2012 Morning Book Group Schedule
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 10 am.

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January 18

When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris


American humorist David Sedaris delights in this darkly comedic series of short stories. From quitting smoking to preparing coffee with less than prestine water; these essays will tickle your funnybone and entertain your mind on a cold midwinter afternoon.

February 15

The Distant Hours by Kate Morton


An unexpected letter from her Mother's past sends Edie to Milderhurst Castle where the eccentric inhabitants of the castle will help her uncover a secret hidden from her since before the war.

March 21

Pearl Buck in China by Hilary Spurling


A biography of the Nobel Prize winning author Pearl S. Buck.

April 18

The Postmistress by Sarah Blake


Set in both America and WWII London during the blitz, three women's lives are tied together and torn apart by war. Can one letter change the course of three people's lives? Find out in, The Postmistress.

May 16

Case Histories by Kate Atkinson


Private detective Jackson Brodie follows four cases that bring him in contact with four very diffrent families, all with many secrets to hide.

June 20

Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks


From 1665 Martha's Vineyard to Harvard College, Bethia Mayfield (a minister's daughter) narrates the story of the son of a Wampanoag chieftan as his crosses into the puritan world.

September 19

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot


Find out about the woman behind the HeLa cells used in medical research since the 1950s. A fascinating read about cellular biology, modern science and medicine.

October 17

The Greater Journey by David McCullough


A fascinating look at Americans in Paris, from Hemingway to F. Scott Fitzgerald.

November 21

Sarah's Key by Tatiana De Rosnay


A fictional account of a fateful July day in 1942 Paris where parisian police rounded up Jewish families to be sent to concentration camps. The repercussions of this act are felt by reporter Julia Jarmond who discovers a connection between her husband's family and the events of that fateful night.

December 19

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese


From Addis Ababa to New York City, follow twin brothers Marion and Shiva Stone who follow their fate (and a love of medicine) across contenents.