The American History Podcast

A Program Of Virginia Foundation for the Humanities


BookStory: A New Book Club

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BookStory is a new online book club from BackStory and DelanceyPlace. Each month, a non-fiction, American history book is selected by the club’s moderator, Melissa Gismondi. Through our partner,, club members can receive an excerpt from the current month’s selection by subscribing to a daily email as well as purchase the book through DelanceyPlace’s website. (All profits are donated to charity and support children’s literacy projects.)'s logo

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Throughout the month, BookStory participants can read the current selection while interacting with fellow club members in a private Facebook group.

At the end of the month, Melissa Gismondi hosts BookStory Live, a live streamed Q&A with the book-of-the-month’s author.

Sign up today for BookStory and receive a welcome packet that includes information about the club and a bookmark as a free gift!

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