AJL Reads

In 2015, AJL kicked off a live and virtual book club, AJL READS! Meetings are held four times a year: once live at the annual conference, and three more times virtually throughout the year. The program was initiated at the 50th Annual AJL Conference in Silver Spring, MD in June, 2015.

2016-2017 Season

Tuesday & Wednesday, November 1-2, 2016
Reading Claudius: A Memoir in Two Parts by Caroline Heller

AJL READS Facebook Group
ISBN 978-0385337618 

320 pages

Author Caroline Heller will participate!


2015-2016 Season

The Betrayers

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - live at the AJL Conference
The Betrayers by David Bezmozgis
ISBN 978-0316284356
256 pages


 Wayward Moon

Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 9 pm Eastern - call-in show via TalkShoe
The Wayward Moon by Janice Weizman
ISBN 978-1592871018
328 pages

 My Russian Grandmother Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 9 pm Eastern - call-in show via TalkShoe
My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner by Meir Shalev

ISBN 9780805242874
224 pages

 The English Spy

Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 9 pm Eastern - via TBA
The English Spy by Daniel Silva
ISBN 978-0062320131
484 pages

Monday, June 20, 2016 at 2pm, during session 4B at the AJL Conference
Biblio Tech : Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google by John Palfrey
ISBN 978-0-465-04299-9
288 pages

Listen to the discussion here.


Questions? Email Member Relations Chair Heidi Rabinowitz