Book Groups at Greenlight

In-Store Book Groups

Greenlight staff hosts regular book group meetings in several genres. Starting in September 2014, book group meetings take place at Greene Grape Annex, across the street from the bookstore at 753 Fulton Street!  Book groups are open to the public and seating is first come, first served.  See individual groups for RSVP and other information.  And scroll to the end of the pagefor buying information for featured book group selections -- current book group picks are always 15% off at Greenlight, in the store or online!.

Greenlight Nonfiction Book Group
Second Tuesday of every other month

Led by Greenlight bookseller Geo, our new nonfiction book group reads and discusses the most fascinating topics in nonfiction, both classic and contemporary, with seasonal themes covering a variety of genres. This season's theme is Places.  Email Geo ( to RSVP or ask questions.
Next meeting: Tuesday, November 11, 7:30 PM
Book to be discussed: China in Ten Words by Yu Hua




Greenlight Cookbook Club
Second Tuesday of every other month, 7:30 PM

Greenlight’s new Cookbook Club, led by neighbor and educated foodie Grant Bremer, meets on the second Tuesday of every third month to share dishes and discussion of featured cookbooks, with a focus on locally available ingredients and accessible yet adventurous recipes. First-time attendees can attend without cooking; for every subsequent meeting attendees are asked to contribute a recipe for the group.
Please RSVP to
Next meeting: October 14, 7:30 PM
Book to be discussed: Sylvia's Table: Fresh, Seasonal Recipes from Our Farm to Your Famil by Liz Neumark



Greenlight Fiction Book Group
Third Tuesday of each month, 7:30 PM
Led by Greenlight bookseller Alexis, this book group discusses paperback fiction on the third Tuesday of each month.
Next meeting: Tuesday, October 21, 7:30 PM
Book to be discussed: After Claude by Iris Owens




Greenlight Young Readers Book Group
Fourth Tuesday of each month, 6:30 PM

Led by Greenlight bookseller Grace, this book group is geared toward kids ages 8 to 14, and reads great contemporary and classic chapter books. Parents are welcome (but not required) to attend; sandwiches and treats are served.
Next meeting: Tuesday, September 23, 6:30 PM
Book to be discussed: Same Sun Here by Silas House and Neela Vaswani




Outside Book Groups

Greenlight now offers 15% off to members of any registered book group on their featured books! Email to find out more about registering your book group and getting your discount. Please mention your book group name to get your discount - either at the counter when checking out in the store, or in the "order comments" field when buying online.


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China in Ten Words (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780307739797
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage, 8/2012

ISBN-13: 9780307595133
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf, 8/2013

After Claude (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9781590173633
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: NYRB Classics, 10/2010

Same Sun Here (Paperback)

ISBN-13: 9780763664510
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick, 8/2013

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