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The FIRST TUESDAY BOOK CLUB met at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month from May 2002 through March 2009. The club enjoyed lively discussions of both fiction and nonfiction, including biographies, classics, and contemporary works covering a variety of genres and cultures. Visit our Book Blog for a look at reviews of many of the First Tuesday selections and other books!

March, 2009 ~ Siblings The Sisters Mallone (Louisa Ermelino)
February, 2009 ~ Siblings The God of Small Things (Arundati Roy)
January, 2009 ~ The Funny Side of Life Winner of the National Book Award (Jincy Willett)
December, 2008 ~ The Funny Side of Life The Family Tree (Carole Cadwalladr)
November, 2008 ~ The Funny Side of Life Straight Man (Ricard Russo)
October, 2008 ~ Passion & Power InÚs of My Soul (Isabel Allende)
September, 2008 ~ Passion & Power Scroll of Seduction (Gioconda Belli)
August, 2008 ~ Passion & Power The Constant Princess (Philippa Gregory)
July, 2008 Summer break - No selection
June, 2008 Men and Angels (Mary Gordon)
May, 2008 The Known World (Edward P. Jones)
April, 2008 A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian (Marina Lewycka)
March, 2008 Temple of Music (Jonathan Lowry)
February, 2008 Leeway Cottage (Beth Gutcheon)
January, 2008 Fences (August Wilson)
December, 2007 Bribery, Corruption Also (H.R.F. Keating)
November, 2007 Queen Victoria: From Her Birth to the Death of the Prince Consort (Cecil Woodham-Smith)
October, 2007 Goodnight, Texas (William J. Cobb)
September, 2007 The Left Hand of Darkness (Ursula Le Guin)
August, 2007 Against All Enemies (Richard Clarke)
July, 2007 Sex Wars (Marge Piercy)
June, 2007 March (Geraldine Brooks)
May, 2007 Peyton Place (Grace Metalious)
April, 2007 Goodbye Without Leaving (Laurie Colwin)
March, 2007 The Professor and the Madman (Simon Winchester)
February, 2007 Peace Like a River (Leif Enger)
January, 2007 The Ladies Auxiliary (Tova Mirvis)
December, 2006 Cold Mountain (Charles Frazier)
November, 2006 The Awakening (Kate Chopin)
October, 2006 Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig (Jonathan Eig)
Septembert, 2006 Faceless Killers (Henning Mankell)
August, 2006 Crow Lake (Mary Lawson)
July, 2006 Transplanted Man (Sanjay Nigam)
June, 2006 The Epicure's Lament (Kate Christensen)
May, 2006 Acts of Worship: Seven Stories (Yukio Mishima)
April, 2006 Nothing Like It in the World (Stephen Ambrose)
March, 2006 The Raphael Affair (Iain Pears)
February, 2006 Namesake (Jhumpa Lahiri)
January, 2006 Amelia Earhart: A Biography (Doris Rich)
December, 2005 Enduring Love (Ian McEwan)
November, 2005 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Mark Haddon)
October, 2005 The Plot Against America (Philip Roth)
September, 2005 The Clarinet Polka (Keith Maillard)
August, 2005 The Soldier's Return (Melvyn Bragg)
July, 2005 American Jezebel (Eva LaPlante)
June, 2005 Possessing the Secret of Joy (Alice Walker)
May, 2005 The Biographer's Tale (A.S. Byatt)
April, 2005 Colors of the Mountain (Da Chen)
March, 2005 An American Childhood (Annie Dillard)
February, 2005 Devil in the White City (Erik Larson)
January, 2005 My Antonia (Willa Cather)
December, 2004 On the Occasion of My Last Afternoon (Kaye Gibbons)
November, 2004 The Virginian (Owen Wister)
October, 2004 Stone Diaries (Carol Shields)
September, 2004 Colony (Anne Rivers Siddons)
August, 2004 Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
July, 2004 The Joy Luck Club (Amy Tan)
June, 2004 The Color of Water (James McBride)
May, 2004 In the Lake of the Woods (Tim O'Brien)
April, 2004 Love in the Time of Cholera (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
March, 2004 Will Rogers: A Biography (Ben Yagoda)
February, 2004 Sunday Wife (Cassandra King)
January, 2004 The Christmas Box (Richard Paul Evans)
December, 2003 Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden)
November, 2003 The Little Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupery)
October, 2003 Bee Season (Myla Goldberg)
September, 2003 Black Narcissus (Rumer Godden)
August, 2003 Montana 1948 (Larry Watson)
July, 2003 Night Inspector (Frederick Busch)
June, 2003 We Band of Angels (Elizabeth M. Norman)
May, 2003 Giant (Edna Ferber)
April, 2003 Grass Dancer (Susan Power)
March, 2003 Cold Sassy Tree (Olive Ann Burns)
February, 2003 Alias Grace (Margaret Atwood)
January, 2003 Are You Somebody? (Nuala O'Faolain)
December, 2002 Girl in Hyacinth Blue (Susan Vreeland)
November, 2002 Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant (Ann Tyler)
October, 2002 Raisin in the Sun (Lorraine Hansberry)
September, 2002 The Shipping News (E. Annie Proulx)
August, 2002 Northanger Abbey (Jane Austen)
July, 2002 Total Control (David Baldacci)
June, 2002 A Room of My Own (Ann Tatlock)
May, 2002 The Good Earth (Pearl Buck)