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March 2016 Book Discussions > March Group Read: Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk

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message 1: by Ayunda (new)

Ayunda (ayundabs) After nominations and polls, the group read has finally been determined! On March we will be reading Fight Club. Hope you all read along with us and share your thoughts while reading the book in this discussion!


message 2: by Jodi (new)

Jodi | 130 comments Mod
Im excited. I love Palahniuk.


message 3: by Ayunda (new)

Ayunda (ayundabs) Has anyone started reading yet?
Have you read the book yet, Jodi?


message 4: by Jodi (last edited Feb 24, 2016 08:32AM) (new)

Jodi | 130 comments Mod
I havent read Fight Club, but i read Ghosts.. If you want to sample this author, call out a short story " Guts" on google. This guy is a,fabulous writer.....


message 5: by Jodi (new)

Jodi | 130 comments Mod
Ready to dive into Fight Club! Palahnuik is a great writer. Oh, correction: the Palahnuik book I read is entitled "Haunted" -- not "Ghosts"
Nevertheless, I highly reccomend "Guts".... You can google it. It's only a few pages.


message 6: by Jodi (new)

Jodi | 130 comments Mod
So far, the book is very masculine, highly nihilistic. Its simultaneously hilarious and scary-- utterly original.
Im digging it.


message 7: by Ayunda (new)

Ayunda (ayundabs) Sorry I haven't been a very active moderator guys! Is anyone else reading the book? I haven't started the book yet but I have watched the movie and I love it!
What are your thoughts on the writing style, Jodi? How is it both hilarious and scary?


message 8: by Jodi (new)

Jodi | 130 comments Mod
Its a brutal, honest, efficient, and direct. I like it.


message 9: by Sara (new)

Sara | 91 comments I haven't really been able to read anything lately, but I'm starting my spring break vacation today so hopefully I'll have more time to read and start this book.


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