Book Club Archive

2018

12/23/18 Beaten, Seared and Sauced | By: Jonathan Dixon
11/25/18 The Sellout | By: Paul Beatty
10/28/18 News of the World | By: Paulette Jiiles
09/23/18 The Trouble with Goats and Sheep | By: Joanna Cannon
08/26/18 Einstein’s Dreams | By: Alan Lightman
07/28/18 Dollarocracy | By: John Nichols and Robert McChesney
06/23/18 The China Study | By: T. Colin Campbell
05/26/18 A Gentleman in Moscow | By: Amor Towles
04/28/18 Listen, Liberals | By: Thomas Frank
03/24/18 Boomsday | By: Christopher Buckley
02/24/18 Martian Chronicles | By: Ray Bradbury
01/27/18 The Bonobo and the Atheist | By: Frans de Waal

2017

12/23/17 Schizophrenic America | By: Anni Damgaard
11/25/17 The Ginseng Hunter | By: Jeff Talarigo
10/28/17 Snow Crash | By: Neal Stephenson
09/23/17 Astrophysics for People in a Hurry | By: Neil deGrasse Tyson
08/26/17 The Book of Joy | By: Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu
07/22/17 The Windup Bird Chronicles | By: Harumi Mirakami
06/24/17 The Age of American Unreason | By: Susan Jacoby
05/27/17 Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect | By: Matthew D Lieberman
04/22/17 Assembling California | By: John McPhee
03/25/17 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks | By: Rebecca Skloot
02/25/17 Lights Out | By: Ted Koppel
01/28/17 The Emperor of All Maladies | By: Siddhartha Mukherjee

2016

12/24/16 Elephant Company | By: Vicki Croke
11/28/16 The Passion of Artemisia | By: Susan Vreeland
10/22/16 House of Rain | By: Craig Childs
09/24/16 The Girl on the Train | By: Paula Hawkins
08/27/16 Crossing the Yard | By: Richard Shelton
07/23/16 The Soul of an Octopus | By: Sy Montgomery
06/25/16 Creation | By: Gore Vidal
05/28/16 The Geography of Genius | By: Erich Weiner
04/23/16 Sin in the Second City | By: Karen Abbott
03/26/16 Lamb | By: Christopher Moore
02/27/16 The American Way of Poverty | By: Sasha Abramsky
01/30/16 The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody | By: Will Cuppy

2015

12/26/15 The Lady in Gold | By: Anne-Marie O’Connor
11/28/15 The Righteous Mind | By: Jonathan Haidt
10/24/15 Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker | By: Jennifer Chiaverini
09/26/15 All the Light We Cannot See | By: Anthony Doerr
08/22/15 One for the Books | By: Joe Queenan
07/25/15 The Phantom Tollbooth | By: Norton Juster
06/27/15 Godless Americana | By: Sikivu Hutchinson
05/23/15 Into Thin Air | By: Jon Krakauer
04/25/15 The House on the Borderland | By: William Hope Hodgson
03/28/15 Seeing Further | By: Bill Bryson
02/28/15 The Remains of the Day | By: Kazua Ishiguro
01/24/15 The Boys in the Boat | By: Daniel James Brown

2014

12/27/14 Unbroken | By: Laura Hillenbrand
11/23/14 Levels of Life | By: Julian Barnes
10/25/14 Stuff Matters | By: Mark Miodownik
09/27/14 Brave Companions: Portraits in History | By: David McCullough
08/23/14 (no book) | By: 07/25/14 The Fine Print Author: David Cay Johnson
06/26/14 Island of the Sequined Love Nun | By: Christopher Moore
05/24/14 Short Stories | By: Alice Munro
04/26/14 Countdown | By: Alan Weisman
03/22/14 The Circle | By: Dave Eggers
02/22/14 God is Not One | By: Stephen Prothero
01/25/14 Evolution and Human Behavior | By: John Cartwright

2013

12/28/13 The Sense of an Ending | By: Julian Barns
11/23/13 Rose’s Will | By: Denise Desio
10/26/13 Gulp | By: Mary Roach
09/28/13 Zeitoun | By: Dave Eggers
08/24/13 The Glass Castle | By: Jeannette Walls
07/27/13 Going Clear | By: Lawrence Wright
06/22/13 Mr. Penumbra’s 24- Hour Bookstore | By: Robin Sloan
05/25/13 Packing for Mars | By: Mary Roach
04/27/13 The Way of All Flesh | By: Samuel Butler
03/23/13 The Better Angels of Our Nature | By: Steven Pinker
02/23/13 A Universe From Nothing | By: Laurence Krauss
01/26/13 My Mother Was Nuts | By: Penny Marshall

2012

12/22/12 Does God Get Diarrhea? | By: McGaffe
11/19/12 Doc | By: Mary Doria Russell
10/27/12 GOD, NO! | By: Penn Jillette
09/22/12 The Swerve | By: Stephen Greenblatt
08/25/12 State of Wonder | By: Ann Patchett
07/28/12 Water For Elephants | By: Graham Greene
06/23/12 The Honorary Consul | By: Graham Greene
05/26/12 The Sirens of Titan | By: Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
04/28/12 The Moral Landscape | By: Sam Harris
03/24/12 How To Live (Montaigne) | By: Sara Bakewell
02/25/12 Half Broke Horses | By: Jeannette Wall
01/28/12 Shadow on the Moon | By: Charles Lee Lesher

2011

12/17/11 My Stroke of Insight | By: Jill Bolte Taylor
11/19/11 Desert Solitaire | By: Edward Abbey
10/22/11 Spook Country | By: William Gibson
09/24/11 Why The Dreyfus Affair Matters | By: Louis Begley
08/27/11 River of Doubt | By: Candice Millard
07/23/11 Emma | By: Jane Austen
06/25/11 The World Is Blue | By: Sylvia A. Earle
05/28/11 Cutting for Stone | By: Abraham Verghese
04/23/11 The Elegance of the Hedgehog | By: Muriel Barbery
03/26/11 Secrets | By: Daniel Ellsberg
02/26/11 Creating Minds | By: Howard Gardner
01/22/11 Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy | By: Joseph E. Stigletz

2010

12/18/10 The Age of Wonder | By: Richard Holmes
11/20/10 Hadji Murad | By: Leo Tolstoy
10/23/10 The Post American World | By: Fareed Zakaria
09/25/10 Orientalism | By: Edward W. Said
08/28/10 Your Religion is False | By: Joel Grus
07/24/10 A People's History of the United States: 1492 to Present | By: Howard Zinn
06/26/10 The Ruin of J. Robert Oppenheimer: The Birth of the Modern Arms Race | By: Priscilla McMillan
05/22/10 Don Quixote | By: Miguel de Cervantes
04/24/10 The Prince | By: Niccolo Machiavelli
03/27/10 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass | By: Lewis Carroll
02/27/10 Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do? | By: Michael J. Sandel
01/23/10 The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power | By: Jeff Sharlet

2009

12/19/09 The Geography of Bliss | By: Eric Weiner
11/21/09 1421 The Year China Discovered America | By: Gavin Menzies
10/24/09 Letters from the Earth | By: Mark Twain
09/26/09 Aladdin's Lamp: How Greek Science Came to Europe through the Islamic World | By: John Freely
08/22/09 Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed | By: Jared Diamond
07/25/09 Outliers | By: Malcolm Gladwell
06/27/09 A Free Life | By: Ha Jin
05/23/09 The Botany of Desire: A Plant's Eye View of the World | By: Michael Pollan
04/25/09 One World: The Ethics of Globalization | By: Peter Singer
03/28/09 The Audacity of Hope | By: Barack Obama
02/15/09 Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe | By: Simon Singh
01/18/09 Dreams from My Father | By: Barack Obama

2008

10/12/08 Rendezvous with Rama | By: Arthur C. Clarke
09/14/08 The Periodic Table | By: Primo Levi
08/17/08 Break, Blow, Burn | By: Camille Paglia
07/20/08 The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection | By: Charles Darwin
06/08/08 The Memory Keeper's Daughter | By: Kim Edwards
05/11/08 On the Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God | By: Carl Sagan
04/13/08 Persepolis | By: Marjane Satrapi
03/23/08 The Uncommon Reader | By: Alan Bennett
02/03/08 Atlas Shrugged | By: Ayn Rand
01/13/08 The World Without Us | By: Alan Weisman

2007

11/11/07 Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know | By: E. D. Hirsch Jr
10/14/07 While Europe Slept: How Radical Islam Is Destroying the West from Within | By: Bruce Bawer
09/16/07 God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything | By: Christopher Hitchens
08/19/07 Three Cups of Tea | By: Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
07/15/07 Adam's Curse: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Destiny | By: Bryan Sykes
06/10/07 Suite Francaise | By: Irène Némirovsky
05/13/07 Confessions of an Economic Hit Man | By: John Perkins
04/08/07 Crimes Against Logic | By: Jamie Whyte
03/11/07 John Adams | By: David McCullough
02/11/07 Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences | By: John Allen Paulos
01/14/07 Wake-Up Call: The Political Education of a 9/11 Widow | By: Kristen Breitweiser

2006

11/12/06 The Lucifer Principle: A Scientific Expedition into the Forces of History | By: Howard Bloom
10/15/06 Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking | By: Malcolm Gladwell
09/17/06 American Theocracy | By: Kevin Phillips
08/13/06 Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your History Textbook Got Wrong | By: James W. Loewen
07/16/06 The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century | By: Thomas Friedman
06/11/06 Ingersoll the Magnificent | By: Joseph Lewis
05/21/06 Ecotopia | By: Ernest Callenbach
04/16/06 The Iron Heel | By: Jack London
03/26/06 State of War | By: James Risen
02/12/06 A Man Without a Country | By: Kurt Vonnegut
01/15/06 Guns, Germs and Steel | By: Jared Diamond

2005

11/27/05 Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism | By: Susan Jacoby
10/23/05 The Truth About Jesus: Is He a Myth? | By: Mangasar Magurditch Mangasarian
09/18/05 Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character | By: Richard P. Feynman
08/28/05 The Plot Against America | By: Philip Roth
07/17/05 America Declares Independence | By: Alan Dershowitz
06/18/05 In the Land of Second Chances | By: George Shaffner
05/29/05 The End of Faith: Religion, Terror and the Future of Reason | By: Sam Harris
04/24/05 Humanism as the Next Step | By: Lloyd and Mary Morain
03/27/05 Slant | By: Greg Bear
02/27/05 Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age | By: Bill McKibben
01/16/05 The Kite Runner | By: Khaled Hosseini

2004

11/28/04 I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away | By: Bill Bryson
10/17/04 The Moral Animal, Why We Are the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology | By: Robert Wright
08/29/04 Life of Pi: A Novel | By: Yann Martel
06/20/04 REASON Magazine | By: Nick Gillespie, Editor-in- Chief
05/23/04 Angels & Demons | By: Dan Brown
04/11/04 Reading Lolita in Tehran | By: Azar Nafisi
03/14/04 Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith | By: Jon Krakauer
02/15/04 The Bubble of American Supremacy | By: George Soros
01/18/04 The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark | By: Carl Sagan

EOL