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

  • April 24th: Exit West by Moshin Hamid
  • May 22nd: Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
  • June 26th: Disoriental by Negar Djavadi
  • July 24th: Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi
  • August 28th: In the Distance by Hernan Diaz

 

Exit West Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735212176
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - March 7th, 2017

Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525509714
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade - June 26th, 2017

Disoriental Cover Image
By Negar Djavadi, Tina Kover (Translator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781609454517
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Europa Editions - April 17th, 2018

Frankenstein in Baghdad Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143128793
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - January 23rd, 2018

In the Distance Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894883
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Coffee House Press - October 10th, 2017