Reading Group Guides

When you read a great book, you've just got to talk about it! But we know that sometimes you don't know how to start the conversation. Our authors and publishers have created guides to their books that will get your book group talking.

Browse our recent titles below and when you find a book you like, click on the cover to download the PDF guide.

Something Like Breathing
Angela Readman

An Unkindness of Ghosts
Rivers Solomon

Retablos
Octavio Solis

Something Like Breathing
Angela Readman

Though I Get Home
YZ Chin

We Were Witches
Ariel Gore

The Restless
Gerty Dambury, translated by Judith G. Miller

Why Bad Governments Happen to Good People
Danny Katch

The Iliac Crest
Cristina Rivera Garza, translated by Sarah Booker

Not One Day
Anne Garréta, translated by Emma Ramadan

The Rules of Backyard Cricket
Jock Serong

Rain Inscription
H. L. Hix

Since I Laid My Burden Down
Brontez Purnell

Hiroshima Boy
Naomi Hirahara

And The Spirit Moved Them
Helen LaKelly Hunt

From Away
Phoef Sutton

One Turn Around the Sun
Tim Seibles

Radical Reproductive Justice
Edited by Loretta Ross, Erika Derkas, Whitney Peoples, Lynn Roberts, Pamela Bridgewater

Translation as Transhumance
Mireille Gansel, translation by Ros Schwartz

A Good Day for Seppuku
Kate Braverman

Go Home
Edited by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

Areas of Fog
Will Dowd

Hitler, Stalin, and I: An Oral History
Heda Margolius Kovály

August
Romina Paula, translated by Jennifer Croft

Luz Bones
Myrna Stone

Between a Wolf and a Dog
Georgia Blain

Mr. Either/Or
Aaron Poochigian

The Devil's Song
Lauren Stahl

Nightmare in Berlin
Hans Fallada, translated by Allan Blunden

Yellowstone Standoff
Scott Graham

The Attempt 
Magdaléna Platzová, Translated by Alex Zucker

Port-Wine Stain
Norman Lock

Marriage on the Street Corners of Tehran
Nadia Shahram

Blood of the Dawn
Claudia Salazar Jimenez

Operation Yellow Star
Maurice Rajsfus

City Mouse
Stacey Lender

Getting it Right 
Karen E. Osbourne

The Painted Gun
Bradley Spinelli

Jerzy: A Novel
Jeremy Charyn

A Fugitive in Walden Woods 
Norman Lock

Wolf Season
Helen Benedict

Edge of Morning
Jacqueline Keeler

The Talker
Mary Sojourner

Red Rock Stories
Stephen Trimble

Behind the Moon
Madison Smartt Bell

The Last Weynfeldt
Martin Suter

The Good Byline
Jill Orr

Mothers and Other Strangers
Gina Sorell

From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Aging With Wisdom
Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle

The Latehomecomer
Kao Kalia Yang

When the Welfare People Come
Don Lash

The Chicken Who Saved Us
Kristin Jarvis Adams

Swallowing Mercury
Wioletta Greg

Hungarian Art
Ava Forgacs

Three Tearless Histories
Erich Hackl

The Redemption of Galen Pike
Carys Davies

Cold Blood Hot Sea 
Charlene D'Avanzo

The Curious Case of Dassoukine's Trousers
Fouad Laroui

Escape Home
Charles Paterson

The Ghetto Swinger
Coco Schumann

Hell's Gate
Laurent Gaudé

Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger's Life 
Sarah Kaminsky

Low Heights
Pascal Garnier

A Narrow Bridge
J.J Gesher

The Party Wall
Catherine LeRoux

The Life-Writer
David Constantine

Revise the Psalm
Edited by Quraysh A. Lasana and Sandra Jackson-Opoku

The Artist, The Censor, and The Nude: A Tale of Morality and Appropriation.
Glenn Harcourt 

The 6:41 to Paris
Jean-Philippe Blondel

You Should Pity Us Instead
Amy Gustine

Antiquity
Michael Homolka

Black Wave
Michelle Tea

The Cosmopolitans 
Sarah Schulman

The Doulas
Mary Mahoney, Lauren Mitchell

Solarium: Poems
Jordan Zandi

The Spoons in the Grass Are There to Dig a Moat
Amelia Martens

Bertrand Court 
Michelle Brafman

The Year of the Needy Girls
Patricia A. Smith

Before
Carmen Boullosa

Odd One Out
Quinton Skinner

All Waiting is Long
Barbara J. Taylor 

The Angel's Share 
Garfield Ellis

The Book of Harlen
Bernice L. McFadden

Even in Paradise
Elizabeth Nunez

Native Believer 
Ali Eteraz

Plus One
Christopher Noxon

Dancing on the Spider's Web
Sasha Paulsen