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Aug 2015: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon Fiction suggested by Patti Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. He cannot stand to be touched. […]

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July 2015: The Boys in the Boat

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown Non-Fiction suggested by Nancy . . . out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate […]

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June 2015 and earlier

From 2011 until mid-2015, these are the book we read and discussed: Barron Park Reading Group Books read June 2015 and earlier 2015 American Nations Colin Woodard Jun Terry non-fiction Americanah Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie May Janet fiction Me Before You JoJo Moyes Apr Yvonne fiction Tree Grows in Brooklyn, A Betty Smith Mar Barbara fiction […]