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Book Clubs

Left Bank Books hosts several book clubs in our store located in the Central West End in St. Louis, MO - check out the list From Our Store below.

E-mail Shane (shane.m@left-bank.com) to register your group with Left Bank Books and receive 20% off your book selection, for one month prior to the discussion date! You can also e-mail Shane with any questions about starting or joining a reading group, which can be a great way to get to know new people in your neighborhood, social scene, or professional field.
 

Is your group looking for book ideas? We've got some great titles for you: Book Group Title Suggestions, Black Lives Matter - A Reading List and Hamilton: A Reading List, Lemonade Syllabus Reading List

From Our Store (All are welcome!)

Book Group Description This Month's Book

Black Experience

This new reading group is open to new members that will discuss issues related to the African American experience. If you are interested, please contact Shane for more information.

They meet at Left Bank Books on the second Thursday of the month at 6:30pm.

2018 Titles

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Gay Men's Reading Group

Reading Group books are available from Left Bank Books in St. Louis, MO at a 20% discount.

Meets at Left Bank Books, Central West End, St. Louis, MO on the fourth Thursday of every month. Open to gay men and our friends. 

The group meets monthly in the basement of Left Bank Books, St. Louis, MO 63108. If you would like to join, feel free to join our discussion. We do ask that you have read the book or at least a significant portion of the book for the discussion.

Curious about the group's tastes? Check out some of the group's previous reads:

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Great Novels of the 22nd Century

Reading Group books are available from Left Bank Books in St. Louis, MO at a 20% discount.

Science fiction reading group, hosted by Left Bank Books, moderated by Mark W. Tiedemann. We explore novels that reflect the potential of SF as both intellectually challenging and excellent writing. This group meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month downstairs in the store at 7:00pm.

Questions? Send them to Mark at mark.t@left-bank.com, or call the store at 314-367-6731.

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Lesbian Reading Group

Reading Group books are available from Left Bank Books in St. Louis, MO at a 20% discount.

The Left Bank Books Lesbian Reading Group is open to the public and welcomes LGBTQI women and our friends. We meet on the third Thursday of each month. We generally meet at 7:15pm (new time!) downstairs at Left Bank Books in the Central West End. You will find the book we are reading for the month on this page. If you have any questions, please email Shane at shane.m@left-bank.com.

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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers #1) Cover Image

Novel Ideas

Reading Group books are available from Left Bank Books in St. Louis, MO at a 20% discount.

Lunchtime reading group, featuring each month's book at 20% off. Novel Ideas meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at Left Bank Books, 399 N. Euclid, selecting and discussing books of contemporary literary fiction. Interested? New members are encouraged to read the book and show up.

2018 Titles

January 24th, 2018: My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent

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Read the Resistance

Reading Group books are available from Left Bank Books in St. Louis, MO at a 20% discount.

Formerly #FergusonReads, Read the Resistance will broaden its scope to talk about social justice affecting our community. This reading group is an attempt to add some civility and context to the mix by exploring race, class, gender, and other issues, not only in St. Louis, but America as a whole.

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Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right Cover Image

Reader Beware!

Reading Group books are available from Left Bank Books in St. Louis, MO at a 20% discount.

Our newest book group reads Horror! Reader Beware! meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the basement of Left Bank Books, 399 N. Euclid, St. Louis, MO to talk about all the scary stories!

 

2018 Titles

January 9th, 2018, 7pm: Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

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Shakespeare Festival Reads

Reading Group books are available from Left Bank Books in St. Louis, MO at a 20% discount.

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Hag-Seed (Hogarth Shakespeare) Cover Image