Jul. 18: "At Home: A Short History of Private Life" by Bill Bryson.
Aug. 15: “In the Time of the Butterflies,” a historical novel by Julia Alvarez set in the Dominican Republic.
Sep. 19: “The Tiger's Wife,” by Belgrade-born Téa Obreht, a novel about two friends on a medical mission - a National Book Award finalist.
Oct. 17: “Cleopatra,” the bestselling biography by Stacy Schiff.
Nov. 14: “The Girl in the Blue Beret,” a novel set in France by Kentucky author Bobbie Ann Mason.
Dec. 12: “White Tiger,” a first novel by Arvind Adiga, an Indian writer and journalist and winner of the 2008 Man Booker Prize.
Jan. 16: “Bel Canto” by Ann Patchett, another award-winning novel set in an unnamed country.
Feb. 20: “The Buddha in the Attic” by Julie Otsuka, winner of the 2012 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and a National Book Award finalist, which tells the story of a group of young women brought from Japan to San Francisco as “picture brides” nearly a century ago.
March 20: “White Teeth,” a novel by the British author Zadie Smith. It focuses on the later lives of two wartime friends—a Bangladeshi and an Englishman.
The group meets at the Main Library on the third Wednesday of the month, from noon – 1 p.m. and brown-bag lunches are welcome. Hope you can join us!
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