Our Country Bookshelf book club meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7pm upstairs at the store. The book club is open to the public and we are always happy to see new faces! Please join us for some fun and interesting discussion about great books!
2017 Meeting Dates
January 24 - Troubling Love by Elena Ferrante
February 28 - The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
March 28 - H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald
April 25 - One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
May 23 - All I Want is What You've Got by Glen Chamberlain
June 28 - The Big Sky by A. B. Guthrie Jr.
First published in 1967, Thomas Savage's western novel about two brothers and the competition between them when one marries now includes an afterword by Annie Proulx.
A protege of Michael Pollan shares the story of a little known group of renegade farmers who defied corporate agribusiness by launching a unique sustainable farm-to-table food movement.
From New York Times bestselling, award-winning author Ann Packer, a "tour de force family drama" (Elle) that explores the secrets and desires, the remnant wounds and saving graces of one California family, over the course of five decades.
One of The New York Times Book Review's "10 Best Books of 2015"
An NYRB Classics Original
The seminal work of speculative fiction from the Booker Prize-winning, soon to be a Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss, Samira Wiley, and Joseph Fiennes.
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award
Winner of the Heartland Prize
A New York Times Notable Book
From the author of My Brilliant Friend
-A deeply observed, excruciatingly blunt novel.-
--The New Yorker
-The raging, torrential voice of the author is something rare.-
--The New York Times
The winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, as well as six other awards, The Sympathizer is the breakthrough novel of the year. With the pace and suspense of a thriller and prose that has been compared to Graham Greene and Saul Bellow, The Sympathizer is a sweeping epic of love and betrayal.
One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year
One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendia family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad, and alive with unforgettable men and women--brimming with truth, compassion, and a lyrical magic that strikes the soul--this novel is a masterpiece in the art of fiction.
Fiction. In the twelve new stories of ALL I WANT IS WHAT YOU'VE GOT, award-winning author Glen Chamberlain deftly writes about the fragility of small town life. Chamberlain ushers us amongst half-broken lives, sharing moments of regret, yet allowing the redemptive qualities of her characters to ultimately shine through.
A classic portrait of America's vast frontier that inspired the Western genre in fiction.