Reading Lists 2006-2011
September 8 (Jenni)
Tortilla Curtain T.C. Boyle
October 5 (Ann)
The Awakening Kate Chopin
November 2 (Renee)
The Road Cormac McCarthy
December 7 (Crystal)
The Thirteenth Tale Diane Setterfield
January - skipped
February 1 (Elaine)
Child 44 Tom Rob Smith
March 1 (Elizabeth)
Mother Night Kurt Vonnegut
April 5 (Kim)
Hannah Coulter Wendell Berry
Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Mary Ann Shaffer
Books Not Chosen:
The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Kim)
Look me in the Eye by John Elder Robison (Jenni)
The Poet of Baghdad by Jo Thatchell (Elaine)
Brooklyn by Colm Toibin (Renee)
Random Family by Adrian Nicole LaBlanc (Renee)
Three Cups of Tea by Greg Ortenson (Crystal)
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (Ann)
White Tiger by Aravind Adiga (Ann)
Lush Life by Richard Price (Elizabeth)
The Double Bind
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
Fall 2011 Reading List:
Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand 496 p.
Hostess: Amy B.
Also suggusted: The Forgotten Garden, by Kate
morton, 642 pages
The Nineteenth Wife, 544 p.
About Mormon life/faith, half present day
Sarah's Key, Tatiana de
Rosany, 336 pages
Also Suggested: Mudbound, by Hillary Jordan
about Deep south, 340 p., takes place 1946
Neverwhere, by Neil Gaiman
Also Suggested: State of Wonder, Ann Patchett
The Kitchen House, Kathleen Grissom, 368 p.
Also Suggested: Mudbound, Digging to America, Ann Tyler, 304 p.
Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann
National book award, large span of characters
Also Suggested: Summertime, F. M. Coetzee, Booker
prize runner-up; Deliverance
Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verges, 688 p.
Also Suggested: Still Alice, Lisa Genova, 320 p., fiction
Room, by Emma Donoh, 336 p.
Also Suggested: Born to Run by Christopher McDougal
The Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafron, 486p.
Also Suggested: The Elegance of the Hedgehog, (several had read) by Olive Kitteredge, Pulitzer prize winner
In the Woods, by Tana French
Also Suggested: ?
Picking Books & Dinner