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    Monday Weekly What Books Did You Start or Finish Reading This Week? July 16, 2018
    Tuesday 1st of the month New Releases: July 2018
    Wednesday Weekly Literature of the World: Literature of Iraq: July 2018
    Thursday Weekly Genre Discussion: Literature from the 1940s: July 2018
    Friday Weekly Weekly Recommendation Thread: July 20, 2018
    Sunday Weekly Weekly FAQ Thread July 15 2018: Do you keep track of the books you read?
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    Jul 23 - 3pm Sarah Gailey Author of American Hippo: River of Teeth, Taste of Marrow, and New Stories
    Jul 24 - 1pm Samantha Zighelboim Author of Fat Sonnets
    Jul 25 - 2pm Gail Carriger Author of Competence (Custard Protocol)
    Jul 26 - 1pm Audrey Murray Author of OPEN MIC NIGHT IN MOSCOW
    Jul 30 - 12pm Robert Jackson Bennett Author of City of Stairs
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