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Outbook Book Club


February 1, 2023    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The OutBook Book Club is supported by The Palm Springs Cultural Center and the Palm Springs Public Library. Selections are chosen by group members and highlight a mix of new LGBTQ+ releases and influential classics.

OutBook meets on the first Wednesday of the month in the upstairs VIP room at the Palm Springs Cultural Center, unless otherwise noted, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The book discussion starts at 7:00 p.m. (from 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. is a social mixer). For questions and information about the OutBook Book Club, please email book club coordinator Hubertus Zegers at hwzegers@gmail.com

OutBook OutLoud is a speakers series connected to OutBook providing opportunities to engage with LGBTQ+ authors nationwide. If you’re an author and/or know someone who might be a great speaker—please contact Hubertus Zegers at hwzegers@gmail.com.

2022 / 2023 Season

December 7, 2022: The Magician by Colm Tóibín

January 4, 2023: The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man’s World (2nd Edition) by Alan Downs (Community Room at Mizell Center)

February 1, 2023: The Prophets by Robert Jones, Jr. (Community Room at Mizell Center)

March 1, 2023: Frida in America: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist by Celia Stahr

April 5, 2023: The Kingdom of Sand by Andrew Holleran

May 3, 2023: The Perfume Thief by Timothy Schaffert

June 7, 2023: Perpetual West by Mersha Maren

July 5, 2023: Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart

August 2, 2023: Palimpsest: A Memoir by Gore Vidal