Great Short Books

a book group at Little City Books

This Month's Book

We read good, short books, usually less than 200 pages, in a range of styles and genres.
Some we like -- some we don't, but there is always something interesting to talk about.

Join us!


the third Thursday of every the month

We meet at Little City Books, 100 Bloomfield, in Hoboken, NJ.

We will always have a few copies of the latest book, and some previous favorites, available at the store.

The Next Book

For June: Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House

For the Future

The Hour of the Star by Clarice Lispector
God's Country by Percival Everett
Longitude by Dava Sobel
J. G. Ballard's The Drowned World

Some Previous Books

Henry James' The Turn of the Screw (May 2019)
J. M. Coetzee's' Waiting for the Barbarians (April 2019)
Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson (March 2019)
Henry James' The Turn of the Screw (February 2019)
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (January 2019)
Eudora Welty's The Robber Bridegroom
Denis Johnson's Train Dreams, a group favorite.
Summer by Edith Wharton
James Joyce's The Dead
Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, our first book.
John McPhee's The Pine Barrens


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