Book Group

The Book Group meets at the Clubhouse on the first non-holiday Monday of the month at 10:30 AM, September to June. Everyone is  welcome to come, join the lively discussion, and then suggest good books for additional reading.

AWC Book Group Reading List –  2018-2019

Sept 10- A Gentleman in Moscow by Anton Towles

Oct 1Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick

Nov 5 –   The Great Halifax Explosion by John Bacon

Dec 3 –The Elephant Whisperer by Lawrence Anthony

Jan  7My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Bachman

Feb 4The King is Always Above The People by Daniel Alarcon

Mar 4-The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

April 1-  American Nations: A History of The Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America by Colin Woodward

May 6The Life She Was Given by Ellen Marie Wiseman

AWC Book Group Reading List –  2017-2018

September 11, 2017  The Summer Before the War     Helen Simonson

October 2, 2017         Georgia: A Novel of Georgia O’Keefe    Dawn Tripp

After reading Dawn Tripp’s Georgia, four of us went to the PEM in March for the O”Keeffe exhibit.  More photos on Facebook!

November 6, 2017    Empress Dowager CIXI                      Jung Chang

December 4, 2017     A Farewell to Arms                   Ernest Hemingway

January 8, 2018   A Fine Romance: Falling in Love with the English                                                                           Countryside                            Susan Branch

February 5, 2018    The Sisters of Sinai                          Janet Soskice

March 5, 2018         Madame Tussaud                            Michelle Moran

April 2, 2018           Captain Alatriste                    Arturo Perez-Reverte

May 7, 2018            The Underground Railroad            Colson Whitehead

The Book Group also organizes a collection of new children’s books from all club members during the holidays.  These are donated to Toys for Tots.