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Island City Book Club
book cover imageThe Island City Book Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the library on the third Wednesday of each month. Join us on March 18 for visit from South Florida author John Dufresne, who will join our discussion about No Regrets, Coyote, his "classy and darkly witty thriller" (Library Journal).

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

Watch the author's TED talk, "How to Write a Story." 

Read The Buffalo News, 8/11/2013, book review.

Listen to an interview with the author on NPR: "'No Regrets': A Murder Mystery, Tangled in Life's Troubles."

Plan ahead to join the Island City Book Club for discussion of these selections:
  • April 15: Stiltsville / Susanna Daniel
  • May 20: The Art Forger / B. A. Shapiro
  • June 17: The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry / Gabrielle Zevin
  • July 15: Empires of the Indus: The Story of A River / Alice Albinia

Past book club selections include the following works: 

  • The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles / Katherine Pancol
  • D.V. / Diana Vreeland
  • Deck the Halls / Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark
  • The Invention of Wings / Sue Monk Kidd
  • A Walk Across the Sun / Corban Addison
  • 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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