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Book Clubs

  • "This Book is Gay" Banned Book Club
    "This Book is Gay" Banned Book Club
    Tue, Jun 25
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Jun 25, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Jun 25, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Banned Book Club is led by Bryn Durgin. June’s pick is the bestselling young adult nonfiction book on sexuality and gender, "This Book is Gay" by Juno Dawson.
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  • "Citizen: An American Lyric" Poetry Book Club
    "Citizen: An American Lyric" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Jul 10
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Jul 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Jul 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Poetry Book Club is led by Doug Knowlton. July’s selection is "Citizen: An American Lyric", Claudia Rankine’s provocative meditation on race.
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  • "Are You There God, It's Me Margaret" Banned Book Club
    "Are You There God, It's Me Margaret" Banned Book Club
    Tue, Jul 23
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Jul 23, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Jul 23, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Banned Book Club is led by Bryn Durgin. July’s pick is the bestselling young adult novel "Are You There God, It’s Me Margaret" by Judy Blume.
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  • Special Poetry Book Club Featuring In-Person Author Talk: Doug Knowlton in Conversation with Jeff Grieneisen
    Special Poetry Book Club Featuring In-Person Author Talk: Doug Knowlton in Conversation with Jeff Grieneisen
    Wed, Aug 14
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Aug 14, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Aug 14, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    In a special edition of our monthly Poetry Book Club, poet and book club leader Doug Knowlton will be in conversation with Jeff Grieneisen, the author of this month's selection, "Language of Phosphorescence: Poems."
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  • "Animal Farm" Banned Book Club
    "Animal Farm" Banned Book Club
    Tue, Aug 20
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Aug 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Aug 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    August’s Banned Book Club pick is "Animal Farm," George Orwell's timeless and timely allegorical novel--a scathing satire on a downtrodden society's blind march towards totalitarianism.
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  • "Proverbs of Limbo" by Robert Pinsky
    "Proverbs of Limbo" by Robert Pinsky
    Wed, Sep 11
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Sep 11, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Sep 11, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Doug Knowlton is for those who like to read and discuss poetry. It celebrates the integral role of poets and poetry in life and literature. September’s selection is "Proverbs of Limbo," the first new book of poetry in 8 years by three-time poet laureate Robert Pinsky.
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  • "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" Banned Book Club
    "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" Banned Book Club
    Tue, Sep 24
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Sep 24, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Sep 24, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Banned Book Club is led by Bryn Durgin. September's selection is "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" by Jonathan Safran Foer. Set in New York with a nine-year-old narrator, it is one of the most popular and widely read novels of the post 9/11 fiction subgenre.
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  • "What is Otherwise Infinite" Poetry Book Club
    "What is Otherwise Infinite" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Oct 09
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Oct 09, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Oct 09, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Doug Knowlton is for those who like to read and discuss poetry. It celebrates the integral role of poets and poetry in life and literature. October’s selection is "What is Otherwise Infinite," a searching, startling new collection of poems from Bianca Stone.
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  • "Their Eyes Were Watching God" Banned Book Club
    "Their Eyes Were Watching God" Banned Book Club
    Tue, Oct 22
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Oct 22, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Oct 22, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    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, October’s pick is "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston, a classic of the Harlem Renaissance and Hurston's most widely read work.
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