Originally posted on BookPeople's Blog:

Post By: Brian C.

The Voyage Out Book Group meets the last Sunday of every month to discuss a novel. We read in three to four month cycles based largely on geographic proximity. We’ve built regional cycles around Texas, Japan, India, The Balkans, Africa, etc. The group has been meeting for three and a half years, and is open to everyone, so please feel free to come by.

Most of us are pretty cowardly when it comes to the books we read. We pick our books based, largely, on recommendations, reviews, buzz, or blurbs. We don’t often look at something unknown and give it a shot. We don’t take bold literary chances. We kind of hedge our bets. That’s ok. I understand. I’m the same way.

This cowardly book reading is why when The Voyage Out chose the four books for its Canadian Quartet names like Munro and Atwood consistently…

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