QRB Book Club
The QRB Book Club meets the last Sunday of the month at 4:30 pm to discuss a current popular work of fiction or nonfiction. New members are always welcome.
- January 31: American Princess, Stephanie Marie Thornton
- February 28: The Housekeeper and the Professor, Yoko Ogawa
- March 28: Educated: A Memoir, Tara Westover
- April 25: The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides
- June 6: Becoming, Michelle Obama
- June 27: The Story of Arthur Truluv, Elizabeth Berg
- July 25: Euphoria, Lily King
- August 29:Coriolanus, William Shakespeare
- September 26: The Blackhouse, Peter May
- November 7: The Overstory, Richard Powers
- January 30: Necessary Lies, Diane Chamberlain
“As juicy and enlightening as a page in Meghan Markle's diary.”—InStyle
Yoko Ogawa's The Housekeeper and the Professor is an enchanting story about what it means to live in the present, and about the curious equations that can create a family.
He is a brilliant math Professor with a peculiar problemever since a traumatic head injury, he has lived with only eighty minutes of short-term memory.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir about a young woman who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University
**THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**
"An unforgettable—and Hollywood-bound—new thriller... A mix of Hitchcockian suspense, Agatha Christie plotting, and Greek tragedy."
An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States
“I dare you to read this novel and not fall in love with Arthur Truluv. His story will make you laugh and cry, and will show you a love that never ends, and what it means to be truly human.”—Fannie Flagg
An emotionally powerful novel about three people who each lose the one they love most, only to find second chances where they least expect them
A New York Times BestsellerWinner of the 2014 Kirkus Prize Winner of the 2014 New England Book Award for Fiction A Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award A Best Book of the Year for:
This Roman play is one of Shakespeare's last tragedies, best known for its political and military themes. Its hero, Coriolanus, is a proud General who does not hesitate to show his arrogant and outspoken contempt of the Roman rabble. The Tribunes banish him and he raises an army to take his revenge on Rome.
Nominated for the Barry Award Best Mystery/Crime Novel of the DecadeThe first book in an enthralling mystery series from award-winning author Peter May."A WRITER I WOULD FOLLOW TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH." --Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review$18.95ISBN: 9780393356687Availability: On our shelves nowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2019
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction
Winner of the William Dean Howells Medal
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize
Over One Year on the New York Times Bestseller List
A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post, Time, Oprah Magazine, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of t$16.99ISBN: 9781250054517Availability: On our shelves nowPublished: St. Martin's Griffin - October 7th, 2014
It is 1960 in North Carolina and the lives of Ivy Hart and Jane Forrester couldn't be more different. Fifteen-year-old Ivy lives with her family as tenants on a small tobacco farm, but when her parents die, Ivy is left to care for her grandmother, older sister, and nephew.