2010 Morning Book Group Schedule
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 10 am.

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January 20

The Pact by Jodi Picoult


Bestselling author, Jodi Picoult, spins an engrossing tale of two families torn apart by a suicide pact.

February 17

Thunderstruck by Erik Larson


In this breathtaking thriller, author Erik Larson takes you inside the minds of two brilliant men, Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of wireless communication, and the notorious Englishman, Dr. H. H. Crippen, a serial murderer. Read how these two lives converge in a shocking real life adventure.

March 17

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee


Rediscover one of the great American novels and participate in NH's BIG READ program at the same time. Trouble comes into the life of Scout when her Father agrees to defend a black man in the small southern town of Maycomb, Alabama.

April 21

Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder


Follow the amazing life of Dr. Paul Farmer, an infectious disease specialist who works tirelessly to heal some of the poorest people on the planet.

May 19

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows


This heartwarming novel follows the postwar stories of survivors of the German invasion of Guernsey, England during World War II.

June 16

The Lost City of Z by David Grann


The true story of how the renowned British explorer Col. Percy Harrison Fawcett embarked on a much publicized search for the lost city of El Dorado...and then disappeared. Find out what happened to Col. Fawcett in this gripping real life tale.

July 21

Woman in the Woods by Ann Joslin Williams


This is a collection of nine 'linked' stories set in northern New Hampshire.

August 18

Longitude by Dava Sobel


Follow the story of clockmaker, John Harrison, who solved a problem that had plagued sailors for centuries.

September 15

Under the Net by Iris Murdoch


Jake Donaghue is a yound London writer who dreams of greatness. He is an overintellectualized young man filled with the angst of one tormented by an unfulfilled love. Jake loves Anna. Ann is currently in love with Jake's best mate Hugo. Hugo, is in turn in love with Sadie... who happens to be head over heels in love with Jake. Will Jake find love? Will his book get published. Find out in Under the Net.

October 20

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde


British comedy of manners at its best. Find out how one weekend in the country can mean curtains for the bachelorhood of two less-than-honest British aristocrats.

November 17

Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls


A real-life novel about Lily Casey Smith, a plucky woman who goes from teacher to rodeo rider in a fast paced life.

December 15

The Meaning of Everything by Simon Winchester


Discover all the comedies and tragedies that befell the men who created the very first Oxford English Dictionary.