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Upcoming Events

Book Club & Pot Luck - The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer @ Upstate International | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Please note:  This first book club discussion of the season will be held at Upstate International and will include a POTLUCK.  Please bring a dish to share and come for a great adventure into Timbuktu.…
Book Club- Second Person Singular by Sayed Kashua @ M. Judson Booksellers | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Second Person Singular follows two men, a successful Arab criminal attorney and a social worker-turned-artist, whose lives intersect under the most curious of circumstances. The lawyer has a thriving practice in the Jewish part of Jerusalem,…
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Book Club- Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi @ M. Judson Booksellers | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Effia and Esi are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Effia is married off to an Englishman and lives in comfort in the palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle. Unbeknownst to Effia, her sister,…
Book Club- Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood @ M. Judson Booksellers | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a…
Book Club- Norwegian by Night by Derek B. Miller @ M. Judson Booksellers | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Sheldon Horowitz—widowed, impatient, impertinent—has grudgingly agreed to leave New York and move in with his granddaughter, Rhea, and her new husband, Lars, in Norway—a country of blue and ice with one thousand Jews, not one…
Book Club- A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute @ M. Judson Booksellers | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Jean Paget, a young Englishwoman living in Malaya, is captured by the invading Japanese and forced on a brutal seven-month death march with dozens of other women and children. A few years after the war,…
Book Club- The Sky Unwashed by Irene Zabytko @ M. Judson Booksellers | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Marusia, in her seventies, is the matriarch of the Petrenko family. She has lived and worked all her life in Starylis, a tiny town in rural Ukraine. It’s a place where everyone knows everyone else,…
Book Club- The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston @ M. Judson Booksellers | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Since the days of conquistador Hernán Cortés, rumors have circulated about a lost city of immense wealth hidden somewhere in the Honduran interior, called the White City or the Lost City of the Monkey God.…
Jun 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Book Club- Pachinko by Min Jin Lee @ M. Judson Booksellers | Greenville | South Carolina | United States
Profoundly moving and gracefully told, Pachinko follows one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunja, the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family, whose unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them. Betrayed…