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The Book Club Cookbook by Judy Gelman
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Sep 20, 2010

really liked it
bookshelves: food, nonfiction
Read in September, 2010

Very interesting! I wish I had discovered this book when it first came out in 2004. I only found it when a co-worker was getting ready to weed it due to lack of circulation.

It contains recipes and "food for thought" of some of the best discussion books (as of 2004) out there.

Some of the books included are:

Ahab's Wife by Sena Jeter Naslund
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
Atonement by Anna Karenina
Bel Canto by Anna Patchett
Bonesetter's Daughter by Amy Tan
Cane River by Lalita Tademy
Chocolat by Joanne Harris
Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Souljah
Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres
Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende
Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
Dive from Clausen's Pier by Ann Packer
Emperor of Ocean Park by Stephen Carter
Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by Rowling
The Hours by Michael Cunningham
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Leap of Faith by Queen Noor of Jordan
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
Milk in My Coffee by Eric Jerome Dickey
Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
October Suite by Maxine Clair
One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus
Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger
Personal History by Katherine Graham
Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross
Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
Red Tent by Anita Diamant
Road from Coorain by Jill Ker Conway
Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand
Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi
Three Junes by Julia Glass
Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
Waiting by Ha Jin

... and many many more!

We've had a lot of great books come out in recent years -- I sincerely wish there was an update to this book!
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