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Spend June with a novel of colonialism, technological capitalism, and coconuts

The Fortress of Solitude is a fraught and uneasy love letter to a vanished Brooklyn

The Vox Book Club is going back to Fortress of Solitude, one of the best novels of the 2000s

In Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado knows where the bodies are buried

The author of When We Cease to Understand the World explains himself

Spend April with Carmen Maria Machado’s haunting Her Body and Other Parties

Have we ceased to understand the world?

When We Cease to Understand the World asks what it means to be human

In The Sentence, Louise Erdrich asks what we owe the dead

Spend February reading Louise Erdrich’s pandemic novel of grief and ghosts

Close reading the fleshy, obsessive internet of No One Is Talking About This

In Fake Accounts, we lie and lie and lie all over the internet 

Spend the winter reading novels of our online brains

The smart political argument behind the satire Such a Fun Age

Spend November reading Such a Fun Age, a witty and biting social satire

In Lauren Groff’s Matrix, medieval nuns build a feminist utopia

The Vox Book Club is spending October reading and talking to Lauren Groff

The meditative empathy of Susanna Clarke’s Piranesi

RSVP now for our live Q&A with Susanna Clarke

This September, the Vox Book Club returns with Susanna Clarke’s Piranesi

Leave the World Behind’s bougie apocalypse

Gold Diggers author Sanjena Sathian on why she reads Philip Roth as a minority writer

Spend June with the delicious vacation read Leave the World Behind

How Gold Diggers finds the horror in petty high school betrayal

RSVP now to talk Gold Diggers with Sanjena Sathian and the Vox Book Club

Novelist Akwaeke Emezi talks writing a nonbinary novel

The Vox Book Club May pick features heists, alchemy, and the Indian American diaspora

How The Death of Vivek Oji inverts the murder mystery

The Power author Naomi Alderman talks patriarchy and revenge with the Vox Book Club

This April, the Vox Book Club is reading The Death of Vivek Oji

How Naomi Alderman’s novel The Power deconstructs the patriarchy

Raven Leilani, author of Luster, on how to be alone in New York City

This March, the Vox Book Club is going deep on gender, power, and corruption with The Power

Join Raven Leilani to discuss her debut novel Luster live on Zoom

Debut novel Luster is a biting psychosexual family satire

How Gideon the Ninth author Tamsyn Muir queers the space opera

Raven Leilani’s wickedly smart Luster is the Vox Book Club’s February pick

The profound grief and terrible puns of Harrow the Ninth

RSVP now to talk Gideon the Ninth with Tamsyn Muir and the Vox Book Club

The remixed genre tropes of Gideon the Ninth, explained