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

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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: Oct. 2, 7:30 PM
Featured title: Bitch Planet Volume 1: Extraordinary Machine by Kelly Sue Deconnick, Robert Wilson IV (Artist), Taki Soma (Artist))

* 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: Oct. 3, 7:30 PM
Featured title:  Hawkeye - Volume 1: My Life As A Weapon by Matt Fraction (Text by), David Aja (Illustrator), Javier Pulido (Illustrator)

* Meetings at the PLG store

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

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

Next meeting date: Oct. 9, 7:30 PM
Featured title: Act of Congress: How America's Essential Institution Works, and How It Doesn't  by Robert G. Kaiser

* 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: Oct. 10, 7:30 PM
Featured title: Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife by Mary Roach

* 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: Oct. 16, 7:30 PM
Featured title: The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner

* 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: Oct. 17, 7:30 PM
Featured title:  Everfair by Nisi Shawl

* 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: Sept. 25, 5:30 PM
Featured title:  The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg

* 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: Sept. 26, 5:30 PM
Featured title:  Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes

* Meetings at the PLG store

Bitch Planet Volume 1: Extraordinary Machine Cover Image
$8.49
ISBN: 9781632153661
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Image Comics - October 20th, 2015

Hawkeye - Volume 1: My Life As A Weapon (Marvel Now) Cover Image
By Matt Fraction (Text by), David Aja (Illustrator), Javier Pulido (Illustrator)
$14.44
ISBN: 9780785165620
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Marvel - March 19th, 2013

Act of Congress: How America's Essential Institution Works, and How It Doesn't Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9780307744517
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - January 28th, 2014

Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780393329124
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 17th, 2006

The Flamethrowers: A Novel Cover Image
$14.45
ISBN: 9781439142011
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - January 14th, 2014

Everfair: A Novel Cover Image
$14.44
ISBN: 9780765338068
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tor Books - September 26th, 2017

The View from Saturday Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780689817212
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 1998

Ninth Ward Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780316043083
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 10th, 2012

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