Book Club

Mother Daughter Book Club – discussing A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

What better way to celebrate Mothers and Daughters than with a little intergenerational literary chitchat? We meet the 3rd Saturday of every month at 2PM, and the books are aimed at girls aged 9-13 and moms of all ages! This month’s book is A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle.

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A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet #1) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780312367541
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Square Fish - May 1st, 2007

Stranger Than Fiction Book Club – discussing Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof

Reading fiction to escape reality is a great way to unwind, but exploring reality can sometimes be even more rewarding. These books aren’t about fictional characters or locales. They don’t happen in a far away land or make believe place. They are stories of our world, of our journeys, of reality and our perception of it. We’ll be reading books that range from botany to black holes and, trust me, it’s stranger than fiction. This month’s book is Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof.


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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307387097
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Published: Vintage - June 1st, 2010

Ludicrous Speed Book Club – discussing Hyperion by Dan Simmons

Time to get your geek on! From speculative fiction, deep space adventures and alternate histories to the magical and epic fantasy realms, all who can admit their dorkdom are welcome. The exploration of popular Sci-Fi and Fantasy authors and sub genres happens the third Monday of every month at 7PM with Joel and Tommy. This month we will be discussing Hyperion by Dan Simmons.

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Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553283686
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Published: Spectra - February 1st, 1990

AAIM Book Club

The Austin Area Interreligious Ministries book club meets the second Monday of every month at 7PM on BookPeople's third floor. This month they are discussing The Jain Path by Aidan Rankin. Members of any and every faith are welcome to attend.

The Jain Path: Ancient Wisdom for the West Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781905047215
Availability: It's complicated, and may be unavailable. Place an order and we will contact you with the expected arrival date.
Published: John Hunt Publishing - October 10th, 2006

Rewritten History Book Club

You are cordially invited to join Merrilee and Sharee the first Wednesday of every month at 7PM to explore and discuss works of historical fiction. Because, as Oscar Wilde said, "Any fool can make history, but it takes a genius to write it." This month's book is The Nature of Monsters by Clare Clark.

7% Solution Book Club

From the dark and foggy alleyways of 19th Century London to the austere modern high-rises of Tokyo, from proper Scottish tearooms to dank Egyptian pharaohs' tombs, criminals ply their vile trade. Come join Sharee and Tommy the first Monday of every month at 7PM as they explore the worlds of fiction's greatest mysteries where famous detectives pit their wits against literature's most dastardly villains. But you must hurry - the game is already afoot. This month's title is The Last Child by John Hart.

 

 

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$24.95
ISBN: 9780312359324
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Published: Minotaur Books - May 12th, 2009

Hard Word Book Club w/ author Harry Hunsicker live in person

Tough stories with hard hombres and dangerous dames, where survival trumps virtue, no matter what side of the law you are on; this is what you’ll find in the Hard Word Book Club. Scott and Nolan will guide you through the Texas plains of 1880, neon streets of fifties L.A., to the back alley’s of present day Galway, with writers like Kelton, Hammett and Lehane. Meeting the last Wednesday of every month at 7PM, this month’s book is Still River by Harry Hunsicker. Harry will be in attendance, so don’t miss it!


Still River: A Lee Henry Oswald Mystery Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780312940904
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 27th, 2006

New & Noteworthy Book Club

Perhaps more aptly named the "sometimes new/always noteworthy" book club, here is a place to discover recent gems and to revisit old favorites. Spanning fiction and fact, from Chabon to Cheever; this is the book club for those looking to delve deeper. Come join Paul and Kester the last Sunday of every month at 7PM. This month's book is A Personal Matter by Kenzaburo Oe.

A Personal Matter Cover Image
By Kenzaburo Oe, John Nathan (Translator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802150615
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Grove Press - January 13th, 1994

Voyage Out Book Club

Literature can teach us about places. The Voyage Out Book Club wants to explore those places through in-depth readings and discussions of books born from similar locales. Join Brian C. and Daniel the last Sunday of every month at 5PM as we use some wonderful books to travel the world. The current region is New York, and this month we are reading Look at Me by Jennifer Egan.

Look at Me: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780385721356
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Published: Anchor - October 8th, 2002

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