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Eat, Drink & Be Literary
We are mostly women with occasional participation by a few men. We rotate homes, books are suggested each month by the following month's host and decided by group vote. Food and drinks are often "themed" to the book, although up to the discretion and ambition of the host.
Interests: Biography, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction
Iowa Bibliophiles
A club for anyone interested in book collecting. Not a reading group per se, but members collect books in a wide range of subjects. Typical meetings attract 15-30 members, primarily adults. Guests welcome. The club is coordinated by Sid Huttner, David Schoonover, and Arthur Bonfield.
Interests: Biography, Children's and Young Adult Literature, Classics, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mysteries, Nonfiction, Political, Psychological, Religious, Romance, Science Fiction, Women's, Other.
Neighborhood Book Group
All women ages 30 to 60.
Interests: Biography, Classics, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mysteries, Nonfiction
Rainbow Reading Group
The Rainbow Reading Group provides LGBT people and friends an opportunity to meet and discuss books. Works range from serious non-fiction to humorous novels, all with LGBT themes. Men make up most participants, but all are welcome. The group also has a “no guilt” policy; if someone has not finished a book, the person can still join in.
Interests: Biography, Classics, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mysteries, Nonfiction, Political, Psychological, Religious, Romance, Science Fiction, Women’s
Thursday Afternoon Book Club (a University Club)
Meets third Thursday of the month at 12:30 p.m. at members' homes or a community location. All members must be members of The University Club; otherwise there are no restrictions. Two persons each month act as discussion leaders, with everyone participating. 
Interests: Classics, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction, Women's
University of Iowa Women's Book Group
All women ages 40 to 70. Two people share leadership each year and everyone reviews.
Interests: Biography, Classics, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mysteries, Nonfiction
Women's Book Group on Jewish Themes
Women varying in ages from 20s to 70s who like to read and talk about the books they read. All are welcome. Group is being revived so 'new' group can choose books, times, and discussion leaders.
Interests: Biography, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mysteries, Nonfiction, Political, Religious, Women's

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