Virtual Class: Pat Holt - Contemporary Classics Book Group - Tuesday (via Zoom)

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 10:30am
photo of Pat Holt

Five Tuesdays: Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, Jan. 12 & Feb. 9 • 10:30am – 12:30pm • $125 

Pat Holt leads a discussion of books that have captured the contemporary imagination. Pat is the former book review editor of the SF Chronicle and publisher of Holt Uncensored.

October 13
Call Me Zebra by Azareen Vander Vliet Oloomi

November 10
Weather by Jenny Offill

December 8
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

January 12
Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

February 9
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

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Call Me Zebra Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328505866
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - February 5th, 2019

Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
Winner of the John Gardner Award for Fiction

“Hearken ye fellow misfits, migrants, outcasts, squint-eyed bibliophiles, library-haunters and book stall-stalkers: Here is a novel for you.”
Wall Street Journal

“A tragicomic picaresque whose fervid logic and cere


Weather: A novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385351102
Availability: Backordered
Published: Knopf - February 11th, 2020

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER 

From the beloved author of the nationwide best seller Dept. of Speculationone of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the Yeara “darkly funny and urgent” (NPR) tour de force about a family, and a nation, in crisis


The Nickel Boys: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780345804341
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Published: Anchor - June 30th, 2020

In this Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times bestselling follow-up to The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys unjustly sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
 


Disappearing Earth Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525436225
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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 Great Believers: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735223530
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Published: Penguin Books - June 4th, 2019

PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BOOK OF 2018
LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE WINNER
ALA CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER
THE STONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER

Soon to Be a Major Television Event, optioned by Amy Poehler