NPR Book Club with Laura Hillenbrand

NPR announces that they are starting a “a book-club-meets-social-media experiment.”

Via Facebook, Twitter and throughout February, readers of Laura Hillenbrand’s Unbroken can join guided discussions about the book (details at At the end of the month, there will be a live chat with Hillenbrand.

The NPR site also mentions, that you can “join in to discuss the book in your own community,” which may be an interesting opportunity for library book clubs. More details are promised soon.

Here at EarlyWord, we’re continuing our own experiment in social networking with GalleyChat the first Tuesday of every month. Please join us today, 4 to 5 p.m., Eastern, to find out whichmnew galleys other librarians are reading. Details at

How about you? Are you using social networking for book discussions or other library activities? Tell us what you are doing in the comments section.

2 Responses to “NPR Book Club with Laura Hillenbrand”

  1. 3samovar Says:

    right now, the only thing we are doing is that we are on twitter and tweet about our events and other book related news!

  2. Kate Says:

    I always post what I’m reading on my facebook page. (I’m not a librarian. I’m just a big, big reader). I try to be a voice for reading out there in the world. I get tons of good recommendations from this site. Thank you!