Book Club

Gibson's Book Club reads Shakespeare's Richard II

In October the Gibson's Book Club is reading and discussing Richard II by William Shakespeare.

Richard II (Folger Shakespeare Library) By William Shakespeare, Dr. Barbara A. Mowat (Editor), Paul Werstine, Ph.D. (Editor) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781501146282
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - December 6th, 2016

The authoritative edition of Richard II from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers.

Shakespeare’s Richard II presents a momentous struggle between Richard II and his cousin Henry Bolingbroke.


Gibson's Book Club reads Why Fish Don't Exist

Monday, September 11th, 2023, 5:30 pm

In September the Gibson's Book Club is reading and discussing Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life, by Lulu Miller.

Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life By Lulu Miller Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781501160349
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - April 6th, 2021

A Best Book of 2020: The Washington Post * NPR * Chicago Tribune * Smithsonian

A “remarkable” (Los Angeles Times), “seductive” (The Wall Street Journal) debut from the new cohost of Radiolab, Why Fish Don’t Exist is a dark and astonishing t


Gibson's Book Club: Pickapalooza! (Pick the next 11 book club books)

August is our Pickapalooza! Our book club picks a year's worth of book club reads this month; come prepared to defend your suggestions, and we'll decide for the coming year. If you've been hopeful to join our book club but were hoping for different styles of books, now is the time to make your case! We are democratically run, and you can deal yourself in as the spirit moves you.

Gibson's Book Club reads and discusses River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile

Monday, July 10th, 2023, 5:30 pm

River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile By Candice Millard Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385543101
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Doubleday - May 17th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The harrowing story of one of the great feats of exploration of all time and its complicated legacy—from the New York Times bestselling author of The River of Doubt and Destiny of the Republic

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: THE WASHINGTON POST • GOODREADS


Gibson's Book Club reads The Lincoln Highway, by Amor Towles

Monday, June 5th, 2023, 5:30 pm

The Lincoln Highway: A Novel By Amor Towles Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780735222366
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - March 21st, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

More than ONE MILLION copies sold

A TODAY Show Read with Jenna Book Club Pick


A New York Times Notable Book, and Chosen by Oprah Daily, Time, NPR, The Washington Post, Bill Gates and Barack Obama as a Best Book of the Year


Riverbend Reads community book club - Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing: A Memoir

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023, 5:30 - 6:30 (show up at 5 for mingling and chatting!)

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Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing: A Memoir By Matthew Perry Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250866448
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - November 1st, 2022

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
#1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER


The BELOVED STAR OF FRIENDS takes us behind the scenes of the hit sitcom and his struggles with addiction in this “CANDID, DARKLY FUNNY...POIGNANT” memoir (The New York Times)


A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK by Time, Associated Press, Goodreads, USA Today, and more!


Gibson's Book Club reads A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

cover art for the Folger edition of A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare.Monday, May 1st, 2023, 5:30 pm

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Folger Shakespeare Library) By William Shakespeare, Dr. Barbara A. Mowat (Editor), Paul Werstine, Ph.D. (Editor) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780743477543
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 1st, 2004

In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare stages the workings of love. Theseus and Hippolyta, about to marry, are figures from mythology.


A Midsummer Night's Dream (Folger Shakespeare Library) By William Shakespeare, Dr. Barbara A. Mowat (Editor), Paul Werstine, Ph.D. (Editor) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781501146213
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - July 12th, 2016

The authoritative edition of A Midsummer Night's Dream from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers.

In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare stages the workings of love. Theseus and Hippolyta, about to marry, are figures from mythology.


Gibson's Book Club celebrates poetry

Monday, April 3rd, 2023, 5:30 pm, in-store

This month Gibson's Book Club celebrates poetry!

Book club discussion of our favorite poems! 1-2 weeks before our meeting, email us (gibsons at gibsonsbookstore.com) your favorite poems that have helped you get through times of crisis, or that remind you of happy occasions, etc.—poems that are personally meaningful to you.

Gibson's Book Club reads Taste: My Life Through Food, by Stanley Tucci

cover art for Taste by Stanley TucciMonday, March 6th, 2023, 5:30 pm, in-store

This month Gibson's Book Club is reading Taste: My Life Through Food, by Stanley Tucci, an intimate and charming memoir of life in and out of the kitchen.

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Taste: My Life Through Food By Stanley Tucci Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781982168018
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery Books - October 5th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Named a Notable Book of 2021 by NPR and The Washington Post

From award-winning actor and food obsessive Stanley Tucci comes an intimate and charming memoir of life in and out of the kitchen.

Stanley Tucci grew up in an Italian American family that spent every night around the kitchen ta


Gibson's Book Club reads The Sentence, by Louise Erdrich

cover art for The Sentenc by Louise ErdrichMonday, February 6th, 2023, 5:30 pm, in-store

This month Gibson's Book Club is reading The Sentence, by Louise Erdrich, a wickedly funny ghost story, a tale of passion, of a complex marriage, and of a woman's relentless errors.

The Sentence: A Novel By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780062671134
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - September 6th, 2022

"Dazzling. . . . A hard-won love letter to readers and to booksellers, as well as a compelling story about how we cope with pain and fear, injustice and illness. One good way is to press a beloved book into another's hands. Read The Sentence and then do just that."—USA Today, Four Stars


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