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Since 2008, Freebird Books--a used bookshop on the Brooklyn waterfront--has held a monthly book club focused on post-apocalyptic and dystopian novels. We're currently meeting virtually but you can still support the store by going to https://bookshop.org/shop/FreebirdBooks when you buy your next book.

Upcoming events (1)

June's post-apocalyptic book: City

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Apocalypse or not, there will be bookclub. We’re currently using Zoom to hold meetings. RSVPing should let you have access to the meeting link.

For June we are reading City by Chester Simak. If you buy the books, please consider purchasing from Freebird Books and Goods at https://bookshop.org/lists/the-brooklyn-post-apocalyptic-book-club .

Thousands of years have passed since humankind abandoned the city—first for the countryside, then for the stars, and ultimately for oblivion—leaving their most loyal animal companions alone on Earth. Granted the power of speech centuries earlier by the revered Bruce Webster, the intelligent, pacifist dogs are the last keepers of human history, raising their pups with bedtime stories, passed down through generations, of the lost “websters” who gave them so much but will never return. With the aid of Jenkins, an ageless service robot, the dogs live in a world of harmony and peace. But they now face serious threats from their own and other dimensions, perhaps the most dangerous of all being the reawakened remnants of a warlike race called “Man.”

Our list of books read or to read can be found here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-MliSYlL5Gm-IG6pmanMg8LEn5Jc4JbqZs_wZPCrIgY

Past events (159)

May's post-apocalyptic book: The Day of the Triffids

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