May Book Club

You are making me work, guys!

Liz’s Suggested Book: 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story, Dan Harris

Steve’s Suggested Books:

1. The Foundling was chosen, info in the selected books tab.

2. Murder at Rocky Point Park: Tragedy in Rhode Island’s Summer Paradise (True Crime), Kelly Sullivan Pezza

3. Adnan’s Story: The Search for Truth and Justice After Serial, Rabia Chaudry

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April Book Club

Suggested Reading: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Chelsea’s Suggestions (July)

  1. The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee

    Get Well Soon: History’s Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them by Jennifer Wright

  2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Amber’s Suggestions (August)

  1. The Godfather by Mario Puzo et al.
  2. The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood
  3. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey et al.

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Karen’s Suggestions for May

1. Silent Sister: A Novel by Diane Chamberlain

2. The Sympathizer: A Novel by Viet Thanh Nguyen

3. You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero

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Liz’s Suggestions for April

1. Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Hochschild (a look into the Tea Party movement and the broader disenfranchisement of white lower/middle class Americans. Selected for April book club.)

2. Get in Trouble by Kelly Link (short stories, author speaking at Mission Creek Festival in IC this spring.)


3. Flash Boys by Michael Lewis (insight into Wall Street corruption, written by author of The Big Short.)

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December: Watchmen

Books Mentioned (That I Remember):
Shadow of the Wind (in Karen’s present), Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Princess Diarist, Carrie Fisher
POPism: The Warhol Sixties, Warhol and Hackett

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2016 Archive

January 2016 ROMANCE – I Capture the Castle, Dodie Smith

February 2016 MYTHS AND TALES – The Penelopiad, Margaret Atwood

March 2016 FANTASY – Daughter of the Forest: Book One of the Sevenwaters Trilogy, Juliet Marillier

April 2016 THRILLER, TRUE CRIME – Murder in Greenwich: Who Killed Martha Moxley?, Mark Fuhrman

May 2016 CANON – Walden, Henry David Thoreau

June 2016 MEMOIR – Travels with Charley in Search of America, John Steinbeck AND Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman, Lindy West

July 2016 MODERN –  The Burning House, Paul Lisicky

August 2016 SHORT STORIES – Cathedral, Raymond Carver

September 2016 NONFICTION – Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affection, Deborah Blum

October 2016 SCIENCE FICTION – Dunwich Horror and At the Mountains of Madness , H.P. Lovecraft

November 2016 YOUNG ADULT – Running with the Demon, Terry Brooks

December 2016 GRAPHIC NOVEL – Watchmen, Alan Moore

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November: Running with the Demon

Books discussed for myths: King of Elfland’s Daughter

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