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*May 2: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
 
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*June 6: Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell
 
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*July 11: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
  
July 11: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
 
 
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*January 4: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
 
*January 4: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

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Article in Book Groups

Join our informal group for relaxed and stimulating book discussions at the Crozet Library on (mostly) first Mondays at 7pm. Newcomers always welcome. No registration required. Please call 434.823.4050 for more information.

This group has a Google group list to facilitate discussion between sessions. If you'd like to join this list, please call 4354.823.4050. Reading selections are made in May for the upcoming reading season (September through July of the following year), and are done by group nomination and voting. There must be at least one print copy of the book at JMRL to be considered.


2022

  • January 3: Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
  • February 7 The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
  • March 7: SAME PAGE Community Read TBD
  • April 4: Thunderstruck by Erik Larson
  • May 2: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  • June 6: Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell
  • July 11: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

2021

  • January 4: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  • February 1: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
  • March 1: SAME PAGE Selection
  • April 5: Absalom! Absalom! by William Faulkner
  • May 3: Beloved by Toni Morrison
  • June 7: Go Down the Mountain by Meredith Battle
  • July 12: The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
  • September 13: Circe by Madeline Miller
  • October 4: The Library Book by Susan Orlean
  • November 1: The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
  • December 6: Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin


2020

  • January 6: Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson
  • February 3: Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
  • March 2: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson [SAME PAGE]
  • April 6: Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
  • May 4: Educated by Tara Westover
  • June 1: Roar of the Heavens by Stefan Bechtel
  • July 6: Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
  • August: No meeting
  • September 14: John Adams by David McCullough
  • October 5: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  • November 2: A Woman of No Importance
  • December 7: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren


Past Titles Read

2019

  • January 7: Plainsong by Kent Haruf
  • February 4: Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott
  • March 4: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See (SAME PAGE)
  • April 1: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
  • May 6: Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
  • June 3: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  • July 1: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
  • August: No meeting
  • September 9: Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • October 7: The Unquiet Grave by Sharyn McCrumb
  • November 4: The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  • December 2: The Overstory by Richard Powers

2018

  • January 8, 2018 7pm:News of the World by Paulette Jiles
  • February 5, 2018 7pm:The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee
  • March 5, 2018 7pm:SAME PAGE: What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank by Nathan Englander (SAME PAGE)
  • April 2, 2018 7pm:The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman
  • May 7, 2018 7pm:Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
  • June 4, 2018 7pm:Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
  • July 9, 2018 7pm:Coming Up for Air by George Orwell
  • August 6, 2018 7pm:To Be Determined
  • September 10: Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
  • October 1: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • November 5: The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
  • December 3: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles


2017

  • January 9, 2017 7pm: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
  • February 6, 2017 7pm: First Love by Ivan Turgenev
  • March 6, 2017 7pm: Silver Sparrow (BIG READ) by Tayari Jones
  • April 3, 2017 7pm: Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
  • May 2, 2017 7pm: Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
  • June 5, 2017 7pm: American Pastoral by Philip Roth
  • July 11, 2017 7pm: My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
  • August 7, 2017 7pm: American Bloomsbury by Susan Cheever
  • September 11, 2017 7pm: The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
  • October 2, 2017 7pm: A Strangeness in My Mind by Orhan Pamuk
  • November 6, 2017 7pm: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
  • December 4, 2017 7pm: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

2016


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