Morning Book Group Schedule
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month
10 a.m.

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January 21

The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga


Author Arvind Adiga won the 2008 Booker Prize for this novel of one man's quest to overcome his lowly circumstances in life.

February 18

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson


In this breathtaking thriller author Erik Larson takes you to the streets of Chicago's 1893 World's Fair and into the mind of a madman.

March 18

I Claudius by Robert Graves


Discover Ancient Rome from the inside out through the fictional autobiography of Claudius, the stuttering crippled man who would one day become the fourth emperor of Rome.

April 15

Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodiguez


Deborah Rodriquez attempts to bring relief to the women of war torn Afghanistan by empowering local Afghan women to become breadwinners for their family as certified beauticians.

May 20

March by Geraldine Brooks


The 2006 Pulitzer Prize winning retelling of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women as seen through the eyes of Mr. March, who leaves his happy home to fight for the Union's cause in the Civil War.

June 17

Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi


The true story of how one teacher dares to teach classic western literature to female students in the face of Islamic raids and shooting squads in Tehran, Iran.

July 15

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini


In this follow-up novel to his blockbuster hit The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini grants us an intimate look into the lives of two Afghan women during the rise and fall of the Taliban.

August 19

Under the Banner of Heaven by John Krakauer


John Krakauer explores the history of the Church of Latter-day Saints to give you a vivid understanding of one of the fastest-growing religions in the United States.

September 16

Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner


National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize winning author Wallace Stegner crafts a moving story about two couples' intertwining lives during the Great Depression.

October 21

Here if You Need Me by Kate Braestrup


The moving and oftentimes funny memoir of how a widow and mother of three becomes a chaplain for the Maine Warden Service.

November 18

The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry


Brunonia Barry joins us as we discuss her bestselling novel, The Lace Reader. Learn all about Towner Whitney, who has returned to Salem Massachusettes to locate her lost Aunt Eva... but in Towner's life the truth is never what it appears to be.

December 16

The God of War by Marisa Silver


Living in the California desert with his bohemian mother and autistic brother, 12-year-old Ares Ramirez struggles with his conscience as he becomes a man in a world filled with violence.

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