Learned Owl Book Groups

The Learned Owl Book Club discusses Leave the World Behind [1/11]

Join us on January 11th as we discuss Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam. 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.

Leave the World Behind: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062667649
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Published: Ecco - November 23rd, 2021

A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!

Finalist for the 2020 National Book Award (Fiction)


The Learned Owl Book Club discusses A Good Neighborhood [12/7]

Join us on December 7th as we discuss A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler. 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.

A Good Neighborhood: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250237293
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - March 2nd, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * One of NPR's Best Books of 2020

"A provocative, absorbing read."
People


The Learned Owl Book Club discusses Migrations [11/9]

Join us on November 9th as we discuss Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy. 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.

Migrations: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250204035
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Flatiron Books - July 6th, 2021

* INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER *

"Visceral and haunting" (New York Times Book Review) · "Hopeful" (Washington Post) · "Powerful" (Los Angeles Times) · "Thrilling" (TIME) · "Tantalizingly beautiful" (Elle) · "Suspenseful, atmospheric" (Vogue) · "Aching and poignant" (Guardian)
· "Gripping" (The Economist)


The Learned Owl Book Club discusses Afterlife [10/12]

Join us on October 12th as we discuss Afterlife by Julia Alvarez. 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.

Afterlife Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643751368
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Algonquin Books - April 6th, 2021

A Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020
A Most-Anticipated Book of the Year: O, The Oprah Magazine * The New York Times * The Washington Post *Vogue * Bustle * BuzzFeed * Ms.


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: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Vintage - June 30th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A thrilling tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty, and of sacrifice—inspired by the true story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the twentieth century: Doctor Zhivago.


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


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