Book Club

We are pleased to be launching 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

  • January: Zama by Antonio Di Benedetto
  • February 26th: Far Away Brothers: Two Young Brothers and the Making of an American Life by Lauren Markham
  • March: Chemistry by Weike Wang
  • April: Smoketown: The Untold Story of the Other Great Black Renaissance by Mark Whitaker
  • May: My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
  • June: The Collected Schizophrenias by Esme Weijun Wang
  • July: The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea

 

The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101906200
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Broadway Books - May 22nd, 2018

Zama Cover Image
By Antonio Di Benedetto, Esther Allen (Translated by), Esther Allen (Preface by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781590177174
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: NYRB Classics - August 23rd, 2016

Chemistry: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525432227
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018

Smoketown: The Untold Story of the Other Great Black Renaissance Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501122422
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 29th, 2019

My Sister, the Serial Killer: A Novel Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780385544238
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday - November 20th, 2018

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The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555978273
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - February 5th, 2019

The House of Broken Angels Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316154895
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - March 5th, 2019