An initiative of the Women’s National Book Association, October is National Reading Group Month! Celebrate the joy of shared reading, and if you don’t already belong to one, join or start a book group! (Book Group Buzz has a great list of Book Group Resources.)
Events will be held around the country, including a readers’ round-robin at Hotel 140 in Boston (140 Clarendon St.), Sat., Oct. 25; 2-5 p.m., with Joan Anderson (The Second Journey, Hyperion); Ann Harleman (The Year She Disappeared, Univ. of Texas Press); Jennifer Haigh (The Condition, HarperCollins); Judith Nies (The Girl I Left Behind, HarperCollins); Deborah Noyes (Angel and Apostle, Unbridled Books); and Gina Ogden (The Return of Desire, Trumpeter). Contact: Laurie Beckelman, email@example.com, or Katherine Dibble, firstname.lastname@example.org.