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Book Clubs

Crime Club April

Join us on Monday, April10  at 7 PM as the Crime Club discusses The Tenant by Katrina Engberg.

The Tenant By Katrine Engberg Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982127589
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery/Scout Press - September 1st, 2020

Active Citizen Book Group April

On Sunday, April 23 at 4 PM IN PERSON the Active Citizen Book Group will discuss Poverty, By America by Matthew Desmond.

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Poverty, by America By Matthew Desmond Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593239919
Availability: Not in Stock
Published: Crown - March 21st, 2023

Active Citizen Book Group March

On Sunday, March 26 at 4 PM IN PERSON the Active Citizen Book Group will discuss Sickening: How Big Pharma Broke American Health Care and How We Can Repair It by John Abramson.

About the Book

The inside story of how Big Pharma’s relentless pursuit of ever-higher profits corrupts medical knowledge—misleading doctors, misdirecting American health care, and harming our health.

Sickening: How Big Pharma Broke American Health Care and How We Can Repair It By John Abramson Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780063268722
Availability: Not in Stock
Published: Mariner Books - February 21st, 2023

Active Citizen Book Group February

On Sunday, February 26 at 4 PM IN PERSON the Active Citizen Book Group will discuss The Stolen Year: How COVID Changed Children's Lives, and Where We Go Now.

The Stolen Year: How COVID Changed Children's Lives, and Where We Go Now By Anya Kamenetz Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781541700987
Availability: Not in Stock - Contact to Order
Published: PublicAffairs - August 23rd, 2022

Open Fiction Book Group June

On Monday, June 26 at 6 PM, the Open Fiction Book Group will  meet to discuss When We Were Birds by Ayanna Lloyd Banwo

When We Were Birds: A Novel By Ayanna Lloyd Banwo Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593313619
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - February 14th, 2023

Open Fiction Book Group May

On Monday, May 29, at 6 PM the Open Fiction  Book Group will meet to discuss The Maestro, the Magistrate, and the Mathematician by Tendae Huchu.

About the Book

The Hairdresser of Harare, which the New York Times Book Review called “a fresh and moving account of contemporary Zimbabwe,” announced Tendai Huchu as a shrewd and funny social commentator. In The Maestro, the Magistrate & the Mathematician, Huchu expands his focus from Zimbabwe to the lives of expatriates in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The Maestro, the Magistrate and the Mathematician: A Novel (Modern African Writing Series) By Tendai Huchu Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780821422069
Availability: Not in Stock - Contact to Order
Published: Ohio University Press - February 15th, 2016

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: Not in Stock
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

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