Book Club Interviews: Archives

Interviews With Book Clubs

BookBrowse is a thriving and growing community of booklovers. Each week BookBrowse receives hundreds of book reviews, feedback messages, ideas and other information from its visitors.

Out of this feedback came the opportunity - and idea - to further encourage and support this community by publishing interviews with book club. These interviews are packed with useful information, insights - and are just plain fun to read!

Below is our historical archive. We hope you enjoy these Q&As with these fascinating booklovers - just like you!

Book Group Expo
Book Group Expo
BookBrowse chats with Ann Kent, founder of book group expo, an event now entering its third year that brings 1500 book club members together for a weekend of books, authors, conversation, wine and chocolate!
March 2008
Wine Not Read Book Club
Wine Not Read Book Club
Judy Gareis, BookBrowse member and member of the "Wine Not Read" book club of Indianapolis, IN joins us to chat about how their group has developed a cohesive group that values both their book discussion and their social time after only one year together.
February 2008
Books on the Square Book Club
Books on the Square Book Club
This month Jamie Malley of the Allen County Public Library in Scottsville, Kentucky joins us to talk about the challenges and joys of running a library-sponsored bookclub.
January 2008
Thoreau Health Club Book Club
Thoreau Health Club Book Club
This month, Dottie MacKeen, leader of a book club sponsored by the Thoreau Health Club of Concord, MA, shares with us the tips and tricks that keep this 50-member group happily reading, and exercising, together!
November 2007
ELCAN Book Club
ELCAN Book Club
This month, Mary of the ELCAN book club shares with us the logistical challenges and many benefits of a corporate book club.
September 2007
Tortoises & Hares Book Club
Tortoises & Hares Book Club
This month, Melissa Hunt joins us to chat about her book club, the "Tortoises and the Hares" - an interstate, multi-generational club who've found a novel way to keep both slow and fast readers happy in the same group!
July 2007
Novel Ideas Book Club
Novel Ideas Book Club
Meet the Novel Ideas book club of Chicago, who take food as seriously as discussion, combining good literature with ethnic dining. Discover the books they've enjoyed, and the ones they haven't; and the types of restaurants that have proved conducive to discussion and those that haven't!
June 2007
Secret Bookers Book Club
Secret Bookers Book Club
Meet The Secret Bookers, a three-generational book club who've discovered that good food and good conversation, plus occasional telephone chats with authors, makes for a winning formula that's kept their book club fresh for more than 4 years!
April 2007
Judy Krueger and her 4 Bookclubs
Judy Krueger and her 4 Bookclubs
This month we feature four book clubs, linked because one avid reader, and BookBrowse subscriber, Judy Krueger is a member of all four! If you’ve ever wondered what sort of book club would be right for you, you’ll find much of interest in this month’s interview.
March 2007
Bookaholics Book Club
Bookaholics Book Club
Looking for Inspiration and Ideas for Your Book Club? Jane Haase, founder of the "Bookaholics" of Kentucky, shares a wealth of ideas on how to keep a book club fresh month after month
January 2007
Would you be interested in being interviewed for this feature? If so, please contact us with brief details about your club. It is very helpful if you include both a contact email and a telephone number.

Advice Main Page  |  Starting a Book Club  |  The First Meeting
Leading Meetings  |  Difficult Meetings  |  Choosing Books  |  Inviting Authors
DIY Reading Guides  |  Book Club Games

Reading Guides  |  Themed Reading Lists  |  Online Discussions  |  Blog  |  White Paper

Editor's Choice

  • Book Jacket: Rust & Stardust
    Rust & Stardust
    by T Greenwood
    Highly readable and tightly plotted, T. Greenwood's Rust and Stardust achieves the perfect ...
  • Book Jacket: American Prison
    American Prison
    by Shane Bauer
    After spending over two years in Iran's notorious Evin Prison for supposedly crossing the country's ...
  • Book Jacket: Small Fry
    Small Fry
    by Lisa Brennan-Jobs
    Small Fry is the debut memoir from Lisa Brennan-Jobs, long-time journalist and writer, and oldest ...
  • Book Jacket: The Winter Soldier
    The Winter Soldier
    by Daniel Mason
    Imagine the thousands of confounding cases doctors face routinely for which diagnoses are hard to ...

Book Discussion
Book Jacket
The Winter Soldier by Daniel Mason

A story of war and medicine, of family, of finding love in the sweeping tides of history, and of the mistakes we make.

About the book
Join the discussion!

Readers Recommend

  • Book Jacket

    Sold on a Monday
    by Kristina McMorris

    An unforgettable novel inspired by a stunning piece of history.
    Reader Reviews

Win this book!
Win The Clockmaker's Daughter

The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton

A rich, spellbinding new novel from the author of The Lake House. On sale Oct 9.

Enter

Word Play

Solve this clue:

T Turn T S

and be entered to win..

Books that     
entertain,
     engage

 & enlighten

Visitors can view some of BookBrowse for free. Full access is for members only.

Join Today!

Your guide toexceptional          books

BookBrowse seeks out and recommends books that we believe to be best in class. Books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, that will expand your mind and challenge you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.