Book Clubs


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Crime Club Reads Stone Cold Dead

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.

Stone Cold Dead: An Ellie Stone Mystery (Ellie Stone Mysteries #3) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781633880481
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Seventh Street Books - May 12th, 2015

Open Fiction Group Reads Jane Eyre

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. 

January 28 : Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre (Vintage Classics) Cover Image
$9.00
ISBN: 9780307455192
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - April 7th, 2009

Active Citizens Group Reads Nomadland

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 4pm.

February 24 - Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century By Jessica Bruder

Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393356311
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 4th, 2018

Active Citizens Group Reads Age of Anger

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 4pm.

January 27 - Age of Anger: A History of the Present By Pankaj Mishra

Age of Anger: A History of the Present Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250159304
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador - March 6th, 2018

Shakespeare Group Reads Much Ado About Nothing

The Shakespeare Club reads one play each month and its discussions are led by UMass Professor Arthur Kinney. The group typically meets the third Sunday of each month at 11 a.m. The Group will meet at Arthur's house until further notice. Please contact the store for details. 

January 20 -Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing (The Pelican Shakespeare) Cover Image
By William Shakespeare, Peter Holland (Editor), Peter Holland (Introduction by), Stephen Orgel (Series edited by), A. R. Braunmuller (Series edited by)
$9.00
ISBN: 9780143130185
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Classics - April 4th, 2017

Shakespeare Group Reads Macbeth

The Shakespeare Club reads one play each month and its discussions are led by UMass Professor Arthur Kinney. The group typically meets the third Sunday of each month at 11 a.m. The Group will meet at Arthur's house until further notice. Please contact the store for details. 

December 16, 11:00am - Macbeth 

Macbeth (The Pelican Shakespeare) Cover Image
By William Shakespeare, Stephen Orgel (Editor), Stephen Orgel (Introduction by), Stephen Orgel (Series edited by), A. R. Braunmuller (Series edited by)
$9.00
ISBN: 9780143128564
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - March 29th, 2016

Crime Club and Open Fiction Joint Meeting! Magpie Murders

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. Click here for a listing of dates and books.

Magpie Murders: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062645234
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - March 27th, 2018

Active Citizens Group Reads Rendezvous with Oblivion: Reports from a Sinking Society

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, December 2 - Rendezvous with Oblivion: Reports from a Sinking Society

 

Rendezvous with Oblivion: Reports from a Sinking Society Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781250293664
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Metropolitan Books - June 19th, 2018

Open Fiction Group Reads The Body in the Library

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. 

 

November 26: The Body In the Library,  Agatha Christie

 

The Body in the Library: A Miss Marple Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries #3) Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780062073617
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 12th, 2011

Shakespeare Group Reads Coriolanus

The Shakespeare Club reads one play each month and its discussions are led by UMass Professor Arthur Kinney. The group typically meets the third Sunday of each month at 11 a.m. Until further notice the book club meetings will be held at Professor Kinney's house. Please contact the store for more details.

 

November 18, 11:00am - Coriolanus

Coriolanus (Folger Shakespeare Library) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780671722586
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - September 8th, 2009

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