Prague Reading Group: July - August 2011

Reading Group in Prague:) When? Every other Wednesday at 7.30pm (see below for more information) Where? 'The Globe Bookstore & Cafe' (Pstrossova 6 - 110 00 Praha 1) Price? FREE! Membership? FREE! Books and Dates of Meetings? - 'Portnoy's Complaint' by Philip Roth (6th July) - 'Story of the Eye' by Georges Bataille (20th July) - 'Still Life with Woodpecker' by Tom Robbins (3rd August) - 'The White Tiger' by Aravind Adiga (17th August) - 'The Secret Scripture' by Sebastian Barry (31st August) Mailing List? More questions? If you'd like more information about the group, or would like to be added to the group's mailing list and kept informed about future meetings, please e-mail: How long? The reading group at 'The Globe' has now been running for over two years. Do I have to talk? No, not if you don't want to, though obviously you'll get more from the meetings if you do. Beers? After every meeting, the group always gathers for a drink at a bar somewhere to continue to chat. Attending the meetings is a great way of making friends in Prague, especially if you haven't been in the city long. Past books? 'The Castle' by Franz Kafka, 'Cat's Cradle' by Kurt Vonnegut, 'The Joke' by Milan Kundera, 'The Master and Margarita' by Mikhail Bulgakov, 'Kafka on the Shore' by Haruki Murakami, 'The Dispossessed' by Ursula Le Guin, 'City of Glass' by Paul Auster, 'Life of Pi' by Yann Martel, 'Atomised' by Michel Houllebecq, 'Closely Observed Trains' by Bohumil Hrabal, 'Different Seasons' by Stephen King, 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' by Stieg Larsson, 'Edition 69' by Vitezslav Nezval and Jindrich Styrsky, 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles' by Thomas Hardy, 'Ghost Story' by Peter Straub, 'Giovanni's Room' by James Baldwin, 'Female Chauvinist Pigs' by Ariel Levy, 'Behold the Man' by Michael Moorcock, 'The Moor's Last Sigh' by Salman Rushdie, 'Air' by Geoff Ryman, '100 Years of Solitude' by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 'Dr. Fischer of Geneva' by Graham Greene, 'Lolita' by Vladimir Nabakov, 'Steppenwolf' by Herman Hesse, 'How Not to Grow Up' by Richard Herring, 'A Minor Apocalypse' by Tadeusz Konwicki, 'A Clockwork Orange' by Anthony Burgess, 'Memoirs Found in A Bathtub' by Stanislaw Lem, 'I Served the King of England' by Bohumil Hrabal, 'Too Loud a Solitude' by Bohumil Hrabal, 'Steppenwolf' by Herman Hesse, 'A Minor Apocalypse' by Tadeusz Konwicki, 'A Confederacy of Dunces' by John Kennedy Toole, 'In the Lake of the Woods' by Tim O'Brien, 'Wyrd Sisters' by Terry Pratchett, 'The Seven Churches' by MiloŇ° Urban, 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr' Hyde' by Robert Louis Stevenson, 'Moravagine' by Blaise Cendrars, 'The Great Gatsby' by F. Scott Fitzgerald, 'Freedom' by Jonathan Franzen, 'The Talented Mr. Ripley' by Patricia Highsmith, 'The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories' by Anton Chekov, 'Palestine' by Joe Sacco, 'Empire of Illusion' by Chris Hedges, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' by Harper Lee, 'The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim' by Jonathan Coe, 'The Driver's Seat' by Muriel Spark, 'The God of Small Things' by Arundhati Roy

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