Narrative Non-Fiction Book Group

Narrative Nonfiction Book Club Spring - Summer 2023 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 2023 Schedule
April 6, 2023The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry that Built America's First Subway by Doug Most
May 4, 2023Maybe You Should Talk To Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb
June 1, 2023River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile by Candice Millard
July 6, 2023Agent Josephine: American Beauty, French Hero, British Spy by Damien Lewis
August 3, 202318 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics by Bruce Goldfarb
September 7, 2023An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms around Us by Ed Yong

Narrative Nonfiction Book Club Fall 2022 - Winter 2023 Book Picks

Fall 2022 - Winter 2023 Schedule
October 6, 2022Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer
November 3, 2022
Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery by Robert Kolker
December 1, 2022
Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy by Nathaniel Philbrick
January 5, 2023Remember: The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting by Lisa Genova
February 2, 2023The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator by Timothy C. Winegard
March 2, 2023Crying in H Mart: A Memoir by Michelle Zauner