TGC Book Club

Learning how to be in Elif Batuman’s The Idiot

March 07, 2023

This Pulitzer Prize finalist casts a complex nostalgic light on new experiences, from first loves to email, and asks what it means to live an aesthetic, academic life, our author Sophia Cosby concludes in this article.

Passion, Pools, Philosophy: Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise Sagan is the Ultimate Autumn Read

September 14, 2022

The classic French novella Bonjour Tristesse is essential autumn reading that you can finish on a leisurely afternoon in the park, our guest-editor Sophia Cosby recommends.

The Creative Life According to ‘Bird by Bird’ by Anne Lamott

May 18, 2022

This month, The Goddess Collective Book Club reads the most life-changing advice book for writers and creatives of any type (seriously, it’s that good).

The Unbreakable Bond Between Mothers and Daughters in Jessamine Chan’s First Novel

April 19, 2022

In the first edition of The Goddess Collective Book Club, we read The School for Good Mothers, a debut novel about the unattainable perfection expected of mothers and the bonds that shape them.