Good Lit Book Club

The Imperial
726 W. College Avenue
Decatur, Georgia 30030

Those contemporary modern books that are critical darling, award-winning or long-listed titles.

The Good Lit Book Club meets at The Imperial on the the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

Unfortunately, this book club is full and not accepting new members.

Book Club Liaison: Matt Nixon

December Selection

The House of Doors by Tan Twan Eng

Previous Selections

North Woods by Daniel Mason

Kala by Colin Walsh

Light Perpetual: A Novel by Francis Spufford

Lone Women by Victor Lavalle

Pyre by Perumal Murugan

Trespasses by Louise Kennedy

Passenger by Cormac McCarthy

Case Study by Graeme MacRae Burnet

The Rabbit Hutch by Tess Gunty

The Collector by John Fowles

Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies by Maddie Mortimer

Trust by Hernan Diaz

Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel

The Anomaly by Herve Le Tellier

What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad

Winter in Sokcho by Elisa Shua Dusapin

A Town Called Solace by Mary Lawson

The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz

Fight Night by Miriam Toews

Second Place by Rachel Cusk

The Other by Thomas Tryon

The Great Mistake by Jonathan Lee

Gold Diggers by Sanjena Sathian

A Lonely Man by Chris Power

The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones

Acts of Desperation by Megan Nolan

Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow

A Certain Hunger by Chelsea G. Summers

The Discomfort of Evening by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Sisters by Daisy Johnson

Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam

Sand by Wolfgang Herrndorf

Want by Lynn Steger Strong

The Incarnations by Susan Barker

The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa

These Ghosts Are Family by Maisy Card

The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearn by Brian Moore

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk

The Best American Short Stories (2019) Edited by Anthony Doerr and Heidi Pitlor

A Terrible Country by Keith Gessen

Normal People by Sally Rooney

The Country Life by Rachel Cusk

The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner 

So Much for That by Lionel Shriver

The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith

Thus Bad Begins by Javiar Marias

The Last Samurai by Helen DeWitt 

There There by Tommy Orange

The Best American Short Stories 2018 ed. Roxane Gay 

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion

Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe

Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi

A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James

The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead

Blindness by Jose Saramago

Outline by Rachel Cusk

The Complete Stories by Flannery O'Connor

Salvage The Bones by Jesmyn Ward