Book Clubs

Call the MidwifeThe Midwife

History Book Club

Join History Book Club at we discuss Call the Midwife: a Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times by Jennifer Worth.
Overdressed by Elizabeth Cline

'Overdressed' by Elizabeth Cline

You are cordially invited to attend the Southwest Book Discussion.  Copies of this month's selection, Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion by Elizabeth Cline, are available for checkout at the information desk. 
Cane cover

Legends & Lore D.C. Book Discussion Series

For September's Legends & Lore D.C. book discussion series, we will be discussing Cane by Jean Toomer.
Harvest of Empire

History Book Club

Join our monthly History Book Club as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by discussing Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America by Juan Gonzalez.
Krakatoa

History Book Club

Join our monthly discussion with the history and geology book Krakatoa by Simon Winchester.
Redeployment book cover.

Fiction Lover's Book Club

New time and place!Please join The Fiction Lover's Book Club as we discuss Phil Klay's Redeployment.  
At the Water's Edge book cover.

Fiction Lover's Book Club

New time and place!Please join The Fiction Lover's Book Club as we discuss Sara Gruen's At the Water's Edge.  
Cold Sassy Tree book cover.

Fiction Lover's Book Club

New time and place!Please join The Fiction Lover's Book Club as we discuss Olive Ann Burns' Cold Sassy Tree.  
Tropic of Cancer

Society of the Spectacle: Southwest Library's Literature Book Club

Tropic of Cancer has been described as "notorious for its candid sexuality" and as "responsible for the free speech that we now take for granted in literature."Banned in the United States in 1934, and then subsequently tried in 1961 for obscenity, the U.S. Supreme Court finally ruled the book as non-obscene in 1964.

Russkaia Literatura: Notes from the Underground

R U S S K A I A ▲ L I T E R A T U R A meets at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library to discuss the major philosophical and moral questions found within both classic and lesser-known Russian literature. We will read Notes from the Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky for our August discussion. The discussion will take place until 8:30 p.m. in Room 109.

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