Curious Iguana hosts a variety of author events and book discussions, both in our store and at nearby locations. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public. No registration is required, but seating is limited. Please call 301.695.2500 or email if you have any questions.

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    Tuesdays with Tea Book Club

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    Curious Iguana
    12 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701, USA
    Discuss literary fiction and non-fiction, along with tea from the Iguana's next-door neighbor, Voila! This book club meets monthly on second Tuesdays. Free, no registration is required, and featured titles are discounted 20% at least four weeks prior to each discussion.Radical Hope edited by Carolina De Robertis – January 9The History of Love by Nicole Krauss – February 13We Are Taking Only What We Need by Stephanie Powell Watts – March 13The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman by Denis Theriault – April 10Lucky Boy by Shanti Sekaran – May 8Sing for Your Life by Daniel Bergner – June 12Less by Andrew Sean Greer – July 10The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso – August 14Wolf Season by Helen Benedict – September 11The Book Thieves by Anders Rydell – October 9 (paperback available 2/6/18)Salt Creek by Lucy Treloar – November 13Note: Tuesdays with Tea does not meet in December.

    Supper & Stories at Nido's

    07:00 PM-08:00 PM
    Nido's Restaurant
    111 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD, United States
    Join us on the second Tuesday of every other month at 7 pm for Supper & Stories at Nido’s Italian restaurant, 111 East Patrick Street, in Downtown Frederick. For $40* per person, you receive a paperback copy of the featured title and a delicious meal, flavored with engaging conversation about the book.Now in its third year, Supper & Stories turns the page to family stories with compelling characters from Cameroon, Tel Aviv, Detroit's East Side, New York City, and other locales near and far. Get to know your world, and get to know your neighbors, at these unique gatherings, sponsored by Nido’s and Curious Iguana. About Three Floors Up by Eshkol Nevo – March 13Recently translated from Israeli to English, the story Ekshol Nevo weaves is as funny as it is moving. As the fates of three families inhabiting different floors of the same Tel Aviv apartment building mingle, the author brilliantly depicts the interconnected lives of the residents, whose turmoils, secrets, unreliable confessions, and problematic decisions reveal a society in the midst of an identity crisis. Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue – January 9Three Floors Up by Eshkol Nevo – March 13The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti – May 8 (paperback available 1/30/18)The Turner House by Angela Flournoy – July 10The Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia Yang – September 11Perfume River by Robert Olen Butler – November 13 *Price includes meal, beverage, gratuity, and copy of book. Fee is non-refundable, and space is limited. Register in person at Nido’s, 111 East Patrick Street, Downtown Frederick, or online, then bring voucher to Curious Iguana, 12 North Market Street, to pick up your free book. Questions? Call Nido’s at 301-624-1052 or Curious Iguana at 301-695-2500.