Whether you belong to a book club or not, this is a great list of book recommendations and books that are fun to discuss. Her goal was to, unite those of us who like to blog about. Should you opt for the true story of a valiant trek across the pacific northwest, or the underrated, lesserknown classic. Im often asked for a list of the best blogs and websites focused on literary fiction and culture. Now called the bucket list book club its going to be a social media book club dedicated to tackling those epic. I thought id made some headway across the great sea of literature, but it turns out i can barely remember any details of those books classic or not ive already finished published. Read great literature how to read and enjoy the classics. Readers tend to gravitate towards novels, first, and poetry second. Aalbc the largest site dedicated to books by or about. This is a blog about great literature in the western tradition. The classic book club subscription box is for those who simply cant get enough of classic literature and love reading the wise words of authors such as charles dickens or oscar wilde. Top ten classics for book clubs by cheshire library, neighbor jul 16, 20 11. November is national blog posting month, so were celebrating with some of our favorite blogs for the. One of the more overlooked genres of classic literature or any literature, really is drama.
The classic literature book club seattle, wa meetup. But i am hesitant to announce too soon as i sometimes change my mind about what i want to read next based on how. Without further ado, check out scribendis updated list of the 20 best book blogs to follow in 2020. Selecting a book club book can seem as harrowing as the plot of a pageturner. No literary background is necessary and we definitely wont be talking in.
In the news free ebooks free kindle books the bookbub blog invite your friends help all authors all books. We are a group of dedicated classics readers who enjoy a book for the overall experience and dont take ourselves too seriously. Tackle the celebrated canon with the help of these book clubs and literary groups. If, like us, youre always on the lookout for more bookish fun, you might want to gather some of your most wellread friends together to try out one of these. The classics club was started on march 7, 2012 by a blogger who wanted to see more people posting about classics literature in the blogosphere. Set in the early 1920s, the book centers on augustine, a young. I have been a part of one or more book clubs for over 20 years, and i have learned a few things about what makes a book club successful and how to get your book club talking. Top ten classics for book clubs cheshire, ct patch. A novel before its time, harper lees pulitzerprize winner addresses issues of race, inequality and segregation with both levity and compassion. What you get here is one womans attempt to read whats worth reading and say something. So, you and your friends have come together to form a book club. Aalbc is the largest and most popular online bookstore dedicated to african american literature and black literature from around the world.
Book clubs exist all across the nation and range in size from a handful to several dozens. Each month the group chooses a new book that deals with themes of race, gender. Discover the best bookstore onlineshop over 6 million books and 4. Actress and activist emma watson runs our shared shelf, a feminist book club with over 100,000 members. Firecaptain beatty, in my novel fahrenheit 451, described how the books were burned first by the minorities, each ripping a page or a paragraph. Groups cover a variety of genres, from horror to classic fiction to mystery, science fiction, nonfiction just about everything. Their goal was to, unite those of us who like to blog about classic literature, as well as. These groups typically consist of female genders and meet up regularly to discuss each other. Do you have a classic work of literature youve been wanting to check off your bucket list.
The oldest is don quixote, from 1605, which i read as a child and. A book club for those of us who want to readreread all of the classics. Click the contest tab on our blog for details on how. The phantom of the opera, a christmas carol, persuasion, t. A beautiful mess january 01, 2014 we do have about 4 of the books planned already.
Great literature is a life raft especially under trying circumstances. When it comes to beautiful book blogs, yeldah yousfis literary and lifestyle. The book club blogger chatting about reading groups, chosen novels. Thirteen stylish book bloggers to follow the literary edit. In mondays book club 101 post, we talked about how a fabulous book club discussion starts with the right bookand it takes more than a great book to make a great book club novel to. Thank you to all who participated in our discussions. From first page to last is a colorful blog that spotlights books, authors, and. A novel with recipes by meera ekkanath klein homebound publications, november 17, 2014 266 pages. With an community book club on instagram where they share cosy. The classics i forgot to read book club in choosing our classics weve tried to select titles that had some visibility among readers, but were not necessarily included in the standard high school english. The very first thing in line would obviously be to find an apt and. Best book clubs for reading the classics havent read mobydick or ulysses. We just finished discussing dracula by bram stoker.
The most recent book on my list is tinker tailor soldier spy from 1974 and i am a bit worried that might be a little recent for the classic tag. Another winner will be selected at the end of december. Now its time to start reading the next book club pick for novemberdecember, a classic of childrens. A guide to keeping book clubs together when meeting in person isnt an option. A list of book club books wouldnt be complete without a little nod to the woman who put the book club back en vogue, and, for better or for worse, got everyone talking about literature at one.374 157 1399 1276 306 54 1557 853 753 1532 525 557 1361 874 783 643 1118 353 1403 246 536 741 1033 1637 1005 1486 954 309 196 417 992 887 801 901 1330 922 1027 773 401 77