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julia-flynn-siler's picture
There are conventions for everyone: dog lovers, tattoo artists, people who trade sports memorabilia, barristas, and hairdressers. They all have their annual gatherings to swap tales, make friends, and do business. So why shouldn’t book groups have theirs? For the third year, an estimated 1,700...
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This past weekend was the third Book Group Expo in San Jose.  Mom and I have gone each year, her treat; these are easily the highlight of our reading year.  The Expo is Saturday and Sunday; you can choose to go both days or just one or the other.  The set-up is of Literary Salons, with three to...
frances-l-dinkelspiel's picture
  I spent much of the weekend at Book Group Expo in San Jose. It was a fabulous gathering of authors and readers and a great way to get insight on the creative process.  This is the third meeting of Book Group Expo, which is the mastermind of Anne Kent, Kathi Kamen Goldmark, and Suzanne Pari...
julia-flynn-siler's picture
If there is a modern American equivalent to the French salons of the 17th and 18th centuries, it may be found in the thousands of book groups that gather regularly across the nation in living rooms, public libraries, and local coffee houses to discuss literature and ideas – often passionately, and...
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