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Notables Book Club

Notable Book ClubThe Notables Book Club is an exciting new series brought to you by The Bookman and location and promotional sponsors C3: West Michigan's Inclusive Spritual Connection, Grand Armory, Tri-Cities Historical Museum, and Village Baker.

Want to participate? Here is how!

Buy a copy of the book at The Bookman or on this page! Books can be sent directly to your home! 

When you buy your copy in person sign-up with your name and email at the store. If buying through website your information will automatically be received. 

If you already have a copy of the book, you can still attend by giving a $10 donation the night of the club when you arrive. That money will be go to the R.E.A.D. program.




When you order on-line, shipping charge will apply, and these orders receive a 10% discount! When you buy in-store, be sure to ask about our Customer Club!

The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385348867
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harmony - April 5th, 2016

About the host: Shelley Irwin hosts and produces the WGVU Morning Show, 95.3 FM in Muskegon and 88.5 in Grand Rapids. Shelley also hosts the PBS Community Affairs programs, Ask The Expert and Community Connection. She has been honored with five consecutive AWRT Gracie Allen Awards for Outstanding Individual Achievement as Program Host. In her spare time she trains and runs in marathons and chases after her two dogs.

Wild Mind: A Field Guide to the Human Psyche Cover Image
ISBN: 9781608681785
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: New World Library - April 16th, 2013

About the host: Kent Dobson is author of the book, Bitten By A Camel. He served for four years at Mars Hill as the head teaching pastor, hosts tours to Israel, and has been featured in documentaries on the Discovery Channel and the History Channel. He is also the author of the NIV 21st Century Study Bible, In September of 2017 he took on the role of Lead Teacher at C3 in Grand Haven. Kent is also a poet and a playwright. 

They Are All Me Cover Image
ISBN: 9780692460009
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Swimming with Elephants Publications - July 29th, 2015

About the host: Marcel “Fable The Poet” Price is the Grand Rapids Poet Laureate and author of the poetry collection, Adrift In A Sea Of M&M’s”. He travels nationally raising mental health awareness and advocating for all things poetic. Featured on Fox 17, WGVU. Local Spins, and other local media outlets, Fable has garnered praise for his brutally honest social commentary and his activism. He current;y graces the cover of Grand Rapids Magazine

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060839871
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: William Morrow & Company - August 2nd, 2005

About the host: Fred “Beervangelist” Bueltmann is an owner at New Holland Brewery. He is nationally recognized as a leader in the craft beer field and the entire craft movement. He publishes an annual tome titled “The Beervangelist’s Guide To The Galaxy,” which expertly pairs beers and food. He also stars in the podcast Craft Nation. He has served as Michigan Brewer’s Guild president. Fred will take some time off from his farm to visit us. 

If We Were Villains Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250095282
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Flatiron Books - April 11th, 2017

About the host: 

Katherine Mayberry is the Executive Director of the Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company, Michigan’s premier Shakespeare repitory organization, and has taught theater at Grand Valley State University, Interlochen Center For The Arts, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, and Aquinas College. She has performed multiple roles with Pigeon Creek including Lady Macbeth, Paulina, Dromio of Syracuse, and Hotspur. In 2015 she traveled all over Michigan with Pigeon Creek to celebrate the Great Michigan Read book, Station Eleven.