Book Club: Tulsa Edition

Read along with us this month some award winning books about Oklahoma written by local authors. You can find all of these books and more at Tulsa’s own Magic City Books in Downtown.

The Osages: Children of the Middle Waters

Drawing from the oral history of his people before the coming of Europeans, the recorded history since, and his own lifetime among them, John Joseph Mathews records a truly epic history.

Tulsa’s Historic Greenwood District

This book provides a basic foundation for those interested in the history of Tulsa, its African American community, and race relations in the modern era.

The Outsiders

A classic fiction novel following two rivaling teen groups living in Tulsa in the 1960’s. The book eventually was made into an award winning movie.

Rodeo Women

Following the Oklahoma cowgirls who paved the way for women in the rodeo industry, this book tells the story of the women who saved the industry during the Great Depression.

Killers of the Flower Moon

A true murder mystery of the 1920’s Osage. This award winning book is being made into a movie and currently shooting in Oklahoma, cast with many real Osage Indians.

Hidden History of Tulsa

From the horrors of the city’s early race riot and the proud legacy of Greenwood, to Tulsa’s iconic landmarks and unforgettable personalities, Steve Gerkin provides an evocative and enjoyable voyage through T-Town’s hidden history.

100 Things To Do In Tulsa Before You Die

This book showcases the art, culture, and people that make Tulsa shine, all while revealing a few of the secrets it hides. This quick-reference travel guide shows the more diverse, eclectic, and fun things to do in Tulsa that should be on everyone’s bucket list.

Red Dirt

In this exquisite rendering of her childhood in rural Oklahoma, from the Dust Bowl days to the end of the Eisenhower era, the author bears witness to a family and community that still cling to the dream of America as a republic of landowners.

August: Osage County

One of the most bracing and critically acclaimed plays in recent Broadway history, August: Osage County is a portrait of the dysfunctional American family at its finest – and absolute worst. Also made into an award winning movie filmed locally.

Lost Boys

The fascinating true story of one of the most controversial psychological experiments of the modern era, taken place in 1954 Robbers Cave, Oklahoma.

The Osages: Children of the Middle WatersTulsa’s Historic Greenwood DistrictThe OutsidersRodeo WomenKillers of the Flower MoonHidden History of Tulsa100 Things To Do In Tulsa Before You DieRed DirtAugust: Osage CountyLost Boys