Book Clubs

  •  "La La paciente silencios / The Silent Patient" Amigos Book Club Sep. 12, 19, 26 &. Oct. 3 Via Zoom  7-8 pm Via Zoom
    Sep 12, 7:00 PM EDT – Oct 03, 8:10 PM EDT
    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: “La paciente silenciosa” de Alex Michaelides . Llame a BookStore1 al 941-365-7900.
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  • "Klara and the Sun" The Outside the Box Book Club
    Tue, Oct 04
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Oct 04, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club is dedicated to reading speculative fiction to make you ponder your own existence. September's pick is "Klara and the Sun" by Kazuo Ishiguro.
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  • "Ghost Story" Short Story Book Club
    Wed, Oct 05
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Oct 05, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Short Story Book Club led by Bryn Durgin and Andrea Ginsky. This month's selection is "Ghost Lover" by Lisa Taddeo. A collection of nine riveting stories.
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  • Special Edition Book Club & Virtual Author Visit
    Tue, Oct 11
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Oct 11, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Join us in-person as we discuss "We Refuse to Be Enemies: How Muslims and Jews Can Make Peace, One Friendship at a Time" while authors Sabeeha Rehman and Walter Ruby, as well as the owner of Bookstore1Sarasota, Georgia Court, join us virtually via Zoom.
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  • "The Postman Always Rings Twice" Mysteries to Die For Book Club Vintage Edition
    Oct 12, 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. October’s pick is "The Postman Always Rings Twice," by James M. Cain.
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  • "Now We're Getting Somewhere" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Oct 12
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Oct 12, 2:00 PM EDT – Oct 13, 3:00 PM EDT
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Poetry Book Club led by Doug Knowlton meets in-person at our new store location at The Mark, 117 S. Pineapple Ave. This month we are discussing "Now We're Getting Somewhere" by Kim Addonizio.
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  • "The Lathe of Heaven" Outside-the-Box Book Club
    Mon, Oct 24
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Oct 24, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    October's pick is "The Lathe of Heaven" by Ursula K. Le Guin. A classic science fiction novel by one of the greatest writers of the genre, set in a future world where one man's dreams control the fate of humanity.
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  • "The Lottery and Other Stories" Banned Book Club
    Oct 25, 11:00 AM – Oct 26, 12:00 PM
    In-person or on Zoom, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    October's pick is "The Lottery and Other Stories" by Shirley Jackson. "The Lottery" stands out as one of the most famous short stories in American literary history, blowing a hole in American complacency.
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  • "Small Things Like These" Short and Satisfying Book Club
    Wed, Oct 26
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Oct 26, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Short and Satisfying Book Club returns this month for those looking for a shorter read that is ripe for discussion. Georgia’s first selection is "Small Things Like These," award-winning author Claire Keegan's landmark new novel.
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  • Wine Tasting and Book Club
    Wed, Nov 02
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Nov 02, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Wine tasting with Thomas Morgan of Seagrape Wine Co. featuring carefully curated wines inspired by "To Fall in Love, Drink This: A Wine Writer's Memoir" by Alice Feiring
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  • "Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?" Short Story Book Club
    Fri, Nov 04
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Nov 04, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Short Story Book Club led by Bryn Durgin and Andrea Ginsky. November's pick is literary great Raymond Carver's first collection: "Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?"
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  • "The Big Sleep" Mysteries To Die For Book Club Vintage Edition
    Nov 08, 12:00 PM – 12:05 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. November’s pick is "The Big Sleep," the iconic first novel from crime fiction master Raymond Chandler, featuring Philip Marlowe, the "quintessential urban private eye."
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  • "Floaters" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Nov 09
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Nov 09, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    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. November’s selection is "Floaters" by Martin Espada, winner of the 2021 National Book Award for Poetry.
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  • "An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United Sates" Banned Book Club
    Nov 15, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-person or on Zoom, 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, November's pick is "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States" by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz.
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  • "The Twilight World" Short and Satisfying Book Club
    Wed, Nov 16
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Nov 16, 11:00 AM – 12:20 PM
    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. November’s selection is "The Twilight World," by the great filmmaker Werner Herzog.
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