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book club

n.
1. An organization that makes books available to members for purchase at a discount.
2. A group of readers who meet periodically to discuss assigned books.

book club

n
(Journalism & Publishing) a club that sells books at low prices to members, usually by mail order, esp on condition that they buy a minimum number

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n.
an organization that sells books to its subscribers, usu. through the mail and often at a discount.
[1785–95]
Translations

book club

nclub m inv del libro
References in classic literature ?
Did Lucy intend to be present at the meeting of the Book Club next week?
To address this problem, NBF had taken initiative to launch a series of innovative projects including the formation of Village Book Clubs, City Book Clubs, Children's Book Clubs, Prisoners' Free Minds Book Clubs, Senior Citizens Book Clubs, Travellers' Book Clubs (Books on Wheels), Flying Book Clubs and Hospital Book Clubs.
The Richard & Judy Book Club selects eight titles, that are mainly written by new and emerging authors, three times each year for the Spring, Summer and Autumn Book Clubs.
NBF is also running a number of schemes for book promotion and encouraging reading habit among masses which included Book Clubs, Book Ambassadors, Donation of Pakistani Books Abroad, Promotion of Children Literature, Books for Children and Neo-literates, Braille Press.
CLINTON - As part of the Title III/ELL grant, Clinton Public Schools formed two book clubs, one for teachers in grades 7 to 12 and one for teachers in kindergarten through grade 6.
All over the country and in Sarasota, book clubs are mushrooming.
Most book clubs snag new members with great offers - several books for free or a nominal amount, plus a gift.
Though many newspapers have found success, reader interest, and good publicity from book clubs, others -- such as The Hartford (Conn.) Courant and The Plain Dealer in Cleveland -- have dropped their book- reading groups for reasons ranging from low reader interest to cost- cutting needs.
My friends and I have been part of a book club for a couple years, and your article on book clubs ["Book Bash," A/M '01] has some great new ideas.
According to Rickard Ekstrom, who is the marketing director for the Bonnier publishing company with eight book clubs, the calculations are different for book clubs and the VAT reduction is harder to make.
"Book clubs are the perfect vehicle for this because they build lifetime learning skills and a thirst for knowledge.