LoFi Book & Record Club

We pair a food-related book with an album or playlist and gather to discuss it.

You can find our book picks at local bookstores like Her Bookshop in East Nashville or Parnassus Books in Green Hills. You don’t have to finish reading the book (or read it all) to attend the discussion.

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Recipes & Ideas for Getting Involved

NEW DATE! February 13
6:30 pm @ CITY HOUSE

The inaugural club pairs Feed the Resistance by Julia Turshen with a playlist curated by Tallu Schuyler Quinn of The Nashville Food Project. We’ll read, listen and then gather to discuss. Tallu will be our special guest to talk about the book, her playlist (she grew up in a music-loving family with a songwriter father, and she sings too!), as well as her incredible work with food in this community. As you read, and maybe cook through the book, take a listen to Tallu's playlist on Spotify, or from the list below.

Tallu's Playlist

Famine - Sinead O'Connor
Glory – Common
Rise of the Black Messiah – Indigo Girls
Revolution - Tracy Chapman
Subdivision - Ani Difranco
Ella’s Song – Sweet Honey in the Rock
Stones in the Road - Mary Chapin Carpenter
Redemption Song - Bob Marley
Rape of the World - Tracy Chapman
The Lion’s Share – 10,000 Maniacs
The World Turned Upside Down - Billy Bragg
Pride - U2
Hello, Birmingham – Ani Difranco
Tether – Indigo Girls
One Voice - Wailing Jennys
When I'm Gone - Phil Ochs
One Step Closer to You - Michael Franti and Spearhead
Faye Tucker (+ hidden track right after Philosophy of Loss) – Indigo Girls
Who’s So Scared - Disappear Fear
Some Other Town – Susan Werner
Change is Gonna Come - Sam Cooke
The Women Gather – Sweet Honey in the Rock
Pendulum Swinger – Indigo Girls
All My Relations – Ulali
Go - Indigo Girls
We Are the Ones – Sweet Honey in the Rock

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Mining Our Lives for Food and Music Memoirs

Date and time coming soon

We'll read Comfort Food Diaries by Emily Nunn paired with an album or playlist curated by a special guest. Details coming soon!

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Learning from the 2018 pick for Nashville Reads

Date and time coming soon

We'll read this year's pick for Nashville Reads along with a playlist curated by a special guest. Details coming soon!