New Year, New Book, New AMA
News & Events January 1st, 2021

New Year, New Book, New AMA

For January, we'll be reading a poignant, tender tale of enduring love that explores loss, reconciliation, and the quirks of fate.
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Raza Adil
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A conversation with Rachel Joyce
AMA Transcripts December 28th, 2020

A conversation with Rachel Joyce

December's book club pick, Miss Benson's Beetle, is the latest by the British author Rachel Joyce. Following in the footsteps of her beloved, bestselling novel The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, the book whisks us away on a life-changing adventure of hope, friendship, and self-discovery.
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Raza Adil
Raza Adil Writer
December Book Club and AMA with Rachel Joyce
News & Events November 27th, 2020

December Book Club and AMA with Rachel Joyce

For December, we've picked a tender book that offers us hope, takes us on a life-changing adventure, gives us some much-needed escape from these troubled times, and explores the transformative power of friendship.
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Raza Adil
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A conversation with Deepa Anappara
AMA Transcripts November 23rd, 2020

A conversation with Deepa Anappara

Deepa Anappara joined us for an Ask Me Anything during which our book club asked her questions about the plot and characters of Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line, the switch from journalism to fiction, her publishing journey, her next book, writing advice, and more.
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Raza Adil
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November Book Club and AMA with Deepa Anappara
News & Events October 29th, 2020

November Book Club and AMA with Deepa Anappara

Deepa Anappara was born in Kerala, southern India, and worked as a journalist in India for eleven years. Her debut novel Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line was longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction and shortlisted for the JCB prize for Indian literature 2020. It was a New York Times Editors’ Choice and is being translated into 22 languages.
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Raza Adil
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In Conversation with Robert Dugoni
AMA Transcripts October 23rd, 2020

In Conversation with Robert Dugoni

The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell is a literary-fiction novel that showcases Dugoni's versatility as an author — a gentle coming-of-age story that our book club loved reading this month. During our AMA, Robert Dugoni reflected on his writing career, told us about his latest work, and shared invaluable advice for budding writers.
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October Book Club Pick and AMA with Robert Dugoni
News & Events October 1st, 2020

October Book Club Pick and AMA with Robert Dugoni

Book lovers know that a good book can sweep you off your feet — it can whisk you away to another place in time, inspire you, and can teach you new ways to look at the world. For the month of October, we've chosen a book that is sure to do all of those things.
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Raza Adil
Raza Adil Writer
A Conversation with Etaf Rum
AMA Transcripts September 25th, 2020

A Conversation with Etaf Rum

For September, we selected A Woman Is No Man as our book club pick of the month and invited the author, Etaf Rum, for an Ask Me Anything — Read the transcript of our conversation with Etaf here.
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Raza Adil
Raza Adil Writer
AMA Transcript: 13-Year-Old Thriller Author Kristina Naydonova
AMA Transcripts September 18th, 2020

AMA Transcript: 13-Year-Old Thriller Author Kristina Naydonova

We invited Kristina for a Q&A inside our book club to discuss her book, her future plans with regards to writing, her advice for first-time authors, and the unique challenges and opportunities that come with being a young author, among several other interesting topics.
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Raza Adil
Raza Adil Writer
Book Club and AMA: A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum
News & Events September 8th, 2020

Book Club and AMA: A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum

This month, we're excited that we'll be reading A Woman Is No Man inside our book club and hosting the author, Etaf Rum, for an Ask Me Anything on September 22nd, at 9 am ET.
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Raza Adil Writer

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