University Women Literature & Discussion List 2010-11

Date Title Author
October 14 A Short History of Women Kate Walbert
November 18 The Sparrow Mary Doria Russell
December 16 The Help Kathryn Stockett
January 20 The Lacuna Barbara Kingsolver
February 17 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks   Rebecca Skloot 
March 24 The Yeddish Policeman's Union Michael Chabon
April 14 Strength in What Remains Tracy Kidder
May 12 The Moonflower Vine Jetta Carleton

The group meets at 7:30 p.m. at a group member's home. Please contact the chair, Martha Klems (MS-Klems@wiu.edu) for the location and directions to any of our meetings.

Other books we considered:

When You Are Engulfed In Flames

David Sedaris

The Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins

Home

Marilyn Robinson

Persuasion

Jane Austen

Absurdistan

Gary Shteyngart

The Devil's Alchemists

A.R. Homer

Sacred Hearts

Sarah Dunant

I'd Know You Anywhere 

Laura Lipmann

Juliet

Anne Fortier

City of Thieves

David Benioff

Last Night in Twisted River

John Irving


 

Reading Group Guides

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