Book Club

Ludicrous Speed Book Club - The Blazing World

From speculative fiction, deep space adventures, and alternate histories to epic fantasy realms, all who can admit their dorkdom are welcome. Join Tommy and Tomoko the third Monday of every month at 7PM. This month we will be discussing The Blazing World.

The Blazing World and Other Writings Cover Image
By Margaret Cavendish, Kate Lilley (Editor), Kate Lilley (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780140433722
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - October 1st, 1994

Murder in the Afternoon - Hunting the Five Point Killer

 

Sometimes you can't wait until the evening to talk about murder. With that in mind, we invite you to join us for this afternoon book club, meeting on third Monday each month at 1PM on BookPeople's third floor. Join us for discussions of some of some of our favorite books in the mystery genre. All meetings are free and open to the public!

This month we're discussing Hunting the Five Point Killer

Hunting the Five Point Killer (Bitter Wind Mystery #1) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780738753201
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Midnight Ink - October 8th, 2017

KUT Book Club - The Gay Place

Join Jennifer Stayton, host of KUT's "Morning Edition," to discuss Austin- and Texas-themed books. This month's pick is The Gay Place.

The midterm elections may be over, but Texans always love talking politics. Join us for the KUT Book Club this Monday night at seven when we’ll be discussing “The Gay Place.” It’s been called a “classic American political novel” that delivers “the excitement of a political carnival.”

 

The Gay Place (Texas Classics) Cover Image
By Billy Lee Brammer, Don Graham (Introduction by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780292708310
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of Texas Press - March 1st, 1995

ATXSciRead - Signal and the Noise

Join non-fiction guru Christine and the Austin Texas Science Writers for a book club devoted to the best of science and nature writing. We’ll revisit the classics and explore cutting-edge titles, from neuroscience to natural history, astrophysics to animal behavior.

The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail--but Some Don't Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143125082
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - February 3rd, 2015

7% Solution Book Club - Conspiracy in Belgravia

Come join Rachel and Tommy as they explore the worlds of fiction's greatest mysteries. But you must hurry - the game is already afoot. This month's title is Conspiracy in Belgravia. This month we'll be meeting on Tuesday instead of Monday so we can all attend Sherry Thomas's reading at BookPeople. Meet up with us a bit before the event begins at 7pm!

Book club books are 10% off for those attending the meeting!

A Conspiracy in Belgravia (The Lady Sherlock Series #2) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780425281413
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Berkley - September 5th, 2017

ATXSciRead

Join non-fiction guru Christine and the Austin Texas Science Writers for a book club devoted to the best of science and nature writing. We’ll revisit the classics and explore cutting-edge titles, from neuroscience to natural history, astrophysics to animal behavior.

Silent Spring Cover Image
By Rachel Carson, Linda Lear (Introduction by), Edward O. Wilson (Afterword by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780618249060
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - October 22nd, 2002

Happy Hour Book Club - American Ghost+

Come hang out with us every THIRD Thursday of the month at 5:30PM (unless noted otherwise), we'll meet at Opa (on South Lamar) to drink happy hour priced cocktails & discuss a riveting non-fiction title!

American Ghost: A Family's Extraordinary History on the Desert Frontier Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062249203
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - March 8th, 2016

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