genre X is a twenties and thirties book discussion facilitated by the Oak Park Public Library. The group meets every fourth Tuesday at 8 pm and is now touring area bars and restaurants, discussing great books over food & drinks. Visit the Events page for upcoming titles and locations.
Check out the genre X GoodReads group where you can check out current and past genre X titles, connect with other readers, and receive updates for our monthly meetings and special events.
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Jennifer’s daughter Mabel thinks her mom reads a lot and that her time would be better spent taking her to the local KFC. But Jennifer is a true professional as a member of our crack marketing team, and brings a practiced eye to judging good books to read. She is an avid Pinsterer, and when she’s not reading the next genre X read, she’s making kolaczki just like her grandma used to.
We asked Charlotte, Rebecca’s niece, to write this bio, but she just smeared some mashed carrots across the page. Rebecca is an avid reader, who when not reading books is talking about them. There is one thing that keeps Rebecca from reading fiction, and that is baking, because baking is non-fiction, and delicious. If you’re on your best behavior, she might bring you a cupcake.
Alex, aka “A-Rod”, is the latest addition to the GX team. In her spare time she is a rapid-fire knitter (not crochet—that is totally different!) She knits adorable little Angry Birds that delight and amaze. Alex is fond of nonfiction; dictionaries and road atlases are a favorite read of hers. She loves both good TV, like Cake Boss and bad TV, like Downton Abbey.
Editor bios by Oak Park Public Library’s official staff birder, phrase master, donut provider, and sometime Queen Bee, Edward M. O’Brien. Thanks EOB.
Brandon is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who, thanks to genre X has mastered the art of button making. Ernest Hemingway played no part in his decision to intern at Oak Park. Nope. None at all. He enjoys fiction, comic books, punk rock, and growing things to eat.
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