On the first Wednesday of every month, Binnacle Books and Denning's Point Distillery team up to co-host a book club discussion.

Attendees receive 10% off that month's book and $5 cocktails or beer at the meeting.

Join us for our next meeting, to be held December 5th at 7pm at Denning's Point Distillery to discuss An American Marriage by Tayari Jones.


Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn’t commit. Though fiercely independent, Celestial finds herself bereft and unmoored, taking comfort in Andre, her childhood friend, and best man at their wedding. As Roy’s time in prison passes, she is unable to hold on to the love that has been her center. After five years, Roy’s conviction is suddenly overturned, and he returns to Atlanta ready to resume their life together.

This stirring love story is a profoundly insightful look into the hearts and minds of three people who are at once bound and separated by forces beyond their control. An American Marriage is a masterpiece of storytelling, an intimate look deep into the souls of people who must reckon with the past while moving forward—with hope and pain—into the future.

Join us at the Distillery (just around the corner from the bookstore at 10 N Chestnut St.) on December 5th to discuss!