Contemporary Fiction Book Club
Contemporary Fiction Book Club meets the 4th Monday of the month at 7 p.m. to discuss current fiction. New members are always welcome to drop in.
9/23 Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
10/28 My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
11/25 News Of the World by Paulette Jiles
12/16 The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE 2014 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL
WINNER OF THE 2014 DILYS AWARD
A SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF 2013
From New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger, a brilliant new novel about a young man, a small town, and murder in the summer of 1961.
“That was it.
Soon to be an HBO series, book one in the New York Times bestselling Neapolitan quartet about two friends growing up in post-war Italy is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted family epic by Italy’s most beloved and acclaimed writer, Elena Ferrante, “one of the great novelists of our time.” (Roxana Robinson, The New York Times)
Soon to be a Major Motion Picture Starring Tom Hanks
National Book Award Finalist—Fiction
In the early 1950s, an eleven-year-old boy in Colombo boards a ship bound for England. At mealtimes he is seated at the “cat’s table”—as far from the Captain’s Table as can be—with a ragtag group of “insignificant” adults and two other boys, Cassius and Ramadhin.