Read, Interpret & Discuss: Five Handpicked Book Clubs In Town For All Avid Readers

Neel posted on 27 July

Ten-Second Takeaway

Are you an avid reader? Are you a budding writer? Want to meet people with similar interests and geek out about your favourite book and author? Well, these book clubs are the perfect answer!

Gyaan Adab Centre

With a stimulating recreational and interactive creative arts space Gyaan Adab centre is another book club to look out for. This is the place where people of all ages may read, interact and share in the exciting experience of literature and the arts – with freedom. Their meet ups are perfect for enthusiastic readers, as it is a true combination of modern and traditional literature. With no cost for meet ups, they are located in Kalyani Nagar.


Bungalow 30, Lane 3-C, South Avenue, Kalyani Nagar, Pune

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Pune Book Readers Club

With the intent to meet people who share the love for good literature and would like to continue reading, and gaining intellectual insight into various word art this club was started. This is the place where we actively discuss, interpret and share our view point with others on various literary works. Anyone who enjoys reading classic novels, poetry, short stories, allegories, etc. is eligible to join this group. The format of the group requires every member of the group, in rotation, to pick a book for everyone to read and host the intellectual meet for that book. So if this sounds exciting to you, here is the link to their FB page.

BDB Book Club

BDB Book Club is a social endeavour of BDB India Private Limited, popularly known as BDB. Communicating and socialising with different people of varied communities, this book club is very active in terms of organising and having a meet up. Generally, they meet 1-2 times a month showcasing different authors in their discussion sessions; this club is free to join. One of their upcoming meet ups is to discuss the book, One Wholesome World, where Author, Arun Wakhlu is going to have an interactive session. The location for this meet up on July 29, is Sumant Moolgaokar Auditorium, MCCIA Trade Tower, Ground Floor, A Wing, ICC Complex, S B Road.


505, A-Wing, MCCIA Trade Tower, ICC Complex, Senapati Bapat Road, Shivajinagar, Pune

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Bookoholics Book Club – Pune

With 204 members in the club, this is one of the most active and enthusiastic clubs in the city. Comprising of mostly young people, this club has its meet ups every month. There is no specific place in Pune where the meet ups are carried out. If you are a hard core book nerd, you should give it a shot.

Shut Up And Read

Helping passionate readers to build a community and socialize, Shut up and read is a place where all the book lovers gather and embrace the power of books.  For a price of INR 250, with the entry and the club also provides breakfast. Located in Baner, their most recent meet up was in Tea Trails, Baner in June. Definitely a club to look forward to.