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2021 Book List and Meeting Dates

TheTuesday Book Group  meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. The Tuesday group reads a mixture of literary fiction, non-fiction, and classics.

January 19:

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

Jonas Jonasson · Center Point; Lrg edition
Format: Hardcover

The international publishing sensation—over two million copies sold.A reluctant centenarian much like Forrest Gump (if Gump were an explosives expert with a fondness for vodka) decides it’s not too late to start over …After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends...
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February 16:

Station Eleven

Emily St John Mandel · Knopf
Pages: 333
Format: Hardcover

Pub Date: 2014-09-09 Pages: 352 Language: English Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group An audacious. darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilizations collapse. Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star. his would-be savior . and a nomadic group of actors...
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March 16:

One Hundred Years of Solitude

Gabriel García Márquez · Harper Perennial
Pages: 464
Format: Paperback

One of the 20th century's enduring works, One Hundred Years of Solitude is a widely beloved and acclaimed novel known throughout the world, and the ultimate achievement in a Nobel Prize-winning career.

The novel tells the story of the rise and fall of the mythical town...

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April 20:

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A Novel

Gabrielle Zevin · Algonquin Books
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

Don't miss Gabrielle Zevin's new novel, Young Jane Young, coming in August 2017.

A New York Times Bestseller, a #1 Indie Next Pick, and a #1 LibraryReads Selection

"This novel has humor, romance, a touch of suspense, but most of all love--love of books...

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May 18:

The Keeper of Lost Things: A Novel

Ruth Hogan · William Morrow
Pages: 278
Format: Hardcover

A charming, clever, and quietly moving debut novel of of endless possibilities and joyful discoveries that explores the promises we make and break, losing and finding ourselves, the objects that hold magic and meaning for our lives, and the surprising connections that bind us.


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June 15:

Deacon King Kong: A Novel

James McBride · Riverhead Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From James McBride, author of the National Book Award-winning The Good Lord Bird, comes a wise and witty novel about what happens to the witnesses of a shooting.

In September 1969, a fumbling, cranky old church deacon known as Sportcoat shuffles into the courtyard of the Cause...
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July 20:

Maggie-Now: A Novel

Betty Smith · Harper Perennial Modern Classics; Reissue edition
Format: Print book

Betty Smith, the beloved author of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, weaves a riveting modern myth out of the experiences of her own life in this rediscovered classic. In Brooklyn's unforgiving urban jungle, Maggie Moore is torn between answering her own needs and catering to the desirous men who dominate...
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August 17:

Sold on a Monday: A Novel

Kristina McMorris · Sourcebooks Landmark
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

From New York Times bestselling author Kristina McMorris comes another unforgettable novel inspired by a stunning piece of history.


The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse porch in 1931, but could be found anywhere in an era of breadlines,...

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September 21:

The Land Breakers

John Ehle · NYRB Classics
Format: Paperback

Set deep in the Appalachian wilderness between the years of 1779 and 1784, The Land Breakers is a saga like the Norse sagas or the book of Genesis, a story of first and last things, of the violence of birth and death, of inescapable sacrifice and the faltering emergence of community. Mooney...
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October 19:

Leave the World Behind: A Novel

Rumaan Alam

A magnetic novel about two families, strangers to each other, who are forced together on a long weekend gone terribly wrong

Amanda and Clay head out to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a vacation: a quiet reprieve from life in New York City, quality time w

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November 16:

The Dutch House: A Novel

Ann Patchett · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Ann Patchett, the New York Times bestselling author of Commonwealth and State of Wonder, returns with her most powerful novel to date: a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go.

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December 21:

A Bookshop in Berlin: The Rediscovered Memoir of One Woman's Harrowing Escape from the Nazis

Françoise Frenkel
Format: Book






In 1921, Françoise Frenkel - a Jewish woman from Poland - fulfills a dream. She opens La Maison du Livre, Berlin's first French bookshop, attracting artists and diplomats, celebrities and poets....

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