Flathead County Library Book Club meets the 2nd Tuesday, September 2012- June 2013 at 5:00 pm in the conference room of the Kalispell Branch of Flathead County Library
September 11 Uris, HAJ
An epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness in the Middle East.
October 9 Larson, IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS: LOVE TERROR AND AN AMERICAN FAMILY IN HILTER’S BERLIN
In this readable narrative, the author offers a real-life eyewitness perspective inside the Nazi hierarchy as Hitler came to power.
November 13 Ondaatje, A CAT’S TABLE
In the early 1950s, an eleven-year-old boy boards a ship bound for England. As the narrative moves between decks and holds of the ship the book tells of the forbidden discoveries of childhood.
December 11 Massie, CATHERINE THE GREAT: PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN
The biography of Catherine the Great, Russian empress, centering on her struggle to rule backward Russia using the ideals of the Enlightenment philosophers.
January 8 Marlantes, WHAT IT IS LIKE TO GO TO WAR
A Rhodes scholar who served as a marine lieutenant in Vietnam tells this story.
February 12 Standage, A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN SIX GLASSES
Throughout human history, certain drinks have had a surprising influence on the course of history, becoming the defining drink during a pivotal historical period.
March 12 Hays, CIRCLING
A man and wife and their two children of mixed heritage struggle to find their identities in the two worlds they inhabit, trying to reconcile modernity and the ancient beliefs and rituals of Native American culture.
April 9 Michaels, GRAND AMBITION
The tale of newlyweds who set out in 1928 to run the rapids of the Grand Canyon.
May 14 Erdrich, MASTER BUTCHER’S SINGING CLUB
A story of love, death, redemption, and resurrection after German soldier Fidelis Waldvogel returns home from World War I to marry then packs up his father's butcher knives and sets sail for America settling in Argus, North Dakota
June 11 Strayed, WILD: FROM LOST TO FOUND ON THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL
A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe and built her back up again.