Locals Only Book Club

Tue, Aug 7 - at The Dallas Morning News Reading & Games Room

Join popular Oak Cliff bookshop, The Wild Detectives, in the Dallas Morning News Reading Room for a monthly book club


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  • Tuesday, October 09 from
  • Tuesday, November 13 from
  • Tuesday, July 17 from

We’ve joined efforts with popular Oak Cliff bookshop, The Wild Detectives, to bring you the best books by local authors. Introducing the most Dallasite of all book clubs: the LOCALS ONLY book club! A book club at Klyde Warren Park featuring local favorites handpicked by, The Wild Detectives. Grab a glass of wine and a spot underneath a tree in the Dallas Morning News Reading & Games Room for a series of unforgettable evenings.

We’re starting with Mourner’s Bench, a fantastic novel by Sanderia Faye about a girl of color coming of age in Arkansas during the times of the civil rights movement.

Pick your copy from Wild Detectives (or anywhere else) and join us, and the author, on April 10, for an open discussion about the book, at The Dallas News Reading and Games Room in Klyde Warren Park.

2018 Lineup:

April 10
Sanderia Faye’s Mourner’s Bench

May 8
Joe Milazzo's Crepuscule with Nellie

June 5
Sarah Hepola’s Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget

July 10
Kathleen Kent’s The Dime

August 7
Shay Youngblood’s Black Girl in Paris

September 4
Will Clarke’s The Neon Palm of Madame Melançon

October 9
Harry Hunsicker’s The Devil’s Country

November 13
Closing party