April Book Club

Suggested Reading: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood http://a.co/gv6TqGx

Chelsea’s Suggestions (July)

  1. The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee http://a.co/i5m5t4x

    Get Well Soon: History’s Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them by Jennifer Wright http://a.co/bO5y6fJ

  2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot http://a.co/6eNziDq

Amber’s Suggestions (August)

  1. The Godfather by Mario Puzo et al. http://a.co/gS0SsSX
  2. The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood http://a.co/aQx8gjL
  3. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey et al. http://a.co/5l7w2q9

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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 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CBFYPQC/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?ie=UTF8&btkr=1

February 2016 MYTHS AND TALES – The Penelopiad, Margaret Atwood https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B003F8S736&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_m3pOwb0N7BMC3

March 2016 FANTASY – Daughter of the Forest: Book One of the Sevenwaters Trilogy, Juliet Marillier http://amzn.com/B004VMWAZQ

April 2016 THRILLER, TRUE CRIME – Murder in Greenwich: Who Killed Martha Moxley?, Mark Fuhrman http://www.amazon.com/Murder-Greenwich-Killed-Martha-Moxley/dp/006109692X

May 2016 CANON – Walden, Henry David Thoreau http://amzn.com/1505297729

June 2016 MEMOIR – Travels with Charley in Search of America, John Steinbeck http://www.amazon.com/Travels-Charley-Search-America-Steinbeck/dp/0140053204 AND Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman, Lindy West http://amzn.com/B0151YQTCM

July 2016 MODERN –  The Burning House, Paul Lisicky http://amzn.com/B004Z21HSS

August 2016 SHORT STORIES – Cathedral, Raymond Carver http://amzn.com/0679723692

September 2016 NONFICTION – Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affection, Deborah Blum https://amzn.com/B004Z2NQDM

October 2016 SCIENCE FICTION – Dunwich Horror https://amzn.com/1489507183 and At the Mountains of Madness https://amzn.com/0812974417 , H.P. Lovecraft

November 2016 YOUNG ADULT – Running with the Demon, Terry Brooks https://amzn.com/0345422589

December 2016 GRAPHIC NOVEL – Watchmen, Alan Moore https://amzn.com/1401245250

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November: Running with the Demon

Books discussed for myths: King of Elfland’s Daughter

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October: Lovecraft

Book applicable discussion/mentions: War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells

Books discussed for romance: The Castle of Otranto (chosen) and the Mysteries of Udolpho, Ann Radcliffe

Other books in chit chat: Neverwhere, Gaiman and Watership Down

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