book club

noun
  1. a company or other organization that sells books to its subscribers, often at a discount and usually through the mail.
  2. a club organized for the discussion and reviewing of books.

Origin of book club

First recorded in 1785–95
Also called, especially British, book society.
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book club

noun
  1. a club that sells books at low prices to members, usually by mail order, esp on condition that they buy a minimum number
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