Thursday, September 02, 2010

Suggestions for Book Clubs

I'm cleaning up the livingroom right now and came across a handout from a CLEAR event at Redeemer on Bookclubs. I don't want to lose this list, but neither do I want to keep this paper around. So, here's the list, for you as much as for me.

Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin
The Secret Diaries of Charlotte Bronte by Syrie James
The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill
Small Island by Andrea Levy
The Factory Voice by Jeanette Lynes
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrow
October by Richard B Wright
Rush Home Road by Lori Lansens
I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Stout
Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin
A Reading Diary: A Year of Favourite Books by Alberto Manguel
The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
Suite Francais by Irene Nemerovsky
Unfinished Desires by Gail Goodwin
The White Tiger by A. Adiga
The Emmigrants by W.G. Sebald
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Peace Like a River by Lief Enger
The Day the Falls Stood Still by C.M. Buchanan
Little Bee by Richard Cleave
Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis
The Tontine by T. Costain
Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi
Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
The Outlander by Gil Adamson
Half Broke Horses by Jeanette Walls
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
City of Thieves by David Benioff
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
Power of One by Bryce Courtney
Run by Ann Pachett
Too Close to the Falls by Catherine Gildiner
Middlemarch by George Eliot
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
The Secret Life of Bees by Susan Monk
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones
North and South
by Elizabeth Gaskell
Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koeslter
The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt
Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
Say You Are One Of Them by Uwem Akpan
Home and Gilead by Marilyn Robinson
The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
Homer and Langley by E.L. Doctorow
Going Home - Jesus and Buddha as Brothers by Thich Nhat Hanh
South of Broad by Pat Conroy
The Bishop's Man by Linden MacIntyre
Norman Bray in the Performance of His Life by Trevor Cole
No Great Mischief by Alistair Macleod
Sweetness in the Belly by Camilla Gibb
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
Consequences by Penelope Lively
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
White Banners by Lloyd C. Douglas
Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald
Girlfriend in a Coma by Douglas Coupland
My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time by Mark Haddon
The Blue Castle by L.M. Montgomery
Good to a Fault by Makina Endicott
Born Twice by Giuseppe Pontiggia

3 comments:

Marnie - Queen of the Marniverse said...

thanks.

sarah. said...

Awesome - I appreciate this list!

Shannon said...

I've read a bunch, and a bunch more are on my 'hit list' already. Great list, thanks !