Book List

Book List


This is a list of books that we have read since mid-2002.   





Author Date
The Weird Sisters Brown, Eleanor November 2012 The Dancing Elephant for dinner
Out Stealing Horses Petterson, Per October 2012 Jan's house (sort of!)
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion Haidt, Jonathan August 2012 Joyce's house
This Life Is in Your Hands Coleman, Melissa July 2012 Martha's house
Clara and Mr. Tiffany Vreeland, Susan June 2012 Susan's house
The Art of Racing in the Rain Stein, Garth April 2012 Kim's house
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption Hillenbrand, Laura March 2012 Mary Jane's house
Little Dorrit Dickens, Charles February 2012 Kon Asian Bistro for dinner

Heaven: Our Enduring Fascination with the Afterlife 

... plus a group reading of A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas

Miller, Lisa December 2011 Kathy's house
A Visit from the Goon Squad Egan, Jennifer October 2011 Mary Jane's house
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Foer, Jonathan Safran August 2011 Ricetta's in Falmouth for dinner
The Well-Dressed Ape Holmes, Hannah July 2011 Kon Asian Bistro for dinner
Blonde Oates, Joyce Carol June 2011

Martha's house

Cutting for Stone Verghese, Abraham May 2011 Joyce's house
Either The Glass Castle or Half Broke Horses Walls, Jeannette April 2011 Siam Square for dinner
Purple Hibiscus Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi February 2011 Kathy's house
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Ford, Jamie January 2011 The Pepper Club for dinner
The Corrections Franzen, Jonathan November 2010 Susan's house
The Elegance of the Hedgehog Barbery, Muriel October 2010 Rita's house 
Here If You Need Me Braestrup, Kate September 2010 Siam Square for dinner
Any book by James Michener Michener, James July/Aug 2010 Joyce's house
Any book by Lisa See See, Lisa June 2010 Panda Garden for dinner
The Tenderness of Wolves Penney, Stef May 2010 Kathy's house
Silence Endo, Shusaku April 2010 Siam Square for dinner
Satanic Verses Rushdie, Salman February 2010 Siam Square for dinner
The Book Thief Zusak, Markus January 2010 Siam Square for dinner
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Shaffer, Ann Marie December 2009 Rita's house
The Women Boyle, T.C. October 2009 Siam Square for dinner
Loving Frank Horan, Nancy
The Uncommon Reader Bennett, Alan September 2009 Siam Square for dinner
The Year of Living Biblically Jacobs, A.J. July 2009 Martha's house
Olive Kitteridge Strout, Elizabeth June 2009 Siam Square for dinner
Mister Pip Jones, Lloyd May 2009 Susan's house
Three Cups of Tea

Mortenson, Greg

Relin, David Oliver

April 2009 Tortilla Flat for dinner
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Roach, Mary Februay 2009 Kathy's house
The Yiddish Policemen's Union Chabon, Michael January 2009 Siam Square for dinner
Eat, Pray, Love Gilbert, Elizabeth November 2008 Siam Square for dinner
The Madonnas of Leningrad Dean, Debra October 2008 Frog & Turtle for dinner
The Island Hislop, Victoria July 2008 Joyce's house (Greek food!)
Gift from the Sea
- plus another related book of your choice
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow May 2008 Kathy's house
Windswept Chase, Mary Ellen April 2008 Susan's house
Bufflehead Sisters DeLois, Patricia J. March 2008 Tortilla Flat for dinner
Atonement McEwan, Ian January 2008 RiRa's for dinner /  Movie at Nickelodeon
The Jane Austen Book Club Fowler, Karen Joy November 2007 Movie at The Movies on Exchange
The Witch of Cologne Learner, Tobsha September 2007 Kathy's house
The Other Boleyn Girl Gregory, Philippa July 2007 Joyce's house / DVD of movie
Pope Joan Cross, Donna May 2007  
On Beauty Smith, Zadie April 2007  
The Devil in the White City Larson, Eric February 2007 Kim's house
One Thousand White Women Fergus, Jim December 2006  
Running with Scissors Burroughs, Augusten November 2006 Movie in Falmouth/Discussion at Falmouth House of Pizza
Star of the Sea O'Connor, Joseph September 2006 Ruth's house
Ahab's Wife Naslund, Sena Jeter July 2006  
Animals in Translation Grandin, Temple May 2006 Joyce's house
The Power of One Courtenay, Bryce April 2006  
Night Wiesel, Elie  February 2006 Jan's house
The Kite Runner Hosseini, Khaled January 2006 Jan's house
Year of Wonders Brooks, Geraldine December 2005  
The Time Traveler's Wife Niffenegger, Audrey September 2005  
Under the Banner of Heaven Krakauer, Jon May 2005 Joyce's house
We Need to Talk About Kevin Shriver, Lionel March 2005 Jan's house
The Surgeon Gerritsen, Tess February 2005  
Crossing to Safety Stegner, Wallace November 2004  
A Prayer for Owen Meany Irving, John September 2004  
Life of Pi Martel, Yann June 2004  
The Diagnosis Lightman, Alan May 2004  
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Fadiman, Anne

March 2004 Jan's house
Bel Canto Patchett, Ann January 2004  
Uncle Tungsten Sacks, Oliver December 2003 Jan's house
The Eyre Affair Fforde, Jasper November 2003 Ruth's house
The Da Vinci Code Brown, Dan September 2003  
Seabiscuit Hillenbrand, Laura August 2003 Conundrum's in Freeport ?
The Secret Life of Bees Kidd, Sue Monk June 2003  
Another "Ripley" book of your choice Highsmith, Patricia April 2003  
The Talented Mr. Ripley Highsmith, Patricia January 2003 Donna's house / DVD of movie afterwards
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay Chabon, Michael December 2002  
The Tipping Point Gladwell, Malcolm October 2002  
Empire Falls Russo, Richard September 2002  
The Phantom Tollbooth Juster, Norton August 2002 Tortilla Flat