Auntie's Morning Book Group

Auntie's Morning Book Group

Members enjoy the leadership of Janet (in white) at one of their meetings.


Meets: 11 a.m. - 2nd Tuesday of the month

Focus: popular fiction with occasional nonfiction titles


January 10 -- My Uncle Napoleon by Iraj Pezeshkzad

February 14 -- Ancient Places by Jack Nisbet

March 14 -- Tinkers by Paul Harding

April 11 -- American Pastoral by Phillip Roth

May 9 -- Between the World and Me by Te-Nehisi Coates

June 13 -- My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Frederick Bachman

July 11 -- Hare With Amber Eyes by Edmund De Waal

August 8 -- Sellout by Paul Beatty

September 12 -- Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

October 10 -- Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash (Spokane Is Reading 11/9)

November 14 -- Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer

December 12 -- PARTY!!!


My Uncle Napoleon Cover Image
By Iraj Pezeshkzad, Dick Davis (Translator), Azar Nafisi (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780812974430
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Published: Modern Library - April 11th, 2006

The most beloved Iranian novel of the twentieth century

Ancient Places: People and Landscape in the Emerging Northwest Cover Image
ISBN: 9781632170804
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Published: Sasquatch Books - August 2nd, 2016

These are the genesis stories of a region. In Ancient Places, Jack Nisbet uncovers touchstones across the Pacific Northwest that reveal the symbiotic relationship of people and place in this corner of the world.

Tinkers Cover Image
ISBN: 9781934137123
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Published: Bellevue Literary Press - January 1st, 2009

Pulitzer Prize Winner and New York Times Bestseller

"There are few perfect debut American novels. . . . To this list ought to be added Paul Harding's devastating first book, Tinkers. . . . Harding has written a masterpiece." --NPR

American Pastoral Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525432838
Availability: Special Order
Published: Vintage - October 4th, 2016

Now a major motion picture

Between the World and Me Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812993547
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - July 14th, 2015

Hailed by Toni Morrison as "required reading," a bold and personal literary exploration of America's racial history by "the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States" (The New York Observer)

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501115073
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Published: Washington Square Press - April 5th, 2016

A charming, warmhearted novel from the author of the New York Times bestseller A Man Called Ove.

The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance Cover Image
ISBN: 9780312569372
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Published: Picador USA - August 2nd, 2011

A New York Times Bestseller

An Economist Book of the Year

Costa Book Award Winner for Biography

Galaxy National Book Award Winner (New Writer of the Year Award)

The Sellout Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250083258
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Published: Picador USA - March 1st, 2016

Winner of the Man Booker Prize

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction

Winner of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature

New York Times Bestseller

Commonwealth Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062491794
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Published: Harper - September 13th, 2016

#1 New York Times Bestseller

The acclaimed, bestselling author--winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize--tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families' lives.

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu and Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476777412
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 4th, 2017

To save ancient Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean's Eleven in this "fast-paced narrative that is...part intellectual history, part geopolitical tract, and part out-and-out thriller" (The Washington Post).