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Folger's Virtual Book Club

Join us in the Fall!

Graphics showing books covers of: Birnam Wood by Eleanor Catton, Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks, Edith Holler by Edward Carey, Dating Dr. Dil by Nisha Sharma and The Familiar by Leigh Bardugo

Folger Book Club is taking a summer break but will return on August 1 at 6:30pm (ET) to discuss Birnam Wood by Eleanor Catton.

Free registration is required and will open on July 9, with early access for members.

Purchase your copy of Birnam Wood from Politics and Prose, our independent bookstore partner for this session.

Additional titles for Fall 2024:

Catch-up with previous sessions

2023/2024 Season

The Latinist by Mark Prins

June 2024

The East Indian by Brinda Charry

May 2024

Immortal Longings by Chloe Gong

April 2024

Daughters of the Deer by Danielle Daniel

March 2024

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

February 2024

The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown

December 2023

Beheld by TaraShea Nesbit

November 2023

Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion

October 2023

The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

September 2023

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

August 2023

2022/23 Season

The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

June 2023

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

May 2023

A Tip for the Hangman by Allison Epstein

March 2023

Booth by Karen Joy Fowler

February 2023

Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson

December 2022

Ramón and Julieta by Alana Quintana Albertson

November 2022

Shadowplay by Joseph O’Connor

October 2022

Learwife by JR Thorp

September 2022

2021/22 Season

Love in Color: Mythical Tales from Around the World, Retold by Bolu Babalola

June 2022

Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

May 2022

If We Were Villains by M. L. Rio

April 2022

The King at the Edge of the World by Arthur Phillips

March 2022

The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish

February 2022

All’s Well by Mona Awad

December 2021

The Porpoise by Mark Haddon

November 2021

Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch by Rivka Galchen

October 2021

We That Are Young by Preti Taneja

September 2021

The Last True Poets of the Sea by Julia Drake

August 2021

2020/21 Season

Sweet Sorrow by David Nichols

June 2021

Circe by Madeline Miller

May 2021

A Bright Ray of Darkness by Ethan Hawke

April 2021

Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

March 2021

The Moor’s Account by Laila Lalami

February 2021

Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

December 2020

License to Quill by Jacopo della Quercia

November 2020

I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem by Maryse Condé

October 2020

The Shakespeare Requirement by Julia Schumacher

September 2020

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

August 2020