Learned Owl Book Groups

The Learned Owl Book Club discusses Save Me the Plums [12/8]

Join us on December 8th as we discuss Save Me the Plums by Ruth Reichl. The discussion will commence at 5:30pm. Please note this meeting will be held on Zoom! If you'd like to join the Zoom meeting, please email Carol at bookclubs@learnedowl.com.

Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812982381
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 5th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Trailblazing food writer and beloved restaurant critic Ruth Reichl took the job (and the risk) of a lifetime when she entered the high-stakes world of magazine publishing. Now, for the first time, she chronicles her groundbreaking tenure as editor in chief of Gourmet.


The Learned Owl Book Club discusses Rabbits for Food [11/10]

Join us on November 10th as we discuss Rabbits for Food by Binnie Kirshenbaum. The discussion will commence at 5:30pm. Please note this meeting will be held on Zoom! If you'd like to join the Zoom meeting, please email Carol at bookclubs@learnedowl.com.

Rabbits for Food Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781641291934
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Soho Press - September 1st, 2020

Master of razor-edged literary humor Binnie Kirshenbaum returns with her first novel in a decade, a devastating, laugh-out-loud funny story of a writer’s slide into depression and institutionalization.
 


The Learned Owl Book Club discusses The Gifted School [10/13]

Join us on October 13th as we discuss The Gifted School by Bruce Holsinger. The discussion will commence at 5:30pm. Please note this meeting will be held on Zoom! If you'd like to join the Zoom meeting, please email Carol at bookclubs@learnedowl.com.

The Gifted School: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525534976
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - June 30th, 2020

INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER

"Wise and addictive... The Gifted School is the juiciest novel I've read in ages... a suspenseful, laugh-out-loud page-turner and an incisive inspection of privilege, race and class." J. Courtney Sullivan, author of Friends and Strangers, in The New York Times


The Learned Owl History Book Group discusses the Cleveland Orchestra and Severance Hall [9/20]

The Learned Owl History Book Group will be meeting, weather permitting, on September 20th at 2pm. The topic this time is the Cleveland Orchestra and/or Severance Hall.

NOTE: This event will be hosted outside at the John Brown monument, which is across from the Learned Owl. Guests need to bring their own chairs, and it is highly recommended that you wear a mask. Thank you!

The Cleveland Orchestra Story: Second to None (Ohio) Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781886228245
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Gray & Company Publishers - September 30th, 2000

"One of the very best books ever written about a symphony orchestra." -- Tim Page, 1997 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism for his writings on music for the Washington Post.


The Learned Owl Book Club discusses The Secrets We Kept [9/8]

Join us on September 8th as we discuss The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott. The discussion will commence at 5:30pm. Please note this meeting will be held on Zoom! If you'd like to join the Zoom meeting, please email Carol at bookclubs@learnedowl.com.

The Secrets We Kept: A novel Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780525566106
Availability: Backordered
Published: Vintage - June 30th, 2020

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 
A HELLO SUNSHINE x REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK


ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:


The Learned Owl Book Club discusses Disappearing Earth [8/11]

Join us on August 11th as we discuss Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips. The discussion will commence at 5:30pm. Please note this meeting will be held on Zoom! If you'd like to join the Zoom meeting, please email Carol at bookclubs@learnedowl.com.

Disappearing Earth Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525436225
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Vintage - April 7th, 2020

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

Finalist for The New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award


The Perks of Being a Book Reader discusses Blaze April 5 with the author

The Perks of Being a Book Reader will meet on April 5th at 5pm in the shop to discuss Blaze by Hope Bolinger. Bolinger will be in attendance to discuss the book as well! Feel free to come discuss and enjoy snacks! To join the newsletter, click here and select Perks of Being a Book Reader.

Blaze: If You Can't Stand the Heat, Don't Walk into the Fire Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781645260523
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Iron Stream Books - June 3rd, 2019

If you can't stand the heat, don't walk into the fire.


The Learned Owl Book Club discusses The Other Americans

The Learned Owl Book Club will meet on April 14th at 7:00 at the Learned Owl Book Shop to discuss The Other Americans.

The Other Americans: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525436034
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Vintage - March 17th, 2020

***2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST***
Winner of the Arab American Book Award in Fiction
Finalist for the Kirkus Prize in Fiction
Finalist for the California Book Award
Longlisted for the Aspen Words Literary Prize
A Los Angeles Times bestseller


The Learned Owl Book Club discusses The Other Americans

The Learned Owl Book Club will meet on April 13th at 1:00 in Christ Episcopal Church to discuss The Other Americans.

The Other Americans: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525436034
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Vintage - March 17th, 2020

***2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST***
Winner of the Arab American Book Award in Fiction
Finalist for the Kirkus Prize in Fiction
Finalist for the California Book Award
Longlisted for the Aspen Words Literary Prize
A Los Angeles Times bestseller


Book Club in a Bar Discusses Al Dente's Inferno March 26 (CANCELLED)

In the interest of everyones health, the Book Club in a Bar meeting for March with the Author has been rescheduled for July. We apologize for any inconvenience! Thank you!

 

Sincerely,

Your friendly neighborhood booksellers

Al Dente's Inferno (A Tuscan Cooking School Mystery #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593097793
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Berkley - February 25th, 2020

An American chef will have to serve up more than good eats if she wants to establish a successful farm-to-table cooking school in Tuscany, in this charming first installment in a new cozy mystery series set in Italy. 
 


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