Bookclub Wednesday: New Content for Paperback Releases

Sisterland: A Novel by Curtis Sittenfeld

Curtis has a really beautiful website. On it you can find discussion questions for Sisterland as well as her other novels, if book clubs like to explore the entire body of her work. She also links to essays and articles she’s written. She’s active on Twitter, so encourage your book clubs to reach out.

Flat Water Tuesday: A Novel by Ron Irwin

Ron Irwin has a uniquely horizontal website. He’s active on Facebook and Twitter. Macmillan has a really nice page devoted to the paperback, including an audio excerpt and reading group guide.

Brewster: A Novel by Mark Slouka

Here’s an interview with Mark Slouka and a reading group guide on the W.W. Norton website. His Facebook page contains this disclaimer: “Please note that Mark’s considerably more tech-savvy daughter, not Mark himself, runs this page.”

Blue Plate Special: An Autobiography of My Appetites by Kate Christensen

Blue Plate Special was born from a high-traffic blog about the Christensen’s daily food life. She is active on Twitter and Facebook. Appropriate for cookbook/food lore book clubs.

The Supreme Macaroni Company: A Novel by Adriana Trigiani

HarperCollins published this reading group guide. Here’s a link to Trigiani’s website, her Facebook page and her Twitter profile.

Beth Golay

Beth is a reader, writer, marketer and Books & Whatnot founder. Even though she knows better, she's a sucker for a good book cover and will positively swoon if a book is set in appropriate type. @BethGolay