The PM Lit Interest Group meetings are generally scheduled for the 3rd Monday evening of each month (except December) at 7:00 PM. Locations are announced in Twigs. If you have questions, email Phyllis.
The Non-Fiction AM Interest Group (NF-AM) generally meets every other month, on the 4th Wednesday at 10:30 AM. Additional information will be announced monthly in Twigs. If you have questions, email Sue.
The Non-Fiction PM Interest Group (NF-PM) generally meets every other month, on the 4th Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM. Additional information will be announced monthly in Twigs. If you have questions, email Ewa.
For those of you who try to keep up with more than one group, following is an integrated list of books selected for 2018-2019. Check Twigs each month for meeting locations.
|Book||Meeting Date*||Book for discussion|
|NF AM||Oct. 24, 2018||Weapons of Math Destruction by C. O’Neil|
|AM Lit||Nov. 2, 2018||The Tsar of Love and Techno by A. Marra|
|PM Lit||Nov. 19, 2018||Exit West by Mohsin Hamid|
|NF PM||Nov. 28, 2018||Evicted by Matthew Desmond|
|AM Lit||Dec. 7, 2018||Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi|
|NF AM||Dec. 19, 2018**||Hip Hop Genius by Sam Seidel|
|AM Lit||Jan. 4, 2019||Rules of Civility by Amor Towles|
|PM Lit||Jan. 21, 2019||Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate|
|NF PM||Jan. 23, 2019||Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston|
|AM Lit||Feb. 1, 2019||Pachinko by Min Lin Lee|
|PM Lit||Feb. 18, 2019||Women in Sunlight by Frances Mayes|
|NF AM||Feb. 27, 2019||The Road to Character by David Brooks|
|AM Lit||Mar. 1, 2019||The House of Broken Angels by Luis Urrea|
|PM Lit||Mar. 18, 2019||Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan|
|NF PM||Mar. 27, 2019||Natural Causes by Barbara Ehrenreich|
|AM Lit||Apr. 5, 2019||The Redbreast by Jo Nesbo|
|PM Lit||Apr. 22, 2019***||The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah|
|NF AM||Apr. 24, 2019||Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann|
|AM Lit||May 10, 2019***||Frankenstein by Mary Godwin Shelley|
|PM Lit||May 13, 2019***||Moses, Man of the Mountain by Z. Hurston|
|NF PM||May 22, 2019||The Hidden Life of Trees by P. Wohlleben|
|AM Lit||June 7, 2019||Book Selection Meeting & Pot Luck|
|PM Lit||June 17, 2019||Book Selection Meeting & Pot Luck|
|NF AM||June 26, 2019||The Dictator’s Handbook by de Mesquita|
|AM Lit||July 12, 2019**||Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders|
|PM Lit||July 15, 2019**||The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield|
|NF PM||July 24, 2019||Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot|
|PM Lit||Aug. 19, 2019||The Library Book by Susan Orlean|
|NF AM||Aug. 21, 2019||Book Selection and Luncheon|
|NF PM||Aug. 28, 2019||Book Selection Meeting|
|NF PM||Sept. 25, 2019||The Soul of America by Jon Meacham|
|NF AM||Oct. 23, 2019||Final Exit by Derek Humphry|
* Check Twigs each month to confirm meeting date and book.
** Special date due to holiday.
*** Special date due to conflict with other Branch activities.
Availability of Books
The Glen Ellyn Public Library will have the following month’s books available. Books are due the day following the meeting. When you check out one of our books at the second floor information desk, please be sure to let the librarian know which book group the book is being held for (AAUW AM, PM or Non-Fiction).
The Wheaton Public Library will arrange for an inter-library loan for any book, upon your request but will not keep track of our book lists.To buy a book for an upcoming book group meeting, consider patronizing The Book Store, 475 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. They offer a 10% discount for book group purchases. You can call them to check on availability (630/469-2891) or contact them through the Book Store’s web page is www.justthebookstore.com.
If you purchase books on Amazon, please designate AAUW Wheaton-Glen Ellyn Branch, NFP for an Amazon Smiles donation. Just login to Amazon Smiles, select our branch as your charity, then proceed with your purchase.