Book Clubs

  • "In the Dream House" Banned Book Club
    Tue, Jun 28
    In-person or Zoom
    Jun 28, 11:00 AM – Jun 29, 12:00 PM
    In-person or Zoom, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club is dedicated to reading and protecting the most important and threatened books for our generation. June's pick is "In the Dream House" by Carmen Maria Machado - an engrossing and wildly innovative account of a relationship gone bad.
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  • "The Darkest Evening" Mysteries to Die For Book Club
    Tue, Jul 12
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Jul 12, 11:00 AM EDT – Jul 13, 12:00 PM EDT
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Mysteries to Die For Book Club led by Elsie Souza. Meeting in-person at our new store location at The Mark, 117 S. Pineapple Ave. This month’s selection is "The Darkest Evening" by Ann Cleeves.
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  • "The Trees Witness Everything" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Jul 13
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Jul 13, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Poetry Book Club led by Doug Knowlton. Meeting in-person at our new store location at The Mark, 117 S. Pineapple Ave. This month’s selection is "The Trees Witness Everything" by Victoria Chang.
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  • "The Bluest Eye" Banned Book Club
    Thu, Jul 28
    In-person or Zoom
    Jul 28, 11:00 AM EDT – Jul 29, 12:00 PM EDT
    In-person or Zoom, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    July's pick is "The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison - a powerful examination of our obsession with beauty and conformity that asks questions about race, class, and gender with characteristic subtlety and grace.
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  • "The Hurting Kind" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Aug 10
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Aug 10, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Poetry Book Club led by Doug Knowlton. Meeting in-person at our new store location at The Mark, 117 S. Pineapple Ave. This month’s selection is "The Hurting Kind" by Ada Limón.
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  • "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous" Banned Book Club
    Aug 23, 11:00 AM – Aug 24, 12:00 PM
    In-person or Zoom, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    August's pick is "On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous" by Ocean Vuong - a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. A brutally honest exploration of race, class, sexuality, masculinity, aging and dying.
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