Book Clubs at Magic City Books
Facilitated by Aaron Bean
Meets the 2nd Saturday every other month at 10:30 a.m.
Join us in an exploration of the layered world of experiential games as we deepen our understanding of the forms of play, boundaries of the game, and the rules that define how–and to what end–we engage with ourselves and others.
November 10 Skin in the Game by Nassim Taleb
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.
October 9 Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li
November 13 Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
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.
September 16 The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich
October 21 Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
November 18 Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo
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.
September 24 Negroland by Margo Jefferson
October 22 How to Write an Autobiographical Novel by Alexander Chee
November 26 Crazy Brave by Joy Harjo
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