Barnes & Noble Announces Colson Whitehead’s The Nickel Boys as July 2019 National Book Club Selection

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– Barnes & Noble, Inc.(NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead as the July 2019 selection for the Barnes & Noble Book Club, a monthly book club designed to bring readers in communities across the country together to discuss the most compelling books. Barnes & Noble is selling a special, exclusive Book Club edition of The Nickel Boysas well as hosting a free Book Club night for customers to discuss the novel in stores across the country on Tuesday, August 13, at 7 PM local time. Customers can buy the book starting today and sign up for the Book Club in their local store or online at

“We’re so excited to bring readers together in our stores to discuss The Nickel Boys, Colson Whitehead’s brilliant and blistering story of two boys living in Jim Crow-era Florida,” said Liz Harwell, Senior Director of Merchandising, Trade Books at Barnes & Noble. “On the heels of his Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning bestseller, The Underground Railroad, Whitehead returns with a novel that is riveting and thought provoking.”

Customers can buy the Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition of The Nickel Boysnow on, or at their local store. Barnes & Noble will hold Book Club discussions on Tuesday, August 13, at 7 PM, about one month after the book goes on sale. Customers can sign up to attend the discussion online at

Previous Barnes & Noble Book Club selections include: The Female Persuasionby Meg Wolitzer, Clock Danceby Anne Tyler, An Absolutely Remarkable Thingby Hank Green, The Only Woman in the Roomby Marie Benedict, The Last Romanticsby Tara Conklin, The Island of Sea Womenby Lisa See,Lost Rosesby Martha Hall Kelly, The Guest Bookby Sarah Blake, and Mrs. Everythingby Jennifer Weiner.

For more details, customers can ask one of their local, knowledgeable Barnes & Noble booksellers, or check the Barnes & Noble Store Locatorfor event information. They can also join the conversation on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat (bnsnaps) and Facebook, using hashtag #BNBookClub

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