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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2007 11:28 am    Post subject: Vegan Book Club 2012-2006 Schedules Reply with quote

We are the Bay Area Vegetarians Vegan Book Club, the first/original book club of Bay Area Vegetarians. We started meeting in January of 2006 and our plan is to meet 8 times a year to discuss books (mostly novels and occasionally interesting nonfiction or other types of books) over a vegan meal or snack. Our plan is to meet on Sundays, usually for an early dinner at 5:00.

We're currently a full group, but if you have interest in a specifc meeting, we will put you on a waiting list for that meeting in the event of cancellations or people leaving the group.

Our group section name is:
Vegan Book Club

2012 schedule:

01/22: A Guide to the Birds of East Africa
at 1:00 at Gracias Madre in San Francisco

3/11: The Invisible Bridge
at 1:00 at Shangri-La in San Francisco

4/15: Assassination Vacation

6/10: Persuasion
at 5:00 at Thai Idea in San Francisco

7/15: Pushing the Bear

9/16: A Prayer for Owen Meany

10/21:

12/2:

Our 2011 schedule for books discussed & meeting places:

1. January 23 at 1:00 at Shangri-La in San Francisco
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

2. March 20 at 5:00 at Loving Hut on Irving in San Francisco
Midnight's Children

3. April 17 at 2:00 at Udupi Palace on Valencia in San Francisco
Moloka'i

4. June 26 at 5:00 at Source in San Francisco
The Help

5. July 31 at 5:00 at Source in San Francisco
City of Thieves

6. September 18 at 1:00 at Café Gratitude in San Francisco
Jellicoe Road

7. October 16 at 1:00 at Gracias Madre in San Franciso
Spook

8. December 4 at 1:00 at Thai Idea in San Francisco
Little Bee

Our 2010 schedule for books discussed & meeting places:

1. January 17 at 3:00 at Shangri-La in San Francisco
Three Cups of Tea

2. March 21 at Gracias Madre in San Francisco
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

3. April 25 at 3:00 at Herbivore Divisadero in San Francisco
The Girl on the Fridge: Stories

4. July 18 at 5:00 at Enjoy Vegetarian in San Francisco
Cutting for Stone

5. August 15 at 3:00 at Udupi Palace on Valencia in San Francisco
The Hunger Games

6. September 12 at 3:00 at Herbivore on Divisadero in San Francisco
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

7. November 7 at 3:00 at Gracias Madre in San Francisco
Secret Son

8. December 5
Shadow of the Wind



Our 2009 schedule for books discussed & meeting places:

1. Sunday, January 11
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
at Shangri-La at 5:00

2. Sunday, March 15
The Hummingbird's Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea
at Millennium at 5:30

3. Sunday, April 19
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
at Café Gratitude on 9th Ave at 3:00

4. Sunday, June 14
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
at Café Gratitude on 9th Ave. at 11:00 (this location's last day)

5. Sunday, July 19
Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins
at The Loving Hut in San Francisco at 3:30

6. Sunday, September 20
People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
at Cha-Ya on 9th Ave. in San Francisco at 5:30

7. Sunday, October 18
The China Study by T. Colin Campbell
at Udupi Palace on Valencia Stree in San Frnaicsco

8. Sunday, December 4
Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
at Golden Era on O'Farrell in San Francisco at 5:00


Our 2008 schedule for books discussed & meeting places:

1. Sunday, January 20:
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
at 5:00 at Shangri-La in San Francisco

- no meeting in February -

2. Sunday. March 16:
Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
at 5:00 at Enjoy Vegetarian in San Francisco

3. Sunday, April 20:
What is the What? by Dave Eggers
at 5:00 at Cafe Gratitude on 9th Ave. in San Francisco

- no meeting in May -

4. Sunday, June 22:
Replay by Ken Grimwood
at 5:00 at Golden Era in San Francisco

5. Sunday, July 20:
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
at 5:00 at a member's house in San Francisco

- no meeting in August -

6. Sunday, September 21:
The Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani
at 5:00 at New World Vegetarian-New World Vegan in Oakland
--- with the author of the book: Anita Amirrezvani ---

- no meeting in October -

7. Sunday, November 2:
A Thread of Grace by Mary Doria Russell
at 5:00 at Udupi Palcace on Valencia Street in San Francisco

8. Sunday, December 7:
Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
at 5:00 at Enjoy Vegetarian in San Francisco

FYI: Our 2007 schedule for books discussed & meeting places:

Sunday, January 21:
The Rent Tent by Anita Diament (a novel)
at Café Gratitude on 9th Avenue in San Francisco at 2:30

Sunday. March 25:
The Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich
at Café Gratitude on 9th Avenue in San Francisco at 3:00

Sunday, April 22:
Palace Walk by Naquib Mahfouz
at New Ganges on Frederick Street in San Francisco at 12:00

Sunday, June 24:
Behind The Scenes At The Museum by Kate Atkinson
at Lucky Creation in San Francisco at 12:00

Sunday, July 22:
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
at Layonna in San Francisco at 5:00

Sunday, September 23:
Star of The Sea by Joseph O' Connor
at Herbivore on Divisadero in San Francisco at 5:00

Sunday, October 28:
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman
in San Francisco at 5:00
at Cafe Gratitude on 9th Ave. in San Francisco at 5:00

Sunday, December 2:
The Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle
in San Francisco at 5:00
at 5:00 at Herbivore on Valencia in San Francisco

FYI: Our 2006 books discussed & meeting places:

Sunday, January 22:
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (a novel)
at 5:00 at Shangri-La in San Francisco

Sunday, March 26:
Middlesex: A Novel by Jeffrey Eugenides (a novel)
at 5:00 at Golden Era on O'Farrell in San Francisco

Sunday, April 23:
The Time Travelers' Wife by Audrey Niffenegger (a novel)
at a special time: 4:00 at Bay Leaf Café in Palo Alto

Sunday, June 18 (3rd Sunday of the month):
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon (a novel)
at 5:00 at Cafe Gratitude 9th Avenue in San Francisco

Sunday, July 23:
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult (a novel)
at 5:00 at Cha-Ya on Valencia in San Francisco

Sunday, September 24:
Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks (a novel)
at 4:00 at Maggie Mudd on Cortland in San Francisco

Sunday, November, 12
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd (a novel)
at 5:00 at Herbivore on Valencia in San Francisco

Sunday, December 10
Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi (a memoir)
at 2:30 at Bok Choy Garden in San Francisco

So, if you love to read and enjoy eating vegan food, and would like to be part of an interesting and supportive group of people, consider forming a Bay Area Vegetarians book club branch of your own, or get on a wait list for one of our meetings.

If you have questions, you can check out the website www.bayareaveg.org/forum/ and go to the book club link, or you can check out the Bay Area Vegetarians calendar and from there RSVP.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 03, 2007 12:19 am    Post subject: bump: Vegan Book Club 2008 schedule-past meetings 2006-2007 Reply with quote

The Vegan Book Club has has 16 meetings, 8 in 2006 & 8 in 2007. We're about to start our third year, planning 8 meetings for 2008.

The Vegan Book Club group is full. To start your own section of the BAVeg Book Club, please see this post:

http://www.bayareaveg.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=866

Thank you very much.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2008 7:08 pm    Post subject: bump - schedule information in post above Reply with quote

our schedule changes/all schedule information in post above
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 07, 2008 7:55 pm    Post subject: at end of 2008 we've had 3 years of meetings Reply with quote

We've now had 3 years of regular meetings as the Vegan Book Club. We've read 8 books a year for a total of 24 books.
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