Definitions for book club
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word book club
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an organization that sells books to its subscribers, usu. through the mail and often at a discount.
Origin of book club:
A group of people who meet to discuss the books they have been reading.
A commercial organization offering subscribers a selection of books from a catalogue.
Book discussion club
A book discussion club is a group of people who meet to discuss a book or books that they have read and express their opinions, likes, dislikes, etc. It is more often called simply a book club, a term that is also used to describe a book sales club, which can cause confusion. Other frequently used terms to describe a book discussion club include reading group, book group, and book discussion group. Book discussion clubs may meet in private homes, libraries, bookstores, online forums, pubs, and in cafes or restaurants over meals or drinks. A practice also associated with book discussion, common reading program or common read, involves institutions encouraging their members to discuss select books in group settings; common reading programs are largely associated with educational institutions encouraging their students to hold book discussion meetings.
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