Chewing the Fat

Chewing the Fat is a travel and food themed book club in New York City for freelance writers founded by Jessica Colley Clarke and Kate Thorman. Approximately once a month the group meets at a NYC bar/restaurant with a theme that matches the novel or nonfiction work they are reading.

For more information on the book club or to enquire about joining, contact Jessica or Kate directly:

Jessica: @jessicacolley

Kate: @katethorman

 

August 2017: Full Tilt by Dervla Murphy

July 2017: Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion

June 2017: The Liars’ Club by Mary Karr

April 2017: Rome and a Villa by Eleanor Clark

December 2016: St. Marks is Dead by Ada Calhoun

October 2016: A Time to Be Born by Dawn Powell

July 2016: The Epicure’s Lament by Kate Christiansen

May 2016: Drinking With Men by Rosie Schaap

March 2016: My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem

February 2016: M Train by Patti Smith

December 2015: Annual holiday party

August 2015: Sri Lanka: The Two Faces of Paradise by Leslie Jamison (from AFAR magazine)

March 2015: Napoleon’s Privates by Tony Perrottet

January 2015: Annual Holiday Party

November 2014:  Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name by Vendela Vida

September 2014: Nothing to Declare by Mary Morris

August 2014: The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

June 2014: The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles

April 2014: The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux

February 2014: Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

December 2013: Holiday Party

October 2013: The Cruel Way: Switzerland to Afghanistan in a Ford, 1939 by Ella Maillart

August 2013: Here is New York by E.B. White

June 2013: The Quiet American by Graham Greene

May 2013: Miami by Joan Didion

March 2013: Mornings in Mexico by D.H. Lawrence

January 2013: Wanderlust by Elisabeth Eaves

November 2012: A Russian Journal by John Steinbeck.

September 2012: The Gastronomical Me by MFK Fisher.

August 2012: Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere by Jan Morris.

June 2012: The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway.

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