2009 List: January – April

Books are available at the Main Circulation Desk during the month before the meeting.

January 8
Anne Tyler , Digging to America
2006, 277 pp.
“Two Baltimore couples, one American and one Iranian-American, meet at the airport as they receive the Korean babies whom they will adopt.” Cynthia Lasker

February 12
Geraldine Brooks, March
2005, 280 pp.
“From Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic Little Women, Brooks takes the character of the absent father, telling a tale of an idealistic chaplain in the little known backwaters of a war that will test his faith in himself and in the Union.” From GeraldineBrooks.com

March 12
Irène Némirovsky, Suite Française
Translated by Sandra Smith
2004, 395 pp.
An unfinished historical novel sequence written during the very period that it depicts, telling of daily life in northern France during the German occupation.

April 16
Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin, Three Cups of Tea
One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time
2006, 368 pp.
“The journey that led Mortenson from a failed 1993 attempt to climb Pakistan’s K2, the world’s second highest mountain, to successfully establish schools in some of the most remote regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan.” ThreeCupsofTea.com

Titles for May through November 2009: To Be Announced…