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Lexington Adult Book Club

WHEN:   7 to 8:30 pm the third Monday of every month

WHERE: Large Meeting Room or Learning Center  
CONTACT: 781-862-6288, ext. 84420   

Book Selections, 2018

The other Einstein : a novel / Marie Benedict
Tuesday, January 16
The Other Einstein
by Marie Benedict
	 The novel of the century : the extraordinary adventure of Les Misérables / David Bellos
Monday, May 21
The Novel of the Century
by David Bellos
A tree grows in Brooklyn / Betty Smith
Monday, September 17
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
by Betty Smith
Just kids / Patti Smith
Tuesday, February 20
Just Kids
by Patti Smith
In the woods / Tana French
Monday, June 18
In the Woods
by Tanya French
Quartet in autumn / Barbara Pym
Monday, October 15
Quartet in Autumn
by Barbara Pym
Dreamland : the true tale of America's opiate epidemic / Sam Quinones
Monday, March 19
by Sam Quinones
Fordlandia : the rise and fall of Henry Ford's forgotten jungle city / Greg Grandin
Monday, July 16
by Gregg Grandin
Lincoln in the bardo : a novel / George Saunders
Monday, November 19
Lincoln in the Bardo
by George Saunders
Louisa : the extraordinary life of Mrs. Adams / Louisa Thomas
Tuesday, April 17
by Louisa Thomas
Plainsong / Kent Haruf
Monday, August 20
by Kent Haruf
A gentleman in Moscow / Amor Towles
Monday, December 17
A Gentleman in Moscow
by Amor Towles

Book Selections, 2017

Tender is the night / F. Scott Fitzgerald
Monday, January 23
Tender Is the Night
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The nightingale / Kristin Hannah
Monday, May 15
by Kristin Hannah
The world at night / Alan Furst
Monday, September 18
The World at Night
by Alan Furst
Everything I never told you / Celeste Ng
Monday, February 27
Everything I Never Told You
by Celeste Ng
A woman of independent means / Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
Monday, June 26
A Woman of Independent Means
by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
My life on the road / Gloria Steinem
Monday, October 16
My Life on the Road
by Gloria Steinem
The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League / Jeff Hobbs
Monday, March 20
Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace
by Jeff Hobbs
The summer before the dark / Doris Lessing
Monday, July 17
Summer Before the Dark
by Doris Lessing
My brilliant friend : book one : childhood, adolescence / Elena Ferrante
Monday, November 20
My Brilliant Friend
by Elena Ferrante
Maisie Dobbs : a novel / Jacqueline Winspear
Monday, April 24
Maisie Dobbs
by Jacqueline Winspear
The little red chairs : a novel / Edna O'Brien
Monday, August 21
The Little Red Chairs
by Edna O'Brien
A man called Ove : a novel / Fredrik Backman
Monday, December 18
A Man Called Ove
by Fredrik Backman


2016 Selections

Tuesday, January 19
The Hundred Year House
Rebecca Makkai
book coverMonday, May 16
Dead Wake
Erik Larson
book coverMonday, September 19
The Wright Brothers
David McCullough
Tuesday, February 16
River Town
Peter Hessler
book coverMonday, June 20
In a Dry Season
Peter Robinson
Monday, October 17
The Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr
book coverMonday, March 21
Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd
book coverMonday, July 18
The Paris Wife
Paula McLain

book coverMonday, November 21
A Prisoner of Birth
Rachael Joyce

book coverTuesday, April 19
To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman
Harper Lee
book coverMonday, August 15
Pearl of China
Anchee Min
book coverMonday, December 19
Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald
Therese Anne Fowler


2015 Selections

Monday, January 12
The Sense of an Ending
Julian Barnes
book coverMonday, May 18
Light Between Oceans
M.L. Stedman
book coverMonday, September 21
The Alienist
Caleb Carr
Tuesday, February 17
Suite Française
Irene Némirovsky
book coverMonday, June 15
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
James Joyce
Monday, October 19
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Katharine Boo
book coverTuesday, March 17
Finding Nouf
Zoë Ferraris
book coverMonday, July 20
One Summer: 1927
Bill Bryson

book coverMonday, November 16
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Rachael Joyce

book coverTuesday, April 21
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Azar Nafisi
book coverMonday, August 17
Lily King

There is no December meeting.


2014 Selections

Tuesday, January 21
The Twentieth Wife  
by Indu Sundaresan

Monday, May 19
Karma and Other Stories
by Rishi Reddi

Monday, September 15
by Richard Ford

Tuesday, February 18
Sacred Hunger
by Barry Unsworth

Monday, June 16
Still Life
by Louise Penny

Monday, October 20
The Dante Club
by Matthew Pearl

Monday, March 17
Catherine the Great
by Robert Massie

Monday, July 21
Those Angry Days
by Lynne Olson 

Monday, November 17
The Art Forger
by B.A. Shapiro

Tuesday, April 22
Jude the Obscure
by Thomas Hardy

Monday, August 18
A Given Day
by Dennis Lehane

Monday, December 15
Three Weeks in December
by Audrey Schulman