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Brooks Free Library Evening Book Group
First Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm
 
This group alternates between fiction and non-fiction throughout the year. The Evening book group welcomes new members and guarantees a lively discussion! 
 
Copies of the book selections are available at the Circulation desk, as are a list of suggested 
questions to ponder while you read.
 
Upcoming Selections for 2017
Mar 7   A Manual for cleaning women: selected stories by Lucia Berlin (short stories)
                                                                             
Apr 4  Lab Girl by Hope Jahren (fiction) 

May 9*  Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk (fiction) *date changed because of town meeting
 
Jun 6  Rocket Girls: the women who propelled us, from missiles to the moon to Mars by Nathalia Holt (non-fiction)
 
Jul 11**   The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen (fiction) **date changed because of July 4th holiday

2017
Jan 3  Between the world and me by Ta-Nehisi Coates (non-fiction)                 
Feb 7  The Race underground: Boston, new York, and the incredible rivalry that build America’s first subway by By Doug most (non-fiction)
 
2016
Jan 5  Think Like a Freak by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner (non-fiction) 
Feb 2 The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion (fiction)
Mar 1  Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David by Lawrence Wright (non-fiction) 
Apr 5  Me Before You by Jojo Moyes (fiction) 
May 10 (date change due to Town Meeting)  Someone by Alice McDermott (fiction)
June 7   The Residence:  Inside the Private World of the White House by Kate Andersen Brower (non-fiction)
July 5  The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant (fiction)
Aug 2   Do No Harm:  Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh (non-fiction)
Sept 6  The Alphabet House by Jussi Adler-Olsen (fiction)
Oct 4  The Wright Brothers by David McCullough (non-fiction)
Nov 1  Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf (fiction)
Dec 6  Spring Chicken:  Stay Young Forever (Or Die Trying) by Bill Gifford (non-fiction)
 
2015
Jan 6  Close your eyes, hold hands by Chris Bohjalian (fiction) 
Feb 3  By Blood by Ellen Ullman (fiction)
Mar 3  The Telling room: a tale of love, betrayal, revenge, and the world’s greatest piece of cheese by Michael Paternit (non-fiction) 
Apr 7  Animal, vegetable, miracle : a year of food life by Barbara Kingsolver (non-fiction) TOWN WIDE READ 
May 12 (date change due to Town Meeting)  The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd (fiction)
June 2   Orphan train by Christina Baker Kline (fiction)
July 7  Being Mortal: medicine and what matters in the end by Atul Gawande (non-fiction)
Aug 4   The Children Act by Ian McEwan (fiction)
Sept 1  Perfectly miserable: guilt, god and real estate in a small town by Sarah Payne Stuart (non-fiction)
Oct 6  How we got to now: six innovations that made the modern world by Steven Johnson (non-fiction)
Nov 3  Just mercy: a story of justice and redemption by Bryan Stevenson (non-fiction)
Dec 1  The Sense of an ending by Julian Barnes (fiction)


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Click for 2012 Selections