Nantucket Book Partners Launches Book Club Series

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(January 10, 2022) Nantucket Book Partners – Mitchell’s Book Corner and Nantucket Bookworks – launched Nantucket Book Clubs to connect and collaborate with the Island community.

He reached out to nonprofits, businesses and community members to choose books to read and discuss together in 2022 based on their missions and interests.

The 2022 Book Clubs focus on grief, leadership, climate change, connection, community, diversity and more. All readers are welcome, both on and off the island, with Zoom links and a virtual component available.

If you want to join a specific book club, email [email protected] for specific registration information.

Dates and times are subject to change. For the latest book news, sign up for the Nantucket Book Partners Book Explosion here

Details on all book clubs are available here

The Nantucket 2022 Book Clubs are:

• PASCON: “The Year of Magical Thinking” by Joan Didion, conducted by Bonnie Fitzgibbon and Deborah Dolan. Virtual discussion 4 p.m. Wednesday January 19.

• Women’s Leadership Group: “Atlas of the Heart” by Brene Brown, led by Melissa Murphy. Virtual discussion 7:30 p.m. Thursday January 20.

• Nantucket Land Council: “The RiverKeepers: Two Activists Fight to Reclaim Our Environment as a Basic Human Right” by John Cronin and Robert F. Kennedy Jr., led by Land Council Waterkeeper RJ Turcotte. Upstairs chat at Mitchell’s Book Corner, 54 Main Street, 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 9.

• Tim Talks Books: “To Paradise” by Hanya Yanagihara, edited by Tim Ehrenberg. Upstairs discussion at Mitchell’s Book Corner and virtual, 6 p.m. Thursday, February 10.

• “The Disordered Cosmos” by Dr Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, edited by Charity Grace Mofsen. Discussion at Mitchell’s Book Corner, Saturday, Feb.12 at 10 a.m.

• The Interrogator and mirror: “The Salt Path” by Raynor Winn, directed by Marianne Stanton, 5 pm Thursday, February 24 in the new Harry B. Turner conference room at The Inquirer and Mirror, 1 Old South Road. Visit the new conference room and enjoy refreshments from 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm Book a discussion from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm To register and receive a free copy of “The Salt Path”, email [email protected] with your name, email and phone number. The books will be available while stocks last at The investigator and the mirror before January 17th.

• Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals: “The Speckled Beauty, A Dog and His People” by Rick Bragg, directed by Jillian Lucchini and Jessica Sosebee. Chat upstairs at Mitchell’s Book Corner and online at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 10.

• Remain Nantucket and Nantucket Conservation Foundation: “The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go From Here” by Hope Jahren. In-person and virtual discussion at the Remain office, 58 Main Street, Second Floor, 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 15. Twenty-five free copies will soon be available from Mitchell courtesy of Remain and the Conservation Foundation.

• Spanish-speaking book club: “Violetta” by Isabel Allende, directed by Jill Surprenant and Sindy Rivera. In-person and virtual discussion at the Nantucket High School Library, 10 Surfside Road, 7 p.m. Thursday, March 24.

• A Safe Place Nantucket: “Playing Dead, A Memoir of Terror and Survival” by Monique Faisson Ross, conducted by Suzanne Fronzuto and Kathy Butterworth. Date and time to be determined.

• Nantucket Book Foundation: “Read Dangerously” by Azar Nafisi, edited by Annye Camara. Date and time to be determined.

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