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Every month Brixton Book Group (http://brixtonbookgroup.com) meets, discusses what we've just read and chooses a book for next time - everyone gets to suggest…
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Hello everyone, we had a lively and packed discussion to talk about the impending doom of our one state country Essex Serpent where we talked about jolly penis metaphors, how old the tube is (although it was only called the tube after 1900 when the Central Line was opened and it was nicknamed the twopenny tube … The Sellout, Essex Serpent, Brixton, Metaphor, Doom, Penis, Hello Everyone, Jolly, Sarah
Strong and stable sellouts in their personal interest - Brixton Book Group
Hello everyone, we had a lively and packed discussion to talk about the impending doom of our one state country Essex Serpent where we talked about jolly penis metaphors, how old the tube is (although it was only called the tube after 1900 when the Central Line was opened and it was nicknamed the twopenny tube …
Happy new year! we had a packed book group where we chatted about nuclear winters, swingtime, gieger counters and memories. I think we managed to outnumber more or less everyone else in the Effra Social. We also recorded at least part of the meeting for the upcoming Brixton Book Group podcast (watch this space). I … Nuclear Winter, Watch This Space, Everyone Else, Winters, Parody, Happy New Year, Meeting, Podcasts
One Hundred Shadows - Brixton Book Group
Happy new year! we had a packed book group where we chatted about nuclear winters, swingtime, gieger counters and memories. I think we managed to outnumber more or less everyone else in the Effra Social. We also recorded at least part of the meeting for the upcoming Brixton Book Group podcast (watch this space). I …
We had a lively meeting talking about the importance of being nice to the artificial life form you’ve created after months of work and not going off to the pub and leaving him. Although whoever / whatever is in charge of the universe seems to have really dropped the ball in 2016 (Greetings if you’re … Life Form, Edd, Quiet, Universe, Doodles, Months
Shhh! Quiet - Brixton Book Group
We had a lively meeting talking about the importance of being nice to the artificial life form you’ve created after months of work and not going off to the pub and leaving him. Although whoever / whatever is in charge of the universe seems to have really dropped the ball in 2016 (Greetings if you’re …
Hello bookgroupers. We had a lively meeting where we chatted about The Sympathizer, Apocalypse now, war films and salty squid. After being relocated to make way for the film club (sorry I forgot to book because I’m useless) we picked Frankenstein by Mary Shelley for our next book. It was banned in South Africa and … Books, Group, Africa, Films, Banned, Film, War Film
Monsters - Brixton Book Group
Hello bookgroupers. We had a lively meeting where we chatted about The Sympathizer, Apocalypse now, war films and salty squid. After being relocated to make way for the film club (sorry I forgot to book because I’m useless) we picked Frankenstein by Mary Shelley for our next book. It was banned in South Africa and …
We had a lively discussion about Nothing To Envy, Real Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick. Given that everyone has recommended this book to at least 3 other people, I’m predicting an avalanche of sales and a netflix adaptation. Book for next time is the Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen runners up included The Vegetarian … Nothing To Envy, Life In North Korea, Turn Off, Predictions, Adaptations, Runners
Turn off your spellcheck we're reading the Sympathizer - Brixton Book Group
We had a lively discussion about Nothing To Envy, Real Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick. Given that everyone has recommended this book to at least 3 other people, I’m predicting an avalanche of sales and a netflix adaptation. Book for next time is the Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen runners up included The Vegetarian …
A long discussion about I Love DICK at last night’s meeting. So once we’ve… At Last, Our Love, Dick, Envy
We Love Chris - Brixton Book Group
A long discussion about I Love DICK at last night’s meeting. So once we’ve…
Since Summer has more or less arrived over the last couple of weeks, we’ve chosen the Brixton Book Group Summer 2016 Long Read. This is a monster tome which we read over the next few months, on the beach over the holidays and pick a special meeting at some point in the future to discuss. … Long Reads, Faber, Tome, Summer 2016, Discuss, Chosen
Summer 2016 Long Read - Brixton Book Group
Since Summer has more or less arrived over the last couple of weeks, we’ve chosen the Brixton Book Group Summer 2016 Long Read. This is a monster tome which we read over the next few months, on the beach over the holidays and pick a special meeting at some point in the future to discuss. …
For everyone who managed to navigate their way to the Barbican, we had an interesting discussion about the pros and cons of living in the High Rise, mass insanity and how rubbish chutes never work anyway. In the shadow of the brutalist towers we picked both our book for next time, and as a bonus … Barbican, Brutalist, Insanity, Towers, Bonus, High Rise, Shadow
Meeting in the way the Architect intended - Brixton Book Group
For everyone who managed to navigate their way to the Barbican, we had an interesting discussion about the pros and cons of living in the High Rise, mass insanity and how rubbish chutes never work anyway. In the shadow of the brutalist towers we picked both our book for next time, and as a bonus …
Hello all, we talked about the Bone clocks and joked about living in a post-Brexit post apocalyptic world like Holly. Oh how we laughed. But don’t worry, the book for next time is super. Book for next time is High Rise by JG Ballard. Runners up included Freedom to Exile, The Gap of Time, The … Ballard, Post Apocalyptic, Clocks, Holly, The Book, Gap
When all seems lost, Brixton Book Group is here for you (plus what we're reading this month) - Brixton Book Group
Hello all, we talked about the Bone clocks and joked about living in a post-Brexit post apocalyptic world like Holly. Oh how we laughed. But don’t worry, the book for next time is super. Book for next time is High Rise by JG Ballard. Runners up included Freedom to Exile, The Gap of Time, The …
We had a long discussion session of group therapy about Edith’s diary, daydreaming and being stuck in domestic hell. Cheerful book for next time is The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell cheerful runners up included A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson, Essays in Love by Alain de Bolton, A Fortunate Life by AB Facey, … David Mitchell, S Diary, Group Therapy, Daydream, Essay, Domestic
The Bone Clocks - Brixton Book Group
We had a long discussion session of group therapy about Edith’s diary, daydreaming and being stuck in domestic hell. Cheerful book for next time is The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell cheerful runners up included A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson, Essays in Love by Alain de Bolton, A Fortunate Life by AB Facey, …
Sadly if you google 'Sargasso Sea' a lot of rubbish comes up D Book, Sea, The Ocean, Ocean
Illusions are to the soul what atmosphere is to the earth - Brixton Book Group
Sadly if you google 'Sargasso Sea' a lot of rubbish comes up
We had a slightly less packed meeting to discuss the other worldly Third Policeman, the ending of Lost and why it’s always important to pay attention to what’s inside the box. Book for next time is A Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys which we’ll be talking about at the Effra Social on the 10th of … Eyre, Policeman, Pay Attention, Readers, Third
Reader, I married him (hope you do better than the first Mrs Rochester) - Brixton Book Group
We had a slightly less packed meeting to discuss the other worldly Third Policeman, the ending of Lost and why it’s always important to pay attention to what’s inside the box. Book for next time is A Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys which we’ll be talking about at the Effra Social on the 10th of …
Happy new year everyone! we more or less outnumbered everyone else in the Effra Social where we discussed (mostly) His Dark Materials, which I think most people enjoyed. Who needs God anyway? Book for next time is The Third Policeman by Flann O’Brien and we will be meeting on Thursday 11th of February in the … Happy New Year Everyone, His Dark Materials, Compass Tattoo, Thursday
The Third Policeman - Brixton Book Group
Happy new year everyone! we more or less outnumbered everyone else in the Effra Social where we discussed (mostly) His Dark Materials, which I think most people enjoyed. Who needs God anyway? Book for next time is The Third Policeman by Flann O’Brien and we will be meeting on Thursday 11th of February in the …
We had a very lively group (one of the biggest turn outs ever!) to discuss what we would do in the event of an apocalypse and also Station 11. Pete discovered that almost all of the people who can knit are also ‘handy with a shotgun’. For the record, the default Brixton Book Group plan … Reading, People, Apocalypse, Christmas And New Year, Discover
Christmas and new year read - Brixton Book Group
We had a very lively group (one of the biggest turn outs ever!) to discuss what we would do in the event of an apocalypse and also Station 11. Pete discovered that almost all of the people who can knit are also ‘handy with a shotgun’. For the record, the default Brixton Book Group plan …
After successfully predicting the outcome of the 2015 Man Booker Prize (Culture show, take note!) we had a good discussion about our inner patois voice, Jamaica and the singer also known as Bob Marley. Book for next time is the cheery post-apocalyptic story Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel. Which looks very good indeed. Runners … Emily St John Mandel, Station Eleven, Bob Marley, Cheery, Jamaica
Station 11 - Brixton Book Group
After successfully predicting the outcome of the 2015 Man Booker Prize (Culture show, take note!) we had a good discussion about our inner patois voice, Jamaica and the singer also known as Bob Marley. Book for next time is the cheery post-apocalyptic story Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel. Which looks very good indeed. Runners …