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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 Wednesday, October 15, for a discussion of A Walk Across the Sun : a novel by Corban Addison.

Learn more about our September selection at the author's website.

Huffington Post, 3/5/2012: The author addresses ethical issues inherent in fictionalizing violence against children.

Reader's Guide questions: Find ideas to consider for discussion of the novel.

Plan ahead to join the Island City Book Club for discussion of these upcoming selections:
  • November 19: The Invention of Wings / Sue Monk Kidd 
  • December 10: Deck the Halls / Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark. Join us for this special meeting at the home of Barbara Gail Cuthbertson, to begin at 5:30 p.m.

The book group will also meet on December 17 at Oscar’s Tea Room for Royal Afternoon Tea, at 12:30 p.m. Reservation required; $19.95 + gratuity.

  • January 21: D.V. / Diana Vreeland 


Past book club selections include the following works: 
  • Making Rounds with Oscar: the Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat / David Dosa
  • The Fault in Our Stars / John Green
  • True Blue / David Baldacci
  • The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion / Fannie Flagg
  • The Madonnas of Leningrad / Debra Dean
  • 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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