Book Club

Welcome to City of Asylum Book Club!

The theme of the book club is exploring new voices from around the world.  We will meet monthly at City of Asylum Bookstore at Alphabet City. All meetings begin at 6pm. Please contact our volunteer book club coordinator, Laura McGaha, for more information: lauramcgaha@gmail.com

  • November/December 2019: Amity and Prosperity by Eliza Griswold
  • January 2020: Celestial Bodies
  • February: Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
  • March: What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker by Damon Young
  • April: The Barefoot Woman by Scholastique Mukasonga

 

Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250215079
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador - June 4th, 2019

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Celestial Bodies Cover Image
By Jokha Alharthi, Marilyn Booth (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781948226943
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Catapult - October 8th, 2019

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Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802156983
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - November 5th, 2019

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What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062684318
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Ecco - January 14th, 2020

The Barefoot Woman Cover Image
By Scholastique Mukasonga, Jordan Stump (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781939810045
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Archipelago - December 18th, 2018