Book’o’rama Book Club

2021

MonthTitleAuthorHost
JanMilkmanAnna BurnsDeborah
FebAccabadoraMichela MurgiaSabrina
MarchWhere the Crawdads Sing Delia OwensAllison
AprilBurnt Sugar Avni DoshiCristina
MayBreasts and EggsMieko KawakamiRachelle
June Blood and SugarLaura Shepherd-RobinsonHelen
JulyPurple Hibiscus Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieGinaquestions 1 and 2
AugustHamnetMaggie O’FarrellPinar
SeptemberPiranesiSusanna ClarkDeborah
October21 lessons for the 21st centuryYuval Noah HarariSabrina
NovemberFamily Sayings Natalia GinzburgRosanna
DecemberAllison

2020

MonthTitleAuthorHost
Jan10 Minutes and 38 Seconds in this Strange WorldElif ShafakPinar
FebFingersmithSarah WatersDeborah
MarchThe TestamentsMargaret AtwoodGina
AprilThe Pledge – Das VersprechenDuerrenmattSabrina
MayCelestial BodiesJokha AlharthiCristina
June We have always lived in the CastleShirley JacksonAllison
July
August
SeptemberConversations with Friends Sally RooneyRosanna
OctoberGirl, Woman, OtherBernardine EvaristoHelen
NovemberBraiding Sweetgrass Robin Wall KimmerRachelle
December

2019

MonthTitleAuthorHost
JanThe Sense of an EndingJulian BarnesPinar
FebOlive KitteridgeElizabeth StroutGina
MarchThings Fall ApartChinua AchebeHelen
AprilExit WestMoshin HamidDeborah
May
June
July
AugustStillerMax FrischSabrina
SeptemberThe SacrificeJoyce Carol OatesCristina
October
NovemberThe RefugeesViet ThanhRachelle
December
December lateRecap and Christmas Market

2018

MonthTitleAuthorHost
JanThe Portrait of a LadyHenry JamesCristina
Feb
MarchThe SelloutPaul BeattyRachelle
AprilDustYvonne OwuorGina
May
June Blind AssasinMargaret AtwoodCristina
July
AugustThe Prime of Miss Jean BrodieMuriel SparkDeborah
SeptemberNever Let Me GoKazuo IshiguroRosanna
OctoberAmerican PastoralPhilip RothSabrina
November
December

2017

MonthTitleAuthorHost
JanMy Brilliant FriendElena FerranteSabrina
Feb
MarchSwing TimeZadie SmithDeborah
AprilGod Help the ChildToni MorrisonSabrina
MayHomegoingYaa GyasiAllison
June Born a CrimeTrevor NoahRachelle
July
August
SeptemberThe Quiet AmericanGrahame GreeneAnn
OctoberNutshellIan McEwanGina
NovemberStonerJohn WilliamsChloe
December

2016

MonthTitleAuthorHost
JanA Place Called HereCelia HernSonia
FebParadise NewsDavid LodgeAnn
March
April To Kill a Mockingbird Harper LeeGina
MayAmericanahChimamanda Ngozi AdicheRachelle
June
JulyThe Signature of All ThingsElizabether GilbertChloe
AugustElizabeth is MissingEmma HealySabrina
September
OctoberEast of EdenJohn SteinbeckSonia
November
DecemberAll the Light we cannot seeAnothy DoerrGina

2015

MonthTitleAuthorHost
JanSan MiguelT. C. BoyleGina
FebThe Fault in our StarsJohn GreeneRachelle
March
April
May
June The Department of SpeculationJenny Offill
JulyAs I Lay DyingWilliam Faulknershauna
August
SeptemberHitchhikers Guide to the GalaxyDouglas AdamsRachelle
OctoberWe are all completely beside ourselvesDeborah
NovemberThe End of the AffairGrahame GreeneChloe
DecemberThe Left Hand of DarknessUrsula LeGuinGina

2014

MonthTitleAuthorHost
JanThe Unlikely Pilgrimidge of Harold FryRachel JoyceSabrina
Feb
MarchOn BeautyZadie SmithDeborah
AprilThe DublinersJames Joyce
MayThe Golden NotebookDoris LessingChloe
June The Shadow of the WindCarlos Ruiz AfronSonia
July
AugustFlight BehaviorBarbara KingsolverRachelle
SeptemberBig BrotherLionel ShriverAnn
OctoberThe World ElsewhereWayne JohnsonAndrea
NovemberQ and A (Slum Dog Millionaire)Vikas SwarupSabrina
DecemberHarvestJim CraceDeborah

2013

MonthTitleAuthorHost
JanWe need to talk about KevinLionel ShriverAnn
Feb
March
AprilThe Social AnimalDavid BrooksSabrina
MayThe Autobiography of Jack the RipperJames CarnacAllison
June The WomenT. C. BoyleGina
JulyGods behaving badlyMarie PhillipsSonia
August
SeptemberGreat GatsbyF. Scott FitzgeraldAnn
OctoberSlaughterhouse FiveKurt VonnegutRachelle
NovemberFreakonomicsLevitt and DubnerSonia
DecemberThe NamesakeJhumpa LahiriSabrina

2012

MonthTitleAuthorHost
JanThe Tiger’s WifeTea ObrehtGillian
FebSiddharthaHermann HesseArchita
March
April1984George OrwellAnn
May
June
July
AugustPillars of the EarthKen FollettRachelle
SeptemberRevolutionary RoadAnn
OctoberThe Little Coffee Shop of Kabul and A Thousand Splendid SunsSabrina
November
December

February 08 – The Female Brain: Louann Brizendine, M.D.

2008
Feb 20 (Wed)- WHITNEY- The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine
Mar 20 – EMILY – Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Apr 17 – ANN – The Golden Compass/Northern Lights by Bill Pullman
May 15 – HELEN – Eat, Pray, Love by Philip Pullman
Oct 16 – ANN – Farewell My Lovely by Raymond Chandler
Dec 12 – GINA – The Braindead Megaphone by George Saunders

Jan 07 – Desert Island
Feb 07 – Snow: Orhan Panuk
March 07 – We need to talk about Kevin: Lionel Shriver
April 07 – Frankenstein: Mary Shelley
May 07 – Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister: Gregory Maguire
June 07 – The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals: Michael Pollan
September 07 – Plain Truth: Jodi Picoult
Carla
October 07 – Dry: Augustine Burroughs
November 07 – The Book Thief: Markus Zusak
December 07 – Charlotte Grey movie night

Jan 06 – “The Eyre Affair” by Jasper Fforde
Feb 06 – “Extrememly Lound and Incredibly Close” by Jonathan Safran Foer
March 06 – “1984” by George Orwell
April 06 – “Perfume” by Patrick S�skind
May 06 – “Housekeeping” by Marily Robinson
June 06 – “Saturday” by Ian Mc Ewan
July 06 – “Quantum of Solace” and “Octopussy” (in the short stories collection “For Your Eyes Only”) by Ian Fleming
August 06 – “Captain of the Sleepers” by Mayra Montero
September 06 – “Soul Stripping” by Paula Charles
October 06 – “The Wind Up Bird Chronicle” by Haruki Murakami
November 06 – “A Widow for One Year” by John Irving

January 05 – “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho
February 05 – “50 Facts That Should Change the World” by Jessica Williams
March 05 – “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” by Mark Haddon
April 05 – “The Jane Austen Book Club” by Karen Joy Fowler
May 05 – “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” by Douglas Adams
June 05 – “The Time Traveler’s Wife” by Audrey Niffenegger
July 05 – “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini
August 05 – “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” by Michele Alexander & Jeannie Long
September 05 – “Satanic Verses” by Salman Rushdie
October 05 – “My Sister’s Keeper” by Jodi Picoult
November 05 – “The Shipping News” by E. Annie Proulx
December 05 – “The Poisonwood Bible” by Barbara Kingsolver

January 04 – “The Secret Life of Bees” by Sue Monk Kidd

April 04 – “Leap of Faith” by Queen Noor
May 04 – “Interpreter of Maladies” by Jhumpa Lahiri
July 04 – “Under the Feet of Jesus” by Viramontes
August 04 – “Pilgrim” by Timothy Findley
September 04 – “Budda Da” by Anne Donovan
October 04 – “Girl With a Pearl Earring” by Tracy Chevalier
Novemeber/December 04 – “Anna Karenenina” by Leo Tolstoy

August 03 – “Man and Boy” by Tony Parsons
September 03 – “Oryx and Crake” by Margaret Atwood
October 03 – “I don’t know how she does it” by Allison Pearson
November 03 – “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley
December 03 – “The Red Tent” by Anita Diamant