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Dec 8, 2008, 12:50am Top

Although I have never attended a Gapers Block book club, they look like a fantastic book club to join. They've been meeting since 2005.

From their webpage at: http://gapersblock.com/bookclub/

About GB Book Club

The Gapers Block Book Club is a reading group dedicated to reading fiction by Chicago area authors and nonfiction works about our city. We read a new book every month, and new members are always welcome.

In Person
The book club meets on the second Monday of the month at The Book Cellar bookstore in Lincoln Square.

Here's their 2009 book list:

January 12
A Raisin in the Sun
by Lorraine Hansberry

February 9
A River Runs Through It
by Norman Maclean

March 9
The Book of Ralph
by John McNally

April 13
Then We Came to the End
by Joshua Ferris

May 11
by Nella Larsen

June 8
Cat's Cradle
by Kurt Vonnegut

July 13
Every Crooked Pot
by Renee Rosen

August 10
La Perdida
by Jessica Abel

September 14
The Echo Maker
by Richard Powers

October 12
Lords of the Levee
by Herman Kogan and Lloyd Wendt

November 9
Travel Writing
by Peter Ferry

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