BookClub

Weekly book clubs alternating between the classics and favorite graphic novels

​Join fellow enthusiasts and expert literary facilitators to discuss books and graphic novels under the canopy of the park’s London Plane trees. Stop by the Reading Room and get your free book for the discussion, available while supply lasts.

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Classics BookClub

June 5: On Liberty, Utilitarianism and Other Essays by John Stuart Mill
Hosted by Nadine Strossen, Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship

June 19: The Awakening by Kate Chopin
Hosted by Sonia Taitz, Great With Child

July 10: Stories and Poems by Rudyard Kipling
Hosted by Simon Winchester, The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

July 24: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Hosted by Rebecca Coffey, Science and Lust, Hysterical

August 7: This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Hosted by Sally Koslow, Another Side of Paradise

August 21: The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
Hosted by Karl Jacoby, The Strange Career of William Ellis: The Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire and Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Somebody’s Daughter

Graphic Novel BookClub

June 12: Manfried the Man
Hosted by Kelly Coyle-Crivelli, Penguin Random House

June 26: Riverdale Vol. 2
Hosted by Thomas Pitilli, Archie Comics

July 17: Superman by Mark Millar
Hosted by Kelly Coyle-Crivelli, Penguin Random House

July 31: Soupy Leaves Home
Hosted by Kelly Coyle-Crivelli, Penguin Random House

August 14: The Beatles Yellow Submarine
Hosted by Kelly Coyle-Crivelli, Penguin Random House