Novel Ideas Book Club

Reading List

The following are the Novel Ideas Book Club’s selections for 2017 & 2018:

Location

The Novel Ideas Book Club meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 11 am in the Purcell Meeting Room on the 3rd floor of the Peninsula Center Library.
701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

Contact

For inquiries about the club, please visit the events calendar or the reference desk at 310-377-9584 x601.

Previous titles: 

  • December 16, 2014 - THE MAID'S VERSION - DANIEL WOODRELL
  • January 20, 2015 - THE HOUSE OF BREATH - WILLIAM GOYEN
  • February 17, 2015 - THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE GRAPE - JOHN FANTE
  • March 17, 2015 - ASTRAGAL - ALBERTINE SARRAZIN
  • April 21, 2015 - THIS SIDE OF INNOCENCE - RASHID AL-DAIF
  • May 19, 2015 - FROM THE MEMOIRS OF A NON-ENEMY COMBATANT - ALEX GILVARRY
  • June 16, 2015 - ALL PASSION SPENT - VITA SACKVILLE-WEST
  • July 21, 2015 - A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY - J.L. CARR
  • August 18, 2015 - THE SUMMER BOOK - TOVE JANSSON
  • September 15, 2015 - THE FISH CAN SING - HALLDOR LAXNESS
  • October 20, 2015 - THE SLEEPWALKING LAND - MIA COUTO
  • November 17, 2015 - GOD'S BITS OF WOOD - OUSMANE SEMBEN
  • December 2015 - no meeting
  • January 19, 2016 - Narrow Road to the Deep North - Richard Flanagan
  • February 16, 2016 - Street of Thieves - Mathias Enard
  • March 15, 2016 - Damascus Nights - Rafik Schami
  • April 19, 2016 - Dreams of My Russian Summers - Andre Makine
  • May 17, 2016 - Story of My Teeth - Valeria Luiselli
  • June 21, 2016 - Honeymoon - Patrick Modiano
  • July 19, 2016 - The 6:41 to Paris - Jean-Philippe Blondel
  • August 16, 2016 - Gifts - Nuruddin Farah
  • September 20, 2016 - Bridge of Beyond - Simone Schwarz-Bart
  • October 18, 2016 - Ways of Going Home - Alejandro Zambra
  • November 15, 2016 - Please Look After Mom - Kyung-Sook Shin
  • December 2016 - no meeting
  • January 2017 - Brdige on the Drina
  • February 2017 - Chess Story
  • March 2017 - Island of a Thousand Mirrors
  • April 2017 - 40 Rules of Love
  • May 2017 - South of the Border, West of the Sun
  • June 2017 - The Sound of Waves
  • July 2017 - Nowhere in Africa
  • August 2017 - Ancient Tillage
  • September 2017 - Saffron Dreams
  • October 2017 - Ancient Tillage