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Chapters Previously Read Books

2003

Girl with a Pearl Earring Tracy Chevalier

Anna’s Book by Ruth Rendell

House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus

House of Spirits by Isabel Allende

Love of a Good Woman by Alice Munro

2004

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Sula by Toni Morrison

Travels by Michael Crichton

Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Stolen Lives by Malika Oufkir

Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Mrs. Dalloway by Virgina Woolf

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

2005

The Heart is A Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

Having Our Say by  Sara & Elizabeth Delaney

10 Little Indians by Agatha Christie 

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Remarque

White Stockings by D.H. Lawrence

Oh Pioneers by Willa Cather

Ghost Writer by Philip Roth

Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seirstad

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

The Kiterunner by Kahled Hosseini

Dracula by Bram Stoker

2006

The Life of Pi by Yann Martel

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

 Coffee Trader by David Lise
 
 Journey Home by Olaf Olafson

 The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory

 Snow in August by Peter Hamill

 Death of a Family by James Agee
Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

2007

Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Pomegrante Soup by Marsha Mehran

Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin

Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

Short stories of William Faulkner

Constant Gardener by John LeCarre

The Attack by Yasmina Khadra

Goodbye Columbus, Defender of the Faith and Conversion of the Jews by Philip Roth

2008

Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens

They’re Eyes Looked to God by Zora Neale Hurston

Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Prague by Arthur Phillips

The Sea by John Banfield

Christine Falls by Benjamin Black

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

2009

All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West

Property by Valerie Martin

Wish You Well by David Balducci

Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder

People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

Design Flaws of the Human Condition by Paul Schmidtberger

Hotel Du Lac by Anita Brookner

The Brief and Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

The Grass is Singing by Doris Lessing

2010

Jan. 12 - Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham
Feb. 9 - Lost City of Z

Mudbound – Hillary Jordan

Into Thin Air – Jon Krakauer

Postville – Stephen G. Bloom

The Hound of the Baskervilles- Sire Arthur Conan Doyle

Neuromancer – William Gibson

The Double Bind – Chris Bohjalian

Dear American Airlines – Jonathan Miles

Three Cups of Tea – Greg Mortenson

2011

Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck

Still Alice – Lisa Genova

Little Bee – Chris Cleave

Girl In Translation – Jean Kwok

Three Junes- Julia Glass

Secret River – Kate Grenville

The Fixer – Bernard Malamud

Shipping News – E. Annie Proulx

Semisola – Ruth Rendell

2012

City of Lost Angels – John Berendt

The Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison

River King – Alice Hoffman

Various Flavors of Coffee – Anthony Capella

Paris Wife – Paula McLlain

Revolutionary Rd – Richard Yates

Wake of Forgiveness – Bruce Machart

Let the Great World Spin – Colum McCann

2013

Dark Voyage – Alan Furst

Devil in the White City – Erik Larson

Snow in August – Pete Hamill

Charming Billy – Alice McDermott

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter – Carson McCullers

Gertrude and Claudius – John Updike

Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots – Deborah Feldman

Wolf Hall – Hilary Mantel

Silas Marner – George Eliot

The Witches of Eastwick John Updike

The Tiger's Wife Téa Obreht

2014

The Orphan Master's Son Adam Johnson

A Thousand Splendid Suns Khaled Hosseini

Serena Ron Rash

The Round House Louise Erdrich

Far From the Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy

The End of the Point – Elizabeth Graver

Life After Life – Kate Atkinson

The Painted Girls  Cathy Marie Buchanan

The Shining Girls  Lauren Beukes

Fever Mary Beth Keane

The Aviator's Wife Melanie Benjamin