Schlafly Discussion Group

Reading Group books are available from Left Bank Books in St. Louis, MO at a 20% discount.

Schlafly Book Discussion Group meets at the Schlafly Public Library in the Central West End.  They are always open to new members.  They meet on the 4th Thursday of the month at 7:00pm (though that becomes the 3rd Thursday for November and December due to holidays).  They generally discuss contemporary literature with a focus on multicultural nonfiction. For more information, contact, visit, or

November 17, 2016, 7:00pm: Citizen by Claudia Rankine

December 15, 2016, 7:00pm: Zlata's Diary by Zlata Filipovic

January 26, 2017, 7:00pm: In the Kingdom of Ice by Hampton Sides

February 23, 2017, 7:00pm: The Beautiful Struggle by Ta-Nehesi Coates

March 23, 2017, 7:00pm: In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner

April 27, 2017, 7:00pm: Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Capetown by Paul Theroux

May 25, 7:00pm: Stranger in the Forest: On Foot Across Borneo by Eric Hansen

June 22, 7:00pm: Between Two Worlds by Zainab Salbi

July 27, 7:00pm: Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak

September 28, 7:00pm: Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

October 26, 7:00pm: White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

November 16, 7:00pm: The Armies by Evelio Rosero

December 21, 7:00pm: Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson




The Armies Cover Image
By Evelio Rosero, Anne McLean (Translator)
ISBN: 9780811218641
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - September 15th, 2009

November 2017 Schlafly Book Discussion group selection

Out Stealing Horses Cover Image
By Per Petterson, Anne Born (Translator)
ISBN: 9780312427085
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador USA - April 29th, 2008

December 2017 Schlafly Book Discussion group selection