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Books our book club has read over the years.

An impressive list! Look at all of the great titles.
Quite a few of our choices have become movies; some we discovered before Oprah did; and more than one of the authors has made repeat appearances on the book club list (Timothy Egan, Jim Lynch, Ann Patchett, Mary Doria Russell, Richard Russo, Jane Urquhart, Tim Winton).

Fun to look back!

Listed alphabetically by title.


Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic by Jennifer Niven [6/06]
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. [8/2011]
Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal by Ben MacIntyre. [3/2010]
Ahab's Wife: Or, The Star-gazer: A Novel by Sena Jeter Naslund
All The Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West by David Gessner. [3/2017]
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. [1/2016]
Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life by Adam Gopnik. [10/2010]
Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner
The Anthropology of Turquoise: Reflections on Desert, Sea, Stone, and Sky by Ellen Meloy
Beautiful Ruins: A Novel by Jess Walter. [6/2013]
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo.[3/2015]
The Big Burn by Timothy Egan.  [2/2012]
Binocular Vision: Short Stories by Edith Pearlman. [8/2016]
Border Songs by Jim Lynch. [8/2010]
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
by Daniel James Brown. [9/2014]
Breakfast at Sally's: One Homeless Man's Inspirational Journey by Richard LeMieux. [9/2013]
Breaking Clean by Judy Blunt
The Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo. [1/2009]
Broken For You by Stephanie Kallos
The Burgess Boys
by Elizabeth Strout. [8/2014]
Caleb's Crossing
by Geraldine Brooks [11/2014]
A Chance To See Egypt by Sandra Scofield
City of Thieves by David Benioff. [2/2011]
A Civil Action by Jonathan Harr
Cloudstreet: A Novel by Tim Winton
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
Coming Into the Country by John McPhee
Commonwealth: A Novel by Ann Patchett.
Corelli's Mandolin by Louis De Bernieres
Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner.
The Cunning Man by Robertson Davies
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese. [10/2011]
Darwin's Radio by Greg Bear [2/06]
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson. [11/2016]
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe by Glynis Ridley. [9/2012]
Dreamers of the Day by Mary Doria Russell.  [5/2010]
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery. [7/2010]
Empire Falls by Richard Russo
The English Major by Jim Harrison.  [6/2010]
The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
by Blaine Harden. [5/2014]
Euphoria by Lily King. [2/2016]
Everyone Brave Is Forgiven by Chris Cleave. [5/2017]
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close: A Novel by Jonathan Safran Foer [6/2008]
Fin & Lady: A Novel by Cathleen Schine [9/2015]
A Fine Balance by Robinton Mistry. [1/2010]
Freedom: A Novel by Jonathan Franzen. [1/2012]
The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft by Ulrich Boser. [9/2011]
The Girl Who Fell From the Sky by Heidi Durrow. [11/2011]
The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls [7/2006]
Go Set a Watchman: A Novel by Harper Lee. [4/2017]
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed by John Vaillant [11/2006]
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck [1/2008]
The Great Fire: A Novel by Shirley Hazzard
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Guernica by Dave Boling. [4/2010]
The Ha-Ha: A Novel by Dave King [4/2007]
The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal. [5/2012]
The Highest Tide by Jim Lynch [8/06]
The History of Love: A Novel by Nicole Krauss [2/2008]
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. [9/2017]
Homestead by Rosina Lippi
The Honk and Holler Opening Soon by Billie Letts
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez
The Hummingbird's Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea.  [1/2011]
The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero by Timothy Egan. [11/2017]
Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali. [7/2009]
The Interestings: A Novel by Meg Wolitzer. [6/2014]
The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer. [6/2012]
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson. [6/2017]
Justinian's Flea: The First Great Plague and the End of the Roman Empire by William Rosen. [9/2009]
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Known World by Edward P. Jones
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883 by Simon Winchester
Lab Girl by Hope Jahren [8/2017]
Lambs of God by Marele Day
Last Bus to Wisdom: A Novel by Ivan Doig. [1/2017]
The Last Canyon: A Novel by John Vernon
The Last Chinese Chef: A Novel by Nicole Mones. [2/2009]
A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines
The Light Between Oceans: A Novel by M.L. Stedman. [7/2013]
The Likeness by Tana French. [3/2012]
Little Bee: A Novel by Chris Cleave. [9/2010]
Long for This World by Michael Byers [5/2006]
Long Long Way by Sebastian Barry. [7/2011]
Loving Frank: A Novel by Nancy Horan [11/2008]
Lying Awake by Mark Salzman
The Magician's Assistant by Ann Patchett
The Makioka Sisters by Junichiro Tanizaki
A Man Called Ove: A Novel by Fredrik Backman. [8/2015]
A Map of Glass by Jane Urquhart [11/07]
The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards [3/07]
Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin. [3/09]
The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint by Brady Udall
Miriam's Kitchen: A Memoir by Elizabeth Ehrlich
The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Modoc: The True Story of the Greatest Elephant That Ever Lived by Ralph Helfer [10/07]
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins. [1/2014]
Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World by Tracy Kidder [9/2006]
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf.  [2/2010]
My Antonia  by Willa Cather
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry
by Fredrik Backman. [9/2016]
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri [3/2006]
Nightwoods by Charles Frazier. [8/2012]
Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. [2/2013]
Norwegian by Night by Derek Miller. [10/2015]
The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin. [8/2013]
No Ordinary Time by Doris Goodwin
The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel by Neil Gaiman. [4/2015]
Old Filth by Jane Gardam.  [5/2011]
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout. [10/2009]
Out Stealing Horses: A Novel by Per Petterson, translated by Anne Born [7/2008]
Oxygen by Carol Cassella. [6/2011]
The Painter by Peter Heller. [7/2015]
The Paris Wife: A Novel by Paula McLain. [4/2014]
Peace by Richard Bausch. [11/2010]
People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks. [8/2009]
Personal History by Katherine Graham
The Photograph by Penelope Lively
Plainsong by Kent Haruf
The Plover: A Novel by Brian Doyle. [2/2017]
Rules of Civility: A Novel by Amor Towles. [4/2013]
Run: A Novel by Ann Patchett. [6/2009]
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan. [2/2014]
Shot in the Heart by Mikal Gilmore
Slaughterhouse-Five: Or The Children's Crusade, A Duty Dance With Death by Kurt Vonnegut. [5/2013]
Spartina by John Casey
Stanley Park by Timothy Taylor
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett. [7/2012]
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt. [3/2013]
Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
Reader by Bernhard Schlink
Restless: A Novel by William Boyd [3/2008]
Returning to Earth: A Novel by Jim Harrsison [10/2008]
The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey by Candice Millard [5/2007]
The Romance Reader by Pearl Abraham
The Round House: A Novel
by Louise Erdrich. [3/2014]
The Samurai's Garden: A Novel by Gail Tsukiyama
Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay by Nancy Milford
Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand
The Sea Runners
by Ivan Doig. [6/2016]
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon (author) and Lucia Graves (translator) [6/2007]
Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts [1/2007]
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See [10/2006]
The Stone Carvers by Jane Urquhart
Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi
The Street of a Thousand Blossoms by Gail Tsukiyama. [5/2009]
A Sudden Light: A Novel by Garth Stein. [11/2015]
The Summer Book by Tove Jansson [8/2008]
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki. [7/2014]
Talking to High Monks in the Snow: An Asian American Odyssey by Lydia Minatoya
Tell the Wolves I'm Home
by Carol Rifka Brunt. [10/2014]
The Tender Bar: A Memoir by J. R Moehringer [2/2007]
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell. [4/2012]
Thread of Grace by Mary Doria Russell [4/2006]
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin [4/2008]
Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life by Tom Robbins. [6/2015]
The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht. [10/2012]
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. [4/2011]
Transatlantic: A Novel by Colum McCann. [5/2015]
The Translation of Love by Lynne Kutsukake. [7/2017]
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. [2/2015]
Truck: A Love Story by Michael Perry [9/2008]
Truth Like the Sun by Jim Lynch. [10/2013]
The Turning by Tim Winton [7/2007]
Under the Wide and Starry Sky: A Novel by Nancy Horan. [1/2015]
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce. [11/2013]
Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine. [4/2016]
Water for Elephants: A Novel by Sara Gruen [5/2008]
Waxwings by Jonathan Raban
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
by Karen Joy Fowler. [10/2016]
West of Here by Jonathan Evison. [11/2012]
West with the Night by Beryl Markham. [5/2016]
When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka
The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig [9/2007]
The White Cascade: The Great Northern Railway Disaster and America's Deadliest Avalanche by Gary Krist. [4/2009]
Wild Life by Molly Gloss
Wise Blood by Flannery O'Connor. [11/2009]
Wolf Hall: A Novel by Hilary Mantel. [1/2013]
Women in Their Beds: New and Selected Stories by Gina Berriault
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl  by Timothy Egan [8/2007]
The Wright Brothers by David McCullough. [7/2016]
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers. [3/2011]


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