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.
Oct. 24, 2018
Nov. 2, 2018
Nov. 19, 2018
Nov. 28, 2018
Dec. 7, 2018
Dec. 19, 2018**
Jan. 4, 2019
Jan. 21, 2019
Jan. 23, 2019
Feb. 1, 2019
Feb. 18, 2019
Feb. 27, 2019
Mar. 1, 2019
Mar. 18, 2019
Mar. 27, 2019
Apr. 5, 2019
Apr. 15, 2019
Apr. 24, 2019
May 3, 2019
May 13, 2019***
May 22, 2019
June 7, 2019
June 17, 2019
June 26, 2019
July 12, 2019**
July 24, 2019
Aug. 21, 2019
Aug. 28, 2019
Sept. 25, 2019
Oct. 23, 2019
|Book for Discussion
Weapons of Math Destruction by C. O’Neil
The Tsar of Love and Techno by A. Marra
Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
Evicted by Matthew Desmond
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Hip Hop Genius by Sam Seidel
Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston
Pachinko by Min Lin Lee
Women in Sunlight by Frances Mayes
The Road to Character by David Brooks
The House of Broken Angels by Luis Urrea
Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
Natural Causes by Barbara Ehrenreich
The Redbreast by Jo Nesbo
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
Frankenstein by Mary Godwin Shelley
Moses, Man of the Mountain by Z. Hurston
The Hidden Life of Trees by P. Wohlleben
Book Selection Meeting & Pot Luck
Book Selection Meeting & Pot Luck
The Dictator’s Handbook by de Mesquita
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot
Book Selection and Luncheon
Book Selection Meeting
The Soul of America by Jon Meacham
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 Spring Banquet.
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.