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Cancelled Open Fiction Book Group March

THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED. THE BOOKS TO BE READ HAVE BEEN PUSHED BACK ONE MONTH

 

The Translator By Leila Aboulela Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802170262
Availability: Not in Stock - Contact to Order
Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - September 14th, 2006

Open Fiction Book Group February

On Monday, February 27 at 6 PM the Open Fiction Book Group will meet to discuss Beer in the Snooker Club by Wahguih Ghali

About the Book


Beer in the Snooker Club (Vintage International) By Waguih Ghali, Pankaj Mishra (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Waguih Ghali, Pankaj Mishra (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780804170741
Availability: Not in Stock - Contact to Order
Published: Vintage - June 10th, 2014

Poetry Book Club - April

On Monday, April 17th at 6pm we will be discussing Charif Shanahan’s Trace Evidence (9781953534668, $16.95 from Tin House Books). This title will be available from the Odyssey Bookshop beginning Tuesday, March 21st with a special discount of 20% for book club members. 

About Trace Evidence:

A Chicago Review of Books Most Anticipated Chicago Book of 2023

“A truly magical achievement.” —Ocean Vuong

Trace Evidence: Poems By Charif Shanahan Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781953534668
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tin House Books - March 21st, 2023

Poetry Book Club - March

Join us on Monday, March 20 at 6 PM where the Poetry Book Club will be discussing Mahogany L. Browne's new collection Chrome Valley.

We will be meeting inside the bookstore on the College St. level (upstairs). Part of the meeting will be devoted to reading selected poems that we find meaningful from the text along with a dialogue around those and other themes that flow through the book.

Chrome Valley: Poems By Mahogany L. Browne Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781324092278
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Liveright - February 7th, 2023

Poetry Book Club - January

Our next gathering will happen on Monday, January 16th at 6pm where the Poetry Book Club will be discussing the 2022 National Book Award-nominated debut collection Mummy Eaters, by Sherry Shenoda.

We will be meeting inside the bookstore on the College St. level (upstairs). Part of the meeting will be devoted to reading selected poems that we find meaningful from the text along with a dialogue around those and other themes that flow through the book.

Mummy Eaters (African Poetry Book ) By Sherry Shenoda, Kwame Dawes (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Sherry Shenoda, Kwame Dawes (Foreword by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781496232540
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of Nebraska Press - September 1st, 2022

Crime Club March

Join us on Monday, March 13  at 7 PM as the Crime Club discusses A Carrion Death by Michael Stanley

About the Book

Smashed skull, snapped ribs, and a cloying smell of carrion. Leave the body for the hyenas to devour—no body, no case.

A Carrion Death: Introducing Detective Kubu (Detective Kubu Series #1) By Michael Stanley Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061252419
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - March 31st, 2009

Crime Club February

Join us on Monday, February 13 at 7 PM as the Crime Club discusses Easy Motion Tourist by Leye Adenle.

Easy Motion Tourist By Leye Adenle Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781911115069
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Cassava Republic Press - June 13th, 2017

Crime Club January

Join us on Monday, January 9 at 7 PM as the Crime Club discusses Whitefly by Abdelilah Hamdouche

Whitefly By Abdelilah Hamdouchi, Jonathan Smolin (Translator) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9789774167515
Availability: Not in Stock
Published: Hoopoe - March 15th, 2016

Active Citizen Book Group January

On Sunday, January 29 at 4 PM IN PERSON the Active Citizen Book Group will discuss Solito: A Memoir by Javier Zamora.

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Solito: A Memoir By Javier Zamora Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593498064
Availability: Not in Stock
Published: Hogarth - September 6th, 2022

Active Citizen Book Group November

On Sunday, November 20  at 4 PM IN PERSON the Active Citizen Book Group will discuss Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains by Kerri Arsenault.

Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains By Kerri Arsenault Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250799685
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 7th, 2021

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