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: All months TBD
- October: The Dressmaker of Khair Khana, by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
November: Too Much Happiness, by Alice Munroe; and Motley Stones, by Adalbert Stifter
January: Cloud Cuckoo Land, by Anthony Doerr
February: Sea of Tranquility, by Emily St. John Mandel
March: Beyond Innocence, by Phoebe Zerwick
April: I Never Thought of it That Way: How to Have Fearless Conversations, by Monica Guzman
May: Omer Pasha Latas: Marshal to the Sultan, by Ivo Andric
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe (Paperback)
“A courageous Afghan woman and her sisters success as unlikely entrepreneurs in this inspiring true story.” — O, The Oprah Magazine
WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013
Ten superb new stories by one of our most beloved and admired writers—the winner of the 2009 Man Booker International Prize.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The award-winning, best-selling author of Station Eleven and The Glass Hotel returns with a novel of art, time travel, love, and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon five hundred years later, unfurling a story of humanity across centuries and space.
A deeply reported, gripping narrative of injustice, exoneration, and the lifelong impact of incarceration, Beyond Innocence is the poignant saga of one remarkable life that sheds vitally important light on the failures of the American justice system at every levelIn June 1985, a young Black man in Winston-Salem, N.C.
I Never Thought of It That Way: How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times (Hardcover)
PORCHLIGHT BOOKS JUNE 2022 NONFICTION BESTSELLER
“I can see this book helping estranged parties who are equally invested in bridging a gap—it could be assigned reading for fractured families aspiring to a harmonious Thanksgiving dinner.” —New York Times
A sweeping epic by Nobel Prize-winner Ivo Andrić about power, identity, and Islam set in 19th-century Ottoman Bosnia and Istanbul.