Watch Bryan Washington on Facebook Live

UPDATE: If you were not able to join us for the Memorial discussion earlier this week, here is Bryan Washington’s panel at the 2020 Texas Book Festival.

For our February book club pick, we will be leading a live discussion while we watch Bryan Washington at the 2020 Texas Book Festival on Facebook Live! Our Communications and Marketing Coordinator Ke’ara Hunt will moderate the conversation about Memorial in the Texas Book Festival Book Club Facebook group. The discussion will take place on Tuesday, March 16 at 12:30 p.m. CT. Purchase your copy of Memorial today and come with your questions to chat with us.

Bryan Washington is from Houston, and Memorial is his first novel. He was a featured author during the 2020 Festival for Memorial, which is has been optioned for a television series. Washington came to the Texas Book Festival in 2019 with his collection of short stories, Lot.

Join the TBF Book Club Facebook group to participate and stay tuned for more book recommendations and monthly picks!

2021 book club picks:

January: Nights When Nothing Happened by Simon Han

2020 book club picks:

December: Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

November: Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

October: Dear Justyce by Nic Stone

September: The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones

August: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

July: The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin

June: How We Fight for Our Lives by Saeed Jones

May: The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel

April: Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

March: My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell

February: You and I Eat the Same edited by Chris Ying

January: Trust Exercise by Susan Choi