EventsBook Lovers' Bistro: Book Club

Book Lovers' Bistro: Book Club

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Whitney Library


This year's reading list for Whitney Library's Book Lovers' Bistro, which meets for a lively discussion of a different book in a variety of genres and subjects. We meet the second Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. to mingle and at 6:30 p.m. for the discussion. Please note this reading list is subject to change. Check with the Adult Services desk to verify the monthly selection and to see if you can pick up a copy of the book! Please call 702.507.4011 for more information.

January 14th

Our Town: a play in three acts (1938) by Thornton Wilder

1938 Pulitzer Prize for best drama

We will be having a special table reading of the play the week before our discussion. Please sign up with the Adult Services Desk if you are interested in participating. Table Reading: Tuesday, January 7th from 5 – 8 p.m. 

February 11th

An American Marriage (2018) by Tayari Jones

Longlist, National Book Awards 2018 for Fiction

March 10th

Hillbilly Elegy (2016) by J.D. Vance (NON-FICTION)

"You will not read a more important book about America this year."—The Economist

April 14th

Leavers (2017) by Lisa Ko

2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction

May 12th 

Tattooist of Auschwitz (2018) by Heather Morris

recommended by Cheryl B.

June 9th

Less (2017) by Andrew Greer

2018 Pulitzer Prize: A generous book, musical in its prose and expansive in its structure and range, about growing older and the essential nature of love.

July 14th

There There (2018) by Tommy Orange

Longlist, National Book Awards 2018 for Fiction

August 11th

The Friend (2018) by Sigrid Nunez

2018 National Book Award Winner for fiction

September 15th

Next Year in Havana (2018) by Chanel Cleeton

Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick

October 13th

Great Alone (2017) by Kristin Hannah

November 10th

Gentleman in Moscow (2016) by Amor Towles

Amazon Best Books of 2016; New York Times - Editor's Choice; Kirkus Prize Finalist

December 8th

All Creatures Great and Small (1972) by James Herriot

Other books being considered:


Down the River Unto the Sea (2018) by Walter Moseley

Fates and Furies (2015) by Lauren Groff

Japanese Lover (2015) by Isabel Allende

Lake House (2015) by Kate Morton

Leaving Time (2014) by Jodi Picoult

Lincoln in the Bardo (2017) by George Saunders

Little Fires Everywhere (2017) by Celeste Ng

Neverhome (2014) by Laird Hunt

The Wangs vs the World (2016) by Jade Chang

One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez


Leonardo Da Vinci (2017) by Walter Isaacson

Endurance : a year in space, a lifetime of discovery (2017) by Scott Kelly with Margaret Lazarus

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