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Island City Book Club
book cover imageThe Island City Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month at the Richard C. Sullivan Public Library of Wilton Manors, at 6:30 p.m.

Join us on May 21 for a special meeting of the Island City Book Club! Author Debra Dean will visit Wilton Manors Public Library to discuss her novel The Madonnas of Leningrad. Accolades for this novel include New York Times Editors Choice; American Library Association Notable Book; and Booklist Top 10 Novels of 2006.

Learn more about our May selection at the publisher's website.

Read The Guardian book review

Listen to an interview with the author on NPR

Plan ahead for summer reading with the Island City Book Club:

  • June 18: The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion / Fannie Flagg
  • July 16: True Blue / David Baldacci
  • August 20: The Fault in Our Stars / John Green
  • September 17: Making Rounds with Oscar : the Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat / David Dosa 

Past book club selections include the following works: 
  • A Thousand Acres / Jane Smiley
  • The Bonesetter's Daughter / Amy Tan
  • Defending Jacob / William Landay
  • Leela's Book / Alice Albinia
  • The History of Love / Nicole Krauss
  • Suite Française / Irène Némirovsky
  • The Shoemaker’s Wife / Adriana Trigiani
  • Flight Behavior / Barbara Kingsolver
  • Cutting for Stone / Abraham Verghese
  • My Beloved World / Sonia Sotomayor
  • Tender is the Night / F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Killing Mister Watson / Peter Matthiessen
  • A Week in Winter / Maeve Binchy
  • Swamplandia! / Karen Russell

Options for obtaining copies of book club selections include:

Please visit us or contact the Public Library of Wilton Manors at (954) 390-2195 if you have questions about the Island City Book Club. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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