Past book club selections
My favorites are in bold.
The Professor’s House by Willa Cather, Jan 03.
Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gillman,Feb 03.
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon, Mar 03.
Georgianna by Amanda Foreman, Apr 03.
Daisy Miller by Henry James, May 03.
The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood, Jun 03.
The Prince by Machiavelli, Aug 03.
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone by Tennessee Williams, Sep 03.
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller, Oct-Nov 03.
The Known World by Edward P. Jones, Jan 04.
The Bondwoman’s Narrative by Hannah Craft, Feb 04.
Translations by Brian Friel, Mar 04.
Tender Is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Apr 04.
The Dubliners by James Joyce, May 04.
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers, Jun 04.
The Secret Lives of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd, Jul 04.
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, Sep 04.
Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi, Oct 04.
Emma by Jane Austen, Nov 04.
Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver, Jan 05.
Dark Child by Camara Laye, Feb 05.
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, Mar 05.
Buddha by Karen Armstrong, June 05.
History of God by Karen Armstrong, July-Aug 05.
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris, Oct 05.
The Know-It-All by A.J. Jacobs, Nov 05.
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, Nov 05.
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray, Jan 06.
The Color Purple by Alice Walker, Feb 06.
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Huston, Mar 06.
A Million Little Pieces by James Frey, Apr 06.
Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich, May 06.
Siddartha by Herman Hesse, July 06.
The History of Love by Nicole Krauss, Aug 06.
The Colony by John Tayman, Sept 06.
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See, Nov 06.
The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham, Jan 07.
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards, Feb 07.
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, March 07.
Blink by Malcolm Gladwell , April 07.
From Baghdad with Love: A Marine, the War, and a Dog Named Lava by Jay Kopelman with Melinda Roth, May 07.
Fiasco by Thomas Ricks, June 07.
The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad, July 07.
Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert, Sept 07.
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, Oct 07.
March by Geraldine Brooks, Nov 07.
Interpreter of Maladies by Jumpa Lahiri, Jan 08.
Red Earth and Pouring Rain by Vikram Seth, Feb 08.
The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai, March 08.
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, April 08.
Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky, May 08.
Walden by Henry Thoreau, June 08.
Loving Frank by Nancy Horan, July 08.
The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu, Aug 08.
Anil’s Ghost by Michael Oondatje, Sep 08.
The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham, Oct 08.
The Fig Eater by Jody Shields, Nov 08.
Breakfast with Buddha by Roland Merullo, Jan 09.
Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs, Feb 09.
Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson, Mar 09.
Dog Man by Martha Sherrill, April 09.
A Cup of Light by Nicole Mones, May 09.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson, June 09.
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith, July 09.