book club


Definition of book club

1 : an organization that ships selected books to members usually on a regular schedule and often at discount prices
2 : a group of people who meet regularly to discuss books they are reading

Examples of book club in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hyland has virtual happy hours, a book club, a 15-minute morning stretch, and even a talent show. Cliff Pinckard, cleveland, "Positive employee culture is a key to success: Tips from Top Workplaces 2020," 28 June 2020 Plummer Chair Hammock is perfect for setting up on patios, porches, or even indoors on a C-frame, this design encourages you to lounge with your latest book club read or simply kick back to relax and while away the hours. Mark Heim |, al, "July 4th deals: Wayfair offers up to 70% sales on outdoor, kitchen, bath, bedding, furniture & more," 26 June 2020 Chicago’s Noname has been on a mission of self-education and community awareness; her progressive book club launched last summer. Raisa Bruner, Time, "The Best New Songs of June 2020, from Run the Jewels to Beyoncé," 23 June 2020 Noname also runs a monthly book club featuring readings on radical politics and the effects of racial capitalism on the black community. Jennifer Wilson, The New Republic, "The Many Sounds of Black Lives Matter," 23 June 2020 The rapper has even started an online book club for people interested in reading literature focused on uplifting Black culture. Ineye Komonibo,, "J. Cole’s New Song Sparks A Discussion About Solidarity In The Black Community," 18 June 2020 Oprah Winfrey is taking fans on a trip to '60s Brooklyn with her latest book club pick: Deacon King Kong, by James McBride. Christian Holub,, "Oprah's new book club pick is Deacon King Kong, by James McBride," 16 June 2020 Kim Davison, who recently graduated from the University of Utah, said her chapter also dropped requirements for members and pivoted to team-bonding activities including a virtual book club and Wine Wednesdays for those who were of drinking age. Kerry Flynn, CNN, "College life will never be the same. This media company is documenting the change," 9 June 2020 For adults, online book club meetings and computer classes are offered. Matt Wake |, al, "How local libraries turned the page during a pandemic," 9 June 2020

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First Known Use of book club

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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3 Jul 2020

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“Book club.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of book club

: an organization that sells books to its members at low prices
: a group of people who meet to talk about the books that they are reading

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