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Book Group

The Baldwin Street Book Group gets together every 4 to 6 weeks for a casual discussion about a book we have all read. Every group member is encouraged to take a turn in making a book selection. Consequently we have read books with a variety of themes, genres and settings.


A sampling of books we have read

  • Midwives Chris Bohjalian
  • The Amateur Marriage Anne Tyler
  • Some Wildflower in My Heart Jamie Langston Turner
  • The Pillars of the Earth Ken Follett
  • The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
  • The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
  • Cage of Stars by Jacquelyn Mitchard
  • A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini (October 2007)
  • The Whistling Season, by Ivan Doing (July 2007)
  • Wrapped in Rain, by Charles Martin (April 2007)
  • A Girl Named Zippy by Haven Kimmel (March 2007)
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith (Jan 2007)
  • March by Geraldine Brooks (Oct 2006)
  • The Color of Water by James McBride (July 2006)
  • The Year of Pleasures by Elizabeth Berg (July 2006)
  • Through Gates of Splendor by Elisabeth Eliot (June 2006)
  • My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult (May 2006)
  • Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary Schmidt (Feb 2006)
  • Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi (March 2005)
  • Journey from the Land of No by Roya Hakakian (September 2004)
  • The Outside World by Tova Mirvis (May, 2004)
  • Touches the Sky by James Schaap (January, 2004)
  • The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd (June, 2003)
  • Peace Like A River by Leif Enger (February, 2003)

New members are welcome. Call Phyllis at 457-0453 for dates and places.