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Beautiful Country Book Club Kit

“Incredibly important, exquisitely written, harrowing. . .  It is not only Wang’s mastery of the language that makes the story so compelling, but also the passionate yearning for empathy and […]

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Reading Group Guide for Letting Go

Reading Group Guide for Letting Go

Introduction Letting Go is Philip Roth’s first full-length novel, published just after Goodbye, Columbus, when he was twenty-nine. Set in 1950s Chicago, New York, and Iowa City, Letting Go is […]

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Inspiring Memoirs to Feed Your 1990s Nostalgia

Maybe you were in college. Maybe you were in elementary school. Maybe you were already grown. Maybe it’s a time you’ve only ever heard about. Regardless, the 1990s were a […]

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Learn More about Maggie O’Farrell’s Paperback Books

You may know Maggie O’Farrell from her bestselling novel, Hamnet, but if that’s the only book of hers you’ve read, you are in for a treat!   In celebration of […]

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6 Notable Nonfiction Books to Spark Meaningful Discussion

6 Notable Nonfiction Books to Spark Meaningful Discussion

There is nothing like escaping into great fiction, but choosing a nonfiction book for your reading group can open up the conversation in unexpectedly rewarding ways. Whether the book is […]

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Where to Start Reading Julian Barnes

If you’re a denizen of literary media, you certainly know Julian Barnes. The Man Booker-prize winner (and four-time nominee) is one of the most decorated British writers working today. But […]

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Reading Group Guides for The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman

“The most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust.” —The Wall Street Journal “The first masterpiece in comic book history.” —The New Yorker One of Variety‘s “Banned and Challenged […]

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A Note from Suad Amiry, Author of Mother of Strangers

Dear Readers, Writers have the skill, but also the deviousness, to hide behind the characters they create. Though my novel Mother of Strangers is a true love-story based on real […]

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Debut novelist Leila Mottley visits The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

ICYMI click here to watch Trevor Noah’s conversation with Leila Mottley — “the biggest rockstar in the world of books right now” — about the inspiration behind her debut novel […]

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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow Playlist

For the many of you that have already read Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin, you already know that it is a masterpiece. An epic about friendship, gaming, and so […]

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