The Other Book Club

Step outside your reading comfort zone and join fellow library goers for engaging discussions of mystery, crime, science-fiction, fantasy, western, cult classics and a diverse selection of books you did not know you loved until you discovered them in The Other Book Club! New members are always welcome.

Upcoming Reading  Selections



The Other Book Club meets in the Peninsula Center Conference Room from 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. on the first Tuesday of every month.



For more information, please visit the events calendar or call Deb: (310) 377-9584 x217.

Previous Reading List Selections

  • 6/2/15 - The Solitaire Mystery by Jostein Gaarder, Sarah Jane Hails [Fiction/Mystery]
  • 7/7/15 - Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie [Sci Fi]
  • 8/4/15 - A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab [Fantasy]
  • 9/1/15 - The Humans by Matt Haig [Humor]
  • 10/6/15 - A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole [Humor]
  • 11/3/15 - The Dinner by Herman Koch [Fiction/Crime]
  • 3/​1​/16 ​Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake [YA/​H​orror]
  • 4/5/16 You Know When the Men are Gone by Siobhan Fallon [W​ar/​ S​hort stories]
  • 5/3/16 American Neolithic by Terence Hawkins [S​peculative ​F​iction]
  • 6/7/16 The Visitors by Simon Sylvester [Fiction]
  • 7/5/16 Boy + Going Solo by Roald Dahl [Memoir]
  • 8/2/16 Blindness by Jose Saramago [Fiction]
  • 9/6/16 Masters of Atlantis by Charles Portis [Fiction]
  • 10/4/16 The Whites by Harry Brandt
  • 11/1/16 Missing Reels by Farren Smith Nehme
  • 12/6/16 The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood [Dystopian Fiction]
  • 2/7/17T he Enchanted by Rene Denfeld [Mystery/Fantasy]
  • 3/7/17 Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore [satire]
  • 4/4/17 Neverhome by Laird Hunt [historical fiction]
  • 5/2/17 The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin [science-fiction]
  • 9/5/17 The Road by Cormac McCarthy [post-apocalyptic/neo-western]
  • 10/3/17  Kindred by Octavia E. Butler [science-fiction/time travel]
  • 11/7/17  The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson [satirical fiction]12/717  Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons [English comedy]