Book Club

The Collidescope Book Club brings readers together to discuss and celebrate complex and innovative fiction.

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Solenoid by Mircea Cărtărescu

In October of 2022, George Salis and Ryan Alexander will cohost a group read of Cărtărescu’s Solenoid, a masterwork of surrealism translated from the Romanian by Sean Cotter. Coming soon from Deep Vellum. Preorder your copy here.

You can join the discussion here.

You can read George Salis’ interview with Cărtărescu here.

The Tunnel by William H. Gass

In October of 2021, George Salis and Ryan Alexander cohosted a group read of Gass’ magnum opus. Buy a copy here.

You can find the discussion archives here.

You can read George Salis’ review here.

Women and Men by Joseph McElroy

In January of 2021, George Salis and Ryan Alexander cohosted a group read of this, the longest and most complex novel written by an American.

You can find the discussion archives here.

You can read George Salis’ review here.