All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr, 2014 Scribner 544 pp. ISBN-13: 9781501173219 Summary Winner, 2014 Pulitzer Prize From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the ...
Station Eleven Emily St. John Mandel, 2014 Knopf Doubleday 352 pp. ISBN-13: 9780804172448 Summary An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the ...
Awards:This debut novel has won multiple awards and was a New York Times bestseller, Amazon's #1 Best Book of 2014, and on the Best Book of the Year lists of over a dozen outlets. *Discussion Questions Questions and Topics for Discussion 1. Discuss the relationships between Nath, Lydia, and Hannah.
Any book can be a “book club book,” even if there isn’t a reader’s guide in the back. Luckily for you and your club, I’ve compiled a list of 12 exciting books that all of you must read. These awesome stories are full of mystery, romance, and thrills, and you’ll love chatting about them.
One of Gawande’s most important observations is that reassessment is crucial. “Arriving at an acceptance of one’s mortality and a clear understanding of the limits and the possibilities of medicine is a process, not an epiphany.” Gawande offers a succinct discussion of euthanasia at the end of the book.
The Vacationers Emma Straub, 2014 Penguin Group (USA) 304 pp. ISBN-13: 9781594631573 Summary An irresistible, deftly observed novel about the secrets, joys, and jealousies that rise to the surface over the course of an American family’s two-week stay in Mallorca.
I received Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique through the Riot Read Book Club. If you’re not familiar with the Riot Read program, Book Riot has partnered with Quarterly to send out books. Members pay $25 (it started at $30) a month and you don’t get to know what the book is ahead of time.
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