Welcome to ISB(ABE)N,

a #bossbabesATX book club with the Austin Public Library. Throughout 2017, we'll meet four times to discuss the following books: Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay, Changing My Mind by Zadie Smith, Hope in the Dark by Rebecca Solnit and A Woman Looking At Men Looking at Women by Siri Hustvedt.

HOW TO JOIN:

Read the book and show on up for IRL discussions! If you don't live in Austin, Texas, you can follow along online instead. 

Check back at this page on the dates provided with each book for links to our discussion Qs. Sign up for email updates to get reminders on upcoming meetings, changes to the schedule and helpful guides for each book. ***If you'd like to be considered as a discussion host, you must sign up for the email list.***


THE READING LIST

 

QUARTER 1

 

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

IRL Discussion Date:

February 19 from 4 PM to 6 PM

@ Austin Public Library Ruiz Branch

 

Swing time BY zadie smith

URL Discussion Qs Release Date:

March 26

Check back for the questions here at bossbabes.org/ISBN

 

QUARTER 2

 

CHANGING MY MIND: OCCASIONAL ESSAYS BY ZADIE SMITH

IRL Discussion Date:

April 30 from 4 PM to 6 PM

@ Austin Public Library Ruiz Branch

If you're following along online, check back for the questions here at bossbabes.org/ISBN

 

In the country we love by diane guerrero

URL Discussion Qs Release Date:

May 28

Check back for the questions here at bossbabes.org/ISBN

 

shrill: notes from a loud woman by lindy west

URL Discussion Qs Release Date:

June 25

Check back for the questions here at bossbabes.org/ISBN

 

the girls by emma cline

URL Discussion Qs Release Date:

July 30

Check back for the questions here at bossbabes.org/ISBN

 

QUARTER 3

 

Hope in the Dark by Rebecca Solnit

IRL Discussion Date:

Sept. 10 from 4 PM to 6 PM

@ Austin Public Library Ruiz Branch

If you're following along online, check back for the questions here at bossbabes.org/ISBN

 

THE GIRLS BY EMMA CLINE

URL Discussion Qs Release Date:

Oct. 8

Check back for the questions here at bossbabes.org/ISBN

 

QUARTER 4

 

A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women by Siri Hustvedt

IRL Discussion Date:

Nov. 5 from 4 PM to 6 PM

@ Austin Public Library Ruiz Branch

If you're following along online, check back for the questions here at bossbabes.org/ISBN

 

The Good girls revolt by lynn poulen

URL Discussion Qs Release Date:

Dec. 3

Check back for the questions here at bossbabes.org/ISBN

 

inferno by eileen myles

URL Discussion Qs Release Date:

Dec. 31

Check back for the questions here at bossbabes.org/ISBN


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