2Book Topeka: The Devil in the White City

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | 2-4 p.m. | Anton Room 202 Books

During the first of three 2Book Topeka discussions we will share our insights on The Devil in the White City. On November 2 we will discuss The Alienist and on November 12 we'll compare the two books.

Bean There, Read That

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Classic Bean, Fairlawn Plaza Books

Talk lit with this book group for readers in their 20s and 30s. This month we'll discuss Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan. Contact for more information.

What Does the Fox Read?

Thursday, November 2, 2017 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Celtic Fox, 118 SW 8th Ave Books

Discuss books in a unique atmosphere. Explore interesting literature, authors, fun people, good food and book-themed drink specials. Email for upcoming titles. [21+]

2Book Topeka: The Alienist

Thursday, November 2, 2017 | 7-8:45 p.m. | Menninger Room 206 Books

During the second of three 2Book Topeka discussions we will share our insights on The Alienist. On November 12 we will discuss both books.

Crestview Chapter Chat

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | 1-2 p.m. | Crestview Community Center – 4801 SW Shunga Dr. Books

Join this neighborhood book club if you like to chat about what you're reading. In October read Chaperone and in November read The Devil in the White City. Use your own book or pick one up at the Crestview Community Center. To register call Crestview at 785-251-2960.

2Book Topeka: The Devil in the White City and The Alienist

Sunday, November 12, 2017 | 2-4 p.m. | Perkins Room 201 Books

During this third 2Book Topeka discussions we will share our insights on The Devil in the White City and The Alienist.

Classics Made Modern

Monday, November 13, 2017 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Books

Discuss Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan, which chronicles the unconventional love affair of Scottish literary giant Robert Louis Stevenson and American divorcee Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne that lasted two decades and spanned the world.

Graphic Novel Panel [All Ages]

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Gatekeeper Hobbies, 4123 SW Gage Center Dr #100 Books

Stories can be better when told with the written word and artist's brush. Read in advance and be part of the Panel at Gatekeeper Hobbies. For November check Hoopla for V for Vendetta. Alan Moore asks us the price of freedom. This work contains mature content. all ages

African American Writers Book Discussion Group: God Bless the Child

Thursday, November 16, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Hughes Room 205 Books

The first novel by Toni Morrison set in our current moment, God Help the Child, weaves a tale about the way the sufferings of childhood can shape and misshape the life of the adult. Find more info at or email

So Many Books

Sunday, November 26, 2017 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Perkins Room 201 Books

Discuss Liar, Temptress, Soldier Spy by Karen Abbot, which tells the story of four real-life women who risked everything to take on a life of espionage during the Civil War.