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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

Ordinary Grace: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451645859
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Atria Books - March 4th, 2014

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.


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My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781609450786
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: Europa Editions - September 25th, 2012

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)
 


News of the World: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062409218
Availability: On our shelves now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 20th, 2017

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture Starring Tom Hanks 

National Book Award FinalistFiction


The Cat's Table (Vintage International) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780307744418
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Published: Vintage - June 12th, 2012

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.