Book Groups at Greenlight

Greenlight hosts a number of free book discussion groups. See our ongoing schedule and and next featured book and meeting dates below!

For the first time since 2020, Fiction and Nonfiction Book Groups are resuming in-person meetings, courtesy of our neighbors down the street at Die Stammkneipe Brooklyn (710 Fulton St). Young Readers Club remains on Zoom.

Fiction Book Group meets monthly on the 2nd Tuesday

Cookbook Club meets quarterly on the 3rd Monday

Young Readers Book Group meets quarterly on the 3rd WEDNESDAY (please note the recent date change!)

Nonfiction Book Group meets monthly on the 4th Tuesday

Email with questions or suggestions!


Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, Crisis, and Opposition in Globalizing California (American Crossroads #21) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780520242012
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: University of California Press - January 8th, 2007

Nonfiction Book Group

Next meeting: Tuesday, May 24, 6:00 PM ET 

Title to be discussed: Golden Gulag by Ruth Wilson Gilmore

Our nonfiction book group meets monthly to read and discuss the most fascinating topics in nonfiction, both classic and contemporary, with seasonal themes covering a variety of genres. Please welcome our new book group host, Sammi, who writes: “This season will trace the complex origins of the US's racial regimes with a focus on the vitality and vibrancy of the Black freedom struggle. We will read the works of radical academics like Robin DG Kelley, Gerald Horne, and Ruth Wilson Gilmore.”

Register for this event here!

The Night Watchman: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062671196
Availability: Available In Store Now (while supplies last)
Published: Harper Perennial - March 23rd, 2021

Fiction Book Group

Next meeting: Tuesday, June 14, 7:30 PM ET 

Title to be discussed: The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich

Led (in-person!) by Greenlight's former general manager Alexis, our fiction book group discusses paperback fiction, reading broadly in contemporary fiction with the occasional diversion into classics. Email Alexis for more information.

Links to register for this hybrid event: