Natalia Molina’s book of history and family is the California Book Club’s October 2022 selection.
Julie Otsuka’s book of voices is the California Book Club’s September 2022 selection.
Rabih Alameddine’s intimate look at the refugee crisis is the California Book Club’s August 2022 selection.
Luis J. Rodriguez’s 1993 memoir is the California Book Club’s July 2022 selection.
After suffering a massive stroke, Marianne Wiggins sought help to complete her new novel, Properties of Thirst.
In The High Sierra: A Love Story, Kim Stanley Robinson traces a relationship with place.
Maggie Nelson pens a “magnificent anti-memoir of the brain and of the heart.”
Steph Cha’s masterful fourth novel resets the parameters of crime fiction.
Michael Connelly’s latest novel challenges the role of the police procedural in a defund-the-police world.
In A Ballad of Love and Glory, Reyna Grande reframes the Mexican-American War.
Karen Tei Yamashita’s Great American Novel is the California Book Club’s March selection.
Natalie Diaz’s Pulitzer Prize–winning collection of poetry is the California Book Club’s February selection.
David L. Ulin reflects on the joy and comfort of a family dinner in the midst of the pandemic.
Sarah Shun-lien Bynum’s book of fairy tales is the California Book Club’s January selection.
In Light on Fire: The Art and Life of Sam Francis, Gabrielle Selz explores the legacy of the California abstract expressionist.
In the California Book Club’s November selection, Tommy Orange writes about a dozen Native American characters connected by loss.
The California Book Club’s October selection is a tour de force that helped establish memoir as a literary genre.
The California Book Club’s December selection is a sprawling, panoramic social novel about Southern California.