Previously Discussed Books

Here are some of the books we've already discussed (not in any special order--we do enjoy variety!):

  • Finn by Jon Cleve; Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War by Tony Horwitz; The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kieman, The Help by Kathryn Stockett; Loving Frank by Nancy Horan; Freedom by Jonathan Franzen, and Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicolas Kristoff.
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, The Life of Pi, by Yann Martel, The Greengage Summer by Rumer Godden, Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams by Wayne Johnston, The Shipping News by E Annie Proulx, Alias, Grace by Margaret Atwood, The Plot Against America by Philip Roth, and Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safron Foer.
  • Hellhound on His Trail by Hampton Sides, Dark Places by Gillian Flynn, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Twain, War and Peace by Tolstoy, Signora da Vinci by Robin Maxwell, and The Age of Innocence by Wharton
  • A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson and Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
  • Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing, The Johnstown Flood, The Wright Brothers, and 1776 by McCullough, Waiting for Snow in Havana by Eire.
  • The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce, and The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, her American Doctors, and the Collision of two Cultures by Ann Fadiman
  • Carry on Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse and The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith, Killshot by Elmore Leonard, and Centennial by Michener
  • The works of Ray Bradbury and Jane Austen
  • The Red Tent by Anita Diamant, The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy, My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult, The Secret Life of Bees  and The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd, and The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  • Sarum by Edward Rutherford, Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen, and Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Elm at the Edge of the Earth by Robert D. Hale, The Rosie Project by Simsion, and An Imaginative Experience by Mary Wesley
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling and The Hobbit by Tolkien
  • Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble and Coming of Age in the Bronx by Adrian LeBlanc, Young Men and Fire by Norman Maclean, and Blue Highways: a Journey into America by William Least Heat-Moon