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Novel Ideas

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

Lunchtime reading group, featuring each month's book at 20% off. Novel Ideas meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at Left Bank Books, 399 N. Euclid, selecting and discussing books of contemporary literary fiction. Interested? New members are encouraged to read the book and show up.

 

2020 Titles

January 22nd, 2020, noon: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

February 26th, 2020, noon: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

March 25th, 2020, noon: Dutch House by Ann Patchett

April 22nd, noon: American Marriage by Tayari Jones (for information on joining, please email Shane.M@left-bank.com)

May 27th, noon: Desert Sky Before Us by Anne Valente

June 24th, noon: Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

July 22nd, 11am: A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum (note new time for meeting)

August 26th, 11am: Heart of Junk by Luke Geddes (note new time for meeting)

September 23rd, 11am: Afterlife by Julia Alvarez (note new time for meeting)

October 28th, 11am: Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

November 18th, 11am: Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig

December 16th, 11am: Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken

 

Past Reading: 201920182017201620152014

Staff Pick Badge
Afterlife Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781643750255
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - April 7th, 2020

September 2020 Novel Ideas reading group selection


Staff Pick Badge
The Great Believers: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735223530
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - June 4th, 2019

October 2020 Novel Ideas reading group selection


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Last Bus to Wisdom: A Novel (Two Medicine Country) Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9781101982563
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - August 16th, 2016

November 2020 Novel Ideas reading group selection


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Bowlaway: A Novel Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9780062862860
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ecco - November 5th, 2019

December 2020 Novel Ideas reading group selection