Book Club Interviews: Archives

Interviews With Book Clubs

In addition to BookBrowse's ongoing book club research projects, from time to time, we inteview individual book groups so as to share their experiences with BookBrowse's wider community of readers.

Each interview has something to inspire whatever your book group interests, such as the books that a group have most enjoyed discussing (and the ones they didn't), ideas that you can borrow to freshen up your own group, or sometimes to provide a complete roadmap for starting a new book club.

If you feel that your book group has something unique to offer, and you would like to tell others about it, please contact us with brief details, and maybe we can feature you in the future.

Girls' Night In Book Club
Girls' Night In Book Club
The members of the Girls' Night In Book Club in the Washington DC area are an eclectic bunch of women with a shared love of books. They particularly enjoy talking directly with authors about their books - over Skype and in person.
June 2017
Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussions
Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussions
The participants in the Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussions at the Merrick Library, NY are a dedicated bunch - coming to meetings in snow and sleet and heat for great conversation and camaraderie.
February 2017
The Booknerds
The Booknerds
The Booknerds is a book club begun by the husband and wife team of Rohan and Neja Raj in Dehradun, India. They meet in cafes across the city but people all over the world can access them through technology.
November 2016
Me Time Book Club
Me Time Book Club
Me Time Book Club is a group of women from Tuscaloosa, AL. Their mission is to "relax minds and enhance souls through words in the form of books."
August 2016
Retired Old Willis Ladies (and Gents) ROWLS
Retired Old Willis Ladies (and Gents) ROWLS
ROWLS is a book club made up of retired teachers from Willis High School in Delaware, OH. They have up to 20 members - both men and women - and continue to grow the club as teachers retire.
May 2016
Writers As Readers (WaR)
Writers As Readers (WaR)
Writers As Readers is an offshoot of In Print, a professional writers’ organization, based in Rockford, IL. They currently have eleven active members, all women, between the ages of 48 and 78, and they are all at different stages of their writing careers.
April 2016
Book Talk II
Book Talk II
Book Talk II is a book group of the Northwest Valley branch of the American Association of University Women. It takes a unique approach by picking genres and categories each month within which each member can pick her own book to read.
January 2016
Kindred Spirits Book Club
Kindred Spirits Book Club
The Kindred Spirits Book Club like to mix it up, alternating genres, trying to guess whose biography each member has read based on clues, and reading paragraphs out loud that they find especially compelling.
December 2015
Cover Girls Book Club
Cover Girls Book Club
Cover Girls was established in August of 2006 in Indianapolis, Indiana and is made up of all women - mostly nurses and one homicide detective!
September 2015
Young Critics Book Club
Young Critics Book Club
In 2008, Kate McClelland of Perrot Memorial Library in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, joined us to discuss the library's "Young Critics" book clubs. In 2015 we checked in with the club to find that it continues to inspire generations of children.
August 2015

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