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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 May 20 for a discussion of The Art Forger, B.A. Shapiro's bestselling novel about the infamous 1990 art heist at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

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

Visit the Gardner Museum's website and view Thirteen Works: Explore the Gardner's Stolen Art

Read The New York Times, 12/28/2012, Sunday book review.

Read an author interview on the Maine Crime Writers website.

Plan ahead to join the Island City Book Club for discussion of these selections:
  • June 17: The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry / Gabrielle Zevin
  • July 15: Empires of the Indus: The Story of A River / Alice Albinia
  • August 19: The Housemaid's Daughter / Barbara Mutch
  • September 16: Clara and Mr. Tiffany / Susan Vreeland

Past book club selections include the following works: 

  • Stiltsville / Susanna Daniel
  • No Regrets, Coyote / John Dufresne
    • Author John Dufresne graciously attended the Island City Book Club meeting on March 19, 2015.
  • 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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