Country Bookshelf Book Club

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! 

Remaining 2017 Meeting Dates
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.

Power of the Dog, the a Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316610896
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 1st, 2001

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.

Lentil Underground: Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America Cover Image
ISBN: 9781592409563
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Published: Avery Publishing Group - February 23rd, 2016

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.

The Children's Crusade Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476710464
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Published: Scribner Book Company - April 5th, 2016

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.

The Door Cover Image
By Magda Szabo, Len Rix (Translator), Ali Smith (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781590177716
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Published: New York Review of Books - January 27th, 2015

One of The New York Times Book Review's "10 Best Books of 2015"
An NYRB Classics Original

The Handmaid's Tale Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385490818
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Published: Anchor Books - March 13th, 1998

From the bestselling author of the MaddAddam trilogy, here is the #1 New York Times bestseller and seminal work of speculative fiction from the Booker Prize-winning author.

Now a Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss, Samira Wiley, and Joseph Fiennes. Includes a new introduction by Margaret Atwood.

Negroland: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307473431
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Published: Vintage - August 23rd, 2016

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award
Winner of the Heartland Prize
A New York Times Notable Book

Troubling Love Cover Image
By Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein (Translator)
ISBN: 9781933372167
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Published: Europa Editions - September 2006

Set in Naples, Italy, this debut novel by New York Times bestselling author Elena Ferrante (My Brilliant Friend, The Days of Abandonment) tells a story about mothers and daughters and the complicated knot of lies, emotions, and shared history than binds them.

The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802124944
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Published: Grove Press - April 12th, 2016

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.

H Is for Hawk Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802124739
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Published: Grove Press - March 8th, 2016

One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year

One Hundred Years of Solitude Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060883287
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Published: HarperCollins Publishers - February 2006

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.

All I Want Is What You've Got Cover Image
ISBN: 9780991065769
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Published: Dock Street Press - April 15th, 2016

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.

The Big Sky Cover Image
ISBN: 9780618154630
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Published: Mariner Books - January 9th, 2002

A classic portrait of America's vast frontier that inspired the Western genre in fiction.