Book Groups at Greenlight

In-Store Book Groups

Greenlight hosts several regular book group meetings -- some in the bookstore, some at other local venues. As with all our events, book groups are open to the public and seating is first come, first served. Scroll down for buying information for featured book group selections. Current book group picks are always 15% off at Greenlight, in the store or online -- see below for buying information.

Please note: all book groups are on hiatus for the month of August.

Greenlight Nonfiction Book Group
7:30 PM, Second Tuesday of each month at Greene Grape Annex

Led by Greenlight bookseller Geo, our nonfiction book group reads and discusses the most fascinating topics in nonfiction, both classic and contemporary, with seasonal themes covering a variety of genres. The theme for this season is Americana.  Meetings are held at Twigg's Bindery, 85 Fort Greene Place; complimentary wine and snacks are provided.  Email Geo (geo@greenlightbookstore.com) to RSVP or for more information.
Next meeting: Tuesday, September 13, 7:30 PM
Book to be discussed: A is for American by Jill Lepore

 

Greenlight Fiction Book Group
7:30 PM, Third Tuesday of each month at Greene Grape Annex
Led by Greenlight general manager Alexis, this book group discusses paperback fiction on the third Tuesday of each month.  We read a broadly in contemporary fiction with the occasional diversion into classics. Meetings are held at Twigg's Bindery, 85 Fort Greene Place; complimentary wine and snacks are provided. Email Alexis (alexis@greenlightbookstore.com) to RSVP or for more information.
Next meeting: Tuesday, September 20, 7:30 PM
Book to be discussed: The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe and Pym by Mat Johnson

 

Greenlight Young Readers Book Group
5:30 PM, Fourth Tuesday of each month in the bookstore

Led by Greenlight bookseller Grace, this book group is geared toward kids ages 9 to 12, and reads great contemporary and classic chapter books. Parents are welcome (but not required) to attend.  Meetings are held in the bookstore, and pizza is served.  Email Grace (grace@greenlightbookstore.com) to RSVP or for more information.
Next meeting: Tuesday, September 27, 5:30 PM
Book to be discussed: Boy by Roald Dahl

 

 

Outside Book Groups

Greenlight offers 15% off to members of any registered book group on their featured books! Email info@greenlightbookstore.com to find out more about registering your book group and getting your discount. Please note: featured books must be confirmed in advance, and members must mention book group name to get their discount - either at the counter when checking out in the store, or in the "order comments" field when buying online.

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A is for American: Letters and Other Characters in the Newly United States Cover Image
$12.75
ISBN: 9780375704086
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage Books USA - February 4th, 2003

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket Cover Image
$10.20
ISBN: 9781612192222
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Melville House Publishing - August 13th, 2013

Pym Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780812981766
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Spiegel & Grau - September 4th, 2012

Boy: Tales of Childhood Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
$6.79
ISBN: 9780142413814
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - January 22nd, 2009