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“Tipping the Velvet” by Sarah Waters — LGBTQ Book Club Review

The latest book for our LGBTQ Book Club to review is Sarah Waters’ Tipping the Velvet. This award-winner was called one of the most important debut books of the 1900s and subsequently became a wildly successful BBC mini-series (also available … Continue reading

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Modern Classic Graphica: The Alchemist

I’m not one to seek out graphic novels. I don’t have something against them, they’re just not something I’m used to reading. Even as a kid, I never sought out comic books and I was “forced” to read my first … Continue reading

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Why Book Clubs are Awesome: Reflections Post-meeting on Tinkers by Paul Harding

Let me begin by mentioning that GPL hosts 11 book clubs each and every month – we have an ESL book club, a men’s book club, a cook book club, a 20-something book club and not to mention several regular … Continue reading

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NEW Men’s Book Club

Here at GPL we love reading – and we know our community does too, so we’ve launched yet another new book club: The Men’s Book Club. Join us the last Monday of each month 7-8pm (starting next week) at the … Continue reading

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More literature prize winners

Autumn is a great time of year for book lovers because all of the literary award winners are announced – this fall, many great books have received recognition and as a result get added to scads of people’s to-read lists! … Continue reading

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