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4th Monday - Modern Literature Read in Past Years

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Title First Name Last Name Year Read
Angle of ReposeWallaceStegner01/02
Corelli's MandolinLouisDe Bernieres01/02
Daughter of FortuneIsabelAllende01/02
Galileo's DaughterDavaSobel01/02
Into the ForestJeanHegland01/02
Sparrow, TheMary DoriaRussell01/02
Voyage of the Narwhal, TheAndreaBarrett01/02
Anil's GhostMichaelOndaatje02/03
Back When We Were GrownupsAnneTyler02/03
Blackberry Wine: A NovelJoanneHarris02/03
Daughter of the ForestJulietMarillier02/03
Egg and I, TheBettyMacDonald02/03
Empire FallsRichard Russo02/03
Grapes of Wrath, TheJohnSteinbeck02/03
My Dream of YouNualaO'Faolain02/03
RoseMartin CruzSmith02/03
Blind Assassin, TheMargaretAtwood03/04
Family Pictures: A NovelSueMiller03/04
Life of PiYannMartel03/04
Piano Tuner, TheDanielMason03/04
Prodigal Summer: A NovelBarbaraKingsolver03/04
Secret Life of Bees, TheSue MonkKidd03/04
Bel CantoAnnPatchett04/05
Cantora: A NovelSylviaLopez-Medina04/05
Cure for Death by Lightning, TheGailAnderson-Dargatz04/05
Great Fire, TheShirleyHazzard04/05
Kite Runner, TheKhaledHosseini04/05
Lovely Bones, TheAliceSebold04/05
Reading Lolita in TehranAzarNafisi04/05
Tears of the GiraffeAlexanderMcCall Smith04/05
Beekeeper's Apprentice, TheLaurie R.King05/06
Before You Know KindnessChrisBohjalian05/06
Confessions of Max Tivoli, TheAndrew SeanGreer05/06
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, TheMarkHaddon05/06
Ice Queen, TheAliceHoffman05/06
Known World, TheEdward P.Jones05/06
Reader, TheBernhardSchlink05/06
Shadow of the Wind, TheCarlos RuizZafon05/06
Ahab's Wife: Or, The Star-Gazer; A NovelSena JeterNaslund06/07
DaVinci Code, TheDanBrown06/07
Devil in the White City, TheErikLarson06/07
Disobedience: A NovelJaneHamilton06/07
Mermaid Chair, TheSue MonkKidd06/07
Middlesex; A NovelJeffreyEugenides06/07
Sammy and Juliana in HollywoodBenjamin AlireSaenz06/07
Thread of Grace, AMary DoriaRussell06/07
Birth of Venus, TheSarahDunant07/08
Down by the RiverEdnaO'Brien07/08
Eat, Pray, LoveElizabethGilbert07/08
Fasting, FeastingAnitaDesai07/08
Glass Castle, TheJeannetteWalls07/08
Nine Parts of DesireGeraldineBrooks07/08
Rise and ShineAnnaQuindlen07/08
Water for ElephantsSaraGruen07/08
Donkey BabySoniaSong08/09
Double Bind, TheChrisBohjalian08/09
Inheritance of Loss, TheKiranDesai08/09
Loving FrankNancyHoran08/09
Night of Many DreamsGailTsukiyama08/09
Scandalous Life, AMaryLovell08/09
Suite FrancaiseIreneNemirovsky08/09
Three Cups of TeaGregMortenson08/09
Vilvaldi's VirginsBarbara Quick08/09
Beautiful BoyDavidSheff09/10
Bold Spirit: Helga Estby's Forgotten WalkLinda LawrenceHunt09/10
Book Thief, TheMarkusZusak09/10
Close Range: Wyoming StoriesAnnieProulx09/10
Guernsey Literary and Potato Pie Society, TheMary AnnBarrows09/10
Omnivore's Dilemma, TheMichaelPollan09/10
Run: A NovelAnnPatchett09/10
Time Traveler's Wife, TheAudreyNiffenegger09/10
To Kill A MockingbirdHarperLee09/10
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the WestGregoryMaguire09/10
Cutting For StoneAbrahamVerghese10/11
Dreamers of the DayMary DoriaRussell10/11
Five Quarters of the OrangeJoanneHarris10/11
Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TheSteigLarsson10/11
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and SweetJamieFord10/11
Lacuna, TheBarbaraKingsolver10/11
Never Let Me GoKazuoIshiguro10/11
Olive KitteridgeElizabethStout10/11
Tortilla Curtain, TheT.C.Boyle10/11
Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao, TheJunotDiaz11/12
Crossing to SafetyWallaceStegner11/12
Female Brain, TheLouannBrizendine11/12
Help, TheKathrynStockett11/12
Historian, TheElizabethKostova11/12
Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, TheRebeccaSkloot11/12
Little BeeChrisCleave11/12
Northern Light, AJenniferDonnelly11/12
Portrait of a Lady, TheHenryJames11/12
Art of Racing in the Rain, TheGarthStein12/13
Book of Salt, TheMoniqueTruong12/13
Night Circus, TheErinMorgenstern12/13
No One is Here Except All of UsRamonaAusubel12/13
Pride and PrejudiceJaneAustin12/13
State of WonderAnnPatchett12/13
Too Much HappinessAliceMunro12/13
Walk in the Woods, ABillBryson12/13
White TeethZadieSmith12/13
Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing, TheMelissa Bank00/01
Letters from YellowstoneDianeSmith00/01
Object LessonsAnnaQuindlen00/01
Poisonwood Bible, TheBarbaraKingsolver00/01
Sister of My HeartChitra BanerjeeDivakaruni00/01
Vintner's Luck, TheElizabethKnox00/01
White OleanderJanetFitch00/01
Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, TheMichaelMorpurgo13/14
Bridge of San Luis Rey, TheThorntonWilder13/14
In Cold BloodTrumanCapote13/14
Map of Love, TheAhdafSoueif13/14
Mission to ParisAlanFurst13/14
Oh My Stars: A NovelLornaLandvik13/14
Thousand Splendid Suns, AKhaledHosseini13/14
War HorseMichaelMorpurgo13/14
Wonder Boys: A NovelMichaelChabon13/14
Accordion CrimesAnnieProulx14/15
Cellist of Sarajevo, TheSteven Galloway14/15
La BravaElmoreLeonard14/15
Light Between Oceans, TheM.L.Stedman14/15
Me Before YouJojoMoyes14/15
Painted Girls, TheCathy MarieBuchanan14/15
Stream, TheA.R.Silverberry14/15
Tiger's Wife, TheTeaObreht14/15
All the Light We Cannot SeeAnthonyDoerr15/16
Autobiography of a FaceLucyGrealy15/16
Case HistoriesKateAtkinson15/16
Hanna Eisfelder GrunwaldReinhardOtto15/16
Marjorie MorningstarHermannWouk15/16
One Summer America, 1927BillBryson15/16
Orphan TrainChristina Kline15/16
Truth and BeautyAnnPatchett15/16
White, TheDeborahLarsen15/16
AmericanahChimamanda Ngozi Adichie16/17
Aviator's Wife, TheMelanie Benjamin16/17
Behind the Beautiful ForeversKatherineBoo16/17
Buddha in the Attic, The Julie Otsuka16/17
Imperfect BirdsAnneLamont16/17
Nightingale, The Kristin Hannah16/17
Spymistress: A NovelJennifer Chiaverini16/17
Thin Man, TheDashiell Hammett16/17
When Breath Becomes AirPaulKalanithi16/17
Children of the StoneSandyTolan17/18
Etta and Otto and Russell and JamesEmmaHooper17/18
Man Called Ove, AFredrikBackman17/18
News of the WorldPauletteJiles17/18
Tea Time For the Traditionally BuiltAlexanderMcCall Smith17/18
Year of WonderGeraldineBrooks17/18
Best We Could Do, TheThiBui18/19
Displaced, TheViet ThanhNguyen18/19
Gentleman in Moscow, AAmorTowles18/19
I Will always Write BackMartin, CaitlinGanda, Alifirenka18/19
Invention of Wings, TheSue MonkKidd18/19
RebeccaDaphneDu Maurier18/19
Sacre BleuChristopherMoore18/19
This Is How It Always IsLaurieFrankel18/19
To the Bright Edge of the WorldEowynIvey18/19
Alice Network, TheKateQuinn19/20
Born a CrimeTrevorNorth19/20
Botany of Desire, TheMichaelPollan19/20
City of ThievesDavidBenioff19/20
Lying Game, TheRuthWare19/20
Snow Child, TheEowynIvey19/20
Soul of an Octopus, TheSyMontgomery19/20
Dune FrankHerbert75/76
Ebony Tower , The JohnFowles75/76
Fear of Flying EricaJong75/76
I Know Why the Caged Bird SingsMayaAngelou75/76
One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel GarciaMarquez75/76
Pentimento LillianHellman75/76
When I Say No I Feel Guilty ManuelSmith75/76
Key to Rebecca KenFollett80/81
Ordinary PeopleJudithGuest80/81
Woman of Substance, ABarbara TaylorBradford80/81
Covenant, The JamesMichener81/82
Final Payment MaryGordon81/82
Gorky Park Martin CruzSmith81/82
Kane and Abel JeffreyArcher81/82
Last Convertible, The AntonMyer81/82
Lucifer's Hammer L. Niven and J.Pournelle81/82
Noble HouseJamesClavell81/82
Woman of Independent Means, A ElizabethHailey81/82
Awakening, TheKateChopin82/83
Clan of the Cave BearJeanAuel82/83
Marriages Between Zones 3,4,5 DorisLessing82/83
Rabbitt is Rich JohnUpdike82/83
Semi-Attached Couple and the Semi Detached HouseEmilyEden82/83
Shibumi  Trevanian 82/83
Sophie's Choice WilliamStyron82/83
Spring Moon Bette BaoLord82/83
Tai panJamesClavell82/83
Winds of War HermannWouk82/83
Absalom, AbsalomWilliamFaulkner83/84
Agony and The Ecstasy, The IrvingStone83/84
Fifth Business RobertsonDavis83/84
Hotel New Hampshire, The JohnIrving83/84
Left Hand of Darkness UrsulaLe Guin83/84
My Name is Asher Lev ChaimPotok83/84
Once and Future King, TheT.H.White 83/84
Valley of the HorsesJeanAuel83/84
War and Remembrance HermannWouk83/84
Women in Love D.H.Lawrence83/84
Great Gatsby, TheF. ScottFitzgerald84/85
Heat and Dust Ruth PrawlerJhabvala84/85
Long Days Journey Into Night, A EugeneO'Neil84/85
Mists of Avalon, The Marion ZimmerBradley84/85
Passage to IndiaE.M.Forster84/85
Out on a LimbShirleyMcClane85/86
Trinity LeonUris 85/86 97/98
Celestial Navigator AnneTyler 86/87
Choice of Heros, A MarkGerzon86/87
Hold the DreamBarbara TaylorBradford86/87
House TracyKidder86/87
Woman's Reality Anne WilsonSchaef86/87
Zelda NancyMilford86/87
And So It Goes LindaEllerby87/88
Bone People, The KeriHulme87/88
Confederacy of Dunces, A John KennedyToole 87/88
Freedom At Midnight LarryCollins87/88
Handmaid's TaleMargaretAtwood87/88
Prince of TidesPatConroy87/88
Proof DickFrancis87/88
Search for Intelligent Life in the Universe, TheLillyTomlin 87/88
Tender is the NightF. ScottFitzgerald87/88
Bonfires of the Vanities TomWolfe88/89
Cashelmara SusanHowatch88/89
Her Mother's Daughter MarilynFrench88/89
Housekeeping MarilynneRobinson88/89
Hunt for Red October, TheTomClancy88/89
Lonesome DoveLarryMcMurtrie88/89
Presumed Innocents ScottTurow 88/89
Song of Soloman ToniMorrison88/89
Southern Family, A GailGodwin88/89
Accidental Tourist AnneTyler 89/90
Cardinal in the Kremlin TomClancy89/90
Eight, The KatherineNeville89/90
House of Spirits IsabelAllende89/90
Life and Death in ShanghaiNinenCheng89/90
My Life As A Gal AliceKahn89/90
Only Children RafaelYglesias 89/90
Sister Age M.F.K.Fisher89/90
West With the Night BerylMarkham89/90, 16/17
Annie John JamaicaKincaid90/91
Bean Tree, The BarbaraKingsolver90/91
Depths of Glory IrvingStone90/91
Joy Luck Club AmyTan90/91
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All AlexGurganus90/91
Sands of Time SidneySheldon90/91
Shell Seekers, The RosamundePilcher90/91
Tripmaster Monkey Maxine HongKingston90/91
Yellow Raft on Blue Water MichaelDorris90/91
Cat's Eye MargaretAtwood91/92
Education of Little Tree, The ForestCarter91/92
Eva Luna IsabelAllende91/92
Frankenstein MaryShelley91/92
Jane Eyre CharlotteBronte91/92
John Dollar MarianneWiggins 91/92
Palace Walls NaquidMahfouz91/92
Wide Sargasso Sea JeanRhys 91/92
Year In Provence, A PeterMayle91/92
Crown of Columbus, The Michael Dorris and LouiseErdrich92/93
Ginger Tree OswaldWynd92/93
How to Make An American Quilt: A Novel WhitneyOtto92/93
Just Cause JohnKatzenbach92/93
Kitchen God's Wife, TheAmyTan 92/93
Lady's Maid MargaretForster92/93
Time to Kill, AJohnGrisham92/93
Turtle Moon AliceHoffman92/93
Animal Dreams BarbaraKingsolver93/94
Bastard out of Carolina DorothyAllison93/94
Every Living Thing JamesHerriot93/94
Face of a Stranger, TheAnnePerry93/94
Infinite Plan, TheIsabelAllende93/94
Jazz ToniMorrison93/94
Kitchen BananaYoshimoto93/94
Like Water For Chocolate LauraEsquivel93/94
Pelican Brief JohnGrisham93/94
Thousand Acres, A JaneSmiley93/94
After All These Years SusanIsaacs94/95
All the Pretty HorsesCormacMcCarthy94/95
Dangerous Mourning, A AnnePerry94/95
Defend and BetrayAnnePerry94/95
Dubliners, TheJamesJoyce94/95
Interview with the Vampire AnneRice94/95
Mama Makes Up Her Mind BaileyWhite 94/95
Pigs in Heaven BarbaraKingsolver94/95
Circle of FriendsMaeveBinchy95/96
Cry To Heaven AnneRice 95/96
Day After Tomorrow , TheAlanFolson95/96
Leaving Cold SassyOlive AnnBurns95/96
Robber Bride, TheMargaretAtwood95/96
Skinny Legs and All TomRobbins95/96
Stone Diaries CarolShields95/96
Sudden Fearful Death, AAnnePerry95/96
Time and Again JackFinney95/96
Emma JaneAustin96/97
English Patient, The MichaelOndaatje 96/97
High Tide in Tucson BarbaraKingsolver96/97
Horse Whisperer, The NicholasEvans96/97
Ladder of Years AnneTyler 96/97
Living is Easy, TheDorothyWest96/97
Moo JaneSmiley96/97
Wedding, The DorothyWest96/97
Babel Tower A.S.Byatt97/98
Gone to SoldiersMargePiercy97/98
Original Sin P.D.James97/98
Orlando VirginiaWoolf97/98
She's Come UndoneWallyLamb97/98
Stones From the River UrsulaHegi97/98
Winter Wheat MildredWalker97/98
Cold MountainCharlesFrazier98/99
Divine Secrets of the Ya -Ya SisterhoodRebeccaWells98/99
God of Small Things, TheArundhatiRoy98/99
In the Memory of the ForestCharlesPowers98/99
Prince of West End Avenue, TheAlanIsler98/99
Samurai's Garden, TheGailTsukiyama98/99
Sweetheart Season, TheKaren JayFowler98/99
Under the Tuscan SunFrancesMayes98/99
Behind the Scenes at the MuseumKateAtkinson99/00
Fall of a Sparrow, TheRobertHellenga99/00
Gracious Plenty, ASheriReynolds99/00
Love in the Time of CholeraGabriel GarciaMarquez99/00
Memoirs of a GeishaArthurGolden99/00
Short History of a Prince, TheJaneHamilton99/00
Snow Falling on CedarsDavidGuterson99/00
And the Ladies of the Club Helen MoovenSantmyer 
Ashes in the Wind KathleenWoodiwiss 
Basil and Josephine Stories, The F. ScottFitzgerald 
Bell Jar, The SylviaPlath 
Brave New World AldousHuxley 
Camerons, The RobertCrichton 
Caravans JamesMichener 
Centennial JamesMichener 
Chariots of the Gods? ErichVon Daniken 
Chronicle of a Death Foretold Gabriel GarciaMarquez 
Cold Sassy TreeOlive AnnBurns 
Color Purple, The AliceWalker 
Descent of Woman, The ElaineMorgan 
Far Pavilions, TheM.M.Kaye 
French Lieutenant's Woman, TheJohnFowles 
Gift from the Sea Anne MorrowLindbergh 
Harvest Home ThomasTryon 
Implosion Conspiracy, The LouisNizer 
Little Prince, TheAntoineDeSaintExupery 
Sacajawea Anna LeeWaldo 
Shadow of the Moon M.M.Kaye 
Stones for Ibarra HarrietDoerr 
Thorn Birds, TheColleenMcCullough 
Tiger's Daughter, The BharatiMukherjee 
Walden Henry DavidThoreau 




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