Pomona College Book Club

The Book Club on PBC Guru

Searching for your next great read? Looking to engage with fellow Sagehen readers? Join the Pomona College Book Club on PBC Guru. The book club connects Pomona alumni, professors, students, parents and staff to the intellectual vitality of campus. Every two months will bring a new selection to book club members. Then, participants can join their fellow Sagehens in the online forum for prompts and discussion, hosted by our PBC Guru moderator. Members can also look forward to author talks, faculty discussions and more!

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Current Book Selection: Humble Pi: When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World by Matt Parker 

We are excited to offer Humble Pi as our next read because it’s hilariously brilliant and brilliantly hilarious! Throughout the book, Matt Parker exposes some of the most shocking, memorable, tragic, and funny mathematical mistakes. Pick up your copy and join us for the current read in the Pomona College Book Club!


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Past Selections

  • The Leavers by Lisa Ko
  • The Beauty in Breaking: A Memoir by Michele Harper
  • If Beale Street Cold Talk by James Baldwin
  • Circe by Madeline Miller
  • Less by Andrew Sean Greer
  • The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story by Douglas Preston '78
  • Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem
  • The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
  • The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Pomona College Magazine Bookshelf

Would you like to know more about books authored by Pomona alumni and faculty? Pomona College Magazine has featured books written by members of the Pomona College community through its "Bookshelf" feature. Take a look at the current and past books on the shelf now.