Reading the Great Lakes

ReadingTheGreatLakes

Come explore the Lakes with us! We’ll read a range of titles including mystery, history, fiction, and nonfiction all taking place in the Great Lakes region—from Chicago to Cleveland. This book club will be lead by our smart librarians and will take place the first Thursday of every month. Additional copies of the book are available to be checked out on Level 4 of the Main Library. All caught up? Check out the selections from 201220132014, & 2015.

September

Treur-RezLife-web

Rez Life: An Indian’s Journey Through Reservation Life
by David Treuer

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October

Flournoy-TheTurnerHouse-web

The Turner House
by Angela Flournoy

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November

Giffels-TheHardWay-web

December

Bunn-TheBrink-web

The Brink: Stories
by Austin Bunn

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February

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Anatomy of a Murder
by Robert Traver

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March

Cooper-KnowTheMother-web

Know the Mother: Stories
by Desiree Cooper

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April

Cope-SongOfTheOwashtanong-web

Song of the Owashtanong: Grand Rapids Poetry in the 21st Century
by David Cope (editor)

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May

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The Charm Bracelet
by Viola Shipman

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June

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Bird Box
by Josh Malerman

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July

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Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story
by David Maraniss

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August

Rothbart-MyHeartIsAnIdiot-wed

My Heart is an Idiot: Essays
by Davy Rothbart

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This program is sponsored by the Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation. Please consider a gift today!