Malaprop's Book Club

The Malaprop's Book Club, hosted by Jay Jacoby, explores a diverse selection of fiction and nonfiction books determined by member suggestion. They meet in the cafe the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm.

The Taming of the Shrew (Folger Shakespeare Library) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780743477574
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 1st, 2004

The Tempest - April 2019 Selection (wiuth Vinegar Girl)


Vinegar Girl: William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew Retold: A Novel (Hogarth Shakespeare) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780804141284
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hogarth - March 28th, 2017

Vinegar Girl - April 2019 Selection (with The Tempest)


The Oresteia of Aeschylus: A New Translation by Ted Hughes Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780374527051
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 4th, 2000

The Oresteia of Aeschylus - March 2019 Selection


Improvement Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640091139
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Counterpoint LLC - November 13th, 2018

Improvement - February 2019 Selection


White Teeth: A Novel (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375703867
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - June 12th, 2001

White Teeth - January 2019 Selection


WAR Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780446556224
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Twelve - May 17th, 2011

War - December 2018 Selection


Homegoing Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101971062
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - May 2nd, 2017

Homegoing - November 2018 Selection


The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802124944
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - April 12th, 2016

The Sympathizer - October 2018 Selection


The Selected Poems of Donald Hall Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781328745606
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - November 7th, 2017

The Selected Poems of Donald Hall - September 2018 Selection


Manhattan Beach: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476716749
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - June 5th, 2018

Manhattan Beach - August 2018 Selection


The Aleph and Other Stories Cover Image
By Jorge Luis Borges, Andrew Hurley (Introduction by), Andrew Hurley (Notes by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780142437889
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - July 27th, 2004

The Aleph and Other Stories - July 2018 Selection - Meets July 11


Under the Udala Trees Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780544811799
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - September 20th, 2016

Under the Udala Trees - June 2018 Selection


Pride and Prejudice Cover Image
By Jane Austen, Vivien Jones (Editor), Vivien Jones (Introduction by), Tony Tanner (Introduction by), Vivien Jones (Notes by)
$9.00
ISBN: 9780141439518
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - December 31st, 2002

Pride and Prejudice - May 2018 Selection


The Inferno of Dante: A New Verse Translation, Bilingual Edition Cover Image
By Dante, Robert Pinsky (Translated by), John Freccero (Foreword by), Michael Mazur (Illustrator)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780374524524
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 30th, 1996

The Inferno of Dante - April 2018 Selection


 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn [75th Anniversary Ed] Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060736262
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - November 6th, 2018

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - March 2018 Selection


My Name Is Red (Vintage International) Cover Image
By Orhan Pamuk, Erdag Goknar (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780375706851
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - August 27th, 2002

My Name is Red - February 2018 Selection


The End of the Affair: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Graham Greene, Michael Gorra (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780142437988
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Classics - August 31st, 2004

The End of the Affair - January 2018 Selection


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Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Joseph Heller, Christopher Buckley (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781451626650
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - April 5th, 2011

Catch-22 - December 2017 Selection


Frankenstein Cover Image
By Mary Shelley, Maurice Hindle (Editor), Maurice Hindle (Introduction by), Maurice Hindle (Notes by)
$10.00
ISBN: 9780141439471
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Classics - May 6th, 2003

Frankenstein - November 2017 Selection


Medea Cover Image
By Euripides, Robin Robertson (Translated by)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781416592259
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Free Press - October 6th, 2009

Medea - October 2017 Selection


The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061374234
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ecco - September 8th, 2009

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle - September 2017 Selection


Tell the Wolves I'm Home: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812982855
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - June 4th, 2013

Tell the Wolves I'm Home - August 2017 Selection


A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802137982
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - April 5th, 2001

Good Scent From a Strange Mountain - July 2017 Selection


Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage (Vintage International) Cover Image
By Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780804170123
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - May 5th, 2015

Colorles Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage - June 2017 Selection


Ceremony: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Leslie Marmon Silko, Larry McMurtry (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143104919
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - December 26th, 2006

Ceremony - May 2017 Selection


Circling the Sun: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780345534200
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ballantine Books - May 31st, 2016

Circling the Sun - April 2017 Selection


The Swerve: How the World Became Modern Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393343403
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 4th, 2012

The Swerve - March 2017 Selection


Flags in the Dust (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307946768
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - January 17th, 2012

Flags in the Dust - February 2017 Selection


Splitting an Order Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556594700
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Copper Canyon Press - November 29th, 2016

Splitting an Order - January 2017 Selection


The Canterbury Tales Cover Image
By Geoffrey Chaucer, Nevill Coghill (Translated by), Nevill Coghill (Introduction by), Nevill Coghill (Notes by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780140424386
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Classics - February 4th, 2003

The Canterbury Tales - December 2016 Selection


Jude the Obscure (Modern Library Classics) Cover Image
By Thomas Hardy, Rosellen Brown (Introduction by)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780375757419
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Modern Library - August 14th, 2001

Jude the Obscure - November 2016 Selection


A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush Cover Image
By Eric Newby (Editor), Evelyn Waugh (Foreword by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781741795288
Availability: Special Order - Unlikely to be Available
Published: Lonely Planet - July 1st, 2008

A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush - October 2016 Selection


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Oryx and Crake (MaddAddam Trilogy #2) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385721677
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - March 30th, 2004

Oryx and Crake - September 2016 Selection


The Fifth Woman (Kurt Wallander Series #6) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781400031542
Availability: Backordered
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - April 13th, 2004

The Fifth Woman - August 2016 Selection


The Elephant's Journey Cover Image
By José Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa (Translated by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780547574110
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - May 11th, 2011

The Elephant's Journey - July 2016 Selection


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The Cellist of Sarajevo Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594483653
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - March 31st, 2009

The Cellist of Sarajevo - June 2016 Selection


Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812979329
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 8th, 2014

Behind the Beautiful Forevers - May 2016 Selection


What Work Is: Poems Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780679740582
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - April 21st, 1992

What Work is - April 2016 Selection


Ironweed Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780140070200
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - February 7th, 1984

Ironweed - March 2016 Selection


Anna Karenina (Oprah #5): (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Leo Tolstoy, Richard Pevear (Translated by), Larissa Volokhonsky (Translated by)
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143035008
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - May 31st, 2004

January 2016 Selection


The Pleasure Was Mine: A Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780312339333
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 21st, 2006

December 2016 Selection


Beowulf: A New Verse Translation Cover Image
By Seamus Heaney (Editor)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393320978
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 17th, 2001

November 2015 Selection (Book 1 of 2)


Grendel Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780679723110
Availability: Not Currently On Our Shelves. Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - May 14th, 1989

November 2015 Selection (Book 2 of 2)