Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Pittsboro Library Book Club Book List

Greetings, readers! The Pittsboro Library Book Club has been meeting for nearly four years now. We've read a combination of fiction and nonfiction.

Weigh in with your comments on some of our past choices, or make suggestions for future selections.

Here's our list of fiction greats and the years we read them:
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2003)
Evidence of Things Unseen (2004)
The DaVinci Code (2004)
Big Fish (2004)
The Clearing (2004)
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time (2004)
Holidays on Ice (2004)
The Kite Runner (2005)
The Cloud Atlas (2005)
Souls Raised from the Dead (2005)
Gilead (2005)
The Bridge (2005)
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2005)
My Old True Love (2006)
When the Emperor Was Divine (2006)
Samurai's Garden (2006)
The Summer Guest (2006)
The Namesake (2006)
The Memory Keeper's Daughter (2006)
A History of Love (2006)
Water for Elephants (2007)
Five Quarters of the Orange (2007)
One Thousand White Women (2007)*
A Thousand Splendid Suns (2007)*
The Kitchen Boy (2007)
The Whistling Season (2007)
Suite Francaise (2007)
The Book Thief (2008)
The Uncommon Reader (2008)
Madonnas of Leningrad (2008)
The Mistress of the Art of Death (selected for August, 2008)
The Thirteenth Tale (selected for September, 2008)
The Camel Bookmobile (selected for November, 2008)
Olive Kittredge (selected for December, 2008)

And our nonfiction picks:
Nickel and Dimed (2003)
Small Wonders (2003)
The Professor and the Madman (2004)
Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling (2004)
Mississippi Mud (2004)
Into Thin Air (2004)
Waiting for Snow in Havana (2004)
The Bookseller of Kabul (2004)
Other Powers (2005)
The Souls of Black Folk (2005)
Mapping Human History (2005)
Blood Done Sign My Name (2005)
The Beaches Are Moving (2005)
Proud Shoes (2006)
Salt: A World History (2006)
Mirror to America (2006)
Blue Blood (2006)
John James Audubon: The Making of an American (2006)
The Reluctant Tuscan (2007)
A Home on the Field (2007)
King Leopold's Ghost (2007)
My Life in France (2007)
The Glass Castle (2007)
Eat, Pray, Love (2008)
Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution (2008)
Three Cups of Tea (2008)
A Primate's Memoir (selected for July, 2008)
One Drop: My Father's Hidden Life (selected for October, 2008)

1 comment:

Robin Lee said...

Hi there! How can I find out what dates you are discussing what book? I would like to read the next book so that I might attend the Oct meeting - the first Mon at 7pm, right? robin_granthon@med.unc.edu