Common Book Reading Group List - For Fall 2014 Reading Groups
Akhtar, Ayad. American Dervish : A Novel. 1st ed. New York: Little, Brown and Co., 2012. Web.
Anderson, Elijah. The Cosmopolitan Canopy : Race and Civility in Everyday Life. 1st ed. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Co., 2011. Web.
Bair, Julene. (2014). The ogallala road : A memoir of love and reckoning. New York: Viking.
Baker, Tiffany. Mercy Snow: a Novel. First ed. New York: Grand Central Publising, 2014.
Boyle. Kevin. Arc of Justice: A saga of race, civil rights, and murder in the Jazz Age. New York, NY: Henry Holt, 2004.
Calcaterra, Regina. Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island. First ed. New York: William Morrow, 2013.
Davis, Katie, and Beth Clark. Kisses From Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption. 1st Howard Books trade paperback ed. New York: Howard Books, 2012.
Ehrenreich, Barbara. Bright-Sided : How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking has Undermined America. 1st ed. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2009. Web.
Eisele, T., author, Riddle, J., & Novak, J., cover. (2013). With only five plums. book 1, the time before. Place of publication not identified: CreateSpace.
Eisele, T., author, Riddle, J., & Novak, J., cover. (2013). With only five plums. book 2, this dark age. Place of publication not identified: CreateSpace.
Eisele, T., author, Riddle, J., & Novak, J., cover. (2013). With only five plums. book 3, life in the east is worthless; life in the east is worthless. Place of publication not identified: CreateSpace.
Emmott, Stephen. Ten Billion. New York: Vintage Books, A Division of Random House, Inc., 2013. Web.
Grande, Reyna. The Distance between Us : A Memoir. 1st Atria Books hardcover ed. New York: Atria Books, 2012. Web.
Greenberg, Joel. A Feathered River Across the Sky. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014.
Gustafson, Katharine. change Comes to Dinner: How Vertical Farmers, Urban Growers, and Other Innovators are Revolutionizing how america Eats. 1st ed. New York: St Martin's Griffin, 2012.
Habila, Helon. Oil on Water : A Novel. 1st American ed. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2011. Web.
Hanagarne, Josh. The World's Strongest Librarian : A Memoir of Tourette's, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family. New York, New York: Gotham Books, 2013. Web.
Harbach, Chad. The Art of Fielding : A Novel. 1st Back Bay pbk. ed. New York: Back Bay Books, 2012, 2011. Web.
Heath, Chip, Dan Heath, and Chip Heath. Switch how to Change Things when Change is Hard. London: Random House Business, 2011. Web.
Hesterman, Oran B. Fair Food : Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for all. 1st ed. New York: PublicAffairs, 2011. Web.
Jamison, Leslie. Essays, Selections; the Empathy Exams: Essays. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Graywolf Press, 2014.
Kamkwamba, William, and Bryan Mealer. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind : Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope. 1st ed. New York, NY: William Morrow, 2009.
Kidd, Sue Monk. The Invention of Wings. New York: Viking, 2014.
Kolbert, Elizabeth. The Sixth Extinction : An Unnatural History. First ed. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2014. Web.
Macy, Beth, author. Factory Man : How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local-- and Helped Save an American Town. First ed. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
Mazari, Najaf, and Robert Hillman. The Honey Thief. New York, New York: Viking, 2011. Web.
Mengestu, Dinaw. (2014). All our names (First ed.). New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Minter, Adam. Junkyard Planet : Travels in the Billion-Dollar Trash Trade. First U.S. ed. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Press, 2013.
Moehringer, J. R. Sutton. 1st ed. New York: Hyperion, 2012. Web.
Morgan, Robert. The Road from Gap Creek : A Novel. First ed. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2013. Gap Creek ; 02 Web.
Ratner, Vaddey. In the Shadow of the Banyan. 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2012. Web.
Rosenberg, Tina. Join the Club : How Peer Pressure can Transform the World. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2012. Web.
Rushkoff, Douglas. Present Shock : When Everything Happens Now. New York, New York, U.S.A.: Current, 2013. Web.
Schroff, Laura, and Alex Tresniowski. An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Yesr Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting With Destiny. 1st Howard Books trade pbk. ed. New York: Howard Books, 2011.
Sloan, Robin. Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore. 1st ed. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.
Stone, Michel. The Iguana Tree. Spartanburg, SC: Hub City Press, 2012. Web.
Unger, Zac. Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye : A Family Field Trip to the Arctic's Edge in Search of Adventure, Truth, and Mini- Marshmallows. First Da Capo Press ed. Boston, MA: Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2013. Web.
Wilson, Edward O. Anthill : A Novel. 1st ed. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2010. Web.
Wilson, G. Willow. The Butterfly Mosque. New York: Grove Press, 2010. Web.