Best Lit Book Club


We're the -est of all the superlative literary book clubs at A Cappella. Our group reads and discusses contemporary literary fiction and selections by women writers and writers of color.

The Best Lit Book Club meets meets online via the Zoom platform on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

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

Book Club Liaison: Samantha Allen and Lauren Hughes

March Selection

How Can I Help You by Laura Sims

Previous Selections

Happiness Falls by Angie Kim

Absolution by Alice McDermott

The Vaster Wilds by Lauren Groff

Beware the Woman by Megan Abbott

The Fraud by Zadie Smith

Tom Lake by Ann Patchett

Sing Her Down by Ivy Pochoda

The Beach by Alex Garland

The Half Moon: A Novel by Mary Beth Keane

Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez

Sam by Allegra Goodman

I Have Some Questions For You by Rebecca Makkai

Rabbit Hutch by Tess Gunty

Nobody Gets Out Alive by Leigh Newman

Cult Classic by Sloane Crosley 

Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt

Vladimir by Julia May Jonas

Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson

The Sentence by Louise Erdrich

Joan is Okay by Weike Wang

Luster by Raven Leilani

Matrix by Lauren Groff

Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead

Annie and the Wolves by Andromeda Romano-Lax

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia

We Run the Tides by Vida Vendela

Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters

The Mercies by Kirian Hargrave

Like a Bird by Fariha Róisín

Monogamy by Sue Miller

White Ivy by Susie Yang

The Great Offshore Grounds by Vanessa Veselka

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante

Sabrina & Corina by Kali Fajardo-Anstine

Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld

Writers & Lovers by Lily King

Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

The Children's Crusade by Ann Packer

Weather by Jenny Offill

Everything Under by Daisy Johnson

Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday

Black Light: Stories by Kimberly King Parsons

Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett

Fleishman is in Trouble by Taffy Acker-Brodessner

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi 

The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

Washington Black by Esi Edugyan

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

A Place for Us by Fatima Mirza

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murat

Marlena by Julie Buntin