Garth Greenwell | Henry James

#APStogether,  Begins July 9, 2020

Garth Greenwell | Henry James, The Turn of the Screw

Garth Greenwell is the author of the books What Belongs to You, which won the British Book Award for Debut of the Year and was longlisted for the National Book Award; and Cleanness (both FSG), which was named an IndieNext Selection and a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice. He is the recipient of a 2020 Guggenheim Fellowship.
Virtual Book Club

United States

Elizabeth McCracken | Annie Dillard

#APStogether,  Begins July 23

Elizabeth McCracken | Annie Dillard, The Maytrees

Elizabeth McCracken is the author of six books, most recently Bowlaway (Ecco). She is the recipient of grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Liguria Study Center, the American Academy in Berlin, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Her collection Thunderstruck & Other Stories won the 2015 Story Prize.
Virtual Book Club

United States

Tolstoy Together

Online, Zoom Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:30 p.m. EST

Join us for a virtual discussion of War and Peace with Yiyun Li.

Event Details
Thursday, June 11, 2020
7:30 p.m. EST
This event is free and open to all. Registration is required, and you can register here. Details for accessing the online event will be sent via email.

Online, Zoom
United States

Ilya Kaminsky | Wislawa Szymborska

#APStogether,  Begins August 6, 2020

Ilya Kaminsky | Wislawa Szymborska, Map

Ilya Kaminsky is the author of the poetry collections Dancing in Odessa (Tupelo) and Deaf Republic (Graywolf), which was a finalist for the National Book Award; and the editor, with Susan Harris, of the Ecco Anthology of International Poetry. His honors include a Whiting Award and a Lannan Literary Fellowship.
Virtual Book Club

United States

Elliott Holt | Mavis Gallant

#APStogether,  Begins August 20, 2020

Elliott Holt | Mavis Gallant, Green Water, Green Sky

Elliott Holt is the author of the novel You Are One of Them (Penguin), a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Award. Her essays, book reviews, and short stories have appeared in the New York Times, Slate, Time, Virginia Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. Her fiction has been awarded a Pushcart Prize, as well as fellowships from Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. She was born and raised in Washington, D.C., and has lived in Moscow, London, Amsterdam, Paris, and New York.
Virtual Book Club

United States

Ed Park | Charles Portis

#APStogether,  Begins September 3, 2020

Ed Park | Charles Portis, True Grit

Ed Park is the author of the novel Personal Days (Random House) and is a founding editor of the Believer.
Virtual Book Club

United States

Carl Phillips | James Baldwin

#APStogether,  Begins September 17. 2020

Carl Phillips | James Baldwin, Giovanni's Room

Carl Phillips is the author of fifteen books of poems, most recently Pale Colors in a Tall Field (FSG). He teaches at Washington University in Saint Louis.
Virtual Book Club

United States


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