CNY Reads Announces 2017 Selection

CNY Reads Announces 2017 Selection


The Double Bind has been chosen as this year’s CNY Reads One Book selection.

Want to get involved? Join the community as we read one book together. There will be a flurry of activity throughout the community from January through March 2017 that will tie in with this year’s selection.

NOPL is home to several of the events (listed below), and you can find even more events related to The Double Bind, such as film screenings, discussions, stage productions, and an author visit, by visiting

The Great GatsbyBrewerton Book Discussions

The NOPL at Brewerton Book Discussion Group will first read The Great Gatsby (which is the precursor into the CNY Reads 2017 book selection) then follow with The Double Bind. The meetings are at 6:30 PM and everyone is welcome to attend any or all discussions. Light refreshments are served.

  • Book Discussion: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Tues. Feb. 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm at NOPL Brewerton
    Jay Gatsby had once loved beautiful, spoiled Daisy Buchanan, then lost her to a rich boy. Now, mysteriously wealthy, he is ready to risk everything to woo her back. This is the definitive, textually accurate edition of a classic of twentieth-century literature, The Great Gatsby. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan has been acclaimed by generations of readers.
  • Book Discussion: The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian
    Tues. March 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm at NOPL Brewerton
    Withdrawing into her photography and a job at a homeless shelter after being attacked while riding her bike, a college student encounters a homeless man with a history of mental illness and a box of secret photos, but when he dies suddenly, she is certain that the photos hide a dark family secret and embarks on a search for the truth.

North Syracuse Programs

  • CNY Reads Discussion: The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian
    Wed. Feb. 22, 2017 | 6:30-7:30 PM at NOPL North Syracuse
    Join CNY Reads board member Dianne Emmick for a discussion of this year’s selection.