Book Club

Gibson's Book Club reads The Biggest Bluff, by Maria Konnikova

Monday, May 3rd, 2021, 5:30pm EST. Online only, (free) registration required: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtcu-qrDovE9Bs3d3XsNAVEUorRsfHZ_Bs

The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525522621
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Published: Penguin Press - June 23rd, 2020

The New York Times bestseller!

A New York Times Notable Book


Gibson's Book Club reads Memorial Drive, by Natasha Trethewey

Monday, April 5th, 2021, 5:30 p.m. Online only, via Zoom. Registration is free but required: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcof--qrz4pEt1Qt_d6GY4yOhqSUeWcIE0R

Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062248572
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Published: Ecco - July 28th, 2020

An Instant New York Times Bestseller 

A New York Times Notable Book 

One of Barack Obama's Favorite Books of 2020


Gibson's Book Club reads Deacon King Kong, by James McBride

Monday, March 1st, 2021, 5:30 p.m. Online only, via Zoom. Registration is free but required: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtcOCvrTsoE9HuXjAD_-A600HWiIVSE3yM

Deacon King Kong: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735216723
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2020

Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Fiction
 
Winner of the Gotham Book Prize

One of Barack Obama's "Favorite Books of the Year"

Oprah's Book Club Pick

Named one of the Top Ten Books of the Year by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly and TIME Magazine

Washington Post Notable Novel


Gibson's Book Club reads The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin

cover art for James Baldwin's The Fire Next TimeMonday, February 1st, 2021, 5:30 p.m. Online only, via Zoom. Registration is free but required: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwrdeiqpjopGtbJnO5oYBshjoxQ9s0c7CCu

The Fire Next Time (Vintage International) Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780679744726
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Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation, gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement—and still lights the way to understanding race in America today.  


Gibson's Book Club reads The Mothers, by Brit Bennett

Monday, January 4th, 2021, 5:30 p.m. Online only, via Zoom. Registration is free but required: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrdeCsqj0sH9Wr6CBQ9EY-7P320rON1UOa

The Mothers: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780399184529
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 10th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 

“Bittersweet, sexy, morally fraught.” –The New York Times Book Review

"Fantastic… a book that feels alive on the page." –The Washington Post


Gibson's Book Club reads The Cold Millions, by Jess Walter

Monday, December 7th, 2020, 5:30 p.m. Online only, via Zoom. Registration is free but required: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMld-mqqTosGNZMeeG-aDlDhL87Qja28BNb

The Cold Millions: A Novel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062868084
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Published: Harper - October 27th, 2020

“One of the most captivating novels of the year.” – Washington Post 

NATIONAL BESTSELLER


Gibson's Book Club reads Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs, by Jennifer Finney Boylan

Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250261878
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Published: Celadon Books - April 21st, 2020

From bestselling author of She’s Not There, New York Times opinion columnist, and human rights activist Jennifer Finney Boylan, Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs, a memoir of the transformative power of loving dogs.

This is a book about dogs: the love we have for them, and the way that love helps us understand the people we have been.


Gibson's Book Club reads Belonging, by Nora Krug

Monday, October 5th, 2020, 5:30 p.m. EDT, online only via Zoom. Registration is free but required: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsceqgpjooHtHhKdZ57lFPi6eKnhsr0MSu

Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781476796635
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Published: Scribner - September 17th, 2019

* Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award * Silver Medal Society of Illustrators *

* Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Comics Beat, The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Kirkus Reviews, and Library Journal

This “ingenious reck


Gibson's Book Club reads Caste, by Isabel Wilkerson

Monday, September 14th, 2020, 5:30 p.m. EDT, online only via Zoom. Registration is free but required: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsd-msrjsjGdOggCkY7UTb9nQyhbz9kC7O

Staff Pick Badge
Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593230251
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Published: Random House - August 4th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLIST • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times


Open Discussion Project: Talking to Strangers

March's discussion title will be Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know, by Malcolm Gladwell.

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316478526
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 10th, 2019

Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangersand why they often go wrong.

 A Best Book of the Year: The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune, and Detroit Free Press




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