Literary Event Consultants

More than ever, the American populace is a mosaic of colors, creeds and cultures with increasing polarization. How cool would it be to bring people together to share a common interest that cuts across race, religion, socio-economics, sexual orientation, politics, and cultural identities? Some books can bridge our disparities, and it’s magical when it works. It’s our goal at Books In Common to help cities, schools, communities, and literary programs create events that appeal to the most diverse audience possible. We support efforts to develop a common good, where people can share a literary experience that transcends our differences.

Books In Common is an independent clearinghouse supporting Community Reads, All Campus Reads, Freshman Class Reading Programs, literary festivals, writers workshops, and more. Let us help you with your next literary event.

Upcoming BIC-Supported Events    (roll over to pause)

9/17/2014 – Park City High School Hosts Reyna Grande – Park City, Utah
9/17/2014 – Somerville Reads 2014 Welcomes Stephen Puleo – Somerville, Massachusetts
9/17/2014 – Morris Dees at Appalachian State University – Boone, North Carolina
9/19/2014 – Mardi Jo Link at the Jackson District Library – Jackson, Michigan
9/19/2014 – Christina Baker Kline at the Thayer Public Library – Braintree, Massachusetts
9/22/2014 – Richardson Reads Welcomes Robin Sloan – Richardson, Texas
9/25/2014 – Jamie Ford Visits the Caddo Parish Magnet High School – Shreveport, Louisiana
9/25/2014 – Stockton University Welcomes Christina Baker Kline – Galloway, New Jersey
10/1/2014 – Timberland Reads Welcomes Two Authors – Tumwater, Washington
10/2/2014 – Molloy College Welcomes Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni – Rockville Centre, New York
10/3/2014 – Michael Hingson at the Bracken Memorial Library – Woodstock, Connecticut
10/4/2014 – University of Iowa Hosts Reyna Grande – Iowa City, Iowa
10/5/2014 – Michael Hingson Visits Home For Life Sanctuary – Minneapolis, Minnesota
10/8/2014 – Wes Moore Visits the College of New Jersey – Ewing Township, New Jersey
10/9/2014 – Garth Stein Visits the Arapahoe Library District – Greenwood Village, Colorado
10/10/2014 – Jasmina Dervisevic-Cesic and Laredo’s One City, One Book – ,
10/10/2014 – Christina Baker Kline at the Southern Festival of Books – Nashville, Tennessee
10/17/2014 – Aimee Bender at the Vegas Valley Book Festival – Las Vegas, Nevada
10/18/2014 – Chippewa Book Festival Hosts Christina Baker Kline – Eau Claire, Wisconsin
10/19/2014 – Tosa’s All City Reads Christina Baker Kline’s “Orphan Train” – Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
10/20/2014 – Appalachian State University Hosts Tim DeChristopher – Boone, North Carolina
10/21/2014 – Christina Baker Kline at the Carroll County Public Library – Westminster, Maryland
10/25/2014 – Reyna Grande at the Utah Humanities Book Festival – Salt Lake City, Utah
10/29/2014 – One Book One Community Farmington Hosts Reyna Grande – Farmington, New Mexico
Charlotte Rogan

“For the wonderful people at Books in Common, the end of the book is the beginning of the discussion.”

Charlotte Rogan, author of The Lifeboat