A series of virtual events brought to you by the Oak Park Public Library
Oak Park’s traditional summer reading program for adults and teens debuts June 1, reinvented as Many Voices, Many Stories. This all-virtual, summer-long program features six unique titles connected through one common theme: immigration.
Please visit the Oak Park Public Library's website for more information about the program and all the virtual events that are happening this summer.
NPR Best Books of 2019
Chicago Tribune Best Books of 2019
Chicago Review of Books Best Poetry Book of 2019
O Magazine Best Books by Women of Summer 2019
The Millions Must-Read Poetry of June 2019
LitHub Most Anticipated Reads of Summer 2019
2017 National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) Finalist
ABA Indies Introduce Winter / Spring 2017 Selection
Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Spring 2017 Selection
ALA 2018 Notable Books Selection
An intimate and poignant graphic novel portraying one family’s journey from war-torn Vietnam, from debut author Thi Bui$13.50ISBN: 9780345806406Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)Published: Vintage - March 3rd, 2015
Named a New York Times and Washington Post Notable Book, an NPR Great Read, The Daily Beast's Novel of the Year, and a Mother Jones, Oprah.com, School Library Journal, and BookPage Best Book of the Year$14.39ISBN: 9780062851345Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business daysPublished: Dey Street Books - September 3rd, 2019
THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER
“This riveting, courageous memoir ought to be mandatory reading for every American.” —Michelle Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of The New Jim Crow$14.40ISBN: 9781501196027Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)Published: Gallery/Scout Press - November 5th, 2019
ONE OF TIME’S 100 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
ONE OF NPR’S BEST BOOKS OF 2019
NAMED ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2019 BY WOMAN’S DAY, NEWSDAY, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, BUSTLE, AND BOOK RIOT!
“[B]rilliant, timely, funny, heartbreaking.” —Jojo Moyes, #1 New York Times bes$14.40ISBN: 9780802127365Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)Published: Grove Press - January 2nd, 2018
From the author of The Sympathizer, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, The Refugees is the second piece of fiction from a powerful voice in American letters, praised as "beautiful and heartrending" (Joyce Carol Oates, New Yorker), "terrific" (Chicago Tribune), and "an important and incisive book" (Washington Post)