Narrative Non-Fiction Book Group

Narrative Nonfiction Book Club Spring - Summer 2024 Book Picks

Consider this your invitation to read and discuss narrative nonfiction! We will be reading across the genres of nonfiction, from history to adventure, memoir/biography, and beyond with books that read like a novel. You can view past book group selections here.

We meet on the 1st Thursday of every month from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The group will meet in the Hermann meeting room and for those who wish to join us from home, you can join us via Zoom. The Zoom link will be provided upon registration. To register, click on the date you wish to attend and fill out the registration form. If you have any questions, please contact the Adult Services department at 508-457-2555 x 7, or text 833-209-9922.
Spring - Summer 2024 Schedule
April 4, 2024The Art Thief: A True Story of Love, Crime, and a Dangerous Obession by Michael Finkel
May 4, 2024The Mosquito Bowl: A game of Life and Death in World War II by Buzz Bissinger
June 6, 2024Poverty, By America by Matthew Desmond
July 11, 2024The Last Resort: A Chronicle of Paradise, Profit, and Peril at the Beach by Sarah Stodola
August 1, 2024Fly Girl: A Memoir by Ann Hood
September 5, 2024The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder by David Grann

Narrative Nonfiction Book Club Fall 2023 - Winter 2024 Book Picks

Fall 2023 - Winter 2024 Schedule
October 5, 2023Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe PAGES: 1-219
November 2, 2023
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe PAGES: 220-434
December 7, 2023
The Last Days of the Dinosaurs: An Asteroid, Extinction, and the Beginning of Our World by Riley Black
January 4, 2024Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom by Ilyon Woo
February 1, 2024The Pirate's Wife: The Remarkable True Story of Sarah Kidd by Daphne Palmer Geanacopoulos
March 7, 2024Rough Sleepers: Dr. Jim O'Connell's Urgent Mission to Bring Healing to Homeless People by Tracy Kidder