September 6, 2011

New Book Club Selection

Our new book for Book Club is The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot. Also, in case you're interested, the other books presented by Camille Tarics for consideration (but not selected) are as follows:

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan (Pulitzer Prize winning story about a group of characters in the music industry.)

Room by Emma Donoghue (A fictional version of the Jaycee Dugard situation--woman held prisoner by rapist, told from the viewpoint of her five-year-old son.)

I Think I Love You by Allison Pearson (Two Welch thirteen-year-olds in love with David Cassidy.)

American Grace by Robert Putnam and David Campbell (A research-based comparison of religious beliefs in America.)

-Lisa Peterson