Book Clubs

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Short Stories and Short Dates

Looking to meet someone special? For the month of September, join us for a special speed-dating book club and meet other literary-minded singles in DC.
Arrows of Rain by Okey Ndibe

Reading the World: 'Arrows of Rain'

Please join the Reading the World Book Club to discuss Okey Ndibe's first novel, Arrows of Rain, which brought the authorities' attention.  Okey Ndibe pulls no punches in this mystery with mystical overtones. He does not flinch from describing the corruption and mindless cruelty of the State along with a tragic love story.
Cover of Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club Reads Roz Chast

The Mt. Pleasant Library Book Club selection for September 2015 is Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast.
Cover of Catch-22

Books & Bars

Join DC Public Library librarians on the third Wednesday of each month at Gordon Biersch Brewery for a modern-day book club.&nb
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West End Nonfiction Book Club

In recognition of the Camp David Accords signed on Sept. 17, 1978, please join the West End Nonfiction Book Club for a discussion of Thirteen Days in September, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright.
Image book cover Istanbul: Memoirs and the City

International Authors' Book Club

Nobel Prize-winner Orhan Pamuk's Istanbul: Memoires and the City is a portrait of his city, shaped by memory and the melancholy that all Istanbullus share: the sadness that comes of living amid the ruins of a lost empire.
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Reading in the Round

Round robin reading a-l-o-u-d of the short story "Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes" by J. D. Salinger, first published in The New Yorker (July 14, 1951), and later collected in Salinger's wildly successful
One Summer: America, 1927

Twentythirtysomething Book Club (TTBC)

Are you a local reader at least 21 years old? Looking for a more casual book club experience? Then join us for Twentythirtysomething Book Club (TTBC), a book group for younger adults.
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Twentythirtysomething Book Club (TTBC)

Are you a local reader at least 21 years old? Looking for a more casual book club experience? Then join us for Twentythirtysomething Book Club (TTBC), a book group for younger adults.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeBanned Books Week

To Kill a Mockingbird Book Discussion

In celebration of UNCENSORED: Banned Books Week, Books & Bars will be discussing Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize wining iconic book, T

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