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May Book Club Picks

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Join us in a discussion of our May books of the month Thursday, June 8th at 7:00, 7:30 and 8pm respectively.

Volumes Book of the Month: A People's History of Chicago by Kevin Coval

Feminist Book of the Month: Women Without Men: A Novel of Modern Iran by Shahrnush Parsipur

Sci-fi Book of the Month: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor


Past Book Club Selections:


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


A People's History of Chicago Cover Image
ISBN: 9781608466719
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Haymarket Books - March 28th, 2017

Women Without Men: A Novel of Modern Iran Cover Image
By Shahrnush Parsipur, Faridoun Farrokh (Translator), Shirin Neshat (Preface by)
ISBN: 9781558617537
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feminist Press - January 10th, 2012

Binti Cover Image
ISBN: 9780765385253
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: - September 22nd, 2015