Book Club List #6

Cambridge, MA - Avon Hill Book Club




October 2012

Bring up the Bodies Hilary Mantel

September 2012

1493 Charles C. Mann

June 2012

The Submission Amy Waldman

May 2012

Binocular Vision Edith Pearlman

April 2012

Lord of Misrule Jaimy Gordon

March 2012

Birds without Wings Louis de Bernieres

February 2012

The Tiger’s Wife Tea Obreht

January 2012

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet David Mitchell

December 2011

The Swerve:  How the World Became Modern Stephen Greenblatt

November 2011

The Hare with the Amber Eyes Edmund de Vaal

October 2011

Caleb’s Crossing Geraldine Brooks

September 2011

Cleopatra Stacy Schiff


June 2011

Little Bee Chris Cleve

May 2011

Lydia Davis Short Stories

April 2011 Common Threads poems

March 2011

City of Veils Zoë Ferraris

February 2011

Family Matters Rohinton Mistry

January 2011

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand Helen Simonson

December 2010

So Sexy So Soon Diane Levin and Jean Kilbourne

November 2010

Wild Ginger Anchee Min

October 2010

Wolf Hall Hilary Mantel

September 2010

Cutting for Stone Abraham Verghese


June 2010

The Help Kathryn Stockett

May 2010

When Everything Changed Gail Godwin

April 2010

Let the Great World Spin Colum McCann

March 2010

Catcher in the Rye JD Salinger

February 2010

The Given Day Dennis Lehane

January 2010

Midsummer’s Night Dream William Shakespeare

December 2009

The Winter’s Tale William Shakespeare

November 2009

The Taming of the Shrew William Shakespeare

October 2009

Olive Kitteridge Elizabeth Strout

September 2009

Hero of a Thousand Faces Joseph Campbell

June 2009

Netherland Joseph O’Neill

May 2009

A Free Life Ha Jin

April 2009

The Russian Debutante’s Handbook Gary Shteyngart

March 2009

The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears Dinaw Mengestu

February 2009

Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All. Christina Thompson

January 2009

The Love Wife Gish Jen

December 2008

The Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Junot Diaz

November 2008

When the Crocodile Eats the Sun Peter Godwin

October 2008

A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson

September 2008

Will in the World: How Shakespeare became Shakespeare Stephen Greenblatt 

June 2008

Unaccustomed Earth Jhumpa Lahiri

May 2008

The Reluctant Fundamentalist Mohsin Hamid 

April 2008

Harbor Lorraine Adams

March 2008

Lost in Translation Eva Hoffman

February 2008

The Spirit Catches You & You Fall Down Ann Fadiman

January 2008

What is the What Dave Eggars

December 2007

A Thousand Splendid Suns Khaled Hosseini

November 2007

Omnivore’s Dilemma Michael Pollan

October 2007

Mayflower Nathaniel Philbrick

September 2007

Dreams from my Father Barack Obama

June 2007

The Prince of the Marshes Rory Stewart

May 2007

The Glass Castle Jeannette Walls

April 2007

The Emperor’s Children Claire Massud

March 2007

Suite Francaise Irene Nemirovsky 

February 2007

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Lisa See

January 2007

Wild Swans:  Three Daughters of China Jung Chang

December 2006

March Geraldine Brooks

October 2006

Intuition Allegra Goodman

September 2006

Team of Rivals Doris Kearns Goodwin

June 2006

A Gesture Life Chang Rae Lee

May 2006

The Devil in the White City Eric Larsen

April 2006

A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian Marina Lewycka

March 2006

The End of Faith Sam Harris

February 2006

The Inheritance of Loss Kiran Desai

January 2006

Under the Banner of Heaven Jon Kraukauer

December 2005

The Guynd Belinda Rathbone

November 2005

The Wind Up Bird Chronicle Haruki Murakami

October 2005

Scribbling the Cat Alexandra Fuller

September 2005

1776 David McCullough

June 2005

The Master Colm Toibin

May 2005

News from Paraguay Lily Tuck

April 2005

Breaking Clean Judy Blunt

March 2005

Constantine’s Sword James Carroll

February 2005

A Very Long Engagement Sebastien Japrisot

January 2005

Brick Lane Monica Ali

December 2004

The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini

October 2004

Mountains Beyond Mountains Tracy Kidder

September 2004

Red Azalea, Becoming Madam Mao Anchee Min

June 2004

The Risk Pool Richard Russo

May 2004

Lords and Ladies Allison Jolly

April 2004

The River Why James David Duncan

March 2004

The Namesake Jhumpa Lahiri

February 2004

Waiting for Snow in Havana Carlos Eire

January 2004

Dreaming in Cuban Christina Garcia

December 2003

Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight Alexandra Fuller

November 2003

Leap of Faith Queen Noor 

October 2003

Reading Lolita in Tehran Azar Nafisi

September 2003

Daughter of Persia Sattareh Farman Farmaian and Dona Munker

June 2003

The Dante Club Matthew Pearl

May 2003

Middlesex Jeffrey Eugenides



March 2003

What Went Wrong Bernard Lewis

February 2003

Book of Pi Yann Martel

January 2003

My Name is Red Orhan Pamuk

December 2002

The Red Tent Anita Diamant

November 2002

Palace of Desire Naguib Mafouz

October 2002

Palace Walk Naguib Mafouz

September 2002