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Not For Men Only

First off, let's say this book club is open to anyone of any gender. The reading choices will be books that generally appeal to male readers. Members or interested attendees should send their name and email address to Jim Parina at jim.parina@gmail.com so that they can be notified of any last minute changes.  The group meets the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m.

July 8 - The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein

August 12 - The Dinner by Herman Koch

September 9 - Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations by Thomas L. Friedman

October 14 - Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

November 11 - Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin

December 9 - The Winter Soldier by Daniel Mason

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631494536
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - May 1st, 2018

New York Times Bestseller - Notable Book of the Year - Editors' Choice Selection
One of Bill Gates' "Amazing Books" of the Year
One of Publishers Weekly's 10 Best Books of the Year
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction
An NPR Best Book of the Year
Winner of the Hillman Prize for Nonfiction


The Dinner Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385346856
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Hogarth - October 29th, 2013

Now a major motion picture starring Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan, Rebecca Hall, and Chloë Sevigny

"A European Gone Girl." —The Wall Street Journal


#1 New York Times Bestseller Los Angeles Times Bestseller

One of The Wall Street Journal's 10 Books to Read NowOne of Kirkus Reviews's Best Nonfiction Books of the YearOne of Publishers Weekly's Most Anticipated Books of the Year


Everything Is Illuminated Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780544484009
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Mariner Books - April 14th, 2015

“Imagine a novel as verbally cunning as A Clockwork Orange, as harrowing as The Painted Bird, as exuberant and twee as Candide, and you have Everything Is Illuminated . . .


Leadership: In Turbulent Times Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476795935
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

The New York Times bestselling book about the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin “should help us raise our expectations of our national leaders, our country, and ourselves” (The Washington Post).

“After five decades of magisterial output, Doris Kearns Goodwin leads the league of


Staff Pick Badge
The Winter Soldier Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316477598
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Back Bay Books - September 17th, 2019

Winner of the Northern California Book Award
A New York Times Editors' Choice Pick
A Washington Post Notable Book of 2018
A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2018
An NPR Best Book of 2018

National Bestseller