Contemporary Book Club

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Next Meeting
Thursday, October 12
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Gravel Heart by Abdulrazak Gurnah

This club focuses on recent works of literary fiction and occasional non-fiction. We normally meet from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of the month. Copies of the current book are available to borrow at the Reference Desk. For more information, please contact Jones Library staff member Linda Wentworth at

Gravel Heart
  1. Dictionary of Lost Words
  2. Small Things Like These
  3. Maame
  4. Solito
  5. We All Want Impossible Things
  6. Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead
  7. Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
  8. Olga Dies Dreaming
  9. Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner
  10. Black Cake
  11. Book of Form and Emptiness
  12. Unsettled Ground
  13. Eleanor Oliphant
  14. Call Me American
  15. Normal People
  16. Out of Darkness, Shining Light
  17. Limits of the World
  18. Five-Carat Soul
  19. There There
  20. Little Fires Everywhere
  21. The Friend
  22. All You Can Ever Know
  23. The Mothers
  24. Asymmetry
  25. Small Fry
  26. A Place for Us
  27. The Locals
  28. They May Not Mean To, But They Do
  29. Moonglow
  30. Sing, Unburied, Sing
  31. Future Home of the Living God
  32. The Music Shop
  33. Waking Lions
  34. All Grown Up
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  36. News of the World
  37. Home Fire
  38. The Locals
  39. The Secret History of Wonder Woman
  40. Pachinko
  41. Be Frank with Me
  42. Strangers in Their Own Land
  43. Man at the Helm
  44. Everyone Brave is Forgiven
  45. The Return
  46. Lab Girl
  47. My Brilliant Friend
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  49. State Were In 152x235.jpg
  50. Marriage of Opposites 154x235.jpg
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  52. Residence 155x235.jpg
  53. Dimestore 155x235.jpg
  54. Three Strong Women 167x235.jpg
  55. Euphoria 153x235.jpg
  56. Strangeness in My Mind.jpg
  57. __Alice in Bed 157x235.jpg
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See a complete history of this club's selections.