Country Bookshelf Book Club

Our Country Bookshelf book club meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6pm 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! 

2019 selections

January 22, 2019 - The Widow Nash by Jamie Harrison
February 27, 2019 - *LUNCH SPECIAL* Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford
March 26, 2019 - Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood
April 23, 2019 - The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
May 28, 2019 - Sourdough by Robin Sloan
June 25, 2019 - The Feather Thief by Kirk Wallace Johnson
July 23, 2019 - Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
August 27, 2019 - My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Otessa Moshfegh
September 24, 2019 - Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
October 22, 2019 - Two Old Women by Velma Wallis
November 26, 2019 - Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

 

Priestdaddy: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780399573262
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - May 2018

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF 2017

NAMED ONE OF THE 50 BEST MEMOIRS OF THE PAST 50 YEARS BY THE NEW YORK TIMES

SELECTED AS A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY:  


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The Essex Serpent: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062666383
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Custom House - April 24th, 2018

A Kirkus Review Best Book of 2017 and a Washington Post Notable Work of Fiction. Winner of the British Book Awards Fiction Book of the Year and overall Book of the Year, selected as the Waterstones Book of the Year, and a Costa Book Award Finalist


Sourdough: or, Lois and Her Adventures in the Underground Market: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250192752
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picador - September 18th, 2018

From Robin Sloan, the New York Times bestselling author of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, comes Sourdough, "a perfect parable for our times" (San Francisco Magazine): a delicious and funny novel about an overworked and under-socialized software engineer discovering a calling and a community as a baker.


The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101981634
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - April 23rd, 2019

As heard on NPR's This American Life

“Absorbing . . . Though it's non-fiction, The Feather Thief contains many of the elements of a classic thriller.” —Maureen Corrigan, NPR’s Fresh Air

“One of the most peculiar and memorable true-crime books ever.” —Christian Science Monitor


Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780618871711
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - June 5th, 2007

A fresh and brilliantly told memoir from a cult favorite comic artist, marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst, and great books.

This breakout book by Alison Bechdel is a darkly funny family tale, pitch-perfectly illustrated with Bechdel's sweetly gothic drawings.


My Year of Rest and Relaxation: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525522133
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - June 25th, 2019

Entertainment Weekly’s #1 Book of 2018

“One of the most compelling protagonists modern fiction has offered in years: a loopy, quietly furious pillhead whose Ambien ramblings and Xanaxed b*tcheries somehow wend their way through sad and funny and strange toward something genuinely profound.”
— Entertainment Weekly 


Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307742483
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   -  NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST 

A New York Times Notable Book


Two Old Women, 20th Anniversary Edition: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062244987
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - November 5th, 2013

Based on an Athabascan Indian legend passed along for many generations from mothers to daughters of the upper Yukon River Valley in Alaska, this is the suspenseful, shocking, ultimately inspirational tale of two old women abandoned by their tribe during a brutal winter famine.


The Song of Achilles: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062060624
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - August 28th, 2012

“At once a scholar’s homage to The Iliad and startlingly original work of art by an incredibly talented new novelist….A book I could not put down.”
—Ann Patchett