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Need some new reads? We've got you covered.

Volumes book clubs 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 Tuesday of every other month!

 

Book of the Month: The Book of X by Sarah Rose Etter

Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club: Dead Astronauts by Jeff Vandermeer

Feminist Book Club: All About Love by Bell Hooks

 

 

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Past Book Club Selections:

2020

January:
 BOTM - Outline by Rachel Cusk; SFF - 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami; Feminist - In the Dream House by Carment Maria Machado

2019

SeptemberBook Club Combo! - Three Women by Lisa Taddeo
 
 
June: BOTM - The Welsh Fasting Girl by Varley O'Connor; SFF - Exhalation by Ted Chiang; Feminist - The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker; Transgender Authors Book Club - What About the Rest of Your Life by sŭng

May: BOTM - The Emissary by Yoko Tawada; SFF - Hard-boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami; Feminist - The New Me by Halle Butler; Transgender Authors Book Club - Transgender History by Susan Stryker

April: BOTM - Who Killed My Father by Edouard Louis; SFF - Ambiguity Machines by Vandana Singh; Feminist -  We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby; Transgender Authors Book Club - Sissy by Jacob Tobia

March: BOTM - The Book of Delights by Ross Gay; SFF - Bad Monkeys by Matt Ruff; Feminist -  Rag by Maryse Meijer; Transgender Authors Book Club - Don't Call Us Dead by Danez Smith

February: BOTM - McGlue by Ottessa Moshfegh; SFF - How Long 'Til Black Future Month by N. K. Jemison; Feminist -  Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys; Transgender Authors Book Club - You Only Live Twice by Chase Joynt and Mike Hoolboom

January: BOTM - Certain American States by Catherine Lacey; SFF - The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers; Feminist -  To Suppress Women's Writing by Joanna Russ; Transgender Authors Book Club - Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity by C. Riley Snorton

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

 

The Book of X Cover Image
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - July 16th, 2019

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All About Love: New Visions Cover Image
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 30th, 2018