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Book Clubs

Crime Club January

Join us on Monday, January 8 at 7 PM  as the Crime Club discusses Hit Man by Lawrence Block,

About the Book

Keller is your basic urban Lonely Guy.He makes a decent wage, lives in a nice apartment.Works the crossword puzzle. Watches a little TV. Until the phone rings and he packs a suitcase, gets on a plane, flies halfway across the country...and kills somebody. It's a living. But is it a life? Keller's not sure. He goes to a shrink, but it doesn't work out the way he planned. He gets a dog, he gets a girlfriend. He gets along.

Hit Man (Keller Series #1) By Lawrence Block Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780380725410
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Published: HarperTorch - February 5th, 2002

Active Citizen Book Group February

On Sunday, February 25 at 4 PM, the Active Citizen Book Group will discuss American Midnight: The Great War, a Violent Peace, and Democracy's Forgotten Crisis by Adam Hochschild.

About the Book

From legendary historian Adam Hochschild, a "masterly" (New York Times) reassessment of the overlooked but startlingly resonant period between World War I and the Roaring Twenties, when the foundations of American democracy were threatened by war, pandemic, and violence fueled by battles over race, immigration, and the rights of labor

American Midnight: The Great War, a Violent Peace, and Democracy's Forgotten Crisis By Adam Hochschild Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780063278523
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Published: Mariner Books - October 17th, 2023

Active Citizen Book Group January

On Sunday, January 28 at 4 PM, the Active Citizen Book Group will discuss Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann.

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI By David Grann Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307742483
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018

Poetry Book Club September - Lucas de Lima in person

The Poetry Book Club returns Sunday, September 17, at 5:30pm with special guest Lucas de Lima, visiting lecturer in English at Mount Holyoke and author of Tropical Sacrifice, who will be leading the meeting and discussing that book. Copies available at the Odyssey with a 20% discount if you will be coming to the book club.

About the Book

Lucas de Lima's TROPICAL SACRIFICE is a wishbone against a fascist heart/a prophetic, dream-filled narrative based on the spiritual journey of a chicken.

Tropical Sacrifice By Lucas De Lima Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781734632118
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Published: Birds - December 13th, 2022

Crime Club & Open Fiction Book Group December

On Monday, December 11 at 7 PM the Crime Club and the Open Fiction Book Group will meet jointly to discuss Thus Was Adonis Murdered by Sarah Caudwell.

Thus Was Adonis Murdered: A Novel By Sarah Caudwell Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593598733
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Published: Bantam - April 4th, 2023

Active Citizen Book Group October

On Sunday, October 22 at 4 PM, the Active Citizen Book Group will discuss By Hands Now Known: Jim Crow's Legal Executioners by Margaret A. Burnham.

About the Book

One of NPR's Books We Love in 2022 • Named a Best Book of the Year: The New YorkerOprah DailyKirkus, Chicago Public Library, and Publishers Weekly

A paradigm-shifting investigation of Jim Crow–era violence, the legal apparatus that sustained it, and its enduring legacy, from a renowned legal scholar.

By Hands Now Known: Jim Crow's Legal Executioners By Margaret A. Burnham Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781324066057
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 5th, 2023

Active Citizen Book Group November

On Sunday, November 19 at 4 PM, the Active Citizen Book Group will discuss Democracy Awakening: Notes on the State of America by Heather Cox Richardson.

Democracy Awakening: Notes on the State of America By Heather Cox Richardson Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593652961
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Published: Viking - September 26th, 2023

Active Citizen Book Group September

On Sunday, September 24 at 4 PM, the Active Citizen Book Group will discuss Palestine Hijacked: How Zionism Forged an Apartheid State from River to Sea by Thomas Suárez

Palestine Hijacked: How Zionism Forged an Apartheid State from River to Sea By Thomas Suárez Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781623718190
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Published: Olive Branch Press - November 1st, 2022

Open Fiction Book Group

On Monday, November 27 at 6 PM, the Open Fiction Book Group will  meet to discuss A Mercy by Toni Morrison..

A Mercy (Vintage International) By Toni Morrison Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307276766
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Published: Vintage - August 11th, 2009

Open Fiction Book Group October

On Monday, October 23 at 6 PM, the Open Fiction Book Group will  meet to discuss Paradise by Abdulrazak Gurnah.

About the Book

From the Nobel Prize winner, a coming-of-age story that illuminates the harshness and beauty of an Africa on the brink of colonization

" Gurnah's novels] recoil from stereotypical descriptions and open our gaze to a culturally diversified East Africa unfamiliar to many in other parts of the world." --Nobel Committee for Literature at the Swedish Academy

Paradise: By the Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2021 By Abdulrazak Gurnah Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781565841635
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Published: New Press - May 1st, 1995

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