Book Discussion Questions

2015 Schedule

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
John Berendt

Mark Twain: A Life
Ron Powers

Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen

The Year the Colored Sisters Came to Town
Jacqueline Guidry

We Were the Mulvaneys
Joyce Carol Oates

Three Cups of Tea
Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin

As I Lay Dying
William Faulkner

Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears
Dinaw Mengestu

Mountains Beyond Mountains
Tracy Kidder

Every Last Cuckoo
Kate Maloy

The Time Traveler's Wife
Audrey Niffenegger

A Tale of Two Cities
Charles Dickens

A Thread of Grace
Mary Doria Russell

The Known World
Edward P. Jones



Love in the Driest Season
Neely Tucker

Pomegranate Soup
Marsha Mehran

Kabul Beauty School
Deborah Rodriguez

Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Mark Twain

The Camel Bookmobile
Masha Hamilton

Brother, I'm Dying
Edwidge Danticut

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Khaled Hosseini

The Lemon Tree
Sandy Tolan

Thinking in Pictures
Temple Grandin

Garlic and Sapphires
Ruth Reichl

A New Earth
Eckhart Tolle

Last Town on Earth
Thomas Mullen

Bel Canto
Ann Patchett

Fingerprints of God
Barbara Bradley Hagerty

Cold Mountain
Charles Frazier

Pope Joan
Donna Woolfolk Cross

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Mark Haddon

The Glass Castle
Jeanette Walls

The Help
Kathryn Stockett

Charles J. Shields

Half-Broke Horses
Jeannette Walls

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Jamie Ford

Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer
Novella Carpenter

Peace Like a River
Leif Enger

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Dai Siije

Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm
Mildred Armstrong Kalish

The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game
Michael Lewis

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything across Italy, India and Indonesia
Elizabeth Gilbert

The Knitting Circle
Ann Hood

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society
Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury

Angel Falls
Kristin Hannah

Major: A Black Athlete, A White Era, and the Fight to be the World's Fastest Human Being
Todd Balf

This I Believe: Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women
Jay Allison

Stolen Child
Keith Donohue

Sarah's Key
Tatiana de Rosnay

Devil in the White City
Erik Larson

The Red Garden
Alice Hoffman

Rudyard Kipling

Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn

Amy Greene

The Heart and the Fist
Eric Greitens

The Book of Salt
Monique Truong

The Irresistible Henry House
Lisa Grunwald

The Miracle of Freedom:
7 Tipping Points that Saved the World
Chris Stewart

Private Life
Jane Smiley

Christa Parravani

Flight Behavior
Barbara Kingsolver

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot

The Language of Flowers
Vanessa Diffenbaugh

A Prayer for Owen Meany
John Irving

And the Mountains Echoed
Khaled Hosseini

The Sisters
Nancy Jensen

Mom & Me & Mom
Maya Angelou

One Thousand White Women
Jim Fergus

Tapestry of Fortunes
Elizabeth Berg

Orange is the New Black
Piper Kerman

A Gracious Plenty
Sheri Reynolds



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