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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.

Book Swap Book Club
Book Swap Book Club
Judy Mathwin joins us to talk about her Book Swap book club. Instead of the traditional one-book discussion, members share and swap favorite books over potluck salads.
April 2009
Daughters of Abraham Book Club
Daughters of Abraham Book Club
Anne Minton joins us to talk about The Daughters of Abraham book clubs made up of Jewish, Christian and Muslim women who want to deepen their knowledge of their own and one another's faiths through reading fiction and nonfiction together.
February 2009
SoCal Book Babes
SoCal Book Babes
Connie Byrnes joins us to talk about the book club she founded four years ago in Southern California - the SoCal Book Babes.
January 2009
Nights at the Round Table Book Club
Nights at the Round Table Book Club
Erica Schwartz joins us to chat about her 17-year-old Manhattan-based book club, "The Nights at the Round Table."
November 2008
Springfield Borders Fiction Group
Springfield Borders Fiction Group
Lynda East joins us to chat about her book club that has been meeting in a Borders bookstore in Springfield, Pennsylvania since the late 1980s.
July 2008
Read and Feed Tome-Head Society of Troy, Illinois
Read and Feed Tome-Head Society of Troy, Illinois
Karen LeClerc joins us to chat about her book club, the Read and Feed Tome-Head Society of Troy, Illinois, which enjoys a very relaxed book club atmosphere, picking their books just one month ahead and happily going off topic to discuss issues of importance.
June 2008
Literary Goddesses Book Club
Literary Goddesses Book Club
Carol Peters, founding member of the Literary Goddesses of Mendham, joins us to discuss her book club, that met through the local library and enjoys a wide range of books and activities together.
May 2008
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

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