BTHVN Rocks WS Book Club

**COVID-19 Update: this book club will now be meeting virtually until further notice. A link will be sent out to members prior to the discussion date. You must sign up via the email below to receive the link.

In the spirit of collaboration surrounding BHTVN Rocks WS, Bookmarks is partnering with the Winston-Salem Symphony to bring you an opportunity to engage with the music on a new level - through literature! We're starting a book club book club that is open to anyone who loves reading and music. Books will include fiction and nonfiction and meetings will be held at Bookmarks.

Purchase the books below and select "pay in store" to receive the 20% book club discount. In store, please mention the book club when checking out to receive the discount. 

Email to be added to the list. 

Future Selections:

  • April 14 at 6:30 p.m. - The Ensemble by Aja Gabel
  • June 11 at 12:00 p.m. - Hearing Beethoven by Robin Walace 
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The Ensemble: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735214774
Availability: Order Processes in 1-5 Days Depending on Store Stock
Published: Riverhead Books - June 25th, 2019

"Pitch-perfect." —People

"You won’t be able to quit these characters." —goop

The addictive novel about four young friends navigating the cutthroat world of classical music and their complex relationships with each other, as ambition, passion, and love intertwine over the course of their lives.

Hearing Beethoven: A Story of Musical Loss and Discovery Cover Image
ISBN: 9780226429755
Availability: Order Processes in 1-5 Days Depending on Store Stock
Published: University of Chicago Press - October 16th, 2018

We’re all familiar with the image of a fierce and scowling Beethoven, struggling doggedly to overcome his rapidly progressing deafness. That Beethoven continued to play and compose for more than a decade after he lost his hearing is often seen as an act of superhuman heroism. But the truth is that Beethoven’s response to his deafness was entirely human.