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Second Tuesday Book Discussion Groups


You are invited to attend the Second Tuesday Book Discussion Groups for adults, led by a member of the Library's Reader's Advisory staff.

These groups meet in the Bisbee Conference Room off the main lobby on the second Tuesday of the month, at either 10:00 to 11:15 a.m. or 7:00 to 8:15 p.m.

2nd Tuesdays

If you are a SCPL cardholder and need help getting a copy of a book for book discussion, please ask at the Reference & Reader Services Desk.

2018

January 9

Morning & Evening
Kitchens of the Great Midwest
By J. Ryan Stradal  ■  FIC STRADAL

February 14

Morning
Exit West
By Mohsin Hamid ■ FIC HAMID

Evening
Hillbilly Elegy
By J. D. Vance ■ 305.562 VAN

March 13

Morning
Hillbilly Elegy
by J. D. Vance  ■  305.562 VAN

Evening   
Exit West
by Mohsin Hamid   ■  FIC HAMID

April 10

Morning & Evening      
Pachinko
by Min Jin Lee  ■  FIC LEE

May 8

Morning & Evening
And Then There Were None
by Agatha Christie  ■  FIC CHRISTIE

June 12

Morning
Driving Miss Norma 
by Tim Bauerschmidt ■ 362.196994 BAU

Evening
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
by Trevor Noah ■ 792,7028 NOA

July 10

Morning & Evening
Euphoria
by Lily King ■  FIC KING

August 14

Morning & Evening
Behold the Dreamers
by Imbolo Mbue ■  FIC MBUE

2017

January 

Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion
by Jon Katz  ■  636.182 KAT

February 

Homegoing
by Yaa Gyasi  ■  FIC GYASI

So Big
by Edna Ferber  ■  FIC FERBER

March 

Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free
by Héctor Tobar  ■  363.119622 TOB

Orhan’s Inheritance
By Aline Ohanesian  ■  FIC OHANESIAN

April 

The Snow Child
by Eowyn Ivey  ■  FIC IVEY

May 

My Brilliant Friend 
by Elena Ferrante ■  FIC FERRANTE

June 

Manhunt: The Twelve-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer
by James Swanson  ■  973.7 SWA

July 

A Gentleman in Moscow 
by Amor Towles ■  FIC TOWLES

August 

Everyone Brave is Forgiven
by Chris Cleave ■  FIC CLEAVE

September 

Fates and Furies
by Lauren Groff ■  FIC GROFF

Homegoing
by Yaa Gyasi ■ FIC GYASI

October 

Heat and Light
by Jennifer Haigh ■  FIC HAIGH

The Underground Railroad
by Colson Whitehead ■  FIC WHITEHEAD

November 

The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home
by George Howe Colt  ■  974.492 COL

The Circle
by Dave Eggers ■  FIC EGGERS

December 

News of the World
by Paulette Jiles ■  FIC JILES

2016

January

Cold Comfort Farm
by Stella Gibbons ■ FIC GIBBONS

February

H is for Hawk
by Helen Macdonald ■ 598.944 MAC

Benediction
by Kent Haruf ■ FIC HARUF

March 

Benediction
by Kent Haruf   FIC HARUF

H is for Hawk 
by Helen Macdonald   598.944 MAC

April 

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
by Daniel James Brown ■ 797.123 BRO

May 

City of Thieves
by David Benioff  ■ FIC BENIOFF

June 

Nora Webster 
by Colm Tóibín  ■  FIC TOIBIN

July 

Burial Rites
by Hannah Kent  ■  FIC KENT

August 

Running the Rift
by Naomi Benaron  ■  FIC BENARON

$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America
by Kathryn J. Edin  ■  339.46 EDI

September 

$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America
by Kathryn J. Edin  ■  339.46 EDI

Running the Rift
by Naomi Benaron   ■  FIC BENARON

October 

The Haunting of Hill House 
by Shirley Jackson  ■  FIC JACKSON

November 

Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
by Sherry Turkle  ■  302.231 TUR

December 

Dear Committee Members
by Julie Schumacher  ■  FIC SCHUMACHER

Tinkers
by Paul Harding  ■  FIC HARDING

Titles read by the Book Discussion Groups

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