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!!!
The most beloved Iranian novel of the twentieth century
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.
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
Now a major motion picture
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)
A charming, warmhearted novel from the author of the New York Times bestseller A Man Called Ove.
An" Economist" Book of the Year
Costa Book Award Winner for Biography
Galaxy National Book Award Winner (New Writer of the Year Award)
Winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction
Named one of the best books of 2015 by The New York Times Book Review and the Wall Street Journal
#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.
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).