Book Clubs

Open Fiction Group

The Open Fiction Book Group reads one paperback novel a month and its discussions are led by local author Chrysler Szarlan. The group typically meets the fourth Monday of each month at 6 p.m. Since the store will officially close at 6:00, please arrive a few minutes early to purchase your books. 

Monday, January 27: The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

The English Patient (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780679745204
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - November 30th, 1993

Crime Club

We meet at the Odyssey on the second Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m.. Note: Even though the store is closed, we will still meet at 7:00 p.m.. However, you must use the upstairs (College Street) entrance, as the ground floor entrance (parking lot) will be locked. In addition, if you wish to buy the book for the subsequent month (at the regular club discount), please bring a check. It's the only kind of payment that can be accepted during off-hours at the store.

Adam's Rib: A Rocco Schiavone Mystery Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062354679
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Paperbacks - August 2nd, 2016

Open Fiction Book Group

The Open Fiction Book Group reads one paperback novel a month and its discussions are led by local author Chrysler Szarlan. The group typically meets the fourth Monday of each month at 6 p.m. Since the store will officially close at 6:00, please arrive a few minutes early to purchase your books. 

Monday, November 25: Virgil Wander by Lief Enger

Virgil Wander Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802147127
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - August 20th, 2019

Active Citizens Book Group

The Active Citizens Book Group! Join us to discuss current affairs in the US and around the world. Future topics will include the environment, racism, economic and gender inequality, and workers' rights. This group meets monthly on the last Sunday of the month, at 4 p.m.

Sunday, November 24: Health Justice Now: Single Payer and What Comes Next by Timothy Faust

Health Justice Now: Single Payer and What Comes Next Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781612197166
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Melville House - August 6th, 2019

Active Citizens Group

The Active Citizens Book Group! Join us to discuss current affairs in the US and around the world. Future topics will include the environment, racism, economic and gender inequality, and workers' rights. This group meets monthly on the last Sunday of the month, at 4 p.m.

Sunday, September 29: Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland by Jonathan M. Metzl

Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781541644984
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Basic Books - March 5th, 2019

Open Fiction Group

The Open Fiction Book Group reads one paperback novel a month and its discussions are led by local author Chrysler Szarlan. The group typically meets the fourth Monday of each month at 6 p.m. Since the store will officially close at 6:00, please arrive a few minutes early to purchase your books. 

Monday, September 23: The Overstory by Richard Powers

The Overstory: A Novel Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393356687
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2019

Crime Club

We meet at the Odyssey on the second Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m.. Note: Even though the store is closed, we will still meet at 7:00 p.m.. However, you must use the upstairs (College Street) entrance, as the ground floor entrance (parking lot) will be locked. In addition, if you wish to buy the book for the subsequent month (at the regular club discount), please bring a check. It's the only kind of payment that can be accepted during off-hours at the store.

Overkill (Sam Shephard #1) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781912374274
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Orenda Books - May 1st, 2019

Active Citizens Group

The Active Citizens Book Group! Join us to discuss current affairs in the US and around the world. Future topics will include the environment, racism, economic and gender inequality, and workers' rights. This group meets monthly on the last Sunday of the month, at 4 p.m.

Sunday, August 25: The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America by Timothy Snyder

The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525574477
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tim Duggan Books - April 9th, 2019

Open Fiction

**This month's book club meeting has been cancelled. The Open Fiction Group will discuss The Overstory by Richard Powers on Monday, September 23. Please call the store with any questions: 413-534-7307**

The Open Fiction Book Group reads one paperback novel a month and its discussions are led by local author Chrysler Szarlan. The group typically meets the fourth Monday of each month at 6 p.m. Since the store will officially close at 6:00, please arrive a few minutes early to purchase your books. 

The Overstory: A Novel Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393356687
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2019

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