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Neighborhood NonFiction Book Club, $5

Neighborhood Non-Fiction Book Group
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Neighborhood Non-Fiction Book Group

To register, please Venmo @Allison-Grillo with “book group” in the description

With a focus on minority authors, Allison + Sadie lead this non-fiction book group for curious minds looking to explore diverse topics. A $5 fee confirms your RSVP and covers light refreshments. Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 6:45 - 8 pm. Please note the May 2019 date is the 3rd Wednesday. Visit for more details


MAY 15 - Chief Engineer: Washington Roebling, the Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge by Erica Wagner

JUNE 12 - The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantu

JULY 10 - Hunger by Roxane Gay

AUG 14 - The Hour of the Land: A personal Topography of America's National Parks by Terry Tempest Williams

SEP 11 - Gang Leader for a Day by Sudhir Venkatesh

OCT 9 - Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward

NOV 13 - The Beekeeper by Dunya Mikhail

DEC 11 - The Mushrooms at the End of the World by Anna Tsing

JAN 8 - Swallow the Fish by Gabrielle Civil

FEB 12 - Blonde Indian by Ernestine Hayes

MAR 11 - The Grim Sleeper: The Women of South Central by Christine Pelisek

APR 8 - The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson

Avid readers Allison and Sadie discovered they had a mutual craving: to enrich their lives with a broader range of literature, and specifically to engage with culturally relevant works authored by women and people of color. Not finding a book group like this in Brooklyn, the librarian and book lover decided to use their backgrounds to create one for the community