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The Big Ideas Book Club

The Big Ideas Book club was formed to explore books that are built around big ideas or themes, specifically where there may be a science element to it. As organisers and members of the club, we're very interested in learning about the world and believe...

Jan & Feb events

Big Ideas Book ClubWednesday, January 29, 2014 6:30 PM to 8:00 PMThe Circle by Dave Eggers  Meet up to discuss the latest book by Dave Eggers. ===================================== Book Launch: The Squid, the Vibrio & the Moon Saturday, February 1, 2014  4:30 PM to 6:00 PMTo RSVP call 9662 2062 ===================================== Big...

May Bookclub

Animal Wise - The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures by Virginia Morell Wednesday, May 29, 2013 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM RSVP events at embiggenbooks dot com or 9662 2062 Did you know that dolphins are self-aware, rats love to be tickled, chimps grieve,...

April Bookclub: Transition by Iain Banks

Anybody may come, we just ask that you have read the book so that the conversation can have more participants. RSVP to events at embiggenbooks dot com or via the Meet Up page. Wednesday, April 24, 2013 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Embiggen Books 197 -...

Bad Pharma — the Book Club reports

Around ten of us had an excellent discussion on Ben Goldacre's Bad Pharma book this evening. It's not a conversation I'll try to summarise here rather this post is merely to act as a point for those present an any others with views on the...

Book Club: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

6:30PM Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Venue: Embiggen Books. Please RSVP to this events at embiggenbooks dot com. Cloud Atlas is a 2004 novel, the third book by British author David Mitchell. It consists of six nested stories that take the reader from the remote South Pacific in...

November Big Ideas Book Club

Wed the 28th of November at 6.30pm.  Our bookclub is set up to explore big ideas in nonfiction and fiction, particularly in areas where science and society meet. Thus far we've read and discussed The Geek Manifesto by Mark Henderson, State of Wonder by Ann Patchett...

Higgs Discovery: October bookclub

  Next discussion date: Wednesday 31st October 6.30 Contact us to attend 9662 2062 On July 4th, 2012, one of physics' most exhilarating results was announced: a new particle - and very likely a new kind of particle - had been discovered at the Large Hadron Collider,...

Big Ideas Bookclub: State of Wonder

Closing in on our first day of book club discussion excellence next Wednesday at 6.30pm. I'm very much looking forward to it and it looks like there'll be quite a few people coming too. Right now though we're announcing the next book for the club,...

The Big Ideas Bookclub

Well the Big Ideas Bookclub is finally getting off the ground! Much thanks to Dr George Aranda and Dr Kirsty Jones who'll be running the show. We'll meet to discuss the book on 22nd August at 6.30pm. Please email us at info (at) embiggenbooks (dot)...