Book Discussions

The Babylon Public Library Book Discussion Club usually meets the third Wednesday of the month. Please check Calendar of Events for confirmation. All are welcome to join this lively discussion group!

All meetings are at 7:00 pm.
Copies of the books are available at the Adult Reference desk on a first-come, first-served basis.
Next Meeting: Wednesday,September 19, 2018.

We will be discussing The Death of Mrs. Westaway,  by Ruth Ware.

Previous Book Titles

19th Wife, by David Ebershoff
A Walk in the Woods, by Bill Bryson
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
All He Ever Wanted by Anita Shreve
Aloft by Chang-rae Lee
Amagansett by Mark Mills
Amy and Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout
Angels and Demons by Dan Brown
Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver
Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
At Weddings and Wakes by Alice McDermott
Atonement by Ian McEwan
Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny
Bee Season by Myla Goldberg
Before You Know Kindness by Chris Bohjlian
Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
Boston Girl (the) by Anita Diamont
Boys in the Boat (the)  by Daniel James Brown
Brick Lane by Monica Ali
Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
Caleb’s Crossing by Gerladine Brooks
Canada by Richard Ford
Canterbury Sisters (the) by Kim Wright
Cloud Chamber by Michael Dorris Commonwealth by Anne Patchett
The Corrections by Jonayhan Franzen
Curious Incident of the Dog in the 
Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende
Dear Life by Alice Monroe
Defending Jacob by William Landay
The Dinner, by Herman Koch
Dogs of Babel by Carolyn Parkhurst
Durable Goods by Elizabeth Berg
Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Etched in Sand by Regina Calcaterra
Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran FoerForgotten Garden by Kate Morton
Foreign Bodies by Cynthia Ozick
Fortune’s Rocks by Anita Shreve
Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen
The Gathering by Anne Enright
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
Good Grief by Lolly Winston
Her Fearful Symmetry by
Audrey Neffenegger
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet (the) by Jamie Ford
House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
How the Garcia Girls Lost their Accent by Julia Alvarez
I Know this Much is True by Wally Lamb
Ice Bound by Jerri Neilson
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,  by Rebecca Skloot.
Imperfectionists (the), by Tom Rachman
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Irresistible Henry House (the) by Lisa Grunwald
Kaaterskill Falls by Allegra Goodman
Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Knitting Circle (the) by Ann Hood
The Known World by Edward P. Jones
Ladder of Years by Anne Tyler
Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult
Liars Club by Mary Karr
The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
Little Bee by Chris Cleave
Lost Wife by Alyson Richman
Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson
Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Hoover Bartlett
The Manor by Mac Griswold
The Molokai by Alan Brennert
Mrs. Dalloway
by Virginia Woolf
Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult
Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
Nest, by Cynthia D’Aprix
Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
Night Time by Mark Haddon
Nights of Rain and Stars by Maeve Binchy
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman
Ordinary Truth (the), by Jana Richman
Patron Saint of Liars by Ann Patchett
Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
Pearl by Mary Gordon
Plot Against America by Philip Roth
Plainsong by Kent Haruf
Queen of the Road by Doreen Orion
Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
Reliable Wife (a) by Robert Goolrick
River of Doubt, by Candace Millard
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
Secret Keeper by Kate Morton
Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
Separate Peace (a) by John KnowlesShoemaker’s Wife, The by Adriana Trigiani
Sister of My Heart by Chitra Divakaruni
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
Snow in August by Pete Hamill
Spaceman by Mike Massimino
Stiff by Mary Roach
Still Alice by Lisa Genova
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry,  by Gabrielle Zevin
Submission (the) by Amy Waldman
Surfacing by Margaret Atwood
Sutton by J.R. Moehringer
Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas
The Tender Bar by J.R. Moehringer
Thirteenth Tale (the) by Diane Setterfield
Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
Three Junes by Julia Glass
The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle
Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck
Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes
Unless by Carol Shields
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O’Farrell
Vine of Desire by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Waiting by Ha Jin
Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy
by Carlos Eire
Wait Till Next Year
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Walk Across America by Peter Jenkins
The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf
Welcome to Shirley, by Kelly McMasters
What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Year of Magical Thinking (the)
by Joan Didion
Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
Zookeeper’s Wife (the) by Diane Ackerman

Non-Fiction and Noshes (afternoon book discussion) Titles:

Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan
Zelda by Nancy Milford
Infidel by Hirsi Ali
Dead Wake by Erik Larson
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain