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Book Club Selections

The PA3 book club meets on the last Thursday of each month (except July, August & December) from 7-8:30 pm at a location on campus. 

Authors whose names appear in orange participated (or will participate) in the discussion.

  • November 2013 - The Accursed, Prof. Joyce Carl Oates (precursor to book club)
  • September 2014 - The Alchemist, Paolo Coehlo
  • October 2014 - Independence Day, Richard Ford
  • November 2014 - The Surrendered, Prof. Chang-Rae Lee
  • December 2014 - Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Wife, Queen Noor '73
  • February 2015 - Everything is Illuminated, Jonathan Safran Foer '99
  • March 2015 - Would You Kill the Fat Man?, David Edmonds
  • April 2015 - The Fifth Gospel, Ian Caldwell '98
  • May 2015 - Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking, Susan Cain ’89
  • June 2015 - Devo’s Freedom of Choice, Evie Nagy ’98
  • September 2015 - Wilson, A. Scott Berg '71
  • November 2015 - The Interestings, Meg Wolitzer
  • December 2015 - The Lowland, Jhumpa Lahiri
  • January 2016 - Far from the Tree, Andrew Solomon
  • March 2016 - The Fisherman, Chigozie Obioma
  • April 2016 - The Great Escape, Prof. Angus Deaton
  • May 2016 - Digging to America, Anne Tyler
  • June 2016 - Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • September 2016 - Middlesex, Prof. Jeffrey Eugenides
  • November 2016 - After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead, Prof. Alan Blinder '67
  • December 2016 - Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance
  • April 2017 - The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our Minds, Michael Lewis ’82
  • May 2017 - Small Great Things, Jodi Picoult ’87 S86 h16
  • June 2017 - The Incidental Oriental Secretary and Other Tales of Foreign Service, Richard L. Jackson ’62
  • September 2017 - I'd Die for You and Other Lost Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald, ed. Anne Margaret Daniel *99
  • October 2017 - Max Perkins: Editor of Genius, A. Scott Berg ’71
  • November 2017 - Camino Island, John Grisham
  • January 2018 - An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and an Epic, Daniel Mendelsohn *94
  • February 2018 - Exit West, Mohsin Hamid '93
  • March 2018 - Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life, Prof. Yiyun Li 
  • April 2018 - Truth or Truthiness: Distinguishing Fact from Fiction by Learning to Think Like a Data Scientist, Howard Wainer *68
  • May 2018 - The Final Club, Geoffrey Wolff '66
  • June 2018 - The Control of Nature, John McPhee '53

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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