Schlafly Library Global Reads Discussion Group

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

Schlafly Global Reads 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 shane.m@left-bank.com, visit slpl.org, or www.goodreads.com/group/show/138290-schlafly-book-discussion-group.

2020 Titles

January 23rd, 2020, 7pm: Severance by Ling Ma

February 27th, 2020, 7pm: Solar Bones by Mike McCormack

March 26th, 2020, 7pm: In the Beginning Was the Sea by Tomás González

April 23rd, 2020, 7pm: Go by Kazuki Kaneshiro

May 28th, 2020, 7pm: Skylark by Dezső Kosztolányi

June 25th, 2020, 7pm: Rainbow Troops by Andrea Hirata

July 23rd, 2020, 7pm: Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

August 27th, 2020, 7pm: Small Country by Gaël Faye​​​​​​​

September 24th, 2020, 7pm: Bright by Duanwad Pimwana

October 22nd, 2020, 7pm: Sea Monsters by Chloe Aridjis

November 19th, 2020, 7pm: Wind That Lays Waste by Selva Almada

 

Previous Titles: 201920182017 & Before

 

 

 

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Solar Bones By Mike McCormack Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781616959531
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: Soho Press - August 7th, 2018

February 2020 Schlafly Library Global Reads Book Discussion group selection


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In the Beginning Was the Sea (Pushkin Collection) By Tomas Gonzalez, Frank Wynne (Translated by) Cover Image
By Tomas Gonzalez, Frank Wynne (Translated by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781782270416
Availability: Special Order
Published: Pushkin Collection - February 24th, 2015

March 2020 Schlafly Library Global Reads Book Discussion group selection


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Go: A Coming of Age Novel By Kazuki Kaneshiro, Takami Nieda (Translator) Cover Image
By Kazuki Kaneshiro, Takami Nieda (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781542046183
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Published: Amazon Crossing - August 28th, 2018

April 2020 Schlafly Library Global Reads Book Discussion group selection


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Skylark By Dezso Kosztolanyi, Peter Esterhazy (Introduction by), Richard Aczel (Translated by) Cover Image
By Dezso Kosztolanyi, Peter Esterhazy (Introduction by), Richard Aczel (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590173398
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Published: NYRB Classics - March 2nd, 2010

May 2020 Schlafly Library Global Reads Book Discussion group selection


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The Rainbow Troops: A Novel By Andrea Hirata, Angie Kilbane (Translated by) Cover Image
By Andrea Hirata, Angie Kilbane (Translated by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780374534448
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - February 11th, 2014

June 2020 Schlafly Library Global Reads Book Discussion group selection


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Freshwater By Akwaeke Emezi Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802128997
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Published: Grove Press - December 18th, 2018

July 2020 Schlafly Library Global Reads Book Discussion group selection


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Small Country: A Novel By Gaël Faye Cover Image
$15.00
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ISBN: 9781524759889
Published: Hogarth - March 5th, 2019

August 2020 Schlafly Library Global Reads Book Discussion group selection


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Bright By Duanwad Pimwana, Mui Poopoksakul (Translator) Cover Image
By Duanwad Pimwana, Mui Poopoksakul (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781931883801
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: Two Lines Press - April 9th, 2019

September 2020 Schlafly Library Global Reads Book Discussion group selection


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Sea Monsters: A Novel By Chloe Aridjis Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781948226776
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Published: Catapult - February 18th, 2020

October 2020 Schlafly Library Global Reads Book Discussion group selection


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The Wind That Lays Waste: A Novel By Selva Almada Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781555978457
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: Graywolf Press - July 9th, 2019

November 2020 Schlafly Library Global Reads Book Discussion group selection