Book Clubs at Magic City Books

Join us in the Algonquin Room at Magic City Books for one of our book discussion groups. There is no better way to stimulate your brain and make new friends than participating in a book club.
Magic City Books offers four regularly recurring book clubs. Group size is limited. Pick one group and stick with it, or sample several meetings randomly.
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Treat Yo’shelf

Facilitated by Leah Weyand
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.

If you’ve had a hard time getting back into reading after college sucked your brain dry, try this club. We’ll discuss a recently released title, as well as what everyone’s been reading and watching lately.

January 8 Relish by Lucy Knisley

February 12 The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe

March 12 The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers


Other Voices

Facilitated by Rebecca Howard
Meets the 3rd Sunday of each month at 3 p.m.

This group reads and discusses books that encourage us to see beyond our own perspectives, confront our biases, and explore the complex, and multi-layered nature of identity.

Janurary 20 The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

February 17 Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia

March 17 The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri



Personal Perspectives

Facilitated by Pam Vrooman
Meets the 4th Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m.

Join us if you enjoy gaining a deeper understanding of yourself and others through memoir. We will read memoirs that dig deep into the motivations and actions of writers striving to understand their place in the world.

January 28 Kindred by Octavia E. Butler

February 25 Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

March 25 Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko



Americans All!

Facilitated by Pat Cawiezell
Meets the 1st Sunday, every other month at 2:00 p.m. at Gilcrease Museum

Gilcrease Museum and the Tulsa Literary Coalition have teamed up to present a book club for the exhibition “Americans All!” This unique partnership will feature a curated reading list, author talks, book discussions led by Pat Cawiezell of the Tulsa Literary Coalition and special tours of the exhibit.

January 6 Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

March 3 Heartbeat at Wounded Knee by David Treuer


Essential Essays

Facilitated by Jeff Martin
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 12:00 p.m.

This group explores essay collections from recognized classics to breakout new voices. Led by MCB founder, Jeff Martin, join us for a wide ranging discussion of great essay collections (and free pizza)

February 13 Slouching Toward Bethlehem by Joan Didion

March 13 Feel Free by Zadie Smith

April 10 Pulphead by John Jeremiah Sullivan

Book Clubs

Let our experienced staff help you make the most of your book club experience. We offer the following services:

  • Start-up advice
  • Facilitator training
  • Book recommendations
  • Resources to ensure meaningful discussions
  • Guidance for struggling groups
  • Group discounts on books
  • Meeting room space in our beautiful Algonquin Room
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