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In 2012, we had no idea that this lark of an idea would spark a global movement. The concept was simple: gather with fellow book lovers, enjoy the company of others without the pressure of conversation, and lose yourself in the pages of a good book. Today Silent Book Club has grown into a worldwide phenomenon, with mor
Many of the times that musicians step into the literary world, they are mining their memories on the road, through a tumultuous time or legendary part of their careers. There are a handful who release poetry, novels or advice on creativity and art, some as award-winning in their writing as in their music. If you are l
It was a shared love of books that inspired Mariely Vélez Pérez and Andrea Carolina Delgado Villarrubia to start a Silent Book Club in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. The two friends met at the University of Puerto Rico and became close friends.
Earlier this month, the host of NPR's Nerdette podcast, Greta Johnsen, dropped in on Silent Book Club at Dorothy, a lesbian bar in Chicago (previously featured in this great article). She and her producer interviewed the organizer, Charlie Schumann, and bar owner, Whitney LaMora, and chatted with attendees.