Augusta Book Club

The Skinny:
We go by the basic book club format. Read a book and discuss it at our monthly meetings.

Our Reading List:
September: Persepolis by Marjan Satrapi

October: A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier-Ismael Beah

November: Watership Down by Richard Adams

January: My Antonia by Willa Cather

February: Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

March: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

April: Their Eyes are Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston

May: Bull Mountain by Brain Panowich

June: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

July: Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon

August: Cosmos by Carl Sagan

Our Previous Reading Selections:
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
Terror in the Name of God by Jessica Stern
Answer as a Man by Taylor Cauldwell
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
The Risk Pool by Richard Russo
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
On the Wings of the Morning by Marie Bostwick
Lovely Bones by Alice Siebold
The Kite Runner by Khaled Kosseini
The Train Was on Time by Heinrich Boll
A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe
Code of the Woosters by P.J. Woodhouse
Too Late to Say Good-Bye by Ann Rule
After Dark by Haruki Murakami and Jay Rubin
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
Florence of Arabia by Christopher Buckley
Persuasion by Jane Austen
Going Postal by Terry Pratchett
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove by Christopher Moore
The Clown by Heinrich Boll
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Choke by Chuck Palahniuk
The Time Travelers Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Peachtree Road by Anne Rivers Siddon
The Last Picture Show by Larry McMurty
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
A Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Blindness by Jose Saramago
The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
Wicked by Gregory Maquire
Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
Slapstick by Kurt Vonnegut
One Day by David Nicolls
Thunderstruck by Erik Larson
Lord Vishnu's Love Handles by Will Clarke
Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs
Runaway by Alice Munro
When the Women Come Out to Dance by Elmore Leonard
The Man of Shadows by Angel Zapata
Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndam
The Spy Who Came in From the Cold by John LeCarre
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
Lucifer's Hammer by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Metzger's Dog: A Novel by Thomas Perry
Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
Candide by Voltaire
Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72 by Hunter S. Thompson
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
Farwell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
Liar's Autobiography Vol VI by Graham Chapman
In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
The Bookman's Tale by Charlie Lovett
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai
A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
Neuromancer by William Gibson
The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel                                                                                                               Maus: A Survivor's Tale by Art Spiegelman                                                                                       The Spy Who Loved by Clare Mulley                                                                                                   The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles                                                                                                       The Heart of the Matter by Graham Green                                                                                         The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark                                                                           Appointment in Samarra by John O'Hara                                                                                           Defending Jacob by William Landay                                                                                                   And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini 

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