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
  • September 25th: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
  • October 23rd: Mirror Shoulder Signal by Dorthe Nors
  • November: Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America
  • January: Zama by Antonio Di Benedetto
  • February 2019: Far Away Brothers: Two Young Brothers and the Making of an American Life by Lauren Markham
  • March 2019: Chemistry by Weike Wang

 

Exit West: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735212176
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - March 7th, 2017

Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525509714
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - 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: A Novel 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
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Published: Coffee House Press - October 10th, 2017

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780553447453
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Broadway Books - February 28th, 2017

Mirror, Shoulder, Signal: A Novel Cover Image
By Dorthe Nors, Misha Hoekstra (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555978082
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - June 5th, 2018

Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374537449
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 6th, 2018

The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101906200
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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