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South End Book Club

Good books, good community.

South End residents and friends are invited to participate in the first South End Neighbors: Book Club! Hosted by the South End Neighbors Network, this Book Club meets on a Wednesday each month from 6-7pm, located at (and in support of) a different South End businesses. Genres alternate from novels to business books about entrepreneurship, a legacy that hearkens back to our South End history.

Check out the list of titles that the Book Club will discuss throughout the year: 


February 1 - Flower Child 

  • "Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World" by Cal Newport
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March 15 - Common Market 

  • "The People We Keep" by Allison Larkin

April 19 - Pop the Top Craft Beer Shop 

  • "Horse" by Geraldine Brooks

May 17 - HopFly

  • "Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike" by Phil Knight

June 21 - Trolley Barn

  • "The Guncle" by Steven Rowley

July 19 - Salted Melon

  • "The Edge of Anything" by Nora Shalaway Carpenter

August 16 - Urban Sweets

  • "The Queen of Hearts" by Kimmery Martin

September 20 - Puttery

  • "Muggsy: My Life from a Kid in the Projects to the Godfather of Small Ball" by Muggsy Bogues

October 18 - The Wine Loft 

  • "The Paragon Hotel" by Lyndsay Faye

November 8 - Boba Baba 

  • "Nora Goes Off Script" by Annabel Monaghan

December 13 - The RailYard

  • "The Reading List" by Sasha Nisha Adams 

Readers can purchase, download, or check out books on their own. Here are ways to get a copy: 

- South End Neighbors list on GoodReads
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library 
- Support local! Mention "South End Neighbors: Book Club" at Park Road Books to redeem a 20% discount on this month’s book.
- Other bookstores near South End: Julia's Books and Cafe, Book Buyers, Paper Skyscraper, and The Book Rack.

Interested in joining? Contact Chelsea at