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NVN BOOK GROUP

BOOKS READ AND DISCUSSED

Before 2018

  • Another Brooklyn, by Jacqueline Woodson
  • The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Daring to Drive, by Manal Al-Sharif
  • Infidel, by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
  • The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, by Rachel Joyce
  • A Man called Ove, by Fredrik Backman
  • Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult
  • The Swerve, by Stephen Greenblatt
  • Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline
  • Rules of Civility, by Amor Towles

2018

  • Before We Were Yours, by Lisa Wingate
  • This is How It Always Is, by Laurie Frankel 
  • Eight Years in Power, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Equilateral by Ken Kalfus
  • In the Shadow of Statues by Mitch Landrieu
  • Founding Mothers, by Cokie Roberts
  • Pachinko, by Min Jin Lee
  • Walden, by H. D.Thoreau
  • Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
  • The Round House by Louise Erdrich
  • The Invisible Gorilla by Christopher Chabris
  • My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

2019

  • January: The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
  • Febraury: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
  • March: The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton
  • April: How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan
  • May: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
  • June: An American Marriageby Tayari Jones.
  • July: The Cut Out Girl by Bart Van Es
  • August: The Friendby Sigrid Nunez
  • September: A Shopkeeper’s Millennium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837 by Paul E. Johnson
  • October: Ladder of Years by Anne Tyler
  • November: How the Irish Became White by Noel Ignatiev
  • December: Sula by Toni Morrison

2020

  • January:  There There by Tony Orange
  • February: Country Driving: A Chinese Road Trip by Peter Hessler (also known as Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory)
  • March: Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
  • April: Visitors by Anita Brookner
  • May: Sapiens by Yuval Harari
  • June: The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough
  • July: How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • August: Deacon King Kong by James McBride
  • September: Shakespeare Saved My Life by Laura Bates
  • October: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong