Our Cumulative Book Club List

2017-2018 SELECTIONS

  • December 6:  We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter
  • January 10:  News of the World by Paulette Jiles
  • February 7:  Bellevue by David Oshinsky
  • March 7:  Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  • April 4:  Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
 

 

Here are the books we've discussed, with the most recent first:

  • Elephant Company by Vicki Croke
  • Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
  • Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
  • Everyone Brave Is Forgiven by Chris Cleave
  • The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
  • The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Telex from Cuba by Rachel Kuschner
  • My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
  • Americanah by Chiamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Euphoria by Lily King
  • The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown
  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • Voice of the River by Marjory Stoneman Douglas
  • An Unseemly Wife by E. B. Moore
  • Troublesome Young Men by Lynn Olson
  • Defending Jacob by William Landay
  • The Hare with the Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal
  • The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
  • Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Lost Wife by Alyson Richman (Wellesley '94)
  • Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
  • The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
  • The Golden Hour by Margaret Wurtle
  • Unbroken by Laura Hillebrand
  • Old Filth by Jane Gardam
  • Saturday by Ian McEwan
  • The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewdki
  • Killing Mr. Watson by Peter Matthiesen
  • Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
  • Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
  • The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht
  • Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
  • The Glass Room by Simon Mawer
  • The Given Day by Dennis Lehane
  • Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
  • The Space between Us by Thrity Umrigar
  • Run by Ann Patchett
  • A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
  • Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie
  • Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
  • Wild Swans:  Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang
  • Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
  • The Killer Angels:  A Novel of the Civil War by Michael Shaara