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== Current Slate == == Current Slate ==
 +* March 7, 2013 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=joy+luck+club '''The Joy Luck Club'''] by Amy Tan
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 +* April 4, 2013 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=good+earth+buck '''The Good Earth'''] by Pearl S. Buck
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 +* May 2, 2013 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=short+nights+of+the+shadow+catcher '''Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis'''] by Timothy Egan
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 +* June 6, 2013 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=sima's+undergarments+for+women '''Sima's Undergarments for Women'''] by Ilana Stanger-Ross
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 +* July 11, 2013 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=light+between+oceans '''The Light Between Oceans'''] by M.L. Stedman
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 +* August 1, 2013 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=art+of+fielding '''The Art of Fielding'''] by Chad Harbach
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 +* September 5, 2013 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=tree+grows+in+brooklyn '''A Tree Grows in Brooklyn'''] by Betty Smith
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 +* October 3, 2013 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=black+count+glory+betrayal '''The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo'''] by Tom Reiss
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 +* November 7, 2013 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=sense+of+an+ending '''The Sense of an Ending'''] by Julian Barnes
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 +*December 5, 2013 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=age+innocence+Edith+Wharton '''The Age of Innocence'''] by Edith Wharton
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 +== Past Titles Read ==
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 +* Dec. 1st, 2011 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=secret+scripture+barry '''Secret Scripture'''] by Sebastian Barry
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 +* Jan 5th, 2012 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=too+big+to+fail '''Too Big to Fail: the Inside Story of how Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System From Crisis and Themselves'''] by Andrew Ross Sorkin
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 +* Feb 2nd, 2012 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=star+of+the+sea '''Star of the Sea'''] by Joseph O' Connor
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 +* March 1st, 2012 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=bless+me+ultima '''Bless Me Ultima'''] by Rudolpho Anaya
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 +* April 5th, 2012 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=tinkers+paul+harding '''Tinkers'''] by Paul Harding
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 +* May 3rd, 2012 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=nothing+daunted+the+unexpected '''Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West'''] by Dorothy Wickenden
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 +*July 5th, 2012 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=room+with+a+view '''Room With a View'''] by E.M. Forster
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 +*August 2, 2012 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=state+of+wonder '''State of Wonder'''] by Ann Patchett
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 +*September 6, 2012 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=feed+anderson '''Feed'''] by M.T. Anderson
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 +*October 4, 2012 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=cutting+for+stone '''Cutting for Stone'''] by Abraham Verghese
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 +*November 1, 2012 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=mystery+of+edwin+drood '''The Mystery of Edwin Drood'''] by Charles Dickens
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 +*December 6, 2012 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=uncommon+reader '''The Uncommon Reader'''] by Alan Bennett
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* Apr. 7th, 2011 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=remarkable+creatures+chevalier '''Remarkable Creatures'''] by Tracy Chevalier * Apr. 7th, 2011 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=remarkable+creatures+chevalier '''Remarkable Creatures'''] by Tracy Chevalier
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* June 2nd, 2011 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=elegance+of+the+hedgehog '''The Elegance of the Hedgehog'''] by Muriel Barbery * June 2nd, 2011 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=elegance+of+the+hedgehog '''The Elegance of the Hedgehog'''] by Muriel Barbery
-* July 7th, 2011 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=madame+bovary+flaubert '''Madame Bovary'''] by Gustave Flaubert+Note: the Book group voted not to meet in July due to many members being unavailable.
-* Aug. 4th, 2011 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=corelli's+mandolin '''Corelli's Mandolin'''] by Louis De Bernieres+* Aug 7th, 2011 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=madame+bovary+flaubert '''Madame Bovary'''] by Gustave Flaubert
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 +* Sept. 1st, 2011 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=corelli's+mandolin '''Corelli's Mandolin'''] by Louis De Bernieres
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 +* Oct. 6th, 2011 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=immortal+life+of+henrietta+lacks '''The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks'''] by Rebecca Skloot
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 + 
 +*July 1st, 2010 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=hateship+friendship+courtship+loveship+marriage '''Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories'''] by Alice Munro
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 +*Aug. 5th, 2010 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=people+of+the+book '''People of the Book'''] by Geraldine Brooks
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 +*Sept. 2nd, 2010 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=guide+to+the+birds+of+east+africa '''A Guide to the Birds of East Africa'''] by Nicholas Drayson
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 +*Oct. 7th, 2010 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=sound+fury+william+faulkner '''The Sound and the Fury'''] by William Faulkner
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 +*Nov. 4th, 2010 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=breakfast+with+buddha '''Breakfast With Buddha'''] by Roland Merullo
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 +*Dec. 2nd, 2010 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=human+stain+philip+roth '''The Human Stain'''] by Philip Roth
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 +*Jan. 6th, 2011 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=purple+hibiscus '''Purple Hibiscus'''] by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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 +*Feb 3rd, 2011 '''THE BIG READ''' [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=maltese+falcon '''The Maltese Falcon'''] by Dashiell Hammett
-* Sept. 1st, 2011 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=immortal+life+of+henrietta+lacks '''The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks'''] by Rebecca Skloot 
-== Past Titles Read == 
* Nov. 5, 2009 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=rebecca+du+maurier '''Rebecca'''] by Daphne Du Maurier * Nov. 5, 2009 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?SEARCH=rebecca+du+maurier '''Rebecca'''] by Daphne Du Maurier
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* Feb. 4, 2010 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=remembering+the+bones '''Remembering the Bones'''] by Frances Itani * Feb. 4, 2010 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=remembering+the+bones '''Remembering the Bones'''] by Frances Itani
-* Mar. 4, 2010 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=lesson+before+dying '''A Lesson Before Dying'''] by Ernest J. Gaines+* Mar. 4, 2010 '''THE BIG READ''' [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=lesson+before+dying '''A Lesson Before Dying'''] by Ernest J. Gaines
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 +* Apr. 1, 2010 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=ghost+train+to+the+eastern+star '''Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar'''] by Paul
 +Theroux
-* Apr. 1, 2010 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=ghost+train+to+the+eastern+star '''Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar'''] by Paul Theroux+* May 2010 [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=out+of+africa '''Out of Africa'''] by Isak Dinesen
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=book+thief '''The Book Thief'''] by Marcus Zusak (Jan 8, due to holiday) *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=book+thief '''The Book Thief'''] by Marcus Zusak (Jan 8, due to holiday)
-*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=their+eyes+were+watching+god '''Their Eyes Were Watching God'''] by Zora Neale Hurston (March 5, 2009)+*'''THE BIG READ''' [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=their+eyes+were+watching+god '''Their Eyes Were Watching God'''] by Zora Neale Hurston (March 5, 2009)
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=Washington+Square'''Washington Square'''] by Henry James (April 2, 2009) *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?SEARCH=Washington+Square'''Washington Square'''] by Henry James (April 2, 2009)

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Article in Book Groups

This adult group meets on the first Thursday of every month at 7 pm in the meeting room of the Greene County Library. We pick the books we'll read every six months or so, by voting on member's suggestions. We read a combination of fiction and non-fiction. Everyone is welcome to attend. Please call 434-985-5227 for more information.


Current Slate


Past Titles Read

  • April 5th, 2012 Tinkers by Paul Harding


  • September 6, 2012 Feed by M.T. Anderson


Note: the Book group voted not to meet in July due to many members being unavailable.



  • Nov. 5, 2009 Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
  • Jan. 7, 2010 (2nd Thurs.due to the New Year's holiday) Middlemarch by George Eliot

Theroux


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