Love to read but struggling to find like-minded people to discuss the books or their plots with? Here we have compiled a list of book clubs across India that you can join.

1. Delhi Book Lovers With over 8,000 members, the book club is one of the largest book communities in Delhi. The community goes beyond just book discussions and organises author events, writing retreats, and book releases.

2. Cubbon Book Club Located in Bengaluru’s green paradise, the Cubbon Park, the idea of this book club came to  Shruti Sah and Harsh Snehanshu during their regular cycling session in the park. You can join the group on Saturday 9 am to 2 pm. There is no formal entry system and you can simply sit beside anyone and enjoy!

3. Rampur Book Club The brainchild of Tarana Husain Khan, an author who resides in Rampur. The club was Tarana’s attempt to bring back the love for reading to her city and make the best use of the COVID-19 pandemic.

4. Hyderabad Book Club With a membership of over 2,000 people, the Hyderabad Book Club is a vibrant community of readers with no age restrictions and meets up to have dramatic discussions on the month’s selected book. The club was founded by Sagar Sharma in 2010.

5. Bound Together, Mumbai Founded by readers Delnaz Joshi and Aarti Chandhok-Kapoor, the club operates by having members vote to select a book. Subsequently, members gather at a cafe or a bar after some time to engage in a lively discussion about the chosen book.

6. Silent Book Club As the name signifies, this unique book club in Delhi and Gurgaon gives its members a chance to simply enjoy the silence. The club was started by Rachna Kalra, a communication and marketing professional, in September 2019 and it has over 700 members today.

7. IISER Literary Club, Kolkata The book club is organised by students of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, and follows a monthly book selection format. What’s unique about the book club is that it also organises various interactive activities such as quizzes, panel discussions, debates etc.

8. Kochi Reads Every evening a group of book lovers gather Panampilly Nagar Park in Kochi to enjoy their shared love for reading. The club was inspired by Bengaluru’s Cubbon Reads and had 15 members in its debut session. The number has been growing ever since!