Washington Park Reads

Washington Park Reads is a private book club.

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:

  • August - Afterlife by Julia Alvarez
  • September - Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner
  • October - The Devil's Highway by Luis Urrea
  • November -  The Warmth of Other Sons by Isabel Wilkerson
  • January - Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore
  • February - There, There by Tommy Orange
  • March - Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie
  • April - The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
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Afterlife Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781643750255
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 7th, 2020

A Most-Anticipated Book of the Year: O, The Oprah Magazine * The New York Times * The Washington Post *Vogue * Bustle * BuzzFeed * Ms.


Crossing to Safety (Modern Library Classics) Cover Image
By Wallace Stegner, Terry Tempest Williams (Introduction by), T.H. Watkins (Afterword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780375759314
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Published: Modern Library - April 9th, 2002

Introduction by Terry Tempest Williams
Afterword by T. H. Watkins
 


The Devil's Highway: A True Story Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316010801
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 19th, 2005

From a Pulitzer Prize finalist, "the single most compelling, lucid, and lyrical contemporary account of the absurdity of U.S. border policy" (The Atlantic).


The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780679763888
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Published: Vintage - October 4th, 2011

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER

      


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Valentine: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062913265
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Published: Harper - March 31st, 2020

An instant New York Times Bestseller
A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!

"A thrilling debut that deserves your attention." –Ron Charles, the Washington Post


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There There Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525436140
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Published: Vintage - May 7th, 2019

“Powerful. . . .  a revelation.” —The New York Times 
 

“With a literary authority rare in a debut novel, it places Native American voices front and center before readers’ eyes.” —NPR/Fresh Air
 


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$16.00
ISBN: 9780307455925
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Published: Anchor - March 4th, 2014

The bestselling novel from the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Dear Ijeawele. The story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and the UK, raising universal questions of race and belonging, the overseas experience for the African diaspora, and the search for identity and a home.


The Alice Network: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062654199
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 6th, 2017

New York Times and USA Today Bestseller

An NPR's Best Book of the Year 

A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick!

The 2017 Girly Book Club Book of the Year!

A Summer Book Pick from Good Housekeeping, Parade, Library Journal, Goodreads, Liz and Lisa, and BookBub