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MONTH                                TITLE                                     AUTHOR

2021

12 Jan 2021 Evening Book Club Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah
27 Jan 2021 Genre Book Club (SFF) The Fifth Season, by N. K. Jemisin
9 Feb 2021 Literature Book Club Middlemarch, by George Elliot
17 Feb 2021 Genre Book Club (Romance) The Royal We, by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgen
23 Feb 2021 Morning Book Club Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro
9 Mar 2021 Evening Book Club The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead
24 Mar 2021 Genre Book Club (Krimi) The Chalk Circle Man, by Fred Vargas
7 April 2021 Genre Book Club (SFF) Ninth House, by Leigh Bardugo
13 April 2021 Morning Book Club Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel
27 April 2021 Literature Book Club The Fire Next Time, James Baldwin
11 May 2021 Evening Book Club Butterfly, by Yusra Mardini
26 May 2021 Genre Book Club (Romance) The Haunting of Maddy Clare, by Simone St. James
1 June 2021 Morning Book Club The Lying Life of Adults, by Elena Ferrante
16 June 2021 Genre Book Club (Krimi) Case Histories, Kate Atkinson
29 June 2021 Literature Book Club Mrs. Dalloway, by Virginia Woolf

2020

7 Jan 2020     Evening Book Club                Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout

4 Feb 2020    Literature Book Club            The Spy Who Came in from the Cold  by John le Carré

19 Feb 2020  Morning Book Club              A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

3 Mar 2020    Evening Book Club              The Almost Nearly Perfect People by Michael Booth

31 Mar 2020  Literature Book Club          Beloved by Toni Morrison

22 Apr 2020  Morning Book Club              Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday

5 May 2020   Evening Book Club               Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

2 June 2020   Literature Book Club           1984 by George Orwell

17 June 2020 Morning Book Club             The Portable Veblen by Elizabeth McKenzie

7 July 2020    Evening Book Club               I Feel Bad About My Neck  by Nora Ephron

22 Jul 2020    Genre Book Club                 Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell

4 Aug 2020    Literature Book Club           The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles

13 Aug 2020  Genre Book Club                 Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

19 Aug 2020  Morning Book Club             The Salt Path by Raynor Winn

1 Sept 2020   Evening Book Club              The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

24 Sept 2020 Genre Book Club                 Uprooted by Naomi Novik

6 Oct 2020     Literature Book Club          Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

20 Oct 2020   Daytime Book Club            The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

29 Oct 2020   Genre Book Club                The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

3 Nov  2020   Evening Book Club             The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

18 Nov 2020  Genre Book Club                An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole

1 Dec 2020    Literature Book Club          Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada

9 Dec 2020    Genre Book Club                This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

15 Dec 2020  Daytime Book Club            The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

2019

Tues 8 Jan, 7 pm                  Pachinko                              Min Jin Lee

Tues Feb 12, 7 pm (lit)        The Painted Veil                 W. Somerset Maugham

Wed Feb 20, 10 am             Couples                                John Updike

Tues March 5, 7 pm            The Girls                              Emma Cline

Tues Apr 9, 7 pm (lit)          The Grapes of Wrath        John Steinbeck

Tues April 30, 10 am           The Leavers                       Lisa Ko

Tues May 14, 7 pm              Why I’m No Longer          Reni Eddo-Lodge
Talking to White People about Race

Tues Jun 4, 7 pm (lit)            The Prime of Miss Jane   Brodie  Muriel Spark

Tues Jun 18, 10 am              The Radium Girls              Kate Moore

Tues Jul 16, 7 pm                 Housekeeping                  Marilynne Robinson

Tue Aug 20, 7 pm (lit)         The Hour of the Star      Clarice Lispector

Tues Aug 27, 10 am            Sing Unburied Sing          Jesmyn Ward

Tues Sep 17, 7 pm              Less                                    Andrew Sean Greer

Tues Oct 1. 7 pm (lit)          The Door                           Magda Szabo

Tues Oct 22, 10 am            Zeitoun                             Dave Eggers

Tues Nov 12, 7 pm            Snap                                  Belinda Bauer

Tues Dec 3, 7 pm (lit)        A Passage to India         E. M. Forster

Dec 11, 10 am                    The Marriage of Opposites   Alice Hoffman

2018

Tues Jan 9 Evening            Still Alice                                            Lisa Genova

Tues Feb 13 Daytime       The Temporary Gentleman            Sebastian Barry

Tues Feb 20 Evening (lit)  Pale View from the Hills                  Kazuo Ishiguro

Tues March 6 Evening      Hillbilly Elegy                                     J.D. Vance

Tues Apr 10 Evening (lit) Our Souls at Night                           Kent Haruf

Thurs Apr 19 Daytime      Lincoln in the Bardo                       George Saunders

Tues May 8 Evening         My Berlin Kitchen                            Luisa Weiss

Tues June 5 Evening (lit) Chronicle of a Death Foretold         Gabriel García Márquez

Thurs June 21 Daytime     Exit West                                          Mohsin Hamid

Tues July 3 Evening          The Power                                         Naomi Alderman

Tues Aug 7 Evening (lit)  Gravity’s Rainbow                            Thomas Pynchon

Thurs Aug 23 Daytime      A Thousand Splendid Suns           Khaled Hosseini

Tues Sept 4 Evening         Crossing to Safety                            Wallace Stegner

Tues Oct 9 Evening (lit)   Marjorie Morningstar                      Herman Wouk

Thurs Oct 16 Daytime       The Storyteller                                 Jodi Picoult

Tues Nov 6 Evening          People of the Book                          Geraldine Brooks

Tues Dec 4 Evening (lit)   A Prayer for Owen Meany                John Irving

Tues Dec 18 Daytime        Mama Day                                         Gloria Naylor

2017

December                  The End of Your Life Book Club      Will Schwalbe

November                  Lab Girl                                               Hope Jahren

October                      Commonwealth                                 Ann Patchett

September                 How to be a Woman                         Caitlan Moran

August                        A Woman in Berlin                            Anonymous

July                             The Watchmaker of Filigree Street Natasha Pulley

June                            Forty Autumns                                  Nina Willner

May                             I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings  Maya Angelou

April                            The Geek Feminist Revolution       Kameron Hurley

March                         Stasiland                                           Anna Funder

February                    When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit       Judith Kerr

January                       Between the World and Me          Ta-Nehisi Coates

 

2016

December                  The Sympathizer                             Viet Thanh Nguyen

November                  All the Single Ladies                       Rebecca Traister

October                      The Constant Gardner                    John Le Carre

September                 Wild                                                   Cheryl Strayed

August                        The Invention of Wings                   Sue Monk Kidd

July                              Everything I Never Told You           Celeste Ng

June                            Big Little Lies                                     Liane Moriarty

May                             My Name Is Lucy Barton                Elizabeth Strout

April                            In the Garden of the Beasts           Erik Larson

February                    In the Body of the World                 Eve Ensler

January                      Falling Snow                                      Mary-Rose MacColl

 

2015

November                  Half the Sky                                       Nicholas Kristof/Sheryl Wudunn

October                      Americanah                                       Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

September                 All the Light We Cannot See            Anthony Doerr