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American Gods at Alumni

Central Book Club Too will catch the tail end of Alumni’s happy hour this Wednesday, October 12, 6:30 p.m., for our discussion of Neil Gaiman’s great American Gods. Place a hold here, or pick up a copy anytime in Center for the Reader. (In case … Continue reading

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Bonk at The Crack Fox

Happy hour from 4-8? Yes, please! Central Book Club Too will meet over cocktails at The Crack Fox Wednesday, September 14, 6:30 p.m., for our discussion of Mary Roach’s Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex. Place a hold here, or pick … Continue reading

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B&N’s New Business Model

We all know Barnes & Noble, one of our last-standing big-box book stores, isn’t doing so hot. What we didn’t know until recently is that B&N big shots are hoping to combat imminent closure with — believe it or not — alcohol! … Continue reading

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CBCToo Reads Wallace

Sit back, watch some fireworks, and partake of a little A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again. Central Library’s book group for 20- to 30-somethings, Central Book Club Too, meets to discuss David Foster Wallace’s essay collection on Monday, … Continue reading

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CBCToo to Talk The Marriage Plot

Get ready for Central Book Club Too’s May meeting — pick up your copy of Jeffrey Eugenides’ The Marriage Plot and meet us Monday, 5/9, at Black Thorn Pub & Pizza (apparently something of a St. Louis legend; 3735 Wyoming … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars: CBCToo Meets for Margs on 3/14

In two weeks’ time, Central Book Club Too will rendevouz at Rosalita’s Cantina (1235 Washington) at 6:30 to discuss Richard Siken’s War of the Foxes. If you’ve read his 2005 hit Crush, you’ll understand our excitement. A snippet from “The Language of the Birds” for you: To be a … Continue reading

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Oysters and U’Ivuans

Join Central Book Club Too tonight, 6:30 p.m., at the Broadway Oyster Bar (736 S. Broadway) in our discussion of The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara. For our March meeting (location to be determined), we’ll be onto Richard Siken’s latest … Continue reading

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Central Book Club Too’s February Pick: The People in the Trees

Tonight, Central Book Club Too meets downtown at Hair of the Dog to discuss Kiese Laymon’s book of essays on race and coming of age, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America. It’s a slim book (a mere 146 pages), … Continue reading

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CBCToo December Discussion: Half of a Yellow Sun

Center for the Reader’s book club for the 20s and 30s set will meet at 6:30 on Monday, December 14, at Hair of the Dog (1212 Washington Ave.). Up for discussion: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun. (Yes. The very … Continue reading

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Young Readers, Rejoice! We Bring You: 5 Under 35 + CBCToo

Last week, BuzzFeed Books announced the National Book Foundation’s 10th annual 5 Under 35, chosen this year by previous honorees (click each card for details):     In a similar vein, this week, Center for the Reader is proud to announce the revival … Continue reading

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