Book Clubs at Volumes
Need some new reads? We've got you covered.
Volumes bookclubs are informal - just pick up the book and drop by for the discussion to chat with some friendly people about this month's selection.
No pressure - we're more dorky than intellectual. We just want to drink coffee (or beer, or wine) and hear what you thought!
April Book Clubs Meet May 15th!
Book of the Month: The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
Sci-Fi Book Club: Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente
Feminist Book Club: How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Past Book Club Selections:
March: BOTM - Geek Love by Katherine Dunn ; SFF - Binti Triology by Nnedi Okorafor; Feminist - The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson
February: BOTM - The Crown Ain't Worth Much by Hanif Abdurraqib; SFF - Semiosis by Sue Burke; Feminist - Communion: The Female Search for Love by Bell Hooks
January: Book Club Trifecta! - Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado
December: See Above
November: The Secret Place by Tana French, Bad Feminist by Roxanne Gay (Feminist), Autonomous by Annalee Newitz (Sci-fi)
October:Tell me How it Ends An Essay in 40 Questions By Valeria Luiselli ,The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath (Feminist) Lovecraft Country By Matt Ruff (,Sci-fi Book Club)
September: Found Audio N.J. Campbell , The Argonauts By Maggie Nelson (Feminist ), Too Like The Lightning by Ada Palmer (Sci-Fi)
August: Devil in a White City, Ancillary Justice by Anne Leckie (Sci-Fi), Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit (Feminist)
May: A People's History of Chicago by Kevin Coval, Women Without Men by Shahrnush Parsipur (feminist), Binti by Nnendi Okoafor (Sci-fi)
April: The Lost City of Z by David Grann, The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a GIrlhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston, The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi
March: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid, The Days of Abandonment by Elena Ferrante, All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai
February: Letters to a Young Muslim by Omar Saif Ghobash (Volumes), Women Race & Class by Angela Davis (Feminist), and Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel (Sci-fi)
January: Whatever Happened to Interracial Love by Kathleen Collins (Volumes), Beloved by Toni Morrison (Feminist), and The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury (Sci-fi)
November: Gold Fame Citrus by Claire Watkins, Trainwreck by Sady Doyle (Inaugural Feminist), The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K Le Guin (Sci-fi)
October: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi, The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (Sci-fi)
September: The Vegetarian by Han Kang, Chicago: City on the Make by Nelson Algren, and The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein (Sci-fi)
August: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch (Sci-fi)
July: The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
June: Chicago by Brian Doyle
May: Neverhome by Laird Hunt
April: Bottomland by Michelle Hoover