and 1 fiction/biography (just ask Oprah!)

February: The Hiding Place by Trezza Azzopard
March: A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
April: The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas
May: The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
June: Black Mamba Boy by Nadita Mohamed
July: Escape by Carolyn Jessop
August: SUMMER BREAK (you'll need this extra time to read the next one!)
September: Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts


As always, all newcomers are welcome, just RSVP here, or drop me a private message if you have any questions.

Have a great start to the new year and we'll see you in February!
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Re: Basel Book Club

Unfortunately I won't be able to make it this month; we've got a family birthday and attendance is apparently not optional! Such a bummer, was really looking forward to a glass of wine and a chat.

Have a great time though, and if someone drops me a msg with the agreed date for March I'll be happy to post it!
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Hi all, would really love to join in your Book Club if I may, but I have not read these books except for the one in March, I hope I will see you then!

Cheers people!
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Hi Vagabond - you'll be welcome. it's not absolutely mandatory that you've read the book to come along - often the chat leads in and out of alleyways that might only slightly be related to the book :-)
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