Picks for Friday

Book club is this Friday on Zoom at 8:00pm. Here are Andrew’s picks: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler When global climate change and economic crises lead to social chaos in the early 2020s, California becomes full of dangers, from pervasive water shortage to masses of vagabonds who will do anything to live to […]

Picks for Friday

Book club is this Friday at 8:00pm on Zoom. Here are the picks: Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life by Nassim Nicholas Taleb In his most provocative and practical book yet, one of the foremost thinkers of our time redefines what it means to understand the world, succeed in a profession, contribute […]

Picks for Friday

Book club is this Friday at 8:00PM on Zoom. Here are Jim’s picks: Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets by Svetlana Alexievich and Bela Shayevich When the Swedish Academy awarded Svetlana Alexievich the Nobel Prize, it cited her for inventing “a new kind of literary genre,” describing her work as “a history of emotions—a […]

Picks for tonight

Book Club is tonight at 8pm on Zoom. Here are Ryan’s picks: The Tradition by Jericho Brown Jericho Brown’s daring new book The Tradition details the normalization of evil and its history at the intersection of the past and the personal. Brown’s poetic concerns are both broad and intimate, and at their very core a distillation of […]

Blake Crouch

Hey all! I just read Blake Crouch’s new book Recursion. He is the author of Dark Matter, a previous club pick. Recursion was amazing! Must read. Got The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin, our pick for this month. I had it reserved at the library and expected to get it in like six weeks. […]

Friday’s Picks

Book Club is tomorrow over Zoom. Here are Andrew’s picks: Braiding Sweetgrass by RobinWallKimmerer Fox 8: A Story by George Saunders The Painter: A novel by Peter Heller The City We Became: A Novel (The Great Cities Trilogy Book 1) by N. K. Jemisin Dead Astronauts: A Novel (Borne Book 2) by Jeff VanderMeer Here […]