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! 

 

The 2017-2018 selections
January 23 - Lafayette in the Somewhat United States by Sarah Vowell
February 27 - Difficult Women by Roxane Gay
March 27 - Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
April 24 - Daughters of the Samurai by Janice P. Nimura
May 22 - Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
June 26 - The Underworld by Kevin Canty

Lafayette in the Somewhat United States Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780399573101
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - October 4th, 2016


From the bestselling author of Assassination Vacation and The Partly Cloudy Patriot, an insightful and unconventional account of George Washington's trusted officer and friend, that swashbuckling teenage French aristocrat the Marquis de Lafayette.


Difficult Women Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802127372
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - November 14th, 2017

A national bestseller from the "prolific and exceptionally insightful" (Globe and Mail) Roxane Gay, Difficult Women is a collection of stories of rare force that paints a wry, beautiful, haunting vision of modern America.


Their Eyes Were Watching God: A Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780060838676
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - January 1st, 2006

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

“A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don’t know how to live properly.” —Zadie Smith


Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393352788
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 17th, 2016

In 1871, five young girls were sent by the Japanese government to the United States. Their mission: learn Western ways and return to help nurture a new generation of enlightened men to lead Japan.


Exit West Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780735212176
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - March 7th, 2017

WINNER OF THE 2018 LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR FICTION and THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE


The Underworld Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780393293050
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 7th, 2017

In The Underworld, Kevin Canty tells a story that begins with a disastrous fire inspired by a true incident in an isolated silver mining town in Idaho in the 1970s. Everyone in town had a friend, a lover, a brother, a husband killed in the mine.