We’re continuing our expanded and organized Cannonball Read Book Club (#CannonBookClub) for CBR9. There are four Reads: Fantasy, Non-Fiction, Non-Western Literary Fiction, and Plays. The discussions will take place in March, June, September, and December on the second Wednesday of the month.
Cannonball Read 10
The first #CannonBookClub of 2018 will be A Wrinkle in Time, in honor of the movie being released in March. However, we’d like some input as to how the rest of the year’s book clubs will go. Take our survey and share your thoughts!
Cannonball Read 9 Book Club
The discussion of the play The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Discussion topics will be posted about two weeks before our discussion.
In Praise of Hatred by Khaled Khalifa – Discussion – September 13, 2017
The discussion of Khaled Khalifa’s In Praise of Hatred for the Non-Western Literary Fiction #CannonBookClub was held on September 13, 2017. You can still read and comment on the discussion post or in the CBR Facebook group.
Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned from Eighties Movies by Hadley Freeman – Discussion – June 14, 2017
The discussion for Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned from Eighties Movies by Hadley Freeman for the Non-Fiction #CannonBookClub was held on June 14, 2017.
The Devourers by Indra Das – Discussion – March 8, 2017
Cannonball Read 8 Book Club
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas Discussion – led by faintingviolet – December 1, 2016
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie – led by faintingviolet – September 1, 2016
Doomsday Book by Connie Willis – led by faintingviolet – June 1, 2016
The Bollywood Bride by Sonali Dev – led by faintingviolet – March 1, 2016
Cannonball Read 7 Book Club
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel – led by faintingviolet – March 9, 2015
On March 9, faintingviolet moderated the blog post group discussion of the popular 2014 novel, Station Eleven. Comments are still open on the post, so post to your heart’s content. Emily St. John Mandel’s fourth book, Station Eleven was nominated for the National Book Award. Check out faintiviolet’s book club introduction, and her review of the book, but we recommend you dive into the book knowing very little about the plot.
Pajiba Book Club Discussions
Pajiba hosted several book discussions over the years. Although the comments are gone from the earlier posts (Damn Disqus!), we’ve managed to find some archived content at Archive.org’s Wayback Machine. Note – those links may have broken images or other formatting issues, but the comment text should be there.
The Ocean At The End Of The Lane by Neil Gaiman – led by Steven Lloyd Wilson and Joanna Robinson – October 2013
- Introducing A Seriously Pajiban Book Club
- The inaugural meeting of the Faintest Inklings
- The Faintest Inklings Discussion Questions: The Ocean At The End Of The Lane
Shift by Hugh Howey – led by lgesin – July 2013
- Previewing Summer 2013 Pajiba Book Club Selection: Shift by Hugh Howey
- Pajiba Book Club Discussion: Shift by Hugh Howey
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak – led by mswas – July 2010
- Previewing July’s Pajiba Book Club Selection | The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
- The Pajiba Book Club Discussion | The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison – led by Snuggiepants – June 2010
- The Invisible Man – A Pajiba Book Club Preview (led by Snuggiepants)
- The Pajiba Book Club Discusses Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood – led by JenK – April 2010
- The Blind Assassin Preview by Margaret Atwood
- Pajiba Book Club Discussion: Margaret Atwood’s The Blind Assassin
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman – led by Yossarian – March 2010
- The Pajiba Book Club Announces The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
- Pajiba Book Club Discussion: The Graveyard Book