Posted by Jill on Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 10:38 am |
Mindy Todd, Melanie Lauwers, Book Editor at The Cape Cod Times, and Jill Erickson, Head of Reference & Adult Services at the Falmouth Public Library discussed the ins and outs of book groups this morning on The Point with Mindy Todd. Today’s discussion included good books to help you start a book group, books to help you decide what to eat at your book group, and some of our favorite books to discuss with a book group.Thanks for all your calls this morning on how your book club is run!
The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson
The Invisible Bridge byJulie Orringer
The Returned by Jason Mott
The Last Policeman series by Ben H. Winter
Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves by Henry Wiencek
Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for A Future on Earth? by Alan Weisman
Murder from Within: Lyndon Johnson’s Plot Against President Kennedy by Fred T. Newcomb and Perry Adams
The Accidental Victim: JFK, Lee Harvey Oswald, and the Real Target in Dallas by James Reston, Jr.
Not mentioned but book-club-worthy:
A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout & Sara Corbett (memoir)
A Treacherous Paradise by Henning Mankell (novel)
The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe (memoir)
Talking About Books: a step-by-step guide for participating in a book discussion group by Marcia Fineman
Read This Next: 500 of the best books you’ll ever read by Sandra Newman and Howard Mittelmark
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
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Article on 1book140, which is the new version of one book, one twitter.
Alive: the story of the Andes survivors by Piers Paul Read
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
Books to pair:
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf with The Hours by Michael Cunningham
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë with Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
The Book Lover’s Cookbook: recipes inspired by celebrated works of literature and the passages that feature them by Shaunda Kennedy Wenger and Janet Kay Jensen
Read It and Eat: a month-by-month guide to scintillating book club selections and mouthwatering menus by Sarah Gardner
Off the Beaten Page: the best trips for lit lovers, book clubs, and girls on getaways by Terri Peterson Smith
FPL Fiction Book Club Picks
FPL Narrative Non-Fiction Book Club Picks
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
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