Book Groups at Greenlight

In-Store Book Groups

Greenlight hosts book groups at both the Fort Greene and Prospect Lefferts Gardens stores! See below for featured book group selections and upcoming meeting dates, and feel free to contact the group leaders with questions. You can also purchase current book group picks through the links at the bottom of the page -- current picks are always 15% off at Greenlight, in the store or online.

Outside Book Groups

Greenlight offers 15% off to members of any registered book group on their featured books! Check out our Book Group Signup page for information on how to register your group and get your exclusive discount.

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Book Groups at Greenlight
(scroll down for links to purchase all featured titles at 15% off)

 

Fort Greene Book Groups

 

Prospect Lefferts Gardens Book Groups

FG Graphic Novels Book Group
7:30 PM, First Tuesday of each month

Led by Greenlight bookseller Nicholas, our graphic novels book group in Fort Greene reads and discusses graphic novels ranging from memoirs to adventures to fantasies and beyond.  Email Nicholas to RSVP or for more information.

Next meeting date: Tuesday, March 5
Featured title: Are you my Mother?  By Alison Bechdel 

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex

 

PLG Graphic Novels Book Group
7:30 PM, First Wednesday of each month

Led by Greenlight bookseller Emily, our graphic novel book group in PLG reads and discusses graphic novels ranging from memoirs to adventures to fantasies and beyond. Email Emily to RSVP or for more information.


Next meeting date: Wednesday, March 6.

Featured title: Dumb: Living Without a Voice by Georgia Webber

* Meetings at the PLG store

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

Led by Greenlight bookseller Katie, 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 Katie to RSVP or for more information.

Next meeting date: Tuesday, March 12

Featured title: How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America by Kiese Laymon

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex

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

Led by PLG store manager Geo, our nonfiction book group in PLG reads and discusses the most fascinating topics in nonfiction, both classic and contemporary, with seasonal themes covering a variety of genres.  Email Geo to RSVP or for more information.


Next meeting date: Wednesday, March 13

Featured title: Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff

* Meetings at the PLG store

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  to RSVP or for more information.


Next meeting date: Tuesday, February 19
Featured title:  The True Deceiver  by Tove Jansson

* Meetings at Greene Grape Annex

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

Led by Greenlight bookseller Austin, our fiction book group in PLG discusses paperback fiction, reading broadly in contemporary fiction with the occasional diversion into classics.  Email Austin to RSVP or for more information.


Next meeting date: Wednesday, February 20
Featured title:  The Passion by Jeanette Winterson

* Meetings at the PLG store

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

Led by Greenlight bookseller Sarah, 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 Sarah to RSVP or for more information.

Next meeting date: Tuesday, February 26

Featured title: The Girl Who Married a Skull and other African stories by By Kel McDonald (Editor), Kate Ashwin (Contribution by), Mary Cagle (Continued by)

* Meetings at the Fort Greene store

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

Led by Greenlight bookseller Wynne, our young readers book group in PLG 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 Wynne to RSVP or for more information.

 

Next meeting date: Wednesday, February 20 (Note: this event has been rescheduled from February 27)

Featured title: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

* Meetings at the PLG store

Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780544002234
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - April 2nd, 2013

Dumb: Living Without a Voice Cover Image
$19.54
ISBN: 9781683961161
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Fantagraphics Books - August 7th, 2018

How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America Cover Image
$12.75
ISBN: 9781932841770
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Agate Bolden - August 13th, 2013

Cleopatra: A Life Cover Image
$14.44
ISBN: 9780316001946
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - September 6th, 2011

The True Deceiver Cover Image
By Tove Jansson, Ali Smith (Introduction by), Thomas Teal (Translated by)
$12.71
ISBN: 9781590173299
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: NYRB Classics - December 8th, 2009

The Passion (Winterson) Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780802135223
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - August 7th, 1997

The Girl Who Married a Skull: And Other African Stories Cover Image
By Kel McDonald (Editor), Kate Ashwin (Contribution by), Mary Cagle (Continued by)
$12.75
ISBN: 9781945820243
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Iron Circus Comics - October 1st, 2018

The Westing Game: The Deluxe Anniversary Edition Cover Image
$8.49
ISBN: 9780451480989
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - May 15th, 2018

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