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  •  "A prueba de fuego/ A Proof of Fire" Amigos Book Club  Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13 & Feb. 20
    Jan 30, 7:00 PM EST – Feb 20, 8:00 PM EST
    Zoom Book Club
    Amigos Book Club es una asociación cultural entre CreArte Latino Cultural Center y Bookstore1Sarasota. Todas las reuniones se llevan a cabo 100% en español via Zoom. Edades: 18+ --100% en español. Libro: “A prueba de fuego" de Javier Moro. Llame a BookStore1 al 941-365-7900.
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  • "Balladz" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Feb 08
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Feb 08, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    February’s Poetry Book Club selection is "Balladz" by Sharon Olds, the Pulitzer Prize and T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry winner, called “a poet for these times, a powerful woman who won't back down (San Francisco Chronicle).”
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  • "Out" Mysteries to Die For Vintage Edition
    Tue, Feb 14
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Feb 14, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Elsie Souza is dedicated to reading vintage mystery novels. February’s pick is "Out" by Natsuo Kirino, at once a masterpiece of literary suspense and a pitch-black comedy of gender warfare.
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  • "Home" Short and Satisfying Book Club
    Wed, Feb 15
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Feb 15, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Short and Satisfying Book Club is for those looking for a shorter read that is ripe for discussion. February’s selection is "Home" by Toni Morrison, the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner. "Home" is an emotional powerhouse of a novel.
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  • "The Hate U Give" Banned Book Club
    Tue, Feb 21
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Feb 21, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    In this monthly book club dedicated to reading and protecting the most important and threatened books for our generation, February’s pick is Angie Thomas’ "The Hate U Give" a “stunning, brilliant, gut-wrenching novel that will be remembered as a classic of our time (John Green).”
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  • A Conversation with Sony Ton-Aime, Director of Literary Arts at Chautauqua Inst.
    Feb 26, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    A Conversation with Sony Ton-Aime, Director of Literary Arts at Chautauqua Institution. Come learn about the book selections for this year's Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle and a new wave of CLSC book circles across the nation.
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  • "Seasons of Purgatory" Short Story Book Club
    Wed, Mar 01
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Mar 01, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    In this monthly book club dedicated to reading collections of short stories, March's pick is "Seasons of Purgatory," the first English-language story collection from Shahriar Mandanipour, “one of Iran's most important living fiction writers" (The Guardian).
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  • "The Rupture Tense" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Mar 08
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Mar 08, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Doug is for those who like to read and discuss poetry. It celebrates the integral role of poets and poetry in life and literature. March’s selection is "The Rupture Tense," the astounding second collection by Jenny Xie, “a magician of perspective and scale.”(New Yorker)
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  • "The Son" Mysteries to Die For Book Club Vintage Edition
    Tue, Mar 14
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Mar 14, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Elsie Souza is dedicated to reading vintage mystery novels. March’s pick is "The Son" by Jo Nesbø, an electrifying tale of vengeance set amid Oslo’s brutal hierarchy of corruption.
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  • "Foster" Short and Satisfying Book Club
    Wed, Mar 15
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Mar 15, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Short and Satisfying Book Club is for those looking for a shorter read that is ripe for discussion. March’s selection is Claire Keegan’s beautiful new novella, "Foster," a heartbreaking story of childhood, loss, and love.
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  • "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" Banned Book Club
    Tue, Mar 21
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Mar 21, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    In this monthly book club dedicated to reading and protecting the most important and threatened books for our generation, March’s pick is "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," Maya Angelou's debut memoir, a modern American classic beloved worldwide.
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  • "Liberation Day" Short Story Book Club
    Wed, Apr 05
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Apr 05, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    In this monthly book club dedicated to reading collections of short stories, April's pick is "Liberation Day," George Saunders' masterful collection that explores ideas of power, ethics, and justice and cuts to the very heart of what it means to live in community with our fellow humans.
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  • "A Judgement in Stone" Mysteries to Die For Book Club Vintage Edition
    Apr 11, 11:00 AM – 12:20 PM EDT
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Elsie Souza is dedicated to reading vintage mystery novels. April's pick is "A Judgement in Stone" one of Ruth Rendell’s finest psychological thrillers.
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  • "Playlist for the Apocalypse" Poetry Book Club
    Thu, Apr 13
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Apr 13, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Doug is for those who like to read and discuss poetry. April’s selection is "Playlist for the Apocalypse," a piercing, unflinching new volume from Rita Dove that offers necessary music for our tumultuous present.
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  • "The Hour of the Star" Short and Satisfying Book Club
    Wed, Apr 19
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Apr 19, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Short and Satisfying Book Club is for those looking for a shorter read that is ripe for discussion. April’s selection is "The Hour of the Star," Clarice Lispector’s final masterpiece.
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  • "The Satanic Verses" Banned Book Club
    Tue, Apr 25
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Apr 25, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    In this monthly book club dedicated to reading and protecting the most important and threatened books for our generation, April's pick "The Satanic Verses" by Salman Rushdie, one of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, and Rushdie’s best-known and most galvanizing book.
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