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Select two books on a similar theme, setting, time period etc. and arrange for half of the Book Club members to read one book and half to read the other OR read the two together and compare and contrast.
Books in Different Formats
Example: Read a graphic novel, like award winning Persepolis or Fun House, or listen to an audiobook and talk about the differences.
DVD Book Club NightPair a writer and film adaptaion of a work avilable at your library. Comsider classic and contemporarty works. Alternatively, go as a group and watch the movie or play based on a book. Recent screenings in Waterford include Perfume and adpatation of Northanger Abbey.
Pairings worth considering:
Book: Notes on a Scandal by Zoe Heller
Book: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Check the Library's DVD collection which specialises in World Cinema and literary adaptations for inspiration.
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