Greenwich Reads Together

Greenwich Library has recently solicited nominations for book titles for this year’s upcoming Greenwich Reads Together program. Nominations are now closed but check out the list below of selected titles that were suggested by members of the community!

Greenwich Reads Together: a community-wide reading experience which engages all of Greenwich in exploring a single book.

Greenwich Reads Together is Greenwich Library’s community-wide reading experience which engages all of Greenwich in exploring a single book. In 2017, almost 20 community organizations and more than 3,900 Greenwich residents participated in events around News of the World by Paulette Jiles.

Greenwich Reads Together is supported by the Friends of Greenwich Library.

Selection Criteria

  • Literary quality
  • Reflective of universal issues
  • Currently in print and available in large quantities
  • Available in multiple formats including ebook, audiobook, large print, etc.
  • Capable of generating thought-provoking discussions
  • Lends itself to engaging public programs
  • Appeals to a diverse population
  • The author must be living

GRT Steering Committee

  • Greenwich Library
  • Greenwich Arts Council
  • Greenwich Historical Society
  • Greenwich Alliance for Education
  • Greenwich Pen Women
  • Greenwich Public and Independent Schools
  • Friends of Greenwich Library
  • Perrot Memorial Library
  • Retired Men’s Association (RMA) of Greenwich

Previous Greenwich Reads Together Selections

News of the World

by Paulette Jiles

More information here

Station Eleven

by Emily St. John Mandel

Listen to the Author Podcast

More information here

Americanah Bookcover 

Americanah

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Listen to Editor Podcast