LitPop is a book club for lovers of books, music and books about music. It meets at 6pm-7pm every third Wednesday of the month at Newcastle City Library and is convened by Rachel Carroll (Teesside University) and Adam Hansen (Northumbria University). Meetings are free to attend, and the library tries to get copies in. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, or follow us on Twitter @Litpop1.
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Monthly Archives: March 2012
Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel High Fidelity is often credited with launching the ‘lit pop’ publishing boom – so it seemed a natural choice for the LitPop book club. Reading – or re-reading – it in 2012 we were struck by … Continue reading
Valentine’s Day proved an aptly ironic occasion for our discussion of Jonathan Lethem’s 2007 postmodern anti-romance You Don’t Love Me Yet. An initial survey of reader responses quickly revealed that Lethem’s wry depiction of the interpersonal politics of a fledging … Continue reading