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Book Group Choices by Author – January 2019 to date

Updated January 4th, 2023

We have also arranged the Book Group Choices chronologically, January 2019-June 2022 by date Each image of a starindicates how many book groups have selected the title since 2002, as we have carried over the stars from earlier author lists (see below). No image of a stars means the book has only been selected once. Non-fiction titles have a NF after the title. Children’s titles have a juv after the title and Young Adult titles have a YA .


Old Book Group Selections

2002–2018 (author) 2002–2018 (date)

A – C D – F G – I J – L M – O P – R S – U V – Z
Author Title
A through C
Achebe, Chinua Things Fall Apartimage of a star
Adler, Tamar Something Old, Something New NF
Alam, Rumaan Leave the World Behind
Albee, Edward Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Alderman, Naomi The Powerimage of a star
Alexander, Robert The Kitchen Boy
Alger, Cristina The Banker’s Wife
Albright, Madeline Hell and Other Destinations
NF
Allende, Isabel A Long Petal of the Seaimage of a star
Applegate, Katherine Wishtree
Arundhati, Roy The God of Small Things
Attenberg, Jami All Grown Up
Atwood, Margaret Alias Graceimage of a star
Audrain, Ashley The Push
Bacigalupi, Paolo The Water Knife
Backman, Fredrik Beartownimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Backman, Fredrik A Man Called Oveimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Baldwin, James Go Tell It on the Mountain
Banks, Russell Continental Driftimage of a star
Barker, Pat The Silence of the Girls
Beanland, Rachel Florence Adler Swims Forever
Beatty, Paul The Sellout
Benedict, Marie Carnegie’s Maid
Benedict, Marie Her Hidden Genius
Benedict, Marie Only Woman in the Roomimage of a starimage of a star
Benedict, Marie The Other Einstein
Benedict, Marie The Personal Librarian
Bennett, Alan The Uncommon Reader
Bennett, Brit The Vanishing Halfimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Berlin, Lucia Evening in Paradise
Berney, Louis November Road
Bhattacharya, Rinku The Bengali Five Spice Chronicles NF
Bhattacharya, Rinku Instant Indian NF
Bhattacharya, Rinku Spices & Seasons NF
Blake, Sarah The Guest Book
Blake, Sarah The Postmistress
Blanco, Richard The Prince of Los Cocuyos NFimage of a star
Boylan, Jennifer Finney She’s Not There NFimage of a star
Boyne, John The Heart’s Invisible Furiesimage of a star
Bradbury, Ray Fahrenheit 451image of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Bradley, Kimberly Jefferson’s Sons juv
Braithwaite, Oyinkan My Sister, the Serial Killer
Bren, Paulina The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free NF
Bronte, Charlotte Jane Eyreimage of a starimage of a star
Browder, Bill Red Notice NFimage of a starimage of a star
Bruni, Frank Beauty of Dusk NF
Bryson, Bill At Home NFimage of a star
Burke, Tarana Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement NF
Burnett, Frances The Secret Garden
Butler, Octavia Parable of the Sower
Carmon, Irin Notorious RBG NF
Carreyrou, John Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup NF
Cather, Willa My Antonia
Cather, Willa O, Pioneers! image of a star
Chang, Jung Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China NFimage of a starimage of a star
Chapman, Gary The 5 Love Languages NF
Chapman, Gary Five Love Languages of Children NF
Chekhov, Anton Collected Short Novels
Chevalier, Tracy Girl with a Pearl Earringimage of a starimage of a star
Cleeton, Chantel The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba
Coates, Ta-Nehisi The Water Dancer
Cronin, Marianne 100 Years of Lenni and Margot
Cummins, Jeanine American Dirt
D through F Back to top
De Waal, Edmund The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family’s Century of Art and Loss NF
Delillo, Don White Noise
Deravian, Naz Bottom of the Pot NF
Didion, Joan The White Album NF
Doctorow, E.L. Ragtimeimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Doerr, Anthony All the Light We Cannot Seeimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Doerr, Anthony Cloud Cuckoo Land
Doyle, Arthur Sherlock Holmes
Dray, Stephanie America’s First Daughter
Dugoni, Robert The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell
Duhigg, Charles The Power of Habit NF
Durrell, Lawrence Justineimage of a star
Egan, Jennifer Manhattan Beachimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Egan, Jennifer A Visit From the Goon Squadimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Eggers, Dave The Monk of Mokha NF
Ehrenreich, Barbara Nickel and Dimed NFimage of a starimage of a star
Eliot, George Middlemarchimage of a star
Emezi, Akwaeke The Death of Vivek Oji
Erdrich, Louise The Night Watchman
Erdrich, Louise The Round Houseimage of a star
Erdrich, Louise The Sentence
Erpenbeck, Jenny Go, Went Gone
Estes, Kelli The Girl Who Wrote in Silk
Eugenides, Jeffrey Fresh Complaint
Eustace, Nichole Covered With Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America NF
Fadiman, Anne The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down NF
Fagone, Jason The Woman Who Smashed Codes NFimage of a star
Fajardo-Anstine, Kali Sabrina & Corina
Farrow, Ronan Catch and Kill NF
Felch, Jason Chasing Aphrodite NF
Fergus, Jim One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd
Ferrante, Elena My Brilliant Friendimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Fishman, Boris Savage Feast NF
Fitzgerald, F. Scott The Great Gatsbyimage of a starimage of a star
Ford, Jamie Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweetimage of a starimage of a star
Forna, Aminatta Happiness
Forster, E.M. A Room With a View
Fowles, John The Magus Revised
Frankel, Laurie This is How It Always Isimage of a starimage of a star
Franqui, Leah America for Beginners
Freudenberger, Nell Lost and Wanted
Friedland, Elyssa Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Friedman, Max Painful Joy NF
Frost, Mark The Greatest Game Ever Played NF
G through I Back to top
Gad, Marra B. The Color of Love: A Story of a Mixed-Race Jewish Girl NF
Galgut, Damon The Promise
Gallico, Paul Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris
Gamble, Terry Eulogist
Garrett, Natalie Eve Eat Joy NF
Ginsburg, Ruth Bader My Own Words NF
Gladwell, Malcolm Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know NF
Glaser, Gabrielle American Baby NF
Golding, William Lord of the Flies
Goldman, William Adventures in the Screen Trade NF
Gonzales, Laurence Deep Survival NF
Goodwin, Doris Kearns Team of Rivals NF
Gordon, Mary There Your Heart Lies
Gordon-Reed, Annette On Juneteenth NF
Grann, David Killers of the Flower Moon NFimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Greer, Andrew Sean Lessimage of a starimage of a star
Grisham, John The Innocent Manimage of a starimage of a star
Groff, Lauren The Monsters of Templeton
Gross, Andrew Button Man
Gross, Max The Lost Shtetl
Gurnah, Abdulrazak Afterlives
Gwin, Minrose Promise
Haig, Alexander Inner Circles NF
Haig, Matt The Humans
Haig, Matt The Midnight Libraryimage of a starimage of a star
Hamid, Mohisin Exit Westimage of a starimage of a star
Hamill, Pete Forever
Hanff, Helene 84, Charing Cross Road NF
Hannah, Kristin The Four Windsimage of a starimage of a star
Hannah, Kristin The Great Aloneimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Hansberry, Lorraine A Raisin in the Sunimage of a star
Harris, Nathan The Sweetness of Water
Harrison, Robert Pogue Forests: The Shadow of Civilization NF
Hartnett, Annie Unlikely Animals
Heinlein, Robert Starship Troopers
Heinlein, Robert Stranger in a Strange Land
Helprin, Mark Paris in the Present Tenseimage of a star
Hemingway, Ernest A Farewell to Arms
Herbert, Frank Dune
Herr, Michael Dispatches NF
Highsmith, Patricia The Talented Mr. Ripley
Hill, Nathan The Nix
Hoffman, Alice The Dovekeepers
Hoffman, Alice The Marriage of Oppositesimage of a star
Holsinger, Bruce The Gifted School
Homer The Odyssey
Honeyman, Gail Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fineimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Hood, Ann Kitchen Yarns NF
Horowitz, Anthony Magpie Murders
Houellebecq, Michel Submission
House, Silas Southernmost
Hoving, Thomas Making the Mummies Dance NF
Ishiguro, Kazuo Never Let Me Go
Isaacson, Walter Benjamin FranklinNFimage of a star
J through L Back to top
James, Henry Daisy Miller
James, Henry Washington Square
James, P.D. Death Comes to Pemberleyimage of a starimage of a star
Jaouad, Suleika Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted NF
Jenner, Natalie The Jane Austen Society
Johnson, Victoria American Eden NF
Jones, Tayari An American Marriageimage of a star
Joshi, Alka The Henna Artist
Juster, Norton The Phantom Tollbooth JUVimage of a star
Keane, Mary Beth Ask Again, Yesimage of a star
Keane, Mary Beth Feverimage of a star
Keefe, Patrick Radden Empire of Pain NF
Keefe, Patrick Radden Say Nothing NFimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Keegan, Claire Small Things Like These
Kelly, Martha Hall Lilac Girlsimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Kennedy, Kostya True: The Four Seasons of Jackie Robinson NF
Kiernan, Denise The Girls of Atomic City NFimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
King, Gilbert Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the dawn of a new America
NF
Kingsolver, Barbara Unsheltered
Kitamura, Katie Intimacies
Ko, Lisa Leaversimage of a starimage of a star
Korelitz, Jean Hanff The Plot
Krueger, William Kent This Tender Landimage of a star
Kumar, Amitava Immigrant Montana
Kushner, Rachel The Mars Room
Lahiri, Jhumpa Interpreter of Maladiesimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Lalami, Laila The Other Americans
Land, Stephanie Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive NF
Larsen, Nella Passing
Larson, Erik The Devil in the White City
Larson, Erik The Splendid and the Vile
Leary, Ann The Foundling
Le Carré, John Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Lee, Harper To Kill a Mockingbird
Lee, Min Jin Pachinkoimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Lee, Stacey The Downstairs Girl YA
Lefteri, Christy The Beekeeper of Aleppo
Le Guin, Ursula The Left Hand of Darkness
Lepore, Jill The Secret History of Wonder Woman NF
Lester, Natasha The Paris Seamstress
Lewis, Michael The Premonition: A Pandemic Story NF
Lightman, Alan Reunion
Lin, Chia-Chia The Unpassing
Lin-Liu, Jen On the Noodle Road NF
Liu, Cinin Three Body Problemimage of a star
Lively, Penelope Family Albumimage of a star
Locke, Attica Bluebird, Bluebirdimage of a star
Loewen, James W. Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong NF
Lowry, Lois The Giver
M through O Back to top
Macdonald, Helen H Is for Hawk NF
Makkai, Rebecca The Great Believers
Malkin, Peter Z. Eichmann in My Hands NF
Mann, Thomas Death in Veniceimage of a star
Massie, Robert Catherine the Great NF
Matthews, Jason Red Sparrow
Maugham, W. Somerset The Painted Veilimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Maxwell, William They Came Like Swallows
Mayes, Frances Women in Sunlight
Mbue, Imbolo Behold the Dreamersimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
McCullough, David John Adamsimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
McCullough, David The Johnstown FloodNFimage of a starimage of a star
McCullough, David The Pioneers NF
McConaghy, Charlotte Once There Were Wolves
McDermott, Alice Someone
McEwan, Ian The Children Actimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
McLain, Paula Circling the Sunimage of a star
McNamara, Michelle I’ll Be Gone in the Dark NF
McQuiston, Casey Red, White & Royal Blue
Meissner, Susan The Nature of Fragile Things
Meltzer, Brad The First Conspiracy NF
Merritt, Tyler I Take My Coffee Black NF
Meyer, Philipp American Rust
Michaelides, Alex The Silent Patient
Millard, Candice Destiny of the Republic NF
Miller, Madeline Circe
Miller, Madeline The Song of Achilles
Mirza, Fatima Farheen A Place for Usimage of a starimage of a star
Moehringer, J.R. The Tender BarNFimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Montgomery, Sy The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness NF
Moore, Graham The Last Days of Nightimage of a star
Moore, Kate The Woman They Could Not Silence NF
Morain, Dan Kamala’s Way: An American Life NF
Moriarty, Liane What Alice Forgot
Morris, Mary Gateway to the Moon
Morrison, Toni The Origin of Others NF
Morrison, Toni Song of Solomonimage of a star
Navin, Rhiannon Only Child
Ng, Celeste Little Fires Everywhereimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Nguyen, Viet Thanh The Sympathizerimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Noah, Trevor Born a Crime NFimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
O’Brien, Tim The Things They Carried
O’Connor, Flannery The Complete Stories
O’Faolain, Nuala My Dream of Youimage of a star
O’Farrell, Maggie Hamnet: A Novel of the Plagueimage of a star
Olson, Lynn Last Hope Island NF
Ondaatje, Michael Warlightimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Orange, Tommy There Thereimage of a starimage of a star
Orlean, Susan The Library Book NF
Owens, Delia Where the Crawdads Singimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Oz, Amos Between Friends
Oz, Amos Judas
Ozeki, Ruth A Tale for the Time Beingimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
P through R Back to top
Parssinen, Kaija The Ruins of Us
Perkins, Valdez Take My Hand
Perry, Mark Partners in Command NF
Philipps, David Alpha: Eddie Gallagher and the War for the Soul of the Navy Seals NF
Phillips, Julia Disappearing Earthimage of a star
Pilcher, Rosamund The Shell Seekers
Pirandello, Luigi Six Characters in Search of an Author
Pollan, Michael How to Change Your Mind NF
Powers, J.F. Morte d’Urban
Powers, Richard The Overstoryimage of a star
Quindlen, Anna Alternate Side
Quinn, Kate The Alice Networkimage of a starimage of a star
Ragen, Naomi The Devil in Jerusalem
Reid, Taylor Jenkins The Seven Husbands pf Evelyn Hugoimage of a star
Richardson, Kim Michele The Book Woman of Troublesome Creekimage of a star
Robertson, Cara The Trial of Lizzie Borden NF
Robison, Mary Why Did I Ever?
Rooney, Kathleen Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walkimage of a starimage of a star
Rooney, Sally Normal Peopleimage of a star
Roper, Richard How to Not Die Alone
Russell, Jan Jarboe The Train to Crystal City NF
S through U Back to top
Salama, Jordan Every Day the River Changes NF
Salinger, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye
Samin, Nosrat Salt, Fat, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking NF
Sancton, Julian Madhouse at the End of the Earth: The Belgica’s Journey Into the Dark Antarctic Night NF
Saramago, José Blindness
Saslow, Eli Rising Out of Hatred
Saunders, George Lincoln in the Bardoimage of a starimage of a star
Schaap, Rosie Drinking With Men NF
Schine, Cathleen They May Not Mean to, But They Doimage of a star
See, Lisa The Island of the Sea Women image of a starimage of a star
See, Lisa The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Laneimage of a star
Sentilles, Sarah Stranger Care: A Memoir of Loving What Isn’t Ours NF
Shaara, Michael Killer Angels
Shafia, Louisa The New Persian Kitchen NF
Shapiro, Dani Inheritance NFimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Smith, Ali How to Be Both
Smith, Betty A Tree Grows in Brooklynimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Smith, Dominic The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
Smith, Patti Just Kids NFimage of a starimage of a star
Smith, Zadie Grand Union
Standage, Tom A History of the World in 6 Glasses NFimage of a star
Stegner, Wallace Angle of Reposeimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Stegner, Wallace Spectator Birdimage of a star
Steinmetz, Greg American Rascal: How Jay Gould Built Wall Street’s Biggest Fortune NF
Stevenson, Bryan Just Mercy NFimage of a star
Straub, Emma All Adults Here
Strout, Elizabeth My Name is Lucy Bartonimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Strout, Elizabeth Oh, William!
Stuart, Douglas Shuggie Bain
Sullivan, Mark Beneath the Scarlet Sky
Tan, Twan Eng The Garden of Evening Mists
Tharp, Twyla The Creative Habit NF
Tolstoy, Leo Hadji Murad
Toews, Mirian Women Talking
Toole, John Kennedy A Confederacy of Dunces
Towles, Amor A Gentleman in Moscowimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Towles, Amor Rules of Civilityimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Turgenev, Ivan Fathers and Sonsimage of a star
Twain, Mark Pudd’nhead Wilson
Tyler, Ann French Braid
Urrea, Luis Alberto The House of Broken Angeles
V through Z Back to top
Vanderbilt, Tom Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us) NF
Vargas, Jose Dear America: Notes of An Undocumented Citizen NFimage of a star
Villarosa, Linda Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and the Health of a Nation NF
Vincent, Isabel Dinner with Edward NF
Waldman, Michael The Second Amendment NF
Wall, Cara The Dearly Beloved
Wang, Qian Julie Beautiful Country NF
Ward, Jesmyn Men We Reaped NF
Warrick, Joby Black Flags: The Rise of Isis
Weiner, Jennifer Mrs. Everything
Weiss, Leah If the Creek Don’t Rise
Wells, H.G. The War of the Worlds
Westover, Tara Educated NFimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Wharton, Edith The House of Mirth
Whitehead, Colson Harlem Shuffle
Whitehead, Colson The Nickel Boysimage of a starimage of a star
Whitehead, Colson The Underground Railroadimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Wilder, Thornton The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Wilkerson, Isabel Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents NF
Williams, Beatriz Our Woman in Moscow
Williams, Niall This is Happiness
Williams, Tennessee Cat on the Hot Tin Roof
Winawer, Melodie The Scribe of Siena
Winchester, Simon Krakatoa NF
Wingate, Lisa Before We Were Yoursimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a starimage of a star
Wolff, Tobias The Night in Question
Wolff, Tobias Old Schoolimage of a star
Woodson, Jacqueline Red at the Bone
Woolf, Virginia Mrs. Dalloway
Wolitzer, Meg The Female Persuasion
Wolitzer, Meg The Wifeimage of a star
Worsley, Lucy Jane Austen at Home NF
Xilonen, Aura The Gringo Champion
Yanique, Tiphanie Land of Love and Drowning
Yourcenar, Marguerite Memoirs of Hadrianimage of a star
Yousafzai, Malala I Am Malala NFimage of a star
Yovanovitch, Maria Lessons From the Edge NF
Yu, Charles Interior Chinatown
Zevin, Gabrielle The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Zevin, Gabrielle Young Jane Young
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