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Library Discussion Groups: Food for Thought

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Food for Thought Titles by Year

This group of literary-fiction lovers meets on the second Monday of each month at noon. Click on the Home button to get back to the main menu. 

January 8 Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen

February 12 Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner

March 12 The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

April 9 House of Purple Cedar by Tim Tingle

May 14 The Sleepwalker by Chris Bohjalian

June 11 The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather 

July 9 LaRose by Louise Erdrich

August 13 The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty

September 10 My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman (Dine and Discuss)

October 15 (Special Date) The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen 

November 19 (Special Date) Roadwalkers by Shirley Grau

December 10 Take Me With You by Catherine Ryan Hyde (Dine and Discuss) 

January 9 The Piano Teacher by Janice Y.K. Lee

February 13 The Children Act by Ian McEwan

March 13 Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat

April 10 The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith

May 8 This is Your Life, Harriet Chance by Jonathan Evison

June 12 Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver

July 10  The Course of Love by Alain de Botton

August 14 The Time it Never Rained by Elmer Kelton

September 11 Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

October 16 My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Stout

November 13 News of the World by Paulette Jiles

December 11 A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman


January 11 The Songcatcher by Sharyn McCrumb

February 8 We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver

March 14 The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian

April 11 A Memory of Violets by Hazel Gaynor 

May 9 Nora Webster by Colm Toibin 

June 13 The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

July 11 Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead

August 8 The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

September 12 Euphoria by Lily King

October 17 The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

November 14 Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

December 12 Benediction by Kent Haruf

January 12 Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood (Short Stories)

February 9 Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

March 9 The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng

April 13 The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison

May 11 Stoner by John Williams

June 8 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

July 13 TransAntlantic by Colum McCann

August 10 Good Lord Bird by James McBride

September 14 Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

October 19 All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

November 9 The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

December 14 The English German Girl by Jake Wallace Simons