In case you are the type of person who likes to be organized,
here is the month-by-month schedule of books for 2012 for
our 3rd Tuesday night meetings.
January—Erik Larson The Devil in the White City—a two part
running account to the Worlds’ Fair in Chicago in 1893—thrilling and chilling! and
a National Book Award winner.
February–Mary Lawson Crow Lake—our club loved The Other Side of the
Bridge, and look forward to the author’s first novel.
March —-Henry Miller Tropic of Cancer —on the banned books list
April —Alan C. Bradley The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie—-fun to read
mystery solved by clever young girl . . .
May —Alan Weisman The World Without Us ———what if?
June –Erich Maria Remarque All Quiet on the Western Front—still a jewel
July –Philipp Meyer American Rust –I look forward to reading this book
about American society—dreams, disappointments
August — Vladimir Nabokov Lolita —-hot summer reading
September –Azar Nafisi Reading Lolita in Tehran—a book club favorite in US
October — Mary Shelley Frankenstein—-at last, we’ll read it
November – Charles Frazer Cold Mountain –Civil War vet treks home to the woman he loves—sixty-one weeks on the best seller list. National Book Award
December- Tobias Wolff Old School –quick read; prep school has literary contest
Just borrow them from the library, as we do, and read along with us. This blog, “books and buttons” will be chatting each month about them as we go through the year. Join us!