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A book club sponsored by Durham County Library that meets at East Regional Library. We read a variety of fiction and nonfiction. We like true crime, magical realism ,book club favorites, classics. Past books include Devil in the White City, the Soloist, Water for Elephants, Freakanomics, Age of Innocence, and The Book Thief.

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  • October 10 · 7:00 PM

    News of the World

    3 Readers

    No, October's book won't be a survey of current events - too scary!  We'll read News of the World by Paulette Jiles.  After the Civil War (The Unpleasantness, The War of... Learn more
  • September 12 · 7:00 PM

    Sell Out?

    3 Readers

    September's selection is The Sellout by Paul Beatty.  In what we surely hope is a satire, the narrator devotes himself to restoring the negated agrarian city of Dickens... Learn more
  • August 8 · 7:00 PM

    Taming of the Shrew meets Green Card

    4 Readers

    Our choice for August is Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler.  In this retelling of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, a scientist decides that his ill-tempered daughter,... Learn more
  • July 11 · 7:00 PM

    Follow Harold Fry on His Long Strange Trip

    4 Readers

    July's book is a journey with a purpose.  The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce follows Harold Harold Fry on his quest to deliver a letter to an old love... Learn more
  • June 13 · 7:00 PM

    LaRose by Louise Erdrich

    5 Readers

    June's selection, chosen by a non-quorum of yours truly, is LaRose by Louise Erdrich.  We read The Round House by her a couple of years ago and liked it, so I thought we... Learn more
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  • Ruth Link founded 40 and over Durham County Library Book Club

    on December 16

Founded Dec 16, 2009

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