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Article in [[:Category:Reading Activities|Reading Activities]] and [[:Category:Big Read|Big Read]] categories.
  
 
==What We're Reading==
 
==What We're Reading==
The [http://www.neabigread.org/index.php Big Read] encourages all citizens of Charlottesville to read and talk a thought-provoking book each year to foster community and civic awareness.  J-MRL is proud to cooperate with the Virginia Foundation's Center for the Book, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Arts Midwest. Past titles were:
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The [http://www.neabigread.org/index.php Big Read] encourages all citizens of Charlottesville to read and talk about a thought-provoking book each year to foster community and civic awareness.  JMRL is proud to cooperate with the Virginia Foundation's Center for the Book, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Arts Midwest.  
  
'''2012''' [[Bless me ultima]] by [[wp:Rudolfo Anaya|Rudofo Anaya]]
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'''2017''' [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?jones+silver+sparrow '''Silver Sparrow'''] by [[wp:Tayari Jones|Tayari Jones]]
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'''2016''' [[The Heart is a Lonely Hunter]] by [[wp:Carson McCullers|Carson McCullers]]
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'''2015''' [[The Namesake]] by [[wp:Jhumpa Lahiri|Jhumpa Lahiri]]
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'''2014''' [[True Grit]] by [[wp:Charles Portis|Charles Portis]]
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'''2013''' [[The Joy Luck Club]] by [[wp:Amy Tan|Amy Tan]]
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'''2012''' [[Bless me, Ultima]] by [[wp:Rudolfo Anaya|Rudofo Anaya]]
  
 
'''2011''' [[The Maltese Falcon]] by [[wp:Dashiell Hammett|Dashiell Hammett]]
 
'''2011''' [[The Maltese Falcon]] by [[wp:Dashiell Hammett|Dashiell Hammett]]
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'''2007''' [[Typically Gatsby|The Great Gatsby]] by [[wp:F. Scott Fitzgerald|F. Scott Fitzgerald]]
 
'''2007''' [[Typically Gatsby|The Great Gatsby]] by [[wp:F. Scott Fitzgerald|F. Scott Fitzgerald]]
  
==What America Is Reading==
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==More Information==
 
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?in+the+time+of+the+butterflies '''In the Time of the Butterflies'''] by Julia Alvarez
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?bless+me+ultima '''Bless Me, Ultima'''] by Rudolfo Anaya
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?Fahrenheit+451 '''Fahrenheit 451'''] by Ray Bradbury
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?my+antonia+cather '''My Antonia'''] by Willa Cather
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?poetry+of+emily+dickinson '''The Poetry of Emily Dickinson''']
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?erdrich+Love+medicine '''Love Medicine'''] by Louise Erdrich
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?great+gatsby '''The Great Gatsby'''] by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?lesson+before+dying '''A Lesson Before Dying'''] by Ernest J. Gaines
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?maltese+falcon '''The Maltese Falcon'''] by Dashiell Hammett
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?farewell+to+arms '''A Farewell to Arms'''] by Ernest Hemingway
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*'''Sun, Stone, and Shadows''' edited by Jorge F. Hernandez
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?their+eyes+were+watching+god '''Their Eyes Were Watching God'''] by Zora Neale Hurston
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?washington+square '''Washington Square'''] by Henry James
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?jeffers+robinson '''The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers''']
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?wizard+of+earthsea '''A Wizard of Earthsea'''] by Ursula K. Le Guin
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?to+kill+a+mockingbird '''To Kill a Mockingbird'''] by Harper Lee
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?call+london+wild '''The Call of the Wild'''] by Jack London
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?longfellow+henry+wadsworth '''The Poetry of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow''']
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?thief+and+the+dogs '''The Thief and the Dogs'''] by Naguib Mahfouz
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?heart+is+a+lonely+hunter '''The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter'''] by Carson McCullers
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?things+they+carried '''The Things They Carried'''] by Tim O'Brien
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?shawl+ozick '''The Shawl'''] by Cynthia Ozick
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?poe+edgar+allan '''The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe''']
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?housekeeping+marilynne '''Housekeeping'''] by Marilynne Robinson
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?grapes+of+wrath '''The Grapes of Wrath'''] by John Steinbeck
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?joy+luck+club '''The Joy Luck Club'''] by Amy Tan
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?death+of+ivan+ilyich '''The Death of Ivan Ilyich'''] by Leo Tolstoy
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?sawyer+twain '''The Adventures of Tom Sawyer'''] by Mark Twain
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?age+of+innocence '''The Age of Innocence'''] by Edith Wharton
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?bridge+of+san+luis+rey '''The Bridge of San Luis Rey'''] and [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?our+town+wilder '''Our Town'''] by Thornton Wilder
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?old+school+tobias '''Old School'''] by Tobias Wolff
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*[http://www.neabigread.org/books.php '''NEA Big Read Titles''']
  
  

Latest revision as of 17:29, 31 August 2016

Article in Reading Activities and Big Read categories.

What We're Reading

The Big Read encourages all citizens of Charlottesville to read and talk about a thought-provoking book each year to foster community and civic awareness. JMRL is proud to cooperate with the Virginia Foundation's Center for the Book, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Arts Midwest.

The upcoming title is:

2017 Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

Past titles were:

2016 The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

2015 The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

2014 True Grit by Charles Portis

2013 The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

2012 Bless me, Ultima by Rudofo Anaya

2011 The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

2010 A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

2009 Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

2008 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

2007 The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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