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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!

Unless otherwise specified, book clubs meet the Second Thursday of every month!

 

January 10th 

Book of the Month:  Certain American States by Catherine Lacey

Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

Feminist Book Club: How To Suppress Women's Writing by Joanna Russ

Trans & Gay Authors Book Club: Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity by C. Riley Snorton

 

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Past Book Club Selections:

2018

July: BOTM - Tin Man by Sarah Winman; SFF - The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal; Feminist -  Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde; NEW! Trans & Gay Authors Book Club: Gender Outlaws  by Kate Bornstein

June: BOTM - In the DIstance by Hernan Diaz; SFF - American Hippo by Sarah Gailey; Feminist -  Nevada by Imogen Binnie

May: BOTM - The Tyrant by Stephen Greenblatt ; SFF - The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang; Feminist -  Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

April: BOTM - The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin ; SFF - Space Opera by Catherynne M Valente; Feminist -  How We Get Free by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

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 

JanuaryBook Club Trifecta! - Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

2017

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 CityAncillary 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)

2016

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

 

Certain American States: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374265892
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 7th, 2018

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers #1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062444134
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Published: Harper Voyager - July 5th, 2016

How to Suppress Women's Writing Cover Image
By Joanna Russ, Jessa Crispin (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781477316252
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Published: University of Texas Press - April 17th, 2018

Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781517901738
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - December 5th, 2017