Book Groups at Greenlight

In-Store Book Groups

Greenlight hosts book groups at both the Fort Greene and Prospect Lefferts Gardens stores! 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, and feel free to contact the group leaders with questions. Scroll down for links to current book group picks, which are always 15% off at Greenlight, in the store or online.

Fort Greene Book Groups

   

Prospect Lefferts Gardens Book Groups

FG Nonfiction Book Group
7:30 PM, Second Tuesday of each month

Led by PLG store manager Geo, our nonfiction book group in Fort Greene reads and discusses the most fascinating topics in nonfiction, both classic and contemporary, with seasonal themes covering a variety of genres  Email Geo (geo@greenlightbookstore.com) to RSVP or for more information.
Next meeting date: Tuesday, January 10, 7:30 PM
Featured title: The Folded Clock by Heidi Julavits

 

PLG Nonfiction Book Group
7:30 PM, Second Wednesday of each month

Led by PLG store manager Geo, our nonfiction book group in Prospect Lefferts Gardens reads and discusses the most fascinating topics in nonfiction, both classic and contemporary, with seasonal themes covering a variety of genres  Email Geo (geo@greenlightbookstore.com) to RSVP or for more information.
Next meeting date: Wednesday, January 11, 7:30 PM
Featured title: Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work by Edwidge Danticat

FG Fiction Book Group
7:30 PM, Third Tuesday of each month

Led by Greenlight general manager Alexis, our fiction book group in Fort Greene discusses paperback fiction, reading broadly in contemporary fiction with the occasional diversion into classics.  Email Alexis (alexis@greenlightbookstore.com) to RSVP or for more information.
Next meeting date: Tuesday, January 17, 7:30 PM
Featured title: The Grand Hotel by Vicki Baum

 

PLG Fiction Book Group
7:30 PM, Third Wednesday of each month

Led by Greenlight general manager Alexis, our fiction book group in Prospect Lefferts Gardens discusses paperback fiction, reading broadly in contemporary fiction with the occasional diversion into classics. Email Alexis (alexis@greenlightbookstore.com) to RSVP or for more information.
Next meeting date: Wednesday, January 18, 7:30 PM
Featured title: Faces in the Crowd by Valeria Luiselli

FG Young Readers Book Group
5:30 PM, Fourth Tuesday of each month

Led by Greenlight receiving manager Grace, our young readers book group in Fort Greene is geared toward kids ages 9 to 12, and reads great contemporary and classic chapter books. Parents are welcome (but not required) to attend, and pizza is served.  Email Grace (grace@greenlightbookstore.com) to RSVP or for more information
Next meeting date: Tuesday, January 24, 5:30 PM
Featured title: The Witch's Boy by Kelly Barnhill

 

PLG Young Readers Book Group
5:30 PM, Fourth Wednesday of each month

Led by Greenlight receiving manager Grace, our young readers book group in Prospect Lefferts Gardens is geared toward kids ages 9 to 12, and reads great contemporary and classic chapter books. Parents are welcome (but not required) to attend, and pizza is served.  Email Grace (grace@greenlightbookstore.com) to RSVP or for more information
Next meeting date: Tuesday, January 25, 5:30 PM
Featured title: The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

 

 

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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The Folded Clock: A Diary Cover Image
$12.75
ISBN: 9780804171441
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor Books - March 8th, 2016

Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work Cover Image
$12.71
ISBN: 9780307946430
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage Books - September 20th, 2011

Grand Hotel Cover Image
By Vicki Baum, Basil Creighton (Translator), Margot Bettauer Dembo (Revised by)
$14.41
ISBN: 9781590179673
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: New York Review of Books - June 7th, 2016

Faces in the Crowd Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9781566893541
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Coffee House Press - May 13th, 2014

The Witch's Boy Cover Image
$7.61
ISBN: 9781616205485
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 15th, 2015

The War That Saved My Life Cover Image
$7.64
ISBN: 9780147510488
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - May 31st, 2016