Saturday, August 2, 2008

Madras Book Club News

The Madras Book Club has been meeting for the longest time. As a book club their main activity is holding talks and readings by visiting authors, and sponsoring talks on the occasion of book releases, and so on. About 200 or so attend their meetings on average, which are held at the Connemara Hotel, Anna Salai (Mount Road), the Binny Room. Attendance at the Madras Book Club events is open to Kochi Reading Group members on a reciprocal basis. Our events will be circulated to their members also.

If any of our members happen to visit Chennai, they can attend. The next two scheduled events of the Madras Book Club are:

1st August - 6.30 p.m. - Discussion on The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction - discussion by Sadanand Menon and Pritam Chakravarty

17th August - 10.30 a.m. - Madras Week celebration (369th birthday of Madras) - release of a new book on Chennai Heritage Homes, sponsored by Sanmar Group.

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