Open to everyone! The Vermont Book Shop (VBS) Book Discussions are held the last Tuesday of every month in the store. VBS Book Discussion titles are always 20% off in-store and online.
Tuesday, May 30, 7 p.m. at The Vermont Book Shop -- Told with sincerity, humor, and wit, Trespassing Across America is both a fascinating account of one man's remarkable journey along the Keystone XL pipeline and a meditation on climate change, the beauty of the natural world, and the extremes to which we can push ourselves--both physically and mentally.
Tuesday, June 27, 7 p.m. at The Vermont Book Shop -- In Sweetbitter Stephanie Danler deftly conjures the nonstop and high-adrenaline world of the food industry and evokes the infinite possibilities, the unbearable beauty, and the fragility and brutality of being young and adrift.
Tuesday, July 25, 7 p.m. at The Vermont Book Shop -- Diametrically opposed arguments: Why I Am Not A Feminist by Jessa Crispin is a radical, fearless call for revolution. It accuses the feminist movement of obliviousness, irrelevance, and cowardice--and demands nothing less than the total dismantling of a system of oppression and We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a personal, eloquently-argued essay that offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness
Tuesday, August 29, 7 p.m. at The Vermont Book Shop -- Yaa Gyasi's extraordinary novel Homegoing illuminates slavery's troubled legacy both for those who were taken and those who stayed--and shows how the memory of captivity has been inscribed on the soul of our nation.