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.
7/22 Transcription by Kate Atkinson
8/26 Useful Phrases for Immigrants by May-lee Chai
9/23 Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
11/25 News Of the World by Paulette Jiles
A dramatic story of WWII espionage, betrayal, and loyalty, by the #1 bestselling author of Life After Life
In the title story of this timely and innovative collection, a young woman wearing a Prada coat attempts to redeem a coupon for plastic storage bins while her in-laws are at home watching the Chinese news and taking her private phone calls. It is the lively and wise juxtaposition of cultures, generations, and emotions that characterize May-lee Chai's amazing stories.
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 a Major Motion Picture Starring Tom Hanks
National Book Award Finalist—Fiction