SECCA Book Discussion

SECCA Book Discussion is open to the public. The book club focuses on contemporary literary fiction and memoirs. The club meets regularly at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) in Winston-Salem.

The fall theme is ‘Retelling Stories,’ novels that adapt or respond to classic works.


Book club members, make sure to mention your book club when checking out in-store at Bookmarks to save 20% off your book club purchases.  

Upcoming Selections:

  • September: The Chosen and The Beautiful by Nghi Vo;
  • November : A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
  • December : Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
The Chosen and the Beautiful By Nghi Vo Cover Image
By Nghi Vo
ISBN: 9781250820129
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tordotcom - March 29th, 2022

An Instant National Bestseller!
An Indie Next Pick!
A B&N Reads April Pick!

A Thousand Acres: A Novel By Jane Smiley Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400033836
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Published: Anchor - December 2nd, 2003

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A "powerful and poignant" twentieth-century reimagining of Shakespeare’s King Lear (The New York Times Book Review) that takes on themes of truth, justice, love, and pride—and centers on a wealthy Iowa farmer who decides to divide his farm between his three daughters. 

Wide Sargasso Sea By Jean Rhys, Edwidge Danticat (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Jean Rhys, Edwidge Danticat (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780393352566
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 25th, 2016

This “tour de force” (New York Times Book Review) celebrates its 50th anniversary.