Private Groups

Ultimate Book Challenge Group

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

 

2022 Titles

February 2022: The Afghanistan Papers A Secret History of the War by Craig Whitlock

The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982159009
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Simon & Schuster - August 31st, 2021

SLU High School Summer Reading

Summer Reading Selections for Saint Louis University High School
All items are 20% discount unless otherwise noted.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780345418913
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: Del Rey - June 23rd, 1997

American Born Chinese Cover Image
By Gene Luen Yang, Gene Luen Yang (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250811899
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: First Second - February 23rd, 2021

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781400032716
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2004

How to Read Literature Like a Professor Revised Edition: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062301673
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: Harper Perennial - February 25th, 2014

Brave New World Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060850524
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - October 17th, 2006

Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780374525873
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 30th, 1999

A Wind in the Door (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet #2) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780312368548
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: Square Fish - May 1st, 2007

A Long Long Way Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143035091
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: Penguin Books - September 8th, 2005

Into the Wild Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780385486804
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Anchor - January 20th, 1997

Not Without Laughter (Dover Thrift Editions) Cover Image
$6.00
ISBN: 9780486454481
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Dover Publications - April 4th, 2008

Tenth Life Cat Rescue Reading Group

This is a private group for Tenth Life Cat Rescue's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion group.

The books for this group will be discounted from Left Bank Books at 20% off the month before and the month of each reading group. 


2022 Selections

February 2022: Kindred by Octavia Butler

March 2022: The Broken Heart of America by Walter Johnson

 

Kindred Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780807083697
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Beacon Press - February 1st, 2004

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The Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent History of the United States Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781541619586
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Basic Books - July 6th, 2021

Bodacious Booklovers

This is a private group. 

 

2020 Titles

December 2020: Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

2021 Titles

January 2021: Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

The Great Alone: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250229533
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 24th, 2019

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The Great Believers: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735223530
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Penguin Books - June 4th, 2019

Wash U Department of Pediatrics

This is a private reading group.

 

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 at 5PM - How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi  

NOVEMBER 11, 2020 at 5PM - Colorblind Racism by Meghan Burke  

JANUARY 13, 2021 at 5PM - Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald   

Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250105042
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Picador - September 6th, 2016

I.D.E.A. (Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in the Arts)

This is a private reading group. For general information about reading groups, email Shane.

 

2019 Titles

December 2019: Women, Race, and Class by Angela Y. Davis

Women, Race & Class Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780394713519
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Vintage - February 12th, 1983

Popping Bottles and Books

This is a private group. For general book club questions email Shane.

 

2020 Titles

January 2020: Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

 

2019 Titles

August 2019: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

The Tattooist of Auschwitz: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062797155
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Harper Paperbacks - September 4th, 2018

January 2020 Popping Bottles and Books book club selection


Rise Book Club

This is a private group and not currently accepting new members. If you have questions about reading groups, email Shane at shane.m@left-bank.com

 

2019 Titles

April 2019: Outline by Rachel Cusk

June 2019: Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

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Friday Black Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328911247
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Mariner Books - October 23rd, 2018

June 2019 Rise Book Club reading group selection


TBC

This is a private group. If you have questions, please email our reading group coordinator Shane.

 

2022 Titles

February: There Should Be Flowers by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza

March: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

There Should Be Flowers Cover Image
$12.76
ISBN: 9781937865733
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Civil Coping Mechanisms - August 15th, 2016

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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525562047
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 2021

Sorted: Growing Up, Coming Out, and Finding My Place (A Transgender Memoir) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781982130770
Availability: On Our Shelves (Note - We update this inventory once per day.)
Published: S&S/Simon Element - August 4th, 2020

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The Argonauts Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781555977351
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: Graywolf Press - January 26th, 2016

Small Beauty Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780994047120
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: Metonymy Press - May 13th, 2016

Rad Womyn

This is a private group.

 

2020 Titles

January: Mushroom at the End of the World by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

 

2019 Titles

February: Emergent Strategy by Adrienne Maree Brown

December: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

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The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780691178325
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Princeton University Press - September 19th, 2017

January 2020 Rad Womyn reading group selection


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