Evening Book Group Schedule
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month
6:30 p.m.

January 14

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant


An unforgettable retelling of the biblical story of Dinah, daughter of Jacob, sister to Joseph (with his many colored coat).

February 11

Silas Marner by George Eliot


George Eliot's classic novel of a miserly man who learns through a child's love that there are more important things in life than gold.

March 11

A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah


A boy soldier from Sierra Leone finds the courage to break free from his country's cycle of hatred and war.

April 8

The Memory of Running by Ron McLarty


Escaping family tragedy, fat, friendless and chain-smoking Smithy Ide gets on his old Raleigh bicycle and begins an adventure that will change his life forever.

May 13

The Zookeeper's Wife by Diance Ackerman


Antonina and Jan Zabinski save hundreds of Jews during German occupation of Warsaw by smuggling refugees to freedom through their home in the Warsaw Zoo.

June 10

Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo


Dalton Trumbo follows the life of a wounded World War I soldier who awakens in a hospital with no face or limbs. A National Book Award winner.

July 8

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert


Author Elizabeth Gilbert takes a year off to search for peace, love and spirituality.

August 12

The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry


After discovering her Great-Aunt Eva has mysteriously drowned, Whitney Towner returns home in order to grant her Aunt justice.

September 9

Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain


Anthony Bourdain's colorful culinary memoir about the days leading up to his time as executive chef at New York City's acclaimed Les Halles restaurant.

October 14

Loving Frank by Nancy Horan


The fictional account of the real life affair between the celebrated architect Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Borthwick Cheney, the wife of one of the artist's Patron's.

November 4 (Group meets the 1st week of November due to Veterans Day)

Lost Geography by Charlotte Bacon


Local author Charlotte Bacon follows the lives of three generations of women who deal with life's trials and triumphs.

December 9

All Over But The Shoutin' by Rick Bragg


A testimony to the strength of author Rick Bragg's Mother, who through hard work and a sense of humor, single-handedly kept her Alabama household running.

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